Tutorial: Risk Comms (1/2 day) & Communicating with the public (1/2 day)

Category: Tutorial Dates - Other

Date: April 9th 2019 9:30am until 4:00pm

Location: Room 302/303, PHE Rivergate, Temple Quay Bristol BS1 6EH

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These tutorials are open to Public Health Specialty Registrars on the South West Public Health Training Programme only.

Public Health Media Tutorial: 9 April 2019

The day will be interactive with an opportunity to practice and get feedback on some key media skills such as radio interviews and writing press releases.

Please come along with some current projects, programmes or topics of interest to base the practical sessions on.


09.30am – 10.00am

Registration and tea/coffee



10am – 11.15am

Introduction to media and media handling/risk communications

-          PHE / Health Protection perspective

-          CRCE reflections on Salisbury communications

-          Hospital Trust perspective


 Gemma Fear (PHE)


Matthew Pardo (TBC)



11.15am – 11.30am

Tea/coffee break



11.30am – 12.30pm

Press releases – top tips and practical session (please think about topics you could use as examples for this session)

Gemma Fear (PHE)


12.30pm – 13:30pm

Lunch – not provided


13.30pm – 14.30pm

Training programme updates


Maggie Rae, Diane Lloyd and Gemma Cooke

14.30pm – 16.00pm

Media interviews – top tips and practical session (incorporating tea/coffee break)

Gemma Fear & Matthew Pardo (PHE)




Please register for this event by completing the form below.

After registering you will receive an email asking you to confirm your attendance. It is important to check your junk inbox for this message.

If you have confirmed attendance and then find you are unable to attend, it is important to inform Claire McCarthy, Business Support Administrator.


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