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NHS Health Check Research Priorities: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease in London and South East, A Public Health England event Event

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6 October 2015
Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre 108 Stamford Street South Bank London SE1 9NH

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Event details

If the NHS Health Check programme is to achieve its potential as one of the largest systematic prevention programmes in the world, it must be grounded in and led by the best possible evidence, through generating relevant new knowledge, and translating that knowledge into practice

University of Southampton's Professor Paul Roderick will be giving one of the talks at the event. Paul is Professor of Public Health in the Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, part of the Faculty of Medicine.

His talk will address some of the practical considerations in this area such as what are the issues when it comes to putting research into practice. He will also talk about  how, from our different professional roles, we can identifying what opportunities there are for collaboration and how we can provide support for such collaborations.

The event will begin with Scene Setting and an overview, given by Jamie Waterall who is the National Lead for the NHS Health Check and Blood Pressure Programmes for Public Health England. His talk will describe where things stand and what the research findings to date look like.

Professor Paul Roderick


(The programme and timings are subject to change) 

  • 13:30 - 13:55 Registration and refreshments
  • 14:00 - 14:10 Welcome and aims for the afternoon
  • 14:10 - 14:40 Scene Setting: An overview of NHS Health Check implementation and research findings to date
  • Jamie Waterall, National Lead, NHS Health Check and Blood Pressure Programmes, Public Health England
  • 14:40 – 14:55 Research funding: Identifying and accessing potential sources of funding
  • 14:55 - 15:35 Identifying local research priorities: Understanding what matters locally
  • Facilitated table top discussions on research topics with structured questions
  • 15:35 - 15:50 Moving forwards: Practical considerations, putting research into practice and identifying opportunities for collaboration and support
  • Paul Roderick, Professor of Public Health, Academic Unit of Primary Care and Population Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Southampton
  • 15:50 - 16:05 Refreshment break
  • 16:05 - 16:50 Generating ideas for action: Exploring potential research questions in more detail - Facilitated table top discussions on research topics with structured questions
  • 16:50 - 17:00 Round up and what's next


Speaker information

Paul Roderick,Professor of Public Health

Jamie Waterall,Public Health England,National Lead, NHS Health Check and Blood Pressure Programmes

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