Presentation slides and photo album from this event are available lower down the page.
The Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH) and partners (Department of Health (NI), Department of Health (RoI), Public Health Agency, Centre of Excellence for Public Health NI and the Health Service Executive) held a one day conference to share learning and facilitate discussion on what works in public health in Ireland, North and South.
The aim of the conference was to provide an open platform to:
• Share learning in public health policies and programmes
• Provide networking opportunities both inside and outside public health
• Present personal development opportunities
• Promote greater use of resources
• Provide all Ireland networking and sharing.
Keynote speakers: Prof Kevin Fenton, National Director for Health & Wellbeing, Public Health England and Gerry Power, Programme Director for Co-production, Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland.
Parallel sessions ran throughout the day with twelve workshops covering a wide range of public health topics: Active Ageing, Children & Young People, Healthy Communities – Physical Activity, Wellbeing Services, Infectious Diseases, Participation & Public Involvement, Making Use of Research & Data, Healthy Eating, Mental Health, Healthy Workplaces, Alcohol, and Tobacco.
Application will be made for CPD accreditation.
9.50 am Welcome: Professor Roger O’Sullivan, Institute of Public Health in Ireland (IPH)
9.55 am Ministerial Opening Address: Minister of State at the Department of Health, Catherine Byrne TD
10.15 am Keynote Speaker: Professor Kevin Fenton, Director of Health and Wellbeing, Southwark Council - Slides
Age Friendly Prog.
Children and Young People
Early Childhood Ireland
Healthy Communities – Physical Activity
Healthy Living Centre
Public Health Agency
Participation and Public Involvement
Health Research Board
Making Use of Research and Data
Business Service Org.
2.05 pm Keynote Speaker: Gerry Power, Director of Integration, Health and Social Care Alliance, Scotland - Slides
Damien Bennett, Public Health Agency
Biddy O’Neill, DoH (RoI)
Gillian Shorter, Ulster University
Joe Barry, Trinity College Dublin
Colette Rogers, Public Health Agency