Inter Island Public Health Forum

October 1993 – Isle of Wight

First Inter Island Public Health Forum
Seaview, Isle of Wight
Wednesday 20th October 1993 to Friday 22nd October 1993


Thursday 21st October 1993

The Seaview Hotel

Morning Session

Each Island to present for 10 minutes on an item of interest.

Dogs (Isle of Man)
Water Supply (Isles of Scilly)
How I got to be in the Kaiser’s Bedroom (Isle of Wight)
Disposal of liquid and solid waste (Jersey)
Salmonella outbreak 1990 (Guernsey)
SWOT analysis of Islands Public Health.

Open discussion : So what’s so different about working in an Island setting.

Afternoon Session

Short presentations on public health by the Isle of Wight.

Road Safety
Waste derived Fuel Plant & Q-Fever
Sewage disposal and sea bathing water quality
Visit to Road Safety Centre/Waste Disposal Plant

Conference Dinner and After Dinner Speaker – Dr Jack Jones

Display at St Mary’s Conference Room

Friday 22nd October 1993

The Seaview Hotel

Morning Session

Public Health Law and Islands (James Button).
The ‘Island Factor’ – does it exist? (Dr Ray Brown).

Afternoon Session

Visit to Ryde Long Sea Outfall Headworks

Business Meeting