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Key roles of nurses and midwives: PHE June conference

This conference brings together nurses and midwives to discuss the professions' contributions to improving health.

Midwife consultation with expectant parents
Midwife consultation with expectant parents

Speakers include Dr Dan Poulter MP, Minister for Health.

Participants will then have the opportunity to take part in discussions to identify the support needed to make the biggest impact on a wide range of topics including:

  • specialist public health and social determinants of health
  • a healthy start
  • mental health and wellbeing
  • improving health outcomes of people with a learning disability
  • the role of acute hospitals in health of local populations
  • making every contact count
  • a public health narrative for nurses and midwives

The Director of Nursing for Public Health England and Department of Health will conclude by setting out how your ideas will be taken forward.

Conference date: 26 June 2013

See the conference website for full details, and to book your place.

Published 1 May 2013