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NHS Health Check Conference 2016

Getting Serious about Prevention

On 1 March 2016, Public Health England held its third annual conference for the NHS Health Check entitled 'Getting serious about prevention.' This conference was a huge success with stakeholders, including commissioners, providers and academics coming together to share, learn and act to improve efforts on preventing ill health and premature death.

There were workshops where professionals reported their findings from national and local research and evaluation (presentations can be found on the side of this page), as well as an interactive marketplace where attendees could ask questions and have their inquiries answered.

At the start and end of the conference, there were plenaries held for attendees to hear about the latest updates and ask questions to a panel of national and local leaders. On the panel in 2016 were:

During the opening and closing plenary, Jamie Waterall and Kevin Fenton gave presentations. The downloads are available below.

Jamie Waterall's presentation

Kevin Fenton's presentation

Below are two short three-minute videos featuring key speakers covering what the conference is for and what they hope is taken from the 2016 conference. There are also some small snippets of shots around the marketplace and attendees interacting with the stalls.

One of the main features of the conference, alongside the marketplace, was the collection of posters on display from various public health organisations. This was a great way to learn about what particular organisations were doing. Below you can find PDF versions of the posters that appeared at the conference:

Session 1 Presentations

Below you can find links to each of the presentations held during the first session of the National conference on 1 March 2016, on the prevention of cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

Workshop 1A

Presentation 1: Kiara Chang - Impact of the NHS Health Check on cardiovascular disease risk: difference-in-differences matching analysis

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Presentation 2: Arno Steinacher - Modelling scenarios for NHS Health Check using Microsimulation

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Presentation 3: Jon Robson - NHS Health Check National Evaluation

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Workshop 1B

Presentation 1: Amy Smith - NHS Health Checks Review

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Presentation 2: Steve Maddern - Improving Uptake of the NHS Health Checks Programme in Wiltshire

Presentation 3: Victoria Cornelius - Enhance invitation methods using the question-behaviour effect to increase uptake of NHS Health Checks: a pragmatic double blind randomised controlled trial

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Workshop 1C

Presentation 1: Jim O'Brien - NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in England

Presentation 2: Cathy Aikens and Gillian Fiumicelli - Audit of the Prevention of Diabetes through NHS Health Checks 2011-2013

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Presentation 3: Tom Newbound - NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme

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Workshop 1D

Presentation 1: Justin Varney - Improving the health of the NHS workforce: What needs to be done

Presentation 2: Tanya Braun - NHS Health Checks in the Workplace

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Presentation 3: Justine Hottinger and Paddy Lorenzen - A mature workplace: NHS Health Check service in Norfolk

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Session 2 Presentations

Workshop 2A

Presentation 1: Danielle Bodicoat - A retrospective evaluation of the NHS Health Check Programme in a multi-ethnic population

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Presentation 2: Ifeoma Onyia - Delivery of the NHS Health Check by health trainers can improve conversion into uptake of lifestyle service

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Presentation 3: Kate Wilkinson, Lizi Bryant, Katrina Heal and Marion Morris - Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk factor analysis of Adults and Older Adults in an Inner London Borough

Workshop 2B

Presentation 1: Karen Tan - Increasing uptake of NHS Health Checks – The effectiveness of automated prompts from GP IT systems to staff at increasing the uptake of the NHS Health Check

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Presentation 2: Tim Chadborn - Increasing uptake of NHS Health Checks – A behavioural insights approach to invitation letters and text messages

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Presentation 3: Richard James - Dispelling myths and displaying costs: An RCT to determine the most effective NHS Health Check letter in Northamptonshire

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Workshop 2C

Presentation 1: Maria Woringer - Evaluating the Efficacy and Service User Perceptions of a Preventive CVD Risk Assessment

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Presentation 2: Caroline Burgess - Engagement with advice to reduce cardiovascular risk following an NHS Health Check

Presentation 3: Meredith Hawking - Newham CCG NHS Health Checks Project: Development and evaluation of a patient-centred ‘risk report’ to improve CVD risk communication in NHS health checks and promote behaviour change

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Workshop 2D

Presentation 1: Charles Alessi - Strengthening the dementia awareness raising component of the NHS Health Check

Presentation 2: Jan Zietara - Dementia Education and Training Project

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Presentation 3: Joanne Wilson - Perceptions of dementia risk in Dorset

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Presentation 4: Susan Mitchell and Gavin Terry - Updating the training materials for the dementia component of the NHS Health Check

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Session 3 Presentations

Workshop 3A

Presentation 1: Nikki Coghill - Improving the uptake of NHS Health Checks in more deprived communities using ‘outreach’ telephone calls made by specialist health advocates from the same communities: A quantitative service evaluation

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Workshop 3B

Presentation 1: Nicky Saynor - NHS Health Check Health Equity Audit Guidance

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Presentation 2: Jennifer Millmore and Kinga Kuczkowska - Improving Equity of Access to NHS Health Checks in Islington: A Community-Based Approach

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Presentation 3: Maria Woringer - Outreach Providers Administering the NHS Health Check Target People At Higher CVD Risk

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Workshop 3C

Presentation 1: Sue Dewhirst - The Wessex approach to raising the quality of staff training for the NHS Health Check

Presentation 2: Wendy Kirkpatrick - Developing a resilient community & primary care based workforce to deliver the NHS Health Check

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Presentation 3: Katherine Thompson - NHS Health Check StARS framework: A Systems Approach for Raising Standards

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Workshop 3D

Presentation 1: Matt Kearney - NHS Health Checks: Supporting primary care to improve outcomes

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Presentation 2: Helen Lowe - GP Perceptions of the NHS Health Check Programme: A Qualitative Study

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Presentation 3: Sue Jones and Hanna Kirby - Improving cardiovascular disease risk management in Leeds

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Presentation 4: Helen Williams - Improving BP Control: A Pharmacist's View

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Page reviewed: 16/10/2022