Healthy Events

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Healthy Events

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1. Healthy Events

2. Presentation Summary of the challenges presented by mass gatherings on health services Overview of NHS London programme to manage demand and potential impact on NHS Healthy Events – Work to date

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4. For example: In Athens In Sydney – respiratory, sun and heat related illness, alcohol and drug related illness and injury. In Vancouver - For example: In Athens In Sydney – respiratory, sun and heat related illness, alcohol and drug related illness and injury. In Vancouver -

6. Understand the challenges to the NHS Minimise the impact Engage with ASAGs Healthy Events Manage the risk Signposting Planning and reporting Inform providers Business continuity planning Games time reporting

8. Understand the challenges to the NHS Minimise the impact Engage with ASAGs Healthy Events Manage the risk Signposting Planning and reporting Engagement with providers to enable service delivery Timely Games time reporting and escalation at Games time Working through your local authority ASAGs you can scrutinise the event plans for these events to see what event promoters are doing to minimise risks to health services and whether this is sufficient Working through your local authority ASAGs you can scrutinise the event plans for these events to see what event promoters are doing to minimise risks to health services and whether this is sufficient

9. Healthy event principles based on good practice from other events and mass gatherings Signposting to health services Health messaging Sun safety Alcohol and substance misuse Health service provision Tobacco policy Sexual health Food safety Hand washing facilities

10. Nationally consistent signposting principles Pharmacy first – directing people away from A&E Hub on NHS Choices Information for international visitors pre games

13. ‘The event organiser needs to minimise the effects of an event on the healthcare provision for the local population and, wherever possible, reduce its impact on the local NHS facilities and ambulance service’ (HSE, 1999) Review event medical plans Role of event medical staff in prevention Alcohol related illness Signposting Onsite pharmacy

14. Alcohol and substance misuse

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17. Understand the challenges to the NHS Minimise the impact Engage with ASAGs Healthy Events Manage the risk Signposting Planning and reporting Engagement with providers to enable service delivery Timely Games time reporting and escalation at Games time

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