Tutorial: Vaccination

Category: Regional Public Health Events - Other

Date: October 14th 2014 9:30am until 4:00pm

Location: RG Conf room 6 (20) - Ground Floor Conf Suite, 2 Rivergate, Temple Quay, Bristol BS1 6ED

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These tutorials are open to Public Health Specialty Registrars on the South West Public Health Training Programme only.

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South West Public Health Training Programme


Screening & Immunisation

Emerging diseases


Date: Tuesday 14th October 2014

Location: 2 Rivergate, Temple Quay, Bristol, BS1 6EH

Room: RG Conf room 6 (20) - Ground Floor Conf Suite


Booking a place: http://www.swph-education.org.uk/events/show/Tutorial-Vaccination/





Trains arrive from:  Exeter & Plymouth: 9.25

                               Bath & London: 9.10, 9.36, 9.45

                               Gloucester: 9.36


9.30 – 9.50

Tea & coffee on arrival


9.50 – 10.00

Welcome and overview of the day; Housekeeping issues

Petra Manley

StR in PH

10.00 – 10.15

Session 1 – Health Knowledge Screening Module (developed by Angela Raffle) http://www.healthknowledge.org.uk/interactive-learning/screening

Petra Manley

Via Group E-Learning session


10.15 – 11.00

Session 2 – New developments & changes in Screening,  Current Screening programmes

Dr Ardiana Gjini

Head of Screening & Immunisation, PHE & NHSE South (BGSW area team)

11.00 – 11.15

Tea and coffee break


11.15 – 12.15

Session 3 – New developments & changes in Immunisation, Current Immunisation schedule

Dr Julie Yates

Head of Screening & Immunisation, PHE & NHSE South (BNSSSG & DCIoS area team)

12.15 – 12.50



12.50 – 13.50

Session 4 – Meningococcal B and other child vaccinations

Prof Adam Finn

Professor of Paediatrics, UHB Education and Research Centre

13.50 – 14.05

Tea and coffee break


14.05 – 15.05

Session 5 – Emerging diseases (Ebola, MERS-CoV and others)

Dr Peter Horby

Consultant Medical Epidemiologist, PHE Field Epidemiology Service

15.05 – 15.10

 Comfort break


15.10 – 16.10

Session 6 – Field Epidemiology Service and its role in Emerging diseases

Dr Isabel Oliver

Director, PHE Field Epidemiology Service

16.10 – 16.20

Review and discussion

StR Business, AOB

All StRs


Trains depart to:    Exeter & Plymouth: 16.45

                              Bath & London: 16.30, 16.41

                              Gloucester: 16.30, 16.41




Optional Session – Paralysed with Fear: the story of polio


Prof Gareth Williams

Emeritus Professor of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Bristol




Aim of the Tutorial:

To provide Registrars with the most up-to-date knowledge about Immunisation & Screening and Emerging diseases and to give them opportunity to discuss the knowledge to become confident of using it in their Public Health practice.


Objectives of the Tutorial:


  • To provide good knowledge of new developments and recent changes in Screening & Immunisation in England;
  • To become familiar with the current Screening & Immunisation Programmes in England;
  • To gain an insight into child vaccinations including new Meningococcal B vaccination;
  • To develop a good knowledge base of Emerging diseases currently important to Public Health practice;
  • To develop awareness of the Field Epidemiology Service and its role in Public Health England and Emerging diseases.



Suggested Learning Outcomes:


2.15 Assess the evidence for screening programmes using established criteria (P1)

2.18 Use evidence-based recommendations to influence decisions (P3)

3.1 Display awareness of current national PH policies (P1&3)

5.1 Debate the relative importance of individual and society decisions for health and ethical issues relating to health improvement (P1)

6.1 Identify known or potential health effects associated with a particular hazard relevant to health protection which is common in a population (P1)

6.2 Characterise the hazard identified, both quantitatively and qualitatively (P2)

6.3 Assess the degree of risk associated with exposure to a hazard commonly found in the population (P2)

6.4 Integrate hazard identification, characterisation and assessment into an estimate of the adverse events likely to occur in a population, based on a hazard commonly found in that population (P2)

6.5 Be able to complete a risk assessment for a hazard not commonly found in a population, drawing on external expertise as appropriate (P3)

6.6 Describe complex issues clearly to individuals, groups and communities (P2)

6.9 Ask appropriate questions to recognise a problem when presented with a health protection challenge (P2)

6.10 Interpret the answer received and recognise the need to ask for relevant advice when appropriate (P2)

6.11 Identify and confirm the risks and possible exposures (P2)

9.11 Help the public to be aware of and understand health issues (P3)


EMS2 Be willing to consult colleagues

EMS5 Establish and maintain trust by listening to and respecting others’ views including giving patients and others the information they need in a way they can understand

EMS6 Treat others with courtesy

EMS7 Respect the rights of the public and patients to be involved in choices

EMS13 Keep knowledge and skills up to date, including regular audit, appraisal and reflective learning

EMS18 Work within a value system appropriate to public health advocacy




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