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Utilising Behavioural Sciences to Improve Health and Wellbeing, exploring a North West Approach

Event Location:

Halliwell Jones Stadium, Mike Gregory Way, Warrington, WA2 7NE

A collaborative event brought to you from key partners including, PHE NW, Health Education England working across the north, Champs Collaborative, Lancashire County Council, Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership and The University of Manchester.

Public health challenges are often behavioural and sociological, evidence indicates that social science solutions work, how do we integrate this evidence into public health decision making and service delivery?

Purpose of the day

We will take a behavioural sciences approach to understand and explore the recently published PHE Behavioural Sciences Strategy 2018 and collectively understand how we can embed behavioural science across the North West of England. We will also showcase examples of how this is currently being done across the North West to help generate ideas.

Target Audience

Senior public health leads and commissioners in local authorities. NHS health improvement services and leads. Service managers and clinical leads including nursing, medicine, psychological professions, pharmacy, dental, allied health professionals and health care scientists working across health and care. CCG commissioners, academia, voluntary and independent sector working in health care / health improvement sector.

Confirmed Speakers

  • Dr Tim Chadborn - Head of Behavioural Insights and Evaluation Lead at Public Health England

 The event will be chaired by:

  • Dr Sakthi Karunanithi - Director of Public Health Lancashire County Council
  • David Sweeney Executive Implementation Lead, C&M Health & Care Partnership

When confirming your attendance, please send any dietary or other requirements to: polly.james@hee.nhs.uk