Friday, 7 October 2011
Presentations made at the first Welsh public health conference in Cardiff are now available online.
Dr Tony Jewell, CMO for Wales
Jointly organised by Public Health Wales with the Welsh Government and in partnership with the Welsh Local Government Association (WLGA) and Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA), the conference attracted policy makers, leaders and public health professionals from across the public sector.
The agenda for the conference is available online.
The speakers’ presentations are also now available on the web:
- Sir Muir Gray, Director, the Oxford Centre for Healthcare Transformation: Presentation
Dr Tony Jewell, Chief Medical Officer for Wales: ‘The health inequalities challenge for Wales’
Dr Jessica Allen, Project Director, Strategic Review into Health Inequalities (Marmot Review): ‘Fair society, healthy lives – progress and future challenges’ ‘Fair society, healthy lives – progress and future challenges’
- Clive Needle, Director, EuroHealth Net: ‘Health towards EU 2010’
Professor Sir Mansel Aylward, Chair, Public Health Wales: ‘Bevan Commission Report: Future challenges for public health in the reformed NHS Wales’
The First Minister also addressed the conference as did the Minister for Health and Social Services: http://wales.gov.uk/newsroom/healthandsocialcare/2011/110921outcomes/?lang=en
Five workshops were held in the afternoon. Presentations and a report from each will be published soon.
The conference was followed by the Cochrane Lecture given this year by Professor Stephen Palmer of Cardiff University. His title was ‘Cochrane’s Legacy for Reproductive and early Years' Health’
Fairer Health Outcomes for All (Welsh Government)
Source: Public Health Wales