Events

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: publichealth.network@wales.nhs.uk

Registration for all Public Health Network Cymru events is through Eventbrite. If you experience any issues registering in this way please contact us.

 

Past Events
18 Oct

This seminar will examine next steps for improving the quality of cancer care in Wales. It takes place as the Welsh Government and Wales Cancer Network work alongside key stakeholders to implement the Cancer Delivery Plan for Wales 2016-20.

18 Oct

This timely international symposium will provide an invaluable opportunity to discuss current challenges related to air pollution and to reignite the debate over an EU-wide strategy to ensure cleaner air in Europe, while also enabling the delegates to analyse the role of clean technologies in improving air quality. The symposium offers a platform for discussion on an improved European regulatory framework on air pollution, supports the exchange of ideas, and encourages delegates to engage in thought-provoking topical debate.

18 Oct

This one-day course draws on research and evidence-based interventions to help practitioners understand and address preventable home accidents. The course will focus on preventing fatal, serious and disabling injuries.

20 Oct

A One Day Course The training will explore substance misuse and young people. The course will outline drugs, alcohol, illegal and legal highs. The training will examine new substances and the behaviours stemming from their use. It will help participants create strategies for dealing with young people’s use and the difficult and dangerous behaviours they can produce. It will explore the relationship between substance misuse and Child Sexual Exploitation and how to safeguard young people. This will be conducted using a rights based approach.

20 Oct

Gain Counselling Skills Level 2 Taster Day

Llandaff North & Gabalfa Hub

Accredited courses for professionals working with children and young people in Cardiff

24 Oct

Celebrating gender & sexual diversity in Cwm Taf

Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus

Cwm Taf Sexual Health Advisory Board Annual Conference 2017

24 Oct

This timely international symposium provides an invaluable opportunity to discuss how to tackle the problem of young runaways and missing migrant children in Europe. The symposium will examine how to improve child protection across the EU and explore innovative methods of collaboration between Member States. Delegates will also have the chance to evaluate the effectiveness of assistance tools and child alert mechanisms. Public Policy Exchange welcomes the participation of all key partners, responsible authorities and stakeholders.

24 Oct

The Vegetable Summit Wales

Pierhead Building, Cardiff

The Peas Please team invite you to attend our Wales Vegetable Summit, at the National Assembly. Together with stakeholders from across the supply chain we have been working to secure Veg Pledges to increase availability and get the UK eating more veg. This pioneering systemic approach to public health will be showcased at 3 simultaneous summits in Cardiff, London and Edinburgh on October 24th, when high profile producers, retailers, wholesalers, food service providers, government departments, cities and others will be announcing their Veg Pledges.

25 Oct

With the recent passage of the Homelessness Reduction Act, this symposium will offer local housing authorities, health, well being and social care professionals, third sector organisations, mental health practitioners, and criminal justice bodies with a timely and invaluable opportunity to engage with existing reforms and tackle the structural factors underpinning current levels of homelessness. It will also provide all delegates with an opportunity to share best practice and reinvigorate local homelessness strategies to improve homelessness prevention, local service provision, and cross boundary joint working.

25 - 26 Oct

This conference will look at health issues for people with a learning disability and how we can make things better. Love your health will include workshops and speakers on a range of topics for people with a learning disability, parents and carers, and those that commission and provide services.

26 Oct

Spirit 2017

Cardiff

Spirit is a conference filled with inspiring keynote speeches, lively discussions and practical workshops about children's play.

26 - 27 Oct

Welsh Public Health Conference

Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

We’re delighted to let you know that registration for the Welsh Public Health Conference 2017 is now open.

26 Oct

This is a full-day conference, aimed at a wide range of people from the public, private and voluntary sectors – building a community for change as we address the challenges of meeting the health and social needs of the people of North Wales.

26 Oct

This conference will examine the issues such as the connections between health and wellbeing, the environment, place making and use of urban open spaces. In addition, it will summarise the relationship between open space in relation to physical and mental health, and environmental, economic, social and cultural wellbeing, through expert analysis and evidence based case studies.

27 Oct

Building on our successful conference in 2016, the second BSA conference on Society, Environment and Human Health will explore current social research and theory on this topic.

28 Oct

The conference is aimed at undergraduates with an interest in sport and exercise medicine, and is suitable for students studying medicine, sports science, physiotherapy or on any other related degrees. Delegates will be educated and inspired by the latest developments in many different areas within sport and exercise medicine. This will include a wide variety of topics, ranging from physical activity for health and lifestyle medicine, to working pitchside and getting involved in SEM as a student.

31 Oct

This timely symposium offers an invaluable opportunity for local authorities, local housing association teams, local agencies, charities and other key stakeholders to discuss the current state of housing support for older and vulnerable people, assess latest policy developments and explore policy priorities for the new parliament, including further local practical solutions to empower independence.

02 Nov

This symposium will offer a timely and invaluable opportunity for: local authorities, academy chains, schools, teachers, faith groups and student bodies, to engage with government reforms and co-develop comprehensive age appropriate provision that empowers and safeguards young people.

07 Nov

This symposium will provide a timely and invaluable opportunity for local authorities, criminal justice agencies, police services, and health professionals to support the continued development of a holistic approach directed towards ending VAWG and examine how best to mobilise and direct Government support and action.

07 Nov

Through scenario based discussions, this webinar will help delegates understand the impact of ACEs, how ACEs underpin the work of public services, how the five ways of working can be applied to take an approach that seeks to prevent ACEs and how working together in this way can fulfil the spirit and intention of the Well-being of Future Generations Act.

08 Nov

This conference will provide a platform to share knowledge, drive debate and valuable networking opportunities, incorporating themes ranging from increasing physical literacy skills in early years, tackling childhood obesity, apprenticeships, the challenges of workforce development and the economic value of sport.

08 Nov

This course will explore the issues for Young Carers and Young Adult Carers, how you can support them and what are their needs when it comes to working with and advocating on their behalf. The trainer has spent many years working with young carers and young adult carers, championing their rights and ensuring their voices are heard in decisions that affect them.

11 Nov

This conference brings together parents, carers, teachers and social workers from across the UK to recommend alternative approaches to traditional learning and help improve the educational outcomes of children no longer able to live with their birth families.

13 Nov

Building Care and Support Together Workshop

Halliwell Centre, Carmarthen

We are holding a series of workshops to help people improve how they work together to develop better care and support in a co-productive way. These events are designed to offer practical advice and solutions from the people who have been there and done it.

14 Nov

Do you want to learn about the recent Scottish land reforms and how they are empowering communities to own and manage land and buildings? Could these changes be applied in Wales? This event is an opportunity to learn from some experiences of the recent land reforms in Scotland as Calum Macloed from Community Land Scotland visits Wales.

15 - 17 Nov

The main topic of the 2017 conference is “Modern approaches to physical activity promotion and measurement”. This will include plenary sessions on current practices and future perspectives in promoting more physical activity and less sedentary behaviour, issues and challenges in physical activity and sedentary behaviour monitoring and emerging technologies in physical activity promotion and measurement.

16 Nov

This course has been designed for all professionals working with young people who would like to know more about young people's online behaviour and how to keep them safe online.

16 - 16 Nov

Julian Tudor Hart Annual Lecture

Cardiff University Colum Drive CF10 3EU Cardiff United Kingdom

Thursday 16th November 2017. This year's lecture, titled ‘The health gap: the challenge of an unequal world’ will be given by Professor Sir Michael Marmot.

16 Nov

North Wales: ACEs in Practice

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

The programme includes: • The Cabinet Secretary for Communities and Children talks about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) • Learn about the work of the ACE Support Hub • Explore examples of ACE aware work happening in North Wales

20 Nov

This conference will be a timely opportunity to consider the further steps that can be taken by government, employers and others to improve mental health support in the workplace. It is timed to follow the expected publication of the independent mental health and employers review, examining how best to ensure employees with mental health conditions are enabled to thrive in the workplace and perform at their best.

20 Nov

Gain Counselling Skills Level 2 Taster Day

Llandaff North & Gabalfa Hub

Accredited courses for professionals working with children and young people in Cardiff

22 Nov

In light of new commissioning guidance for local authorities, and The House of Lords Select Committee report on the UK Licensing Act 2003, this symposium will offer community alcohol partnerships, commissioning leads, mental health professionals, housing officers, police staff, public health practitioners and third sector organisations with a timely and invaluable opportunity to respond to the needs of alcohol dependent drinkers and share best practice on planning for future prevention and recovery.

22 Nov

Pupil Wellbeing Event

Memorial Hall, Barry

This invaluable event will promote ways to improve pupil wellbeing in your schools with a focus on presenting the latest local and national data, sharing good practice and enabling attendees to explore local services. There will be a chance to hear from a variety of speakers and view a number of stands. This will also be an excellent networking opportunity.

22 Nov

This course will provide a basic introduction to mental health issues in children and young people, and look at strategies for building resilience.

22 - 23 Nov

Are you looking for practical skills to better support someone with an eating disorder? Beat’s two-day conference ‘Eating Disorders: Support for the Frontline’ will be held in Birmingham on 22nd and 23rd November. The conference has been designed for family, friends and frontline clinicians whose day to day lives are affected by eating disorders.

24 Nov

The purpose of registration is to protect the public and give confidence that the workforce is appropriately trained, competent and fit to practice.

27 Nov

The purpose of registration is to protect the public and give confidence that the workforce is appropriately trained, competent and fit to practice.

28 Nov

This timely symposium offers an invaluable opportunity for looked-after children teams, social workers, education and children’s services teams, local authorities and other stakeholders to examine the Children and Social Work Act, review the progress made, address the most pressing issues, and build strategies on how to improve outcomes for children in care.

04 Dec

We are holding a series of workshops to help people improve how they work together to develop better care and support in a co-productive way. These events are designed to offer practical advice and solutions from the people who have been there and done it.

05 Dec

Dementia 2017: Managing Demand, Improving Care will provide you with the opportunity to explore through practical sessions from leading organisations how we can work together to drive improvement for patients and make England the best country in the world to live with dementia.

06 Dec

Children in Wales’ Early Years conference 2017 will focus on research, policy and interventions around children’s creativity, resilience and wellbeing. We aim to contribute to current debates on how to mitigate the effects of adverse childhood experiences, by exploring the needs of specific groups of children and their families, including care experienced children, children experiencing trauma and attachment issues, disabled, refugees, migrants and those living in poverty.

07 Dec

This seminar examines key trends and challenges in mental health treatment at universities and priorities for improving support for students.

12 Dec

This seminar will examine the priorities for social services in Wales. It comes as the Welsh Government prepares to introduce a Local Government Bill next year to improve the integration between local authorities and deliver social services at a regional level, following its consultation on the local government White Paper.

12 Dec

Having recently brought together 450 + attendees at our Children and Young People's Mental Health: Taking Early Action event in London we are now focussing our attention to Improving Care, Treatment and Support. This new conference will bring together professionals from across the public sector to learn how to overcome the barriers that are preventing children and young people receiving the excellent mental health care they need.

12 Dec

With targets set out in the Childhood Obesity Plan for a 20% reduction in sugar in food by 2020 and continued commitments to reducing salt and calorie content, this conference will bring together policymakers with stakeholders across the food and drink sector to discuss priorities in reducing consumption of HFSS products.

13 Dec

We are holding a series of workshops to help people improve how they work together to develop better care and support in a co-productive way. These events are designed to offer practical advice and solutions from the people who have been there and done it.

25 Jan

This timely international symposium will provide an invaluable opportunity to discuss current challenges related to air pollution and to reignite the debate over an EU-wide strategy to ensure cleaner air in Europe, while also enabling the delegates to analyse the role of clean technologies in improving air quality. The symposium offers a platform for discussion on an improved European regulatory framework on air pollution, supports the exchange of ideas, and encourages delegates to engage in thought-provoking topical debate.

06 Feb

HiAP 2018: A Strategy for Improving Population Health

Royal Society of Medicine, London

This conference will ensure that attendees are informed about the health, equity, and sustainability consequences of various policy options during their policy development process, allowing them to improve the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into decision-making across sectors and policy areas.

15 Feb

This conference will focus on exploring key areas for action which tackle the causes and consequences of the likely impacts of future generations health and wellbeing. The conference will seek ideas and solutions around the following areas; • How can we become healthier for longer? • What skills, training and support do our communities need to thrive? • What do the WBFG 5 ways of working mean for daily delivery? • What are the economic opportunities of a more skilled and physically active Wales?

19 - 21 Mar

At the end of this short course delegates will have gained an appreciation of the concepts, methods and application of health economics to public health, be able to critically appraise a published economic evaluation of a public health intervention and feel confident in speaking about potential return on investment from public health programmes in the NHS and other settings such as schools and work places.

28 - 29 Mar

Beat, the UK’s eating disorder charity, host the Eating Disorders International Conference biennially. The next conference will take place on 28 - 29 March 2018 at Imperial College London.

28 - 29 Mar

Returning for the fifth time with a programme designed by experts and talks from keynote speakers renowned for their work in the field of eating disorders, this prestigious two-day conference showcases innovative, leading research.

24 Apr

This seminar will discuss key issues for the future of research and innovation in Wales. It will be an opportunity to consider the review commissioned by the Welsh Government and conducted by Professor Graeme Reid, which will track notable areas of innovation and research activity and the way it is used in Wales, and make recommendations on how to improve partnerships and entrepreneurship for the widest possible benefit.

17 - 19 May

This is an unique coming-together of policy makers and theorists, social scientists, clinical, expertise, along with social service and public health perspectives; There will be an extra-ordinary opportunity to share and transfer learning within and across countries; Examining contemporary problems right across the globe, debating solutions, and maybe even forecasting the future!