ChiMat Launch Conference

Supporting the Child Health Strategy through Improved Child Health Data and Intelligence: A conference to launch ChiMat and promote the use of research, knowledge and information in improving child and maternal health.

The ChiMat launch conference was held on Thursday 26 February 2009 at the National Science Learning Centre at the University of York.

The conference presentations are available below:

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation The health challenge

    Presentation by Dr Sheila Shribman at the ChiMat launch conference, Supporting the Child Health Strategy through Improved Child Health Data and Intelligence on 26 Feb 2009.

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation The strategy response

    Presentation by Hilary Samson-Barry at the ChiMat launch conference, Supporting the Child Health Strategy through Improved Child Health Data and Intelligence on 26 Feb 2009.

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Ensuring the success of ChiMat

    Presentation by Jake Abbas at the ChiMat launch conference, Supporting the Child Health Strategy through Improved Child Health Data and Intelligence on 26 Feb 2009.

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation A focus on international child health and child well-being

    Presentation by Dr Dominic Richardson at the ChiMat launch conference, Supporting the Child Health Strategy through Improved Child Health Data and Intelligence on 26 Feb 2009

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Applying life course research to policy and practice: examples from the Millennium Cohort Study

    A life course approach considers the long term effects on later health and disease risk of physical or social exposures during gestation, childhood, adolescence, young adulthood and later adult life. Presentation by Prof ...

  • Microsoft Powerpoint Presentation Focus on health and care of mothers and infants

    Presentation by Professor Mary Renfrew at the ChiMat launch conference, Supporting the Child Health Strategy through Improved Child Health Data and Intelligence on 26 Feb 2009.

Find out more about the new child health strategy - Healthy lives, brighter futures: the strategy for children and young people's health.

Reasons for attending:

  • The conference will include presentations from a range of influential strategic leaders and academic experts in the field of child and maternal health.
  • You will learn how ChiMat can support effective planning, commissioning and delivery of children’s services.
  • Hear about the roles of knowledge and intelligence within the new national Child Health Strategy.
  • Hear about, see demos and discuss a range of national child health information initiatives.
  • An opportunity to meet and engage with colleagues working in similar roles.
  • Identify new opportunities for collaborative work.

Who should attend:

  • SHA / PCT chief executives
  • Directors of children’s services
  • PCT Directors of commissioning
  • Directors of chidlren and learning
  • SHA / PCT Children’s leads
  • Integrated children’s services leads
  • Academics in the area of child and maternal health
  • Commuity health practiitioners, lead nurses and midwives
  • Health intelligence professionals in PCTs, LAs, SHAs and PHOs

Exhibitors:
Association of Public Health Observatories (APHO); Centre for Excellence and Outcomes in Children and Young People’s Services (C4EO); Commissioning Support Team; Department of Children Schools and Families (DCSF); Department of Health; Healthcare Commission; National Library of Child Health; National Library of Public Health; NHS Evidence, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE); NHS Information Centre (IC)

Background:

  • Improving access to and use of the knowledge and information has been identified as a key lever to support the delivery of the Child Health Strategy.
  • To support this, a new national Child and Maternal Health Observatory – ChiMat has been established as part of the Association of Public Health Observatories Network (APHO).
  • There are already a wide range of initiatives aimed at improving child health information and intelligence. One of the key roles for ChiMat is to act as a signposting organisation for relevant work in this area and to identify and support potential synergies in national work between government departments and other agenices. The conference will showcase a range of relevant national initiatives and provide an opportunity for delegates to test and discuss how these meet their requirements.

Cost:
This event is funded by ChiMat and there is no charge to delegates for attending.


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