LGA/ADPH Annual public health conference and exhibition 2019 - 21 March 2019

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Suicide prevention: supporting individuals, improving services, saving lives

Diane Lee, Head of Public Health, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

Parallel plenary 1: Mental health and young people: building resilience and supporting good mental health

Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair, Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition

Nathan Dennis, Director, First Class Legacy

Parallel plenary 2: Scaling up and measuring community resilience

Professor Jane South, Professor of Healthy Communities, Leeds Beckett University and Jude Stansfield, National Adviser – Public Mental Health, Public Health England

Parallel plenary 3: Gambling-related harm as a public health issue

Professor Sian Griffiths OBE, Deputy Chair, Gamble Aware and Associate Non-Executive Board Member, Public Health England

Parallel plenary 4: Just what the doctor ordered: is social prescribing an idea whose time has come or just a passing fancy?

Jo Robins, Consultant in Public Health – Midlands Social Prescribing Network, Shropshire Council and Cllr Lee Chapman, Cabinet Lead for Adult Services, Health and Social Housing, Shropshire Council

Bev Taylor, Social Prescribing Development Manager, NHS England

P1. Tackling poverty to improve health and resilience

Alison Garnham, Chief Executive, Child Poverty Action Group

P2. “Joining the dots”: a social model for mental health

Claire Driffield, Health and Social Care Lead, Citizens Advice and Dr Janet Bliss, Clinical Director – Community Programme, Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group

P3. Why we need to prioritise ‘Healthy old Towns’

Darrell Gale, Director of Public Health, East Sussex County Council and Jenni Thomas, Acting Head of Health Improvement, East Sussex County Council

P4. Communities driving change: Tower Hamlets’ approach to strengthening community resilience

Abigail Knight, Associate Director of Public Health, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Abigail Gilbert, Public Health Programme Lead, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

P5. Parents: the foundation for a resilient, healthy community

Sarah Darton, Chief Executive, Family Links: The Centre for Emotional Health and Mary Taylor, Head of Programmes, Family Links: The Centre for Emotional Health

P6. How community leisure trusts can be a partner in building resilient communities

Cate Atwater, Chief Executive, Community Leisure UK and Mark Tweedie, Chief Executive, Active Northumberland

P7. Safe and active at all ages: a national accident prevention strategy for England

Errol Taylor, Chief Executive, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

P8. The role of inclusive growth strategies in improving health and addressing health inequalities

Yannish Naik, Senior Policy Fellow, Health Foundation

P9. Improving quality: a quality framework for the public health

Dr Rashmi Shukla CBE, Director – Midlands and East of England, Public Health England

Ruth Tennant, Director of Public Health, Solihull Council

P10. Understanding and supporting young people’s wellbeing – data, policy and practice

Loretta Sollars, Deputy Head, Children, Young People & Families, Lifecourse Team, Public Health England

P11. The science and the art of public health licensing in practice

Holly Yandall, Public Health Lead for Alcohol and Drugs and Laura Lewis, Programme Support Officer – Public Health, West Sussex County Council

P12. Culture, health and wellbeing – tackling social isolation in North Tyneside

Steve Bishop, Senior Manager – Cultural Services and Christine Jordan, Senior Manager – Public Health, North Tyneside Council