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Risk Communication in Public Health

Interchange, Old Colwyn Bay

The workshop will be led by Kathryn Thirlaway (University of Wales Institute Cardiff)

This session will cover:

  • Conceptualising risk and communication - what is a risk? - why communicate risks? - examples of good and bad communications
  • Communicating risks ? errors in processing risk - case studies on the methods and theories that underpin the risk communication
  • Risk and changing behaviour ? acute and chronic risk communication

Covering practitioner standards:
Area 2 No.8 underpinned by Area 1, Area 3 and Area 4 No.12

The event is relevant for:
All public health professionals / workers (for example, anyone whose role impacts the health and wellbeing of individuals / communities / populations)

How to apply:
The event is free to attend (but failure to attend without 48 hours notice will result in an administration fee of £45 per delegate)

To reserve a place complete and return a registration form

Places are limited and will be allocated on a ?first come first served? basis

Before the event:
On receipt of registration forms individuals will be sent an email to confirm their place; joining instructions will also be provided

For further information please contact or telephone . If you would like to attend this event. please complete and return a registration form to me as soon as possible so I can register you at the event. When I receive your registration form I will confirm your place by email. Allocation of places will be on a first come basis so please apply early to avoid disappointment.



Christopher Orr
Swyddog Cymorth, Datblygu Proffesiynol a Sefydliadol, Iechyd Cyhoeddus Cymru, 14 Ffordd Eglwys Gadeiriol, Caerdydd CF11 9LJ
Team Support Officer, Professional and Organisational Development, Public Health Wales, 14 Cathedral Road, Cardiff CF11 9LJ


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