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The team does not and cannot offer clinical advice. If you have any urgent medical enquiries we urge you to contact your GP, or NHS Direct at www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk or by calling 0845 4647. In an emergency call 999

Upcoming webinars

The following webinars are planned as part of the CVD prevention webinar series.

Click here to register for the 2017 CVD prevention webinar series.


The National Cardiovascular Intelligence Network resources and how to make the most of them - Thursday 12 October 12:00 to 14:00

The webinar will be chaired by Dr Catherine Lagord, Analyst, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention team, PHE.

The guest speakers will be James Hollinshead: Principal Public Health Intelligence Analyst, Knowledge and Intelligence Team (East Midlands), PHE; and John Lomas: Public Health Intelligence Analyst, Knowledge and Intelligence National Team, PHE.


NHS Health Check and Diabetes Prevention Programme: alignment in the South East - Tuesday 31 October 10:30 to 11:30

The webinar will be chaired by Nicky Saynor, Health and Wellbeing Programme Manager, PHE South East.

The guest speakers will be; Tory Lawrence, Public Health Improvement Specialist, Brighton and Hove City Council  Public Health Team; Liz Labrum, Public Health Lead, Surrey County Council Public Health Team; Stephen Pinel,  Health Improvement Principle, Oxfordshire County Council Public Health Team and; Nicky Jonas, NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme Lead, SE Clinical Network.


Snomed - 15 Wednesday November 11:30 to 12:30

The webinar will be chaired by Slade Carter, Deputy National Lead, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Team. 

The guest speaker will be; Tracy Carr, Senior Project Manager, Primary Care SNOMED CT Transition, NHS Digital.


Using the Health Equity Audit in practice - Thursday 23 November 12:30 to 14:30

The chair and guest speaker will be confirmed shortly.


Past webinars

May 2017

NHS Health Check Information Governance, Tuesday 9th May

Slade Carter, PHE CVD Prevention deputy national lead and Robert Kyffin, PHE Data and Information Policy and Partnerships Lead, discusses the latest NHS Health Check Information Governance and Data Flow document.

Chair: Slade Carter

Click here to download the presentation


April 2017

Physical Activity and the new One You App, Thursday 6th April

Mike Brannan, PHE Deputy National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing and David Shaw, PHE Partnerships Marketing Lead discusses the latest updates in physical activity and highlights the new Active 10 app to track brisk walking.

Chair: Polly Kwok, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


March 2017

NHS Health Check Health Equity Audit Guidance, Thursday 23rd March

Nicky Saynor, PHE South East Health Improvement Manager; Liz Labrum, Surrey County Council Public Health Lead; Ellen Bloomer, Brighton & Hove City Council Public Health Registrar ; Gerrard Abi-Aad, Kent County Council Head of Health Intelligence; and Melanie Earlam, PHE Yorkshire & Humber Health Improvement Manager; discusses the latest NHS Health Check Health Equity Audit Guidance and their experience of using it in their areas.  

Chair: Meritxell Rosell, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


NHS Supply Chain, Thursday 9th March

Chris Coltman, Buyer-Pathology from NHS Supply Chain discusses NHS Supply Chain, point of care testing and how you can get involved. 

Chair: Katherine Thompson, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


December 2016

Exploring the Heart Age 2 Tool, Thursday 8th December

Martin Moth, NHS Choices Digital Tools Lead and Catherine Lagord, PHE Information Analyst discusses the main findings from the BMJ paper, what is new since version one of the tool and how to make the best use of the Heart Age tool within print and digital communications for NHS Health Checks.

Chair: Catherine Lagord, PHE

Click here to download the presentation

Click here to download tips on making the best use of the Heart Age 2 Tool


November 2016

NHS RightCare Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Optimal Value Pathway, Tuesday 22nd November

Dr Matt Kearney, NHS England National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Miles Freeman, NHS RightCare National Lead for Optimal Value Pathways discusses the newly launched NHS RightCare Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Optimal Value Pathway, a major resource for CCGs, which will support clinicians and commissioners to recognise and harvest low hanging fruit for prevention, while helping to address both the wellbeing and quality gaps in the NHS.

Chair: Hannah Rees, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


What's new with the Alcohol Guidelines?, Thursday 3rd November

Don Lavoie, National Alcohol Programme Manager, PHE discusses the CMO's low risk alcohol guidelines and related changes to tools (AUDIT-C) or resources.

Chair: Slade Carter, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


October 2016

Delivery of the NHS Health Check by health trainers can improve conversion into uptake of lifestyle services, Thursday 20th October

Ifeoma Onyia, Public Health Consultant, Halton Borough Council, shares her experience in Halton of using health trainers to deliver NHS Health Checks and describes how this can improve conversion into uptake of lifestyle services.

Chair: Katherine Thompson, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


Physical health checks in prisons, Monday 3rd October

Dr Jo Peden, PHE Consultant in Public Health in Health & Justice, and Dr Matt Kearney, PHE National Clinical Advisor, discusses the  implementation of the physical health checks in prisons programme. 

Chair: Slade Carter, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


July 2016

National Diabetes Prevention programme update, Thursday 21st July

Tom Newbound presents an update on the programme to date and discusses its integration with the NHS Health Check

Chair: Hannah Rees, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) - extracting and analysing data from general practice, Thursday 7th July 

Matt King, Dave Roberts and Kathryn Salt from HSCIC describe the organisation and its work, the GP extraction service, how the extraction and analysis process works, and also touches on the NHS health check extraction currently in development.

Chair: Slade Cater, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


June 2016

Optimising Hypertension Management, Wednesday 8th June

Clair Huckerby, Dudley Metropolitan City Council share their experience of acting on the outcomes from a hypertension audit to effectively optimise hypertension management in Dudley.

Chair: Hannah Rees, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


May 2016

The Wessex approach to raising the quality of staff training for the NHS Health Check, Thursday 19th May

Sue Dewhirst, PHE South East shares the outcome from their partnership approach to developing a more standardised approach to raising the quality of staff training for the NHS Health Check in Wessex

Chair: Katherine Thompson, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


April 2016

NHS Health Checks in Bracknell Forest - Performance Recovery Programme 2013 to 2015, Tuesday 26th April

Lisa McNally, Bracknell Forest Council: HeartUK Award winner presenting their work on improving the number of NHS Health Checks delivered and increasing accessibility through non-traditional settings.

Chair: Slade Carter, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


Prevention of diabetes through the NHS Health Checks: using audit to improve patient outcomes, Tuesday 19th April

Gillian Fiumicelli and Cathy Aiken, London Borough of Bromley: HeartUK Award winner presenting their work on adapting the diabetes filter pathway to better identify and appropriately manage people at risk of the condition.

Chair: Hannah Rees, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


How the NHS Health Check in community and workplace settings can benefit clients, Tuesday 12th April

Claire Davy and Linda Dunn: HeartUK Award winners presenting their work their work targeting accessibility and health inequalities through delivering NHS Health Checks in a variety of community, workplace and pharmacy settings.

Chair: Katherine Thompson, PHE
Click here to download the presentation


March 2016

Teesside - NHS Health Checks in the workplace, Thursday 24th March 10:00-11:00

Tanja Braun works for Tees Valley Public Health Shared Service and will be discussing a case study in Teesside on NHS Health Checks delivered in the workplace.

Chair: Eleanor Kent-Dyson, NHS Sustainable Improvement

Click here to download the presentation


Preliminary findings from the qualitative Bristol study, Friday 4th March 10:00-11:00

Tracey Stone from the University of Bristol will share initial findings from the qualitative research undertaken in Bristol on people's experiences of the NHS Health Check.

Chair: Katherine Thompson, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


February 2016

NCVIN hypertension profiles & Blood Pressure intelligence resources, Tuesday 23rd February 14:00 - 15:00

Andrew Hughes will present the new Hypertension profiles published on the 18th January and the wider blood pressure intelligence tools and resources available.

Chair: Cynthia Folarin, PHE

Click here to download the presentation


Using data to make the case for the NHS Health Check, Wednesday 17th February 14:30 - 15:30

Mike Bridges is a Public Health Specialist from Oldham Council. He will be discussing the use of data resources by commissioners to make the case for the NHS Health Check

Chair: Sharon Ashton, Somerset Council

Click here to download the presentation


NHS Health Check national evaluation findings, Wednesday 10th 17:00 - 18:00

John Newton, Kevin Fenton and John Robson

Following the publication of the largest and most comprehensive national evaluation of the NHS Health check programme to date, Dr John Robson presents a summary of the research

Additionally, Professor Kevin Fenton, Director of Health and Wellbeing at PHE and Jamie Waterall, National Lead - NHS Health Check & Blood Pressure Programmes, give their reflections.

Chair: Professor John Newton, Chair of the NHS Health Check Expert Scientific and Clinical Advisory Committee

Click here to download the presentation


  Engaging mental health group with NHS Health Checks - Newham, Tuesday 9th February 13:00 - 14:00

Michael Jones presenting best practice on engaging mental health groups when delivering the NHS Health Check programme. He is a Commissioner from London borough of Newham.

Chair: Eleanor Kent-Dyson, NHS Sustainable Improvement

Click here to download the presentation


November 2015

Behavioural insight evidence round-up, Monday 23 November 15:00 – 16:00

Karen Tan from PHE’s behavioural insights team will share recent findings from Public Health England NHS Health Check studies and the broader literature.

Chair: Harmony Ridgley

See the presentation here. A summary recording is available here.


Digital opportunities: NHS Choices Heart Age calculator, Tuesday 10 November 10:00 – 11:00

Find out more about how the heart age tool was developed, who has been using it, the next steps in its developments and implications for the NHS Health Check programme.

Chair: Elizabeth Emmanuel, PHE

See the poster here. A summary recording is available here. Apologies about the poor audio quality at the beginning.


October 2015

Targeting high risk groups: learning from Camden and Islington, Thursday 22 October 12:30 – 13:30

Find out how Camden and Islington Public Health engaged underserved populations by targeting high risk groups to deliver the NHS Health Check.

Chair: Nicholas Collins, NHS IQ

See the presentation here. A summary recording is available here.


Implementing the NHS Health Check workforce competence framework Wednesday 21 October 15:30 – 16:30

Learn how Halton Borough Council has implemented the NHS Health Check workforce competence framework with special guest speaker Ifeoma Onyia, Halton Borough Council.

Chair: Rosanne Sodzi, PHE

See the presentation here. A summary recording is available here.


Can heart age increase NHS Health Check uptake? Delivering an RCT in the London Borough of Bromley, Tuesday 13 October 10:00 – 11:00

Mark Cobain and Gillian Fiumicelli share their experience of running an RCT in busy GP practices and the findings of their work to use heart age as a way of increasing take up.

Chair: Bianca Blom, PHE

See the presentation here, access the paper here.


September 2015

Delivering NHS Health Checks in the Workplace: learning from Enfield Council, Tuesday 29 September 12:45 – 13:45

Find out more about how Enfield Council delivered NHS Health Checks in the workplace and what they achieved.

Chair: Nicholas Collins, NHS IQ

Summary audio available here.


Social marketing: an example from Lancashire County Council, Friday 25 September 10:00 – 11:00

Join Ginette Unsworth communications director at Lancashire County Council to find out more about how social marketing was used to increase uptake. This presentation is a repeat of one of our conference workshops.

Chair: Louise Cleaver, PHE

See the presentation here.


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