Inter Island Public Health Forum

June 2015 – Guernsey

Thirteenth Inter Island Public Health Forum
Institute of Health and Social Care (Princess Elizabeth Hospital), Guernsey
Wednesday 10th – Friday 12th June 2015

“Sharing knowledge and skills”

PROGRAMME

Wednesday June 10th

Welcome Reception in the evening – Vin d’Honneur (non-alcoholic drinks only) at Castle Cornet.

Thursday June 11th

Morning Session

Welcome and Introduction to the Conference – Guernsey Health and Social Services Minister Paul Luxon and Medical Officer of Health / Director of Public Health Dr Stephen Bridgman

SESSION 1: HEALTH IMPROVEMENT

Chair Jersey (Dr. Turnbull)
Presentation 1: Suicide Prevention, Young People and new Psychoactive Substances in Jersey
Presentation 2: Infomercials in Gibraltar
Presentation 3: A new Tobacco Control Strategy for Guernsey
Presentation 4: The Jersey Men’s Health Report

SESSION 2: EPIDEMIOLOGY

Chair Turks and Caicos (Dr. Maitland)
Presentation 1: Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors Trends among Turks and Caicos Islands’ youth: implications of Public Health Intervention in Small Island Developing States
Presentation 2: Jersey Men’s Health Report
Presentation 3: Health and Lifestyle Survey of Gibraltar
Presentation 4: Health Profiling and Inequalities in the Western Isles

Afternoon Session

3 poster presentations: document sharing.
Poster 1: Guernsey – Tobacco Control and Licensing
Poster 2: Gibraltar – Responding to the Ebola Threat
Poster 3: Jersey – Jersey Schools Health Survey
Principal Speaker: Professor John Newton – Public Health England

SESSION 3: PUBLIC HEALTH POLICY AND PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION

Chair Orkney (Dr. Wilson)
Presentation 1: Excluding the Islands ������� Policy in Practice in Orkney
Presentation 2: The UKPHR Public Health Practitioner Registration Scheme
The Inter-Island Public Health Forum– future plans? Dr Vijay Kumar.
Challenges and opportunities for Small Island Public Health teams: Workshop to meet with colleagues from your own area of Public Health. DsPH liaison meeting.

Conference Dinner at Les Cotils

Friday June 12th

Morning Session

Welcome back: Dr Bridgman

SESSION 4: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH

Chair Guernsey (Dr. Cameron)
Presentation 1: Guernsey – Port Health
Presentation 2: The Jersey Eat-safe scheme
Presentation 3: Working with cafes and restaurants to promote a welcome to breastfeeding mothers in Guernsey

SESSION 5: HEALTH PROTECTION

Chair Gibraltar (Dr. Kumar)
Presentation 1: Unannounced Audit of the Gibraltar Healthcare environment (unseen hazards)
Presentation 2: Jersey Bowel Cancer Screening – results of the first two years
Presentation 3: A national Sexual Health Strategy for Guernsey
Presentation 4: Protecting children from second-hand smoke in Jersey

Afternoon Session

3 poster presentations: document sharing
Poster 1: Guernsey – Five Ways to Wellbeing
Poster 2: Orkney – North of Scotland PH Network
Poster 3: Gibraltar – The Well Child Programme

SESSION 6: HEALTH SERVICE QUALITY

Chair Guernsey (Dr. Bridgman)
Presentation 1: Progress in prioritisation in Healthcare in Guernsey
Presentation 2: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (Western Isles)
Presentation 3: The REMODEM Project – Dementia service improvement in rural and remote areas (Western Isles)

Conference closing remarks: final networking and document sharing.