Masterclasses for Applicants

The Practitioners accepted onto the West Midlands' Public Health Practitioner Development Scheme are supported with masterclasses in priority areas of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Classes incorporate both knowledge and practical application, to enhance learning and provide a framework for use of these skills in daily practice. For further details and to book a place please contact publichealthtraining.wm@hee.nhs.uk

Current Masterclass topics include:

Date 2017

Masterclass Topic

 

Speakers

Wednesday 29th March

· Behavioural economics & social marketing

· Policy & strategy development & assessment

· Horizon scanning

Nigel Smith, Paul Southon Nick Laws

Patrick Saunders

Monday 3rd April

Critical Appraisal of Research (Day One of 1): introduction to concept (systematic review, randomised controlled trial & cohort study)

Shamil Haroon

Wednesday 3rd May

Epidemiology

Bex Willans

Monday 8th May

· AM - Implementing Behaviour Change across a Local Authority

· PM - The Behaviour Change Wheel. Examples from practice.

Alison Tout

Deryn Bishop

Michelle Constable

Wednesday 24th May

Critical Appraisal of Research (Day Two of 2): advanced critical appraisal (economic evaluation, qualitative study, & diagnostic accuracy study)

Shamil Haroon

Monday 5th June

Health Economics & Economic Evaluation – assessing evidence of effectiveness

David Elliott

Wednesday 21st June

Public Health & Spatial Planning, Placemaking, &the Planning Process

Richard White & Colleagues

Monday 3rd July

· Climate change

· Sustainability

Paul Southon

Angela Hands

Wednesday 19th July

Transportation and Public Health

Richard White & Colleagues

Monday 11th September

Introduction to Public Health Law & Ethics

Aisha Malik & Amy Phillips

Wednesday 20th September

Introduction to Mental Wellbeing & Public Mental Health

Lina Martino & Colleague

Monday 2nd October

Leadership

Debbie Sorkin ( Rachel Chapman

Wednesday 15th November

Design, implementation & evaluation of health promotion

Lina Martino & Duncan Vernon

Monday 4th December

"Healthy Communities (including wider determinants, update on policy

& structure, what achieves healthier communities & how do we get the process right)"

Nick Laws

Wednesday 13th Dec

Presentation Skills

Matt Tyrer & Tanith Palmer

Wednesday 17th January 2018

Data visualisation / Infographics ()

Matthew Francis

 

Provisional Masterclasses – dates & speakers to be confirmed:

 

26th June/ 11th Oct/ 30th Oct (date to be confirmed)

Data analysis & statistical inference

Gavin Rudge

 

Genomics

 

 

Global Health

 

 

Health Protection

 

 

Housing, Health & Environmental Health

 

 

Public Health Commissioning

 

 

 

 


Presentations

2017

Masterclass Topic

Presentation

29th March

· Behavioural economics & social marketing

· Policy & strategy development & assessment

· Horizon scanning

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3rd April

Critical Appraisal of Research (Day One of 1): introduction to concept (systematic review, randomised controlled trial & cohort study)

3rd May

Epidemiology

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24th May

Critical Appraisal of Research (Day Two of 2): advanced critical appraisal (economic evaluation, qualitative study, & diagnostic accuracy study)

 

5th June

Health Economics & Economic Evaluation – assessing evidence of effectiveness

 

21st June

Public Health & Spatial Planning, Placemaking, &the Planning Process

 

19th July

Transportation and Public Health

 

11th Sept

Public Health Law

 

20th Sept

Introduction to Mental Wellbeing & Public Mental Health

 

15th Nov

Design, implementation & evaluation of health promotion

 

2nd Oct

Leadership

 

4th Dec

"Healthy Communities (including wider determinants, update on policy

& structure, what achieves healthier communities & how do we get the process right)"

 

13th Dec

Presentation Skills

 

17th Jan 2018

Infographics

 

 

Genomics

 

 

Global Health

 

 

Health Protection

 

 

Housing, Health & Environmental Health

 

 

Public Health Commissioning

 

 

Public Health Ethics