Caithness Map :: Links to Site Map Paying too much for broadband? Move to PlusNet broadband and save£££s. Free setup now available - terms apply. PlusNet broadband.  

 

Green Routes to Feeling Good Conference - Inverness

15th January 2013

Photograph of Green Routes to Feeling Good Conference - Inverness

Green Routes to Feeling Good - Health links to the environment
Conference & Showcase - Saturday 2nd March 2013
Millburn Academy, Diriebught Road, Inverness.

Green Routes to Feeling Good Conference
Join our inspiring and informative day which will involve a wide range of speakers and workshop sessions led by health and environmental experts. This day is aimed at anyone that works or is interested in healthcare or the environment.

Key Speakers
* Dr Margaret Somerville, Director of Public Health & Health Policy, NHS Highland - The health effects of climate change.
* Professor Catharine Ward Thompson, Director of OPENspace Research Centre, Edinburgh University - Is green good for you?
* Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, Research Fellow, Centre for Rural Health, UHI - Hospital grounds green space project

Workshops - Delegates will also have the opportunity to choose from a selection of workshops: Running a Green Gym, Forest School ethos and activities to support healthier lifestyles, Local people local paths, Feeling good at every size & Participatory mapping of health indicators.
Book now as places are limited! For the full programme see details below.

Green Routes to Feeling Good Showcase from 2 4pm
Information, wide range of activities, taster sessions and inspiring demonstrations.
Do you want to start growing or cooking your own food?
Are you interested in becoming more active or enjoying the outdoors?
Would you like to start walking more or getting your bike back on the road?
Come along to this free event to find out whats on offer in your area for you and your family!

The HEN AGM will take place at 4pm all welcome.

For further information the full programme or to book your place on the conference please visit www.highlandenvironment.org.uk, email hen[AT]highlandenvironment.org.uk or call 07733771186

Programme
09:30 - 10:00 Registration & refreshments
10.00 - 10:05 Welcome - Vanessa Halhead, HEN Chair
10:05 - 10:35 The health effects of climate change
Dr Margaret Somerville, Director of Public Health & Health Policy, NHS
Highland
10:35 - 10:55 Is green good for you?
Professor Catharine Ward Thompson, Director of OPENspace
Research Centre, Edinburgh University.
10:55 - 11:15 Hospital grounds green space project
Dr Sarah-Anne Munoz, Research Fellow, Centre for Rural Health, UHI
11:15 11.30 Questions & Answer Session
11: 30 - 11:45 BREAK
11:50 - 12:45 Workshops (select on the day):
* Running a Green Gym The Conservation Trust
* Developing Branching Out/Forest School ethos and activities to
support healthier lifestyles Abriachan Community Woodland
* Local People Local Paths - Paths for All
 Feeling good at every size - NHS Health Promotions
 Participatory mapping of health indicators Centre for Rural
Health, University of the Highland and Islands
12:45 - 13:45 LUNCH & FILM SHOW
13:50 - 14:45 Workshops (repeated)
14:50 - 15:10 Feedback from workshops
15:10 - 15:40 BREAK
15:40 - 15:50 Summing up - HEN Chair
15:50 - 16:20 HEN AGM
14:00 16:00 Public exhibition with drop in taster sessions and demonstrations

[Printer Friendly Version]