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Bookings now open for our Evidence-based Practice conference 2020!

20th January 2020

Creating Healthy Children, 2020 and beyond

12 and 13 May 2020, Manchester

Due to popular demand, our evidence-based practice conference in May 2020 is now two days! And bookings are now open!

Our conference programme brings together local, national and international speakers focused on sharing best practice examples and research to improve health visiting practice for babies, children and families. The presentations and workshops will reflect the breadth of health visiting practice and service development reflected primarily in the 15 High Impact Areas and 8 Key Principles set out in our recently published “Vision for the Future”.

The conference will also coincide with the 2020 anniversary celebrations of Florence Nightingale’s birth and we are keen to incorporate advances in public health nursing in recognition of Florence’s founding role in this field of nursing.

Being held in Manchester, this conference will provide you with the latest guidance and recommendations relating to infant and family public health from leading professionals and experts!

Book early to avoid disappointment – Our last 5 conferences have sold out!

Earlybird tickets (for iHV members and non-members) are available until 20 March 2020, so please book early to secure your ticket at this highly popular event! Limited student places also available. 

Please book early to secure these great discounts and avoid disappointment. 

We have an exciting line up of speakers at “Creating Healthy Children, 2020 and beyond”  – confirmed speakers include:

  • Jeanelle De Gruchy – DPH Tameside and President of the Association of Directors of Public Health
  • Linda Magistris – CEO of The Good Grief Trust
  • Merle Davies – CEO of A Better start, Blackpool
  • Tim Hobbs – Chief Executive, Dartington Service Design Lab
  • James McTaggart, Early Years Psychologist, Highland Council

We always seek to ensure our activities comply with the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative – our events are not and never will be sponsored by the formula milk industry. 

Call for Abstracts

We are delighted to offer the opportunity to present your practice development or research at our evidence-based conference – Creating Healthy Children, 2020 and beyond.

Abstract submission deadline is 17 February 2019.