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NHS Health Check Conference 2016

Getting Serious about Prevention

On the 1st of March 2016 we held our third annual conference for the NHS Health Check entitled 'Getting serious about prevention.' This conference was a huge success with lots of stakeholders, including commissioners, providers and academics coming together to share, learn and act together to improve our efforts on preventing ill health and premature death.

There were workshops where professionals reported their findings from national and local research and evaluation (presentations can be found on the side of this page) as well as an interactive marketplace where attendees could ask question and have their inquiries answered.

At the start and end of the conference there were plenaries held so that attendees could hear about the latest updates and ask questions to a panel of national and local leaders. On the Panel this year we had

During the opening and closing plenary Jamie Waterall and Kevin Fenton both gave presentations to the attendees, if you would like the presentations they gave you can download them from the links below.

Jamie Waterall's Presentation.

Kevin Fenton's Presentation.

Below you will find two short 3 minute videos that has some of the key speakers telling you about what the conference is for and what they are hoping is taken from this years conference. There are also some small snippets of shots around the marketplace and people interacting with the stalls and

One of the other main parts of the conference that was alongside the marketplace was the collection of posters that we had on display from various other public health organisations. This was a great way to learn about what the particular organisation was doing. Below you will find a PDF version of all the posters that appeared at the conference, to open just click on the title of the poster:


Session 1 Presentations

Below you will find the links to each of the Presentations that were used during the first session of the National conference we had on the 1st of March 2016, on the prevention of diseases like Diabetes and CVD. 


Workshop 1A

Presentation 1: Kiara Chang - Impact of the NHS Health Check on cardiovascular disease risk: difference-in-differences matching analysis

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Presentation 2: Arno Steinacher - Modelling scenarios for NHS Health Check using Microsimulation

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Presentation 3: Jon Robson - NHS Health Check National Evaluation

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Workshop 1B

Presnentation 1: Amy Smith - NHS Health Checks Review

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Presentation 2: Steve Maddern - Improving Uptake of the NHS Health Checks Programme in Wiltshire

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Presentation 3: Victoria Cornelius - Enhance invitation methods using the question-behaviour effect to increase uptake of NHS Health Checks: a pragmatic double blind randomised controlled trial

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Workshop 1C

Presentation 1: Jim O'Brien - NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme: Preventing Type 2 Diabetes in England

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Presentation 2: Cathy Aikens and Gillian Fiumicelli - Audit of the Prevention of Diabetes through NHS Health Checks 2011-2013

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Presentation 3: Tom Newbound - NHS National Diabetes Prevention Programme

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Workshop 1D

Presentation 1: Justin Varney - Improving the health of the NHS workforce: What needs to be done

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Presentation 2: Tanya Braun - NHS Health Checks in the Workplace

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Presentation 3: Justine Hottinger and Paddy Lorenzen - A mature workplace: NHS Health Check service in Norfolk

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Session 2 Presentations

Workshop 2A

Presentation 1: Danielle Bodicoat - A retrospective evaluation of the NHS Health Check Programme in a multi-ethnic population

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Presentation 2: Ifeoma Onyia - Delivery of the NHS Health Check by health trainers can improve conversion into uptake of lifestyle service

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Presentation 3: Kate Wilkinson, Lizi Bryant, Katrina Heal and Marion Morris - Obesity and Cardiovascular Risk factor analysis of Adults and Older Adults in an Inner London Borough

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Workshop 2B

Presentation 1: Karen Tan - Increasing uptake of NHS Health Checks – The effectiveness of automated prompts from GP IT systems to staff at increasing the uptake of the NHS Health Check

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Presentation 2: Tim Chadborn - Increasing uptake of NHS Health Checks – A behavioural insights approach to invitation letters and text messages

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Presentation 3: Richard James - Dispelling myths and displaying costs: An RCT to determine the most effective NHS Health Check letter in Northamptonshire

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Workshop 2C

Presentation 1: Maria Woringer - Evaluating the Efficacy and Service User Perceptions of a Preventive CVD Risk Assessment

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Presentation 2: Caroline Burgess - Engagement with advice to reduce cardiovascular risk following an NHS Health Check

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Presentation 3: Meredith Hawking - Newham CCG NHS Health Checks Project: Development and evaluation of a patient-centred ‘risk report’ to improve CVD risk communication in NHS health checks and promote behaviour change

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Workshop 2D

Presentation 1: Charles Alessi - Strengthening the dementia awareness raising component of the NHS Health Check

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Presntation 2: Jan Zietara - Dementia Education and Training Project

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Presentation 3: Joanne Wilson - Perceptions of dementia risk in Dorset

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Presentation 4: Susan Mitchell and Gavin Terry - Updating the training materials for the dementia component of the NHS Health Check

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Session 3 Presentations

Workshop 3A

Presentation 1: Nikki Coghill - Improving the uptake of NHS Health Checks in more deprived communities using ‘outreach’ telephone calls made by specialist health advocates from the same communities: A quantitative service evaluation

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Workshop 3B

Presentation 1: Nicky Saynor - NHS Health Check Health Equity Audit Guidance

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Presentation 2: Jennifer Millmore and Kinga Kuczkowska - Improving Equity of Access to NHS Health Checks in Islington: A Community-Based Approach

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Presentation 3: Maria Woringer - Outreach Providers Administering the NHS Health Check Target People At Higher CVD Risk

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Workshop 3C

Presentation 1: Sue Dewhirst - The Wessex approach to raising the quality of staff training for the NHS Health Check

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Presentation 2: Wendy Kirkpatrick - Developing a resilient community & primary care based workforce to deliver the NHS Health Check

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Presentation 3: Katherine Thompson - NHS Health Check StARS framework A Systems Approach for Raising Standards

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Workshop 3D

Presentation 1: Matt Kearney - NHS Health Checks Supporting primary care to improve outcomes

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Presentation 2: Helen Lowe - GP PERCEPTIONS OF THE NHS HEALTH CHECK PROGRAMME: A QUALITATIVE STUDY

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Presentation 3: Sue Jones and Hanna Kirby - Improving cardiovascular disease risk management in Leeds

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Presentation 4: Helen Williams - Improving BP Control A Pharmacists View

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