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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

Click here to register for the CVD prevention webinar series.

Past webinars

2020

November

Louise Tanner, Ryan Kenny and Fiona Pearson presented a webinar to discuss to findings from the NHS Health Check programme: updated evidence review 2020. The webinar was chaired by Katherine Thompson.

October

Influences on NHS Health Check Behaviours.

Dr Lou Atkins, Consultant in Behaviour Change Intervention Design and Evaluation, University College London delivered a webinar sharing the findings from the recently published paper Influences on NHS Health Check behaviours: a systematic review. The webinar was chaired by Katherine Thompson. Presentation slides can be found here

Learnings from the discovery phase of the Digital exemplar work.

Eleanor Wilkinson and Chryssa Stefanidou delivered a webinar discussing the learnings from the discovery phase of the Digital exemplar work. The webinar was chaired by Katherine Thompson.

Claire Levermore spoke about the Accelerating Detection of Disease (ADD) programme- the UK’s largest ever health research programme, and the opportunity to be one of the pilot areas helping establish this world-leading resource for health research. The webinar was chaired by Professor John Deanfield.

September

Tracey Bignall and Jabeer Butt from the Race Equality Foundation shared insights and learnings from their community based blood pressure testing pilots for Black Caribbean and African men conducted earlier this year. Michaela Nuttall,  Public Health England's Clinical Advisor chaired the webinar.

July

Katherine Thompson, Head of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Public Health England chaired this webinar highlighting the relevant existing guidance and areas for consideration when restarting the programme during the COVID-19 recovery phase. The webinar also features local implementors; Paul Stokes, Head of Programmes, Health Improvement, London Borough of Southwark and Lynda Seery, Public Health Specialist, Newcastle City Council, discussing how health checks are being restarted in their area.

February 2020

NHS Health Checks- Health Equity Audits

A webinar chaired by Nicky Saynor (Health & Wellbeing Manager, PHE South West) focusing on the value of conducting health equity audits, to support tailoring NHS Health Check implementation to suit local system priorities and population needs. We hear from 4 local authorities on their learnings from undertaking health equity audits on their NHS Health Check programmes: Alan Orchard (Lancashire County Council), Stephen Pinel (Oxfordshire County Council), Fatima Ndanusa (Hampshire County Council) and Tom Bourne (Kent County Council).

October 2019

Qrisk3

Michaela Nuttall, Public Health England's Head of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention discusses the use of QRISK3 for NHS Health Checks

General Practice Extraction Service

Catherine Lagord, Analyst in the Cardiovascular Disease prevention team at PHE, Adam Langron, Analytical Section Head in Primary Care at NHS Digital, Rob Worrall, Senior Information Analysts at NHS Digital, Emma Clegg, Senior Public Health Data Scientist at PHE discuss the publication of the NHS Health Check data dashboard.

The first publication of the data dashboard provides the number of patients attending an NHS Health Check between April 2012 and March 2018, using data recorded by participating GP practices. Data is presented in a dashboard and broken down by age, sex, ethnicity as well as local authority and Clinical Commissioning Group.

January 2019

Strategic Health Asset Planning and Evaluation (SHAPE)

Strategic Health Asset Planning and Evaluation (SHAPE) is a PHE tool and platform that uses GIS and data visualisation to bring a range of data together to inform delivery as well as evaluate services.  As well as providing a freely accessible interactive tool to support service configuration, known as the SHAPE atlas for CVD prevention, it is built and developed to allow commissioners, strategy makers and decision makers make informed decision in health improvement in their respective localities and geographies.

To access SHAPE please complete the online registration form available here:

For further enquiries: Email shape@phe.gov.uk

November 2018

High Cholesterol Enters a Genomic Age.

The webinar will be chaired by Slade Carter, PHE Deputy National Lead for CVD Prevention; and the guest speakers will be Dr Matt Kearney, NHS England National Clinical Director for CVD Prevention and Professor Steve Humphries, UCL Cardiovascular Genetics.

July 2018

CVD Prevention Webinar Series: 2018 Heart Age campaign

The webinar was chaired by Professor Jamie Waterall, National Lead for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention & Associate Deputy Chief Nurse and the guest speakers were Maddy Durrant – PHE Partnerships Marketing Lead and Ruth Dale – PHE Regional Marketing Manager, South.

This webinar discusses the launch plans for the 2018 Heart Age campaign, as well as the resources available.

NHS Health Check in Pharmacy Settings

The webinar was charied by Robbie Turner, Director for England Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the guest speakers were Viv Mussell and Heather Frazer from West Sussex Local Authority.

April 2018

May Measurement Month

The webinar was chaired by Slade Carter, Deputy National Lead, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Team, PHE and provides an oversight of May Measurement Month, the global awareness campaign, surrounding the issues of high blood pressure, led by the International Society of Hypertension. 

The guest speaker was Professor Neil Poulter, Professor of Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College London and President of the International Society of Hypertension (ISH).

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