PIF is delighted to be holding an event in London on Health Information for Children and Young People on Friday 3 November 2017.
The event will share learning, best practice and good examples of:
- Innovative approaches to sharing information with children and young people
- Co-creating and involving children/young people in the development of health information
- Top tips for engaging with (or writing for) different age groups
The event will be chaired by Kath Evans, Experience of Care Lead – Maternity, Infants, Children and Young People, at NHS England.
9.30 – 10.00 Registration and networking
10.00 – 11.00 Session 1
- Welcome and introduction from Chair Kath Evans, Experience of Care Lead – Maternity, Infants, Children and Young People, NHS England
- Young person’s panel: Experiences of accessing and using health information NHS Youth Forum (tbc)
11.00 – 11.30 How does your organisation meet the information needs of children and young people?
- Speed networking (including refreshment break): This is your opportunity to engage with other event attendees, and make useful connections that will help drive your activities and projects forwards.
11.30 – 12.35 Session 2
- Co-creating customised and reliable, home-based digital condition-management apps: a qualitative study involving children with long-term conditions Dr Veronica Swallow, Chair in Child and Family Health, University of Leeds
- So what is MND anyway? Engaging with young people to develop a new guide and web app Kaye Stevens, Care Information Manager, MND Association
12.35 – 13.25 Lunch
13.25 – 14.30 Session 3
- Your teeth are in control: top tips for engaging different ages Dr Zoe Marshman, Consultant in Dental Public Health, Sheffield University
- Using creative methods to improve children's and young people’s understanding of cancer, and the impact parental cancer can have on their family Dr Caroline Leek, Founder, Fruit Fly Collective
14.30 – 15.00 Interactive session: challenges and solutions
15.00 – 15.15 Break
15.15 – 16.15 Session 3
- Tackling tinnitus in children: hands on resources Nic Wray, Communications Manager, British Tinnitus Association
- Dementia Explained: developing a website with children and young people Robin Brisbourne, Communications Manager – Science, Alzheimer’s Research UK
16.15 – 16.30 Close, Chair Kath Evans, Experience of Care Lead – Maternity, Infants, Children and Young People, NHS England