https://vivbennett.blog.gov.uk/2014/06/24/day-two-health-improvement/

Day Two Activity - Health Improvement and Health Promoting Practitioners

Team Hashtag PromoWelcome to the 2nd day in our week of action on health improvement and health promoting practitioners

This short blog is to provide a pointer for what we have coming up today and some things you may want to book for later in the week.

 

Blogs coming to this site today:

  • The importance of the contribution of nursing, midwifery and AHP to population health - Kevin Fenton, National Director for Health and Well-Being, Public Health England (you can also see Kevin's video message at http://youtu.be/Ir3_BDx3W6I )
  • Personalised Care - The Challenge for the 21st Century Dr Charles Alessi, GP and senior adviser and lead for preventable dementia in Public Health England
  • Vitamins for a Health Start - Tricia Morris, Project Manager Health Food Schemes, Department of Health (if this blog is of interest to you you may also wish to join the today's webchat - see details below)
  • Experiences from the Frontline – Visit with Liz Alderton, District NurseDavid Foster, Deputy Director of Nursing, Department of Health

Today's Web-chat

  • 10am-11.30am, Tuesday 24th June - Eat, Sleep, Drink – web chat on children and young people 0-19yrs with Pauline Watts, Professional Officer for Health Visiting, and Wendy Nicholson, Professional Officer for School and Community Nursing, at the Department of Health. To book your place please e-mail fiona.hill@dh.gsi.gov.uk

(If this webchat is of interest to you you may also be interested in Tricia Morris' blog on Healthy Start Vitamins)

Twitter

  • We'll be Tweeting throughout the day facts relating to obesity and healthy eating

Visits

On the road today we have

  •  Joanne Bosanquet, Deputy Director of Nursing at PHE, who will be in Exeter at the Southern regional PHE centre.
  • Alison raw, Professional Officer for AHPs at DH visiting a dietitian in Camden, London

Professional Journals

Keep you eyes open for related articles appearing in professional journals during the week or on their websites (some journals will be subscription/membership access only). An interview with Viv for Independent Nurse can already be found at http://bit.ly/1kN7nSu and Nursing Standard have run an article on the forthcoming Framework for Personalised Care and Population Health in last week's edition (vol 28 No 42 June 18-24 June). There is also an interview with Alison Raw , DH AHP lead, on the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy website:

Nursing & Midwifery

AHP

  • Chartered Society of Physiotherapy - Frontline
  • College of Occupational Therapists - OT News
  • Society of Radiographers - Synergy News
  • The British Dietetics Association - Dietetics Today
  • Royal College of Speech and Language Therapist - Bulletin
  • The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists - Podiatry Now
  • British and Irish Orthoptic Society - Parallel Vision

 

Things to plan for the rest of the week:

  • 10am-11.30am, Wednesday 25th June Eat, Sleep, Drink –another opportunity for a web chat on children and young people 0-19yrs with Pauline Watts, Professional Officer for Health Visiting, and Wendy Nicholson, Professional Officer for School and Community Nursing, at the Department of Health. To book your place please e-mail fiona.hill@dh.gsi.gov.uk
  • 3pm, Wednesday 25th June - AHP – Are You A Health Promoting Practitioner? – webinar hosted by Linda Hindle, Public Health England, and Alison Raw, Department of Health. Book a place with Olabisi.osiade@dh.gsi.gov.uk
  • 1.00pm-1.45pm, Thursday 26th JuneKeep Your Hands Off Other People’s Monkeys (Behaviour Change Interventions)– webinar with Jan Proctor King. To book a place please e-mail: ian.packman@dh.gsi.gov.uk
  • 8pm, Thursday 26th June -  How can we all be health promoting practitioners? – Twitter chat hosted by @WeNurses. For more details follow link: @WeNurses Twitter Chat
  • 3.30pm-5pm, Friday 27th June - Sexual Health Awareness – Web chat with Dave Evans, Senior Lecturer at University of Greenwich, hosted by the Royal College of Nursing. To book your place please e-mail Sam at nursing.dept3@rcn.org.uk

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