The Future for Early Years Public Health

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Susan Biddle (Chair), Sustainable Communities Consultant
  • Ailsa Swarbrick, Director, Family Nurse Partnership National Unit
  • Kim Roberts, CEO, HENRY
  • Wendy Sumpton, UK Consultant, MECSH
  • Catherine Lowenhoff, Doctoral Researcher, Department of Midwifery, Community and Public Health
  • Neil Calland, Senior Programme Lead for Technology Strategy, NHS England
  • Coleen Milligan, Programme Manager, Health Intelligence Network, Public Health England
  • John Denley, Director for Public Health, City of Wolverhampton Council
  • Liz Prosser, Healthy Early Years Manager, Healthy Early Years London Programme
  • David Parker-Radford, Homeless Heath Programme Manager, QNI


The health of a child throughout pregnancy and early life has a significant impact on its wellbeing all the way into adulthood. As a result, and with acute health services facing increasing pressure, the importance of delivering services in the community is growing. In 2015, responsibility for early years public health commissioning was transferred to local authorities and just last year the government continued the mandation of the universal five health visiting checks.

Now is the time to evaluate how you can further integrate services, commission for value and develop your workforce to further improve your early years public health service.  

Attend this Westminster Briefing event to gain a comprehensive update on the national landscape for early years public health. Find out where the future lies and learn from other local authorities that are meeting their responsibilities effectively.

Key Issues to be Addressed Include:

  • Where are we now? Comprehensive update on the national landscape
  • Preparing for the future: What next for early years public health?
  • Learning from other authorities that are meeting their responsibilities effectively
  • Combating issues with funding and staffing to deliver your service
  • Commissioning a joined-up 0-19 years service for healthier, long lives

The Event:

The morning session will provide you with an up-to-date briefing on the national landscape for early years public health, and the practical steps you should take to improve outcomes in your area.

The afternoon session will explore how different local authorities are meeting their responsibilities effectively to improve their services through integration, workforce development and innovative working.

Morning refreshments will be served upon arrival with a networking lunch to follow. Any special needs for dietary requirements should be notified to us upon booking.

Who Should Attend?

Public health officials, Health Visiting teams, clinical leads, early years professionals, commissioning managers, children’s & family health teams, children’s centre managers elected members, school nurses, and anyone interested in the improvement of early years public health.

Further information:

Our events are CPD certified. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points.
A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Tuesday 5th March 2019

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)

Charities/Not-for-Profit | 1 Place: £195 | 2+ Places: £145 each

Public Sector | 1 Place: £245 | 2+ Places: £195 each

Private Sector | 1 Place: £295 | 2+ Places: £245 each


Above prices exclude VAT

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