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Public Health Taster Day

August 9 2021

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HEE Thames Valley is pleased to support a Public Health Taster Day at Oxford Brookes University. This session will be delivered virtually.

This study day will offer you some essential skills to understand and communicate evidence about health, and introduce you to using psychological theory when working with communities to improve health behaviours and reduce psychological and physical Ill-health.

About the Session: 

  • 10.00 – 12.00: Tracking and tracing disease – an introduction to epidemiology
  • 13.00 – 15.00: Hands, face, space – changing behaviours to improve health

Who should attend?
People working in the Thames Valley who are interested in learning more about public health particularly during a pandemic and how you can apply the theory and skills to your role.

Information and Booking
The Taster Day is available for a FULL day (10.00 – 15.00) or HALF day (10.00 – 12.00 / 13.00 – 15.00) and will be held online on Zoom.

There is an option to attend onsite (Gipsy Lane Campus, Oxford). This is for the FULL day only and lunch will be provided.

Places are limited for this option and will be on a first come first served basis.
For more information on the session go to the Oxford Brookes webpage (registration via Oxford Brookes will incur a charge that cannot be refunded)

To book your funded place enter your details here. Registration closes 2 September 2021, 12 noon.

Fee
Health Education England Thames Valley is offering this at no charge to delegates. However, should you cancel your secured place less than one week before the date of the session, there is a potential charge. Anyone who fails to show on the day will be liable to a charge of £20 (half day) or £40 (full day). Workload pressure is not considered a viable reason.

For bookings enquiries contact Lauren.kirk@hee.nhs.uk or joanne.mcewan@hee.nhs.uk