This section provides details of events organised both by Public Health Network Cymru and by other organisations. If you would like to advertise your event on this website please e-mail: [email protected]

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Past Events
24 - 29 Feb

Age Cymru are teaming up with Care & Repair Cymru and Age Connects Wales to raise the profile of falls amongst older people. Their key ambition is to dispel the long engrained myth that falls are an inevitable part of ageing and to raise awareness of the risk factors and their many solutions to limit and reduce the risk of a fall.

25 Feb

Champions are members of staff that are passionate about changing the way people think and act about mental health problems in the workplace. They play a fundamental role in pushing the work of your action plan forward and embedding that change. This Masterclass will enable pledged employers to understand how organisations have recruited and engaged Champions in the workplace. You will also have the opportunity to meet like-minded organisations who are committed to changing how we think and act about mental health.

26 Feb

This course will examine Adverse Childhood Experiences, children’s rights and the concept of a good childhood, resilience and how to build resilience in children to cope with and mitigate the effects of Early Childhood Experiences.

26 Feb

Depression and anxiety are the most common types of mental illness in the UK. People with a learning disability are much more likely to experience mental health issues like these than the general population. This training looks at the latest research as to why this is and how to support someone with a learning disability to understand these conditions. We will take a detailed look at these common mental health issues and most importantly, the best ways to treat them and stay well.

27 Feb

The training will explore youth homelessness. The course will outline reasons for youth homelessness, current trends and the impact of current Housing and Homelessness legislation in Wales. Ways of support young homeless people and the issues such as substance misuse, Child Sexual Exploitation and how to safeguard them. This will be conducted using a rights based approach.

03 Mar

The session will cover: A basic understanding of HIA, what it is and how it is done; the underpinning values and components of a high quality HIA; an overview of HIA in the context of current policy in Wales; a case study of a HIA in Wales; and a practical introduction to screening.

03 Mar

This session will help demystify the plethora of options available to give people a clear understanding of the building blocks necessary to support mental health in the workplace.

12 Mar

This conference will be concentrating on the support and services that are essential for people to thrive. Individuals with learning disabilities and/or autism have the same basic rights to receive equity in areas such as healthcare, independent living, employment opportunities and accommodation. Removing the barriers and providing adequate provision is essential.

13 Mar

The Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture and National Conference will focus on ‘ACEs, Attachment, and Trauma: new advances in understanding and treatment’.

17 - 18 Mar

Two related 1-day courses relevant to people producing or using evidence to influence the health and well-being of the population. In particular, those working in local government, public health, third sector, higher education institutions, including health economics research units, and related organisations.

17 Mar

Mental Health: Supporting NHS Workforce Resilience

Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce

Looking after the mental health and wellbeing of the NHS workforce is essential in delivering world class care and patient safety. This conference will provide a platform to discuss evidence based policy recommendations for improving support for NHS staff, hear from workforce-lead initiatives strengthening the representation of doctors and filling shortages in NHS services; as well as engaging with NHS trusts creating workplace cultures that empower and support staff.

17 Mar

Mental Wellbeing and Resilience in Communities

Reichel Hall, Ffriddoedd Site, Bangor, Wales, LL57 2TW, GB, Ffriddoedd Site, Bangor, LL57 2TW, Bangor
18 - 19 Mar

Course aims: Have an understanding of the foundation of MI; have a better understanding of your own issues regarding change and resistance to change; have learned MI skills and techniques to enable you to feel more confident and use as appropriate in your working environment; identify the benefits and potential applications of MI in the context of the particular organisation.

18 Mar

Designed for anyone who has attended Making information easy to read and understand – level 1 or who has experience of writing information in Easy Read. This course will include a recap on the principles of Making Information Easy to Read and Understand Level 1 and then look at how delegates can develop and improve their skills.

24 Mar

The Environment: Our health in the balance

Sophia Gardens Cricket Ground, Sophia Walk, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9XR, GB, Sophia Walk, Cardiff, CF11 9XR, Cardiff
25 Mar

This one-day workshop focuses on the themes of well-being, pressure and stress in the workplace. Beginning with an exploration of stress, what it is, the causes of stress and how we recognise it in ourselves and others. Then, introducing the subject of well-being including how it relates to resilience and minimising the negative impact of stress.

25 - 26 Mar

Day One of this year’s conference sees expert keynote speakers and themed workshops exploring different aspects of place-based working, identifying how collaboration between local people and locally trusted organisations improves the safety, wellbeing and future prospects of disadvantaged young people and communities. Day Two is devoted to Community Safety which will bring together expert teams from the youth justice and community sport sectors to share their latest research into sport's role in tackling youth offending and anti-social behaviour.

26 Mar

This course is aimed at officers such as EHP’s and EH Managers, planners, regeneration officers and other staff who will need to understand and be capable of contributing to, or in some cases, conducting a Rapid Desk Top HIA and appreciate how to use the findings in practice.

26 Mar

Cymorth Cymru’s annual conference is aimed at support, housing and homelessness organisations in Wales.

21 Apr

This conference will assess what more can be done to improve the participation of girls and young women in sport both at school and more widely and follows a Sport England survey published last year which found that 2.3 million children and young people are doing fewer than 30 minutes of physical activity a day.

22 - 05 Apr

Sustrans Big Pedal 2020

National Event

Sustrans Big Pedal is the UK’s largest inter-school cycling, walking and scooting challenge supporting pupils, staff and parents to choose human power for their journey to school. It will run from 22 April to 5 May 2020 and is open to all primary and secondary schools in the UK, including SEN schools.

28 Apr

This event is providing the opportunity for a conclusive review of the 2020 strategy, and an assessment of the forward steps that have been made in the journey to transform dementia care, support & research. The conference will welcome back some of the highest profile contributors from previous years to form the most senior speaker line-up ever assembled.

05 May

Student Mental Health: Responding to the Crisis

ETC.Venues Prospero House, London

Delegates will explore why more students are turning to unconventional incomes like gambling and sex work during their studies, how the university experience can compound cultural and environmental conditions that lead students to access and supply drugs; and discussing how cross-institutional co-operation as well as legislative review of attitudes towards information sharing could prevent students reaching a point of crisis.

21 May

The show will include a selection of seminars focused on topics such as coping with mental illness, ways to promote positive mental health, and how to support people around you who are suffering with ill mental health.

01 - 07 Jun

Child Safety Week is run by Child Accident Prevention Trust to raise awareness of the risks of child accidents and how they can be prevented. This year’s Child Safety Week theme is Safety makes sense!

15 - 17 Sep

The world conference, which takes place every two years, is a key opportunity for children’s professionals, city planners, social workers, academics, designers and policymakers to share knowledge, good practice and research findings from the various disciplines that are important to the shared aim of creating child-friendly cities. Creating dialogue is the most important aspect of the conference.

08 Oct

Talking Mental Health is a National Conference that will be taking place to help people understand and recognise poor Mental Health and to make a difference.