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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

Previous Events

North East England Health Summit: Inequalities-Related Stress Event

28th June 2016, 09:15 to 15:00, CG83, Chemistry Department Durham City. Catering is provided in the Scarborough Cafe

The purpose of this event is to gather those in academia, policy, and practice either working on or concerned about inequalities-related life stress, in order to collaborate on putting knowledge into action.

REGISTER HERE

9.00

REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

9.30

Open

Prof Clare Bambra, Programme Lead, Fuse Health Inequalities Research Programme

9.35

Welcome and Aim of the Event

Dr Emily Henderson, Lead, Stress, Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group

Fuse Lecturer and Research Fellow, Durham University

Dr Jo Cairns, Fuse Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Durham University

9.45

Opening address

Gregor Henderson, National Lead, Mental Health and Wellbeing, PHE

10.00

10.20

10.40

Update on evidence

  • Perinatal mental health and implications for the lifecourse

Dr James Newham, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Newcastle University

Dr Raghu Lingam, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Newcastle University

  • Alcohol use as a coping mechanism for stress

Dr Jo Cairns, Local Area Research and Intelligence Association

  • Health inequalities and austerity in Stockton-on-Tees: the everyday experiences of mothers

Amy Greer-Murphy, PhD Student, Durham University

11.00

REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING

11.20

11.40

12.00

Hearing from local practice

  • Smoking, the lifestyle choice that isn’t

Mr John Watson, Deputy Chief Executive, ASH Scotland

  • Alcohol use as a coping mechanism for stress

Mr Mark Joyce, Service Manager, Changing Lives

  • Social and emotional wellbeing of young people

Dr Helen Stain, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Durham University

12.20

LUNCH AND NETWORKING

13.15

Stress-relieving activity

Yvonne Hall, St Anthony’s Priory, Durham

13.25

Keynote: Obesity, inequality and insecurity

Professor Stanley Ulijaszek, Professor of Human Ecology and Director of the Unit for Biocultural Variation and Obesity, University of Oxford

14.05

Panel discussion: potential for collaborative work

14.50

Next Steps

Dr Emily Henderson, Lead, Stress, Health and Wellbeing Special Interest Group

Fuse Lecturer and Research Fellow, Durham University

15.00

CLOSE, REFRESHMENTS AND NETWORKING