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Recent Engagements

Northern Emergency Medicine Conference 2020, Newcastle

We were pleased to be invited by emergency medicine trainees to speak at their annual Northern Emergency Medicine Conference, this year held in Newcastle. Scott delivered a presentation on the public health approach to violence reduction and how to better treat such patients presenting in accident and emergency departments.

Delegates commented positively on the impact of his talk, inspiring many to consider new approaches to reducing incidences of health inequalities and violence.

Strategic Command Course, Tulliallan

Christine was an invited speaker at Police Scotland’s Strategic Command Course held at Tulliallan College at the end of January. Over 50 senior police officers from across the country attended, learning about Scotland’s journey in violence prevention and the work of the many partner agencies who have contributed to its reduction.

Violent Crime & Surgery Teaching Day, Middlesborough

Michael will be taking part in a teaching day on violence and surgery run by vascular surgeon Barnabas Green for young people in the Middlesborough area on the 28th and 29th February. The audience will include school pupils as well as medical students, foundation and core trainees. He will be speaking alongside Martin Griffiths , Detective Superintendent Dai Malyn , Theresa Cave , Roger Currie, and colleagues from the PHEM/Great North Air Ambulance about our work in preventing violence. The delegates will then have the chance to experience surgery and learn some surgical skills during a surgical skills workshop the following day.

Scottish Association for the Study of Offending, Aberdeen

David will be talking at the March SASO meeting in Aberdeen on 26th March. SASO aims to bring together people with a wide range of experience in the criminal justice system so that by listening, talking and sharing experience, a better understanding of our common problems will develop.

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