LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference and Exhibition 2019

February 20, 2019 in ADPH Updates, Events, Headline Events by admin

Supporting resilient communities: helping people to feel good and function well

Victoria Park Plaza, London, SW1V 1EQ
Thursday 21st March 2019

Our annual flagship conference on public health explored and built on the challenging, innovative work being undertaken by local authorities, their partners and communities as they continue to make progress on improving the nation’s wellbeing and tackling health inequalities.

This year’s conference focused on developing and supporting resilient, healthy communities. We heard from expert speakers, councils and partners on key local and national strategies for promoting health and wellbeing and strengthening resilience to health problems.

Speakers included:

  • Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Public Health and Primary Care
  • Jim McManus, Vice-President, ADPH and Director of Public Health, Hertfordshire County Council
  • Ruth Sutherland, Chief Executive, The Samaritans
  • Nathan Dennis, Director and Community Engagement Consultant, First Class Legacy
  • Rob Trimble, Chief Executive, Bromley by Bow Centre
  • Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Consultant Child and Adolescent Forensic Psychiatrist and Professor of Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Diane Lee, Head of Public Health, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health
  • Professor Jane South, Professor of Healthy Communities, Leeds Beckett University
  • Jude Stansfield, National Adviser – Public Mental Health and Healthy Communities, Public Health England
  • Deborah Harkins, Director of Public Health, Dudley Council
  • Bev Taylor, Social Prescribing Development Manager, NHS England
  • Professor Sian Griffiths OBE, Deputy Chair, Gamble Aware and Associate Non-Executive Board Member, Public Health England
  • Professor Jane South, Professor of Healthy Communities, Leeds Beckett University
  • Cllr Ian Hudspeth, LGA Community Wellbeing Board and Leader, Oxfordshire County Council

Visit the LGA website for further details.