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CPHVA Annual Conference


Going Upstream


21-23 rd October 2004


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Thursday 21st October 2004 :

Fringe Meetings - 1 - 2 pm.

Concurrent Session A

Fringe Meetings - 3 - 3.0 pm

Concurrent session B

Fringe Meetings - 6 - -7 pm


Friday 22nd October 2004 :

Fringe Meetings (8am – 9am)
Delegate Plenary
Concurrent Session C - 11.30 – 12.30

Fringe Meetings (1pm – 2pm)

Concurrent Session D - 2.30 – 3.30

Fringe Meetings (5.30pm – 6.30pm)

Fringe Meetings (5.30pm – 6.30pm)

Saturday 23rd October


Thursday, 21st October 2004

9.00 Registration, coffee and exhibition



Chair’s Introduction:
Alison Norman, President, CPHVA


Going upstream -

Mark Jones, Director, CPHVA

Ministerial Address

Melanie Johnson MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health


Public health Powers in an
era of human rights

Robyn Martin, Research Professor of Public Health Law, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire
12.00 Public Health into the mainstream Dr Judy Jones, Consultant in Public Health Medicine

Discussion and questions

12:35 Charitable Trust Award - Lady Limerick Research Bursary
12.45 Lunch, exhibition and poster session

Fringe Meetings - 1 - 2 pm

  Pensions Review Bryan Freake, Amicus Pensions Officer

Achieving excellence in eczema: Primary care and Patient Choice
in emollient use

Gail Sibley, Practice Nurse, & Dr. Tom Poigner, GP, Crookes Healthcare

Book start in the 21st Century

Rosemary Clarke, Head of Bookstart

Concurrent Session A - 2.30 – 3.30


Chair: Carolyn Taylor, CPHVA Chair


Children’s National Service Framework - What will it mean for CPHVA members?

Paul Ennals, Chief Executive, National Children’s Bureau


Children's Trusts

Andrew Turnbull, London and South East Region Coordiantor, Children's Trust Team, DFES


Chair: Pauline Byers, Professional Officer


Panel Discussion:
Education for the third part of the Register

Education for the third part of the Register

Kitty Lamb, Prof Mary Hanratty CBE, Director of Nursing and Midwifery Education, Beeches Management Centre, Vice President, NMC &

Sarah Cowley, Professor of Community Practice Development, King's College London


Chair: Rosemary McQuarrie, Professional Officer


Making it Happen Project

Shirley Simpson, Locality Manager, Tim Furness, Director of Planning and Commissioning, Stephanie Jordan, Head of Primary Care, Sheffield West PCT & Paul Harvey, Inner City GP

GMS Contracts

Marilyn Eveleigh
A4 Chair: Rupa Suchak, CPHVA Executive

A collaborative approach to promote emotional literacy in children, families, schools and communities

Jenny Willsher, & Maggie Titmas, Family Support Health Visitors, Bexhill and Rother PCT

Involving young people in sex and relationships education - a sensible approach to growing up for years 5 to 11

Melanie Brock, School Nurse, North Stoke PCT & Sandy Hammonds, Project Manager YO1/ Health Advisor YOT, Staffordshire Moorlands PCT

A5 Chair: Annie Hair, CPHVA Executive

One-stop job-related sources
and resources for nursing practice

Lynn Parker, Infection Control Nurse Healthcare A2Z Ltd


MUST - Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool

Rhonda Smith, Managing Director, GCI Healthcare Ltd


Chair: Tracey Young, CPHVA Executive


Alcohol Concern – working with children affected by parental alcohol misuse

Sue Baker, Project Lead, Alcohol Concern


Substance misuse: safeguarding children, supporting families

Bernie Halford, Named Nurse Child Protection, Vale of Aylesbury NHS PCT, Claire Chambers, Principal Lecturer, School of Health and Social Care, Oxford Brookes University


Chair: Kate Boles, CPHVA Executive


Community mothers programme

Brenda Molloy, Director, Community Mothers Programme, Eastern Regional Health Authority, Dublin


Thurrock Community Mothers: Barriers & opportunities for mainstreaming volunteer to employment pathways

Celia Suppiah, Community Development Specialist Nurse, Thurrock NHS PCT & Ellen Barr, Specialist Nurse (Community Development), Thurrock Community Mothers Programme


Chair: Pat Jackson, Professional Officer


Progress on health inequalities

Ray Earwicker, Health Inequalities Unit


So this is Edenbridge – Building a healthier community

Angela Painter, Locality Manager & Ailsa Winstanley, Health Visitor, South West Kent PCT

A9 Chair: Lisa Coles, CPHVA Research Advisory Group

Universal Parenting Provision: Clear Reasoning For Action

Karen Whittaker, Senior Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire & Christine Bidmead, Training Facilitator, Centre for Parent and Child Support, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust


The importance of a family based health needs assessment tool in light of the Laming Report

Sue Fletcher, Health Visitor, Cynthia Conlon & Alwyn Woodcock, Northumberland Care Trust, Hexham


Mandy Amin - CPHVA Executive


KHUSH DIL South Asian "Happy Heart" Project

Gill Mathews, Project Coordinator & Rozina Mohammed, Community Health Worker, NHS Lothian - Khush Dil Project, Edinburgh

Coronary Heart Disease and Gypsy /Travellers - An Outreach Service

Janine DeGale, Project Health Worker, Wrexham Local Health Board

3.30 Tea, exhibition and poster session

Fringe Meetings - 3.30pm


Public Health Nurses Network

Pat Jackson CPHVA Officer, & Thelma Slackman, Independent Consultant


Looked after children – Corporate Parenting, they ARE YOUR responsibility

Members s of ‘Champions’ Executive Committee


The Quality Assurance
Partnership Framework for Healthcare Education
in England

Jane Fox, Department of Health

Concurrent Session B- 4.30-5.30 pm


Chair: Anna Daley, Professional Officer

Implementing Hall 4 in Scotland

Dr Zoë Dunhill, Clinical Director - Children’s Services, NHS Lothian, University Hospitals Division, Edinburgh

Implementation of multi-agency Children and Young People's Teams across the City of Manchester - a voyage of discovery

Patricia Devey, Modernisation Manager – Children’s Services, North Manchester PCT, Iain Low - Project Manager, Manchester City Joint Children's Unit & Marion Basu - Central Manchester PCT


Chair: Cheryll Adams, Professional Officer

Perinatal mental health – global perspectives

John Cox, Emiritus Professor, Keele University Medical School

Exploring emotional and social health with mothers - use of the ' How are you Feeling' booklets

Abi Sobowale, Health Visitor/ Team Leader/ Executive Nurse, Sheffield South West PCT


Chair: Angela Reed, CPHVA Executive




Parenting support and community development

Ruth Grant, Health Visitor, Bath & Somerset PCT


Exploring family influences on eating behaviour in low-income families

Catherine Mackereth, Development Support Worker, New Deal for Communities


Surviving parenting, Webster-Stratton parenting programme

Sure Start Nottingham - Claire Turnbull, Health Coordinator, Sure Start’s St Ann’s Nottingham


Audit and Evaluation of
Children’s Primary Care
Behaviour Service

Linda Bennett, Specialist Health Visitor, Poole PCT


Parents Support Group
specifically for parents
struggling with teenagers

Amanda King, Health Visitor, Trafford Youth Offending Team


Staveley Women's Activity Group

Sandra Casey and Imelda Cole - Staveley Health Visitors


Chair: Joyce Horan, CPHVA Executive


Agenda For Change – the way forward

Barrie Brown, Amicus


Chair: Pauline Byers, Professional Officer


NHS University first point of contact training programme [Presentation not received]

Clare Allen, Subject Head and Angela Turner, Interim Subject Lead, NHS University


The role of the first contact practitioner

Rosemary McQuarrie, CPHVA


Chair: Carolyn Taylor, CPHVA Chair


Evaluation of the Family Health Nurse Project

Colin MacDuff, Research Fellow in Nursing & Dr Bernice JM West, Director, Centre for Nurse Practice Research and Development, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen


Being a nurse consultant in primary care and public health

Vari Drennan, Senior Lecturer in Primary Care Nursing & Claire Goodman, Director, Primary Care Nursing Research Unit. UCL & Kings College


Chair: Grace Christie, CPHVA Executive


The Lancashire Healthy Schools Programme: A tool to monitor and measure the impact
of school nurses working

Chris Johnson, Wyre PCT, The Lancashire Education and Health Partnership & Louisa Balderson, Health Development Coordinator for Schools, Children and Young People, Fylde PCT


School Nurses and the Youth Inclusion Support Panel

Anne Howers, Specialist Nurse Manager Child and Family Services, Sutton and Merton NHS PCT


Chair: Obi Amadi, Professional Officer

Supporting tier two workers to contribute fully to the public health agenda

Hilary Mosley, Public Health Nurse, Barnsley PCT


Specialist community public health nursing: Improving standards in public health practice

Maureen Williams, Independent Health Visitor


Chair: Angela Roberts, CPHVA Executive


Health of Gypsy Travellers in England

Patrice Van Cleemput, Primary Care Research FellowGypsy Traveller health project , ScHARR, University of Sheffield & Richard O’Neill, Director, O’Neill Consultancy


Using visual image as a research tool in an ethnic minority population in Sure Start

Anna Houston, Research, Equality and Development Officer, & Bibi Gurib, Project Worker, Sure Start Marks Gate


Chair: Mandy Amin CPHVA Executive


Promoting the health of the older care home population:
practitioner and user
views on the public health
priorities for health and social care [Presentation not received]

Catherine Evans, Research Fellow, Primary Care Nursing Research Unit, King's College London


Mary Seacole Award winner: How can community practitioners support black and minority
ethnic patients?

Sharon Simpson Prentis Health Development Fellow & Sheila Hirachand Research Assistant, School of Healthcare Studies, University of Leeds


Exhibitors wine reception - Sponsored by McMillan Scott

Fringe Meetings - 6.00pm – 7.00pm


PND Network Meeting

Cheryll Adams, Professional Officer & Network Co-ordinator


Race Equality

Obi Amadi, Professional Officer, CPHVA


Nurse Prescribing: Developing Treatment Options, D

Pak Kanabar, Consultant Paediatrician, Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital Trust, Guy's Hospital, London, and Vicky Chadwick, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Nursing, University of Central Lancashire


'The Social Baby – promoting parent-baby communication as a way of protecting babies' SPEAKERS TBC

NSPCC - Speakers to be announced


Fringe Meetings - 8am – 9am

Public Health nursing for school age children & young people

Kate Billingham, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health and Kate Morgan, Clinical Lead for School Nursing at Lambeth PCT.

Slaying the multiple vaccines monster: Coping with parental anxiety and meningitis vaccines update

Linda Glennie, Head of Research and Medical Information, Meningitis Research Foundation & Linda Diggle, Principle Research Nurse/Manager, Oxford Vaccine Group.

Registration, coffee & exhibition

Delegate Plenary


Chair’s introduction

Alison Norman


The future of public health nursing across the UK - Presentations and Panel discussion with Chief Nursing Officers from Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Paul Martin, Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland, Scottish Executive, Sarah Mullaly, CNO, England, Rosemary Kennedy, CNO Wales, Dr Carolyn Mason, Nurisng Officer, DHSSPS, Northern Ireland


Nursery Nurses - Inaugural Meeting


Welcome and Introduction

Jenny Bremner or Peter Storey, Regional Officer Amicus


The Voluntary Code of Conduct

Thelma Sackman, Consultant


Regulation and Recognition –
next steps for Community
Nursery Nurses

Karen Hutchinson Reay & Colin Adkins, Regional Officers, Amicus


Panel Discussion



Closing remarks

Mark Jones, Director, CPHVA


Coffee, exhibition and poster session

Concurrent Session C - 11.30 – 12.30


Chair: Maria Skudlarz, CPHVA Executive


Public health and an ageing population

Ian Philp, National Clinical Director for Older People's Services

Swimming Against the 'Age' Tide

Frankie Dearling, Health Visitor, Old People, Brighton


Chair: Obi Amadi Professional Officerxxxxxxx


Every Child Matters

Kate Billingham, Deputy Chief Nursing Officer, Department of Health

Working together for child protection

Chris Cloke, Head of Child Protection Awareness, NSPCC


Chair: Gail Cartmail, AMICUS National Secretary for Health 


Bullying and Harassment moving the agenda forward

Karen Hutchinson Reay, Regional Officer, Amicus & Janet Downie, Health Visitor/ Agenda for Change Facilitator, Ryhope Hospital


Mainstreaming equality in primary care

Asha Day, Associate Director, NIMHE East Midlands and Mandakini Amin, Health Visitor, Hinckley and Bosworth PCT


Chair: Cheryll Adams, CPHVA Professional Officer


Getting evidence into practice – the practice development collaborating centre

Helen Spibey, Mother and Infant Research Unit, University of Leeds

Introduction to the work of the National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care

Nancy Turnbull, Chief Executive, National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care


Chair: Lorna Farr, CPHVA Executive xxxx


Sure Start now and integration
with mainstream services

Naomi Eisenstadt, Head, Sure Start Unit

Sure Start for all - Alleviating the need for mainstreaming

Mandy Lowery & Diane Watson, Health Visitor, Sure Start Hetton and Houghton


Chair: Rupa Suchak, CPHVA Executive 


A Team Approach To Public Health Practice Within A Main Stream Service In An Area Of Deprivation

Tracey Baldock-Apps, Health Visitor, Hastings and St Leonards PCT & Jackie Harris, Health Visitor, St. Leonards-on-Sea


The Health Specialist – collaborative working to achieve good outcomes for children

Debbie Barnes, Health Specialist, Hastings and St Leonards PCT


Listening to the community - a tailored approach to supporting families and enhancing relationships

Ann Singer, Hastings and St Leonards PCT


Chair: Mary Poole, CPHVA Executive


Priorities for health and well being in custody

Kate Beswick, Healthcare Manager, East Oxfordshire PCT and HMYOI Huntercombe


Offender's' healthy living centre project

Coral Sirdifield, Senior Administrator and Data Analyst, Wendy Burton, Public Health Practitioner, Julia Woodthorpe, Public Health Nurse Practitioner, National Probation Service, Lincoln


Chair: Tracey Young, CPHVA Executive


TOPSE: Pilot Study To Develop A Tool To Measure Parenting Self-Efficacy As An Aid To Evaluating Parenting Programmes

Sally Kendall, Professor of Nursing, Centre for Research in Primary and Community Care, University of Hertfordshire & Pat Lloyd, Health Visitor, Watford and Three Rivers PCT


Taking the next Step: Widening access to parenting skills training across the North West

Nina Taylor, Regional Parenting Education Development Officer, Stockport PCT& Catherine Mee, Parenting Facilitator, Tameside & Glossop PCT


Chair: Angela Roberts, CPHVA Executive


Promoting Child Mental Health Through an Inclusive Peer Massage Programme in a
Primary School

Carol Trower, Health Lead – Sure Start Programme, Sutton and Merton PCT


Helping prevent teenage
in young people
looked after by the local

Nikki Shepherd, Specialist Nurse for Looked After Children & Siobhan McFeely, Clinical Governance and Audit Manager, North Sheffield PCT


Preventing shaken baby syndrome: Rhetoric or reality?

Lisa Coles, Research Fellow, Department of Child Health, Cardiff University, Wales College of Medicine


Changing Lives, Changing Health Visiting

Anne Doveston, Clinical Lead, Eastern Birmingham PCT, Sue Austin, Health Visitor & Sonia Murphy, Nursery Nurse, Stechford Eastern Birmingham PCT


Lunch, exhibition and poster session

Fringe Meetings - 1pm – 2pm

  Recruitment & retention
issues for district nurses and
practice nurses in the CPHVA
Rosemary McQuarrie, Professional Officer, CPHVA

CPHVA Country Meetings

Scotland, Cymru/Wales,Northern Ireland


Healthy Start-Improving nutrition during early year

Maternity Alliance, Liz Kendall

Concurrent Session D - 2.30 – 3.30


Chair: Catherine Lowenhoff

Taking Responsibility for Identifying Young Children’s Communication Difficulties

Pauline Pearson, Senior Lecturer in Primary Care Nursing & Elaine Hall, Research Associate, University of Newcastle


Using theory to implement the recommendations of Hall 4

Rhona Hogg, Community Nursing Research Facilitator, NHS Lothian / University of Edinburgh


Chair: Pat Jackson, Professional Officer


The public health specialist

Jean Bradlow, Director of Public Health, Harrow PCT and Harrow Borough Council


The UK Voluntary Register for Public Health Specialists

Pat Christmas, International Public Health Consultant & Jan McCall, Public Health Development Manager,  Public Health Resource Unit


Chair: Kate Boles, CPHVA Executive


Skill mix with Nursery nurses and health visitors

Linda Dell-Avvocato, Croydon PCT


ESF Project on working in Childcare

Marilyn Carroll, Research Associate & Mark Smith, Lecturer, University of Manchester


Chair: Grace Christie, CPHVA Executive


Tackling obesity in young people

Mike Kelly, Director of Evidence and Guidance, Health Development Agency


Working with evidence. Developing an evidence into practice programme with Practitioners in the West Midlands

Julia Neall, Practice Development Officer, Health Development Agency, Shrewsbury


Chair: Lorna Farr, CPHVA Executive

Knowledge is the enemy of disease: Information for community nursing

Muir Gray, Director, Institute of Health Sciences

Children and Families First - Effective Information Systems

Denise Campbell, Programme Manager, Sure Start Huddersfield & Fiona Green


Chair: Anne Owen, Professional Officer


District nursing caseload dependency

Thelma Sackman, Consultant


Identifying Workload and Performance Indicators through Caseload Analysis

Kay Kane, Nurse Manager for District Nursing, Holywood Arches Health Centre


Domestic Violence : Developing a multi-agency approach

Julia Bray, Health Visitor/Community Practice Lecturer, Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead PCT & Debbie Daly, Health Visitor / Named Nurse Child Protection, Bracknell Forest PCT


Group treatment for children who witness domestic violence

Linda Finn, Stronger Families Project Coordinator, Sutton & Merton PCT


Chair: Angela Reed, CPHVA Executive

Unity One-Stop Shop

Jane Taylor & Rosemary Young, Health Visitors, Milton Keynes PCT

In Touch Community Engagement Programme

Fiona Trotter & Sue Rawling, Health Visitors, Huddersfield Central PCT


Chair: Louise Condon


Talking to mothers about their relationship difficulties - a step too far

Roslyn Corney, Deputy Director & Clare Negreira, Training and Resources Coordinator, One Plus One


Alongsideness in family-centred public health: how can I improve my practice in collaborative enquiry with you

Robyn Pound, Health Visitor, Grosvenor Surgery, Bath and North East Somerset PCT


Chair: Rosemary McQuarrie, Professional Officer


Practice Nurse training programme

Wendy Lee - Primary Care Specialist, Buckingham Country Training and Development


Smoking cessation in real practices

Marilyn Liu, Specialist Nurse Practitioner & Sandra Sheppard, Practice Nurse, South Stoke PCT

3.30 Tea, exhibition and poster sessions



The Public Health Review

Derek Wanless, Author 2002 Health Trends Review, and Commissioner, Statistics Commission


LAR Awards presentations


Caroline Puckett Award


Fringe Meetings - 5.30pm – 6.30pm

Liberating Health Information,

Anna Daley, (Cheryll Adams)

Academic Researchers Fringe Meeting: Dr Pauline Pearson, University of Newcastle, Margueritte Wood, National Co-ordinating centre for research capacity development, DOH, Dr Jo Cooke, Trent Focus, & Professor Woody Caan, Professor of Public Health, APU

Emergency Preparedness:- What you need to know

Janet Howard, Health Protection Nurse, Health Protection Agency


Party - Majestic Hotel, - Masqurade/Mardi gras/Carnival theme

Saturday 23rd October


Registration coffee and Exhibition

  Chair:Alison Norman, President CPHVA


Nick Robin Memorial Lecture - Migrant communities in the UK -HIV and social and economic rights

Eileen O’Keefe, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy & Health Policy, London Metropolitan University


Public Health Nursing – An international perspective

Professor Jean Orr CBE, Head of School of Nursing & Midwifery, Queens University, Belfast


CPHVA Charitable Trust McQueen Awards


Coffee and final exhibition session


Managing people upstream

Marie Mosley, Facilitator and Business Psychologist


The real and potential impact of the media on public health issues

Niall Dickson, King’s Fund


Closing remarks and vote of thanks

Alison Norman, President, CPHVA and Carolyn Taylor, Chair CPHVA