Heart of Mersey AGM 2011 presentation


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Heart of Mersey, a local CVD and NCD prevention charity presents work highlights of 2010/11. Presentation made by CEO Robin Ireland 10 October 2011, Liverpool, UK

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Heart of Mersey AGM 2011 presentation

  1. 1. HEART OF MERSEY Warmly welcomes you to its: SIXTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
  2. 3. Heart of Mersey Annual Report 2010/11 Robin Ireland, Chief Executive 10 th October 2011
  3. 4. <ul><li>Our partnership with the University of Liverpool secured £200k funding to develop strategies around CVD prevention </li></ul><ul><li>33 nurseries completed our pre-school nutrition course resulting in improved nutrition for the 1,300 children in their care </li></ul><ul><li>29 Cheshire and Merseyside Charters have been awarded to workplaces protecting over 15,000 community staff from the harmful effects of second hand smoke </li></ul><ul><li>The Healthy Stadia Network has recruited over 220 member organisations from the fields of sport, health NGOs and academia across 14 countries </li></ul><ul><li>For every £1 invested by PCTs the charity attracted 150% additional funding to invest back into CVD prevention </li></ul>Highlights
  4. 5. A challenging year! <ul><li>Changing public health landscape </li></ul><ul><li>NICE CVD guidance published in June 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Continued focus on tobacco control and food and nutrition as key programmes to address not only CVD but other NCDs </li></ul><ul><li>More capacity on increasing physical activity delivered in tandem with our very successful international Healthy Stadia programme </li></ul><ul><li>Supported and underpinned by excellent research delivered in partnership with the University of Liverpool </li></ul><ul><li>A huge thanks to a skilled and talented programme team </li></ul><ul><li>And more thanks to the HoM trustees and to Charlie Barker and </li></ul><ul><li>Chris Birt in particular </li></ul>
  5. 7. Many people are paying a high price for what they eat <ul><li>Improving the environment to make it easier to make healthier food choices </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Takeaways unwrapped’ </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-school nutrition </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting breastfeeding </li></ul><ul><li>Food Charter </li></ul><ul><li>European Public Health and Agriculture Consortium </li></ul><ul><li>Taking action through advocacy and lobbying </li></ul>
  6. 9. Tackling smoking among young people <ul><li>Smoking among young people in the NW is higher than the national average, with 18% of 14-17 year olds smoking </li></ul><ul><li>Taking on the Tobacco Industry </li></ul><ul><li>Smokefree and mental health </li></ul><ul><li>Tackling illicit tobacco through specialist training </li></ul><ul><li>Cheshire and Merseyside Charters </li></ul><ul><li>Support for hospital in-patients </li></ul><ul><li>National and European advocacy </li></ul>
  7. 11. Evidence based research is critical <ul><li>Working in partnership with the University of Liverpool </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence-based research is absolutely crucial in influencing local and national policy </li></ul><ul><li>Improving food for the under-fives </li></ul><ul><li>Identifying the most effective and cost-effective CVD prevention policies across a number of European countries </li></ul><ul><li>IMPACT model: Showing that about 60% of the fall in CHD deaths is due to reductions in risk factors </li></ul><ul><li>Academic publications </li></ul>
  8. 13. European Healthy Stadia Network <ul><li>Healthy Stadia network </li></ul><ul><li>Working with the World Heart Federation and UEFA </li></ul><ul><li>Promotion of World Heart Day </li></ul><ul><li>Healthier Cricket Stadia </li></ul><ul><li>Projects across Europe including working with UEFA EURO 2012™ </li></ul>
  9. 14. Promoting Physically Active Environments in Merseyside <ul><li>A New Mobility Culture for Merseyside </li></ul><ul><li>Supporting Active Travel campaigns </li></ul>
  10. 16. A social enterprise company aimed at improving health and wellbeing <ul><li>HoM set up HM Partnerships as a social enterprise company in 2008. Available profits are reinvested in the charity </li></ul><ul><li>HM Partnerships supports partners with comprehensive health interventions, programmes and strategies aimed at improving health and wellbeing </li></ul><ul><li>Liverpool Nursery Nutrition Project. Findings have been used by the School Food Trust to inform the government report: Laying the Table: Recommendations for National Food and Nutrition Guidance for Early Years Settings in England </li></ul><ul><li>Improving health in Wigan </li></ul><ul><li>Health Trainers and Worklessness pilot </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy Stadia Impact Analysis Toolkit </li></ul>HM Partnerships
  11. 17. Governance and finance The Trustees: <ul><li>Have assessed the major risks to which the charity is exposed and are satisfied that systems are in place to mitigate such risks </li></ul><ul><li>Have reviewed HoM’s finances, including its reserves, throughout the financial year </li></ul><ul><li>All funding sources are detailed on page 37 in the Annual Report. Our particular thanks go to the primary care trusts in Cheshire and Merseyside for their continuing funding in 2010/11 </li></ul><ul><li>HoM’s complete audited accounts for 2010/11 are available at this meeting. The Annual Report contains an abbreviated set </li></ul>
  12. 18. Where to now? A personal perspective <ul><li>Contribution of Voluntary and Community Sector to public health </li></ul><ul><li>Not only a provider but a contributor to best practice </li></ul><ul><li>Helping to support future public health commissioning </li></ul><ul><li>Independence and advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Future possibilities and Options Review </li></ul><ul><li>Things that keep me awake at night </li></ul>
  13. 19. I am pleased to present this report on behalf of the Heart of Mersey trustees and thank you for your continuing support in 2011/12
  14. 20. Professor Gerard Hastings “ How public health has to address Big Tobacco and Big Food”