Health Protection Taster Day

17 July 2024


Date and Time:

Wed 17 July 2024
09:15 – 12:30



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his session has been designed to enable colleagues that want to know more about the regional health protection function and wish to gain a better understanding of the role of the UK Health Security Agency, the Y&H Health Protection Team and it’s key system partners. 


The session will include: 

  • An overview of UKHSA and the Y&H Health Protection Team 
  • Geographical and Partnership Working (inc Field services, Environmental Hazards, EPRR, Microbiology, Public Health Programmes (Screening and Imms, Local Authority Health Protection and Infection, Prevention and Control) 
  • Ways of Working (inc Acute Response, Incident Management, Risk Communications) 
  • The latest/emerging threats to public health  
  • Working together with your help on Vaccine Preventable Disease 


This Public Health Taster session is aimed at people who are keen to understand more about the scope and breadth of Health ProtectionThe day will also inform what we can do together to improve and protect health in your everyday practice.   


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