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ADPH / PHE Sexual Health Workshop

June 25, 2015 in Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

ADPH are running a Sexual Health Workshop, with PHE, on 17th September in Manchester and on 5th October in London. This Workshop is free of charge to ADPH Members.

If you would like to attend, please complete and return this registration form to

971 kBADPH AND PHE Sexual Health Workshop Registration Form
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ADPH Public Mental Health Masterclass

February 24, 2015 in Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

ADPH ran a Masterclass in central London on Thursday 30th April 2015 and focused on Public Mental Health. This masterclass was led by Dr Jonathan Campion, Director of Population Mental Health with UCL Partners, and Jim McManus, DPH for Hertfordshire.

The workshop considered:

  • Impact of mental health on a range of public health outcomes
  • Cost-effective interventions to promote mental health, prevent and treat mental health conditions
  • Assessment of local coverage and outcomes of public mental health interventions
  • Assessment of size and impact of local public mental health intervention gap
  •  Use of public mental health intelligence to inform the JSNA and commissioning
  • Service planning to deliver improved outcomes across a whole population
  • How to do a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) with comprehensive mental health coverage


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ADPH / PHE / LGA Masterclasses

January 19, 2015 in Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

ADPH, with PHE and LGA, held a Masterclass looking at ‘Influencing Across the Council: Health Equity in all Policies’. The Masterclass ran in London on Wednesday 25th February and Manchester on Tuesday 17th March 2015.

This new Masterclass was developed to enable DsPH to meet with their peers and other leaders within local authorities to explore how to:

  • frame public health challenges and use appropriate language within the context of overarching local authority priorities;
  • effectively position health and wellbeing in the context of competing (and sometimes conflicting) policy agendas;
  • engage wider service and policy areas within the current economic and funding contexts.

A programme for this event can be found here.

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ADPH Policy Workshop- 13th June 2014, London

May 30, 2014 in Events, Headline Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

ADPH Policy Workshop- 13th June 2014, London

Association of Directors of Public Health Invitation

ADPH Policy Workshop Registration form

ADPH 2014 Policy Workshop Programme

Speaker Biographies

Full day presentation

ADPH E-Forums Flyer

Attendee list

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Marketing Public Health in Local Authorities

January 31, 2014 in Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

ADPH, held a Masterclass looking at ‘Marketing Public Health in Local Authorities’. The Masterclass ran in London on Friday 23rd May 2014.

The afternoon session of the masterclass was devoted to the Whole Story, who use the tools and techniques related to storytelling to improve how we communicate and understand what happens to us, and around us, in terms of characters/people, actions, time and place.


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October 2013 Masterclass

October 3, 2013 in Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

ADPH, along with the National Social Marketing Centre held a masterclass in London on Friday 11th October 2013.

The Speakers at this event included:

Josh Gaillemin has been performing as a storyteller and delivering workshops since 1998. His informal and enthusiastic style has proved popular across the board delivering structured results for businesses, schools and the public sector.

Lily Pender is partner and co-founder, and  her ability to translate creative and artistic methodologies into everyday application provides TheWholeStory with a unique and effective learning experience

Prof. Bryan Stoten, from PMA

Bryan has been described by the Health Service Journal  as “one of the NHS’ best troubleshooters” Bryan is Chairman of an NHS  Trust and has formerly held numerous senior posts within the NHS.  He is Visiting Professor in the Faculty of  Urban Policy Studies of the UCE, Senior Fellow in the Institute of Governance  and Public Management of the Warwick University Business School and a Member of  the NHS Confederation Council.

He is the Managing Director of PMA and Co-Director of the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre.

An Agenda is available to view here: ADPH Masterclass 11 10 13 Agenda

The feedback from delegates indicated that the masterclass was very successful. Below are a few pictures of some of our speakers and attendees from the day.

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ADPH Policy workshop and AGM 2013

June 24, 2013 in Events, Headline Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

Monday, 24th June 2013

Your Association – your say

A policy workshop for all members was a new departure for ADPH but it gave the opportunity for members top contribute to the new 3-year Business Plan and to share experience and knowledge of the new English system. The agenda included a presentation from Kevin Fenton (Director of Health and Wellbeing, PHE) as well as Q&A and table discussions. The summary of outcomes can be viewed here.



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World Class Commissioning for Better Sexual Health – March 2009

March 16, 2009 in Events, Masterclasses and workshops by admin

A workshop for Directors of Public Health and sexual health commissioners developed collaboratively by the ADPH and THT to launch their joint publication and held on Monday 16th March, Lighthouse West London, W11 1QT.
This highly successful workshop offered a valuable opportunity for those leading the commissioning of local sexual health services to:

  • Examine national policies with colleagues and the Department of Health
  • Develop strategies to improve the commissioning of sexual health services
  • Show case and share successful local approaches
  • Discuss current issues with peers

Read the reportevaluation and presentations:

  • Gareth Jones – Director of Scientific Development, Bioethics and Sexual Health, DH
  • Chris Packham – DPH, Nottingham City PCT and Vice-President, ADPH
  • Paul Ward – Deputy Chief Executive, Terrence Higgins Trust
  • Nuala Woodman – Practice Based Commissioning Manager, Heart of Birmingham tPCT
  • Janet Reece – Teenage Pregnancy Programme Manager, Birmingham City Council