Informing Public Health Practice

Thursday 12th March 2020

All Nations Centre, Cardiff


08:30 – 09:00

 Open for stands and posters to be put up

09:00 – 09:30

 Registration and Coffee, visit to stands and view of posters

09:30 – 09:40

 Welcome and Introduction to Morning Session

09:40 – 10:00

 Be on the Team: A Group B Meningoccocal national study - Christopher Williams

10:00 – 10:20

 'Childhood Measurement Programme’ and Data Sets To Identify Risk Factors Associated with Childhood Obesity in Wales - Claire Beynon

10:20 – 10:40

 The Health Experience of Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Wales (HEAR) and work on CAPITAL project - Lauren Couzens (@Laurenellis109), Ashra Khanom, Tanuja

10:40 – 11:00

 Robust casual inference for long-term policy decisions: cost effectiveness of BMI interventions using Mendelian Randomization - Sean Harrison (@sean_harrison2)

11:00 – 11:10

Panel questions (submitted via mentimetre)

11:10 – 11:30

Break for Tea/Coffee

11:30– 12:30

Breakout sessions


Public Health funding drop in session
Public health during the Early Years

1) ACEs in asylum seeking and refugee children - Sara Wood

2) Risk and protective factors for internalising symptoms among children and adolescents following exposure to domestic violence - Bethan Carter (@carter_bethan)

3) Evaluation of First 1000Days programme, measuring complexity from a system's perspective - Genevieve Riley (@genfrorath) and Amy McNaughton (@AmyMcNTweets)

The ‘B’ word: Brexit

1) Supporting rural communities through periods of uncertainty - Charlotte Grey (@lotte_grey) and Lucia Homolova

2) Health Impact Assessment and Brexit - review of funding implications and impacts upon health and well-being -  Liz Green (@Lizy_green) and Laura Morgan

3) Do young people in Wales think Brexit will affect their health and well-bring? - Louisa Petchey (@LouisaPetchey)

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch and Marketplace - showcasing the latest public health research from across Wales, providing networking opportunities with public health professionals and academics.
  • ‘Poster Walk’ parallel sessions will be organised for 13:10 – 13:30. Meeting at the main reception desk at 13:05
  • Vote for your favourite poster

13:30 – 14:00

Keynote address: A vision for health and care research in Wales - Kieran Walshe

14:00 – 14:10

Poster awards – Alisha Davies/Kieran Walshe to present awards

14:10 – 15:30

Early years and young people
  1. Preventing child deaths in Wales - the impact of the Child Death Review Programme - Rosalind Reilly 
  2. Children's perceptions of parent's use of technology - Catherine Sharp
  3. Early Research Prioritisation Exercise - Michael Seaborne
  4. Asking about adverse childhood experiences in health settings- Katie Hardcastle (@Hardcastle_KA)
  5. Transform, Engage and Communicate Sexual Health Information for Young People - Zoe Couzens and Arielle Tye (@Little_Ari)


Closing Remarks


Please note: In the interest of sustainability we will not be providing agendas at registration however it will be posted up at various places around the venue and on the website.