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: [email protected]

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
29 Jan

This seminar will consider challenges and opportunities around improving mental health and wellbeing in Wales. It is timed to follow the recent Welsh Government consultation on priorities for the final 2019-2022 phase of the Together for Mental Health strategy.

29 Jan

This conference will bring together local, national and international speakers. The day includes research, practice and policy perspectives regarding the emotional wellbeing of babies and very young children across the spectrum of need.

30 Jan

Placemaking, Health & Wellbeing Workshop

Life Sciences Hub, Cardiff

The workshop aims to improve, create and plan healthy sustainable environments through shared public health and spatial planning agenda. It also seeks to highlight best practice and explore models and opportunities for sustainable co-ordinated future partnership working.

03 - 09 Feb

The theme for Children's Mental Health Week 2020 is 'Find your Brave'. For this year’s theme Find your Brave, Place2Be is asking everyone to think about what makes them feel brave.

06 Feb

Time to Talk Day 2020

National Event

Mental health problems affect one in four of us, yet too many people are made to feel isolated, ashamed and worthless because of this. Time to Talk Day encourages everyone to be more open about mental health – to talk, to listen, to change lives.

12 Feb

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.

12 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.