Tutorial: Covid Surveillance & Vaccination Planning

Category: Tutorial Dates - Other

Date: December 10th 2020 9:30am until 4:30pm

Location: via MS Teams

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

Please register for this event by completing the form below.

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If you have confirmed attendance and then find you are unable to attend, it is important to inform Lucy Brenton.

9h 30

Training Programme Team Update with Maggie, Diane & Gemma

10 h

Tutorial Starts: Introduction

10 h 10

Covid-19 Laboratory Updates/Testing - Derren Ready, Field Services, PHE

10 h 40

Covid-19 PHE Surveillance - Charles Beck, Field Services, PHE

11 h 10


11 h 30

PHE Syndromic Surveillance - Alex Elliot, PHE Real-Time Syndromic Surveillance Team


Registrar Business Meeting chaired by Rob Hayward and Joanna McLaughlin

12 h 30

Lunch break

13 h 30

Covid-19 Vaccine: Updates & Modelling - Hannah Christensen

14h 30

5 minute comfort break

14 h 35

COVID-19 Vaccine Workshop – 10 mins introduction, 45mins in small groups, 30 mins group discussion (External facilitator: Katy Turner)

1) COVID-19 vaccination campaign: Local authority challenges, key messages, culturally competent messaging, targeting marginalised groups

2) Misinformation about vaccines on social media: Do any of us correct misinformation when we see it on SM? Why/ why not? What is the evidence for whether correcting misinformation changes behaviour? 

3) Frontline healthcare worker COVID-19 vaccination campaign: making comparisons to the seasonal influenza vaccine campaigns, using personal stories with patients, discussing our cognitive biases.

16 h 00

Closing Remarks. Video link closes.


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