Academic journal article Perspectives in Public Health


Academic journal article Perspectives in Public Health


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21st March 2014, The University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

Public Health Nursing: Contacts that Count

Aimed at the public health nursing workforce, this programme developed by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) Public Health Forum will discuss the recommendations made by the National Health Service (NHS) Future Forum. Healthcare professionals have a core responsibility to make every contact count with every individual they come in contact with as an opportunity to help improve their mental and physical health and wellbeing.

For more information: eventsms/rcn_public_health_forum_conference_and_exhibition

3rd April 2014, 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY

The Science and Behaviour behind Hand Washing - at Home, Work and on the Move

Surveys of hand washing have often shown how often this simple measure is ignored. This conference will examine whether some sectors of society are disadvantaged by poor provision of hand washing facilities, address ways of promoting both these and good hand washing practice and look at ways to measure the health and economic consequences of the failure to wash hands. Chaired by Dr Lisa Ackerley and Dr Rosalind Stanwell-Smith, this conference provides an excellent opportunity for those working in the hand hygiene and hygiene design industries, healthcare, food, education and public health to catch up on research and current thinking on hand washing, with experts from the health protection, food safety, behavioural and economical fields.

For more information contact Kim Butler,

8th April 2014, John Snow House, 59 Mansell Street, London, E1 8AN

NEW HORIZONS: From Crime to Grime: Taking Music to Excluded Youth to Promote Mental Well-being

Suitable for youth workers, public health workers, public health and mental health staff, academic researchers and musicians interested in working with youth, this event will explore the Mini MAC musical approach, which is specifically targeted towards providing opportunities for excluded young people to both deliver and be recipients of musical activity. …

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