Exploring the Opportunities & Challenges: Making Every Contact Count
Thursday 08 February 2018, 09:30am - 04:00pm

A collaborative event between North West Population Health & Prevention Network (NW PHPN), a multi professional public health network funded by Health Education England and Public Health England North West (PHE NW).

This is an exciting opportunity to come together to consider some of the key opportunities and challenges associated with MECC approaches and interventions in the North West.

The purpose of the event is to:

  • bring people together from across the North West to raise awareness of MECC principles and practice and examples of MECC activity;
  • explore some of the key drivers for MECC including success measures such as the new health & wellbeing CQUIN;
  • raise awareness of relevant digital learning resources and explore the opportunities for collaborative planning and working towards MECC activity and workforce development.

The event is particularly relevant for all organisations and staff working on health & wellbeing agendas and especially MECC approaches.

Draft Programme

In the afternoon the workshops we will be looking at examples of MECC in practice in Bury, exploring how social prescribing and MECC are linked and hearing from a GPā€™s experience associated with the challenges of MECC interventions for patients with mental health issues. We will also hear how about Connect 5 training ā€“ mental health & resilience training to support workforce development. There will be a facilitated discussion session as part of the workshop sessions.

There will be a limited number of exhibition stands available should you wish to showcase your local MECC work (at no charge). Please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for details.

Register here

Closing date for registrations is 5:00pm on Monday 22nd January 2018.

To register for the event you will be asked to log in first so if you are not a PHPN member yet please register to join first (no registration fee involved).


Contact - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Location University of Manchester, Barnes Wallis Building, Sackville Street Campus, Manchester M1 7JA (Barnes Wallis Room)
This is a free event and refreshments & lunch will be provided.