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  • Medical Humanities = the study of human nature & the practice of compassionate concern for the welfare of mankind
  • q.v. The Lancet (parks, gardens stress, depression), WHO Green Cities Blue Cities of Europe, AAI book chapter
  • Developed with the DoH = Step 1 towards becoming a Health Trainer
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    • 1. MHFA The RSPH Perspective Robin Philipp Consultant Occupational & Public Health Physician
    • 2. The RSPH : 1 October 2008
      • RIPH (1886) - RSH (1876)
      • Public Health : ‘the science and art of protecting and improving the health of communities through education, promotion of healthy lifestyles, and research for disease and injury prevention”
      • Independent & multi-disciplinary , 7,000 associates, licentiates, members & fellows
      • Royal Charter , Patronage HM the Queen
    • 3. Spectrum of Member Interests
      • Health protection
      • Environmental health
      • Health professions – medicine, dentistry, nursing, PAMs
      • Dentistry
      • Food hygiene
      • Nutrition & dietetics
      • Health promotion – Well-being Practitioners, Arts & Health
      • Health & safety
      • Veterinary science
      • Engineering
      • Architecture
      • Health care management
      • Social care
    • 4. The RSPH Approach
      • Vision, Voice, Practice
      • Advocacy, Mediation, Empowerment
      • Policy Development
      • Education & Training Services
      • Scientific Research
      • Information Dissemination
      • Certification of Products, Training Centres & Processes
    • 5. RSPH Links
      • Government Depts
      • Public Sector Organisations
      • Other Charities
      • Media
      • Commercial Companies
      • Consumer Bodies
      • Partner University Network (policy, collaborative research bids & dissertation support)
    • 6. RSPH International Collaboration
      • American Public Health Association
      • European Public Health Association
      • World Federation of Public Health Agencies
      • World Health Organisation
      • International Union for Health Promotion & Education
      • The People’s University
    • 7. RSPH Present Priorities
      • Child and Adolescent Health (& Social Justice)
      • Food & Nutrition
      • Immunisation and Vaccination
      • Infection Control
      • Sexual Health
      • Sustainable Development including needs associated with Mental Health & Emotional Well-being
    • 8. RSPH-NIMHE-MHFA
      • Public Health : 1D, 2D, 3D Prevention
      • WHO defn . ‘Health is a state of complete physical, mental, psychological, social & spiritual well-being & not merely the absence of disease or infirmity
    • 9. From Mental Illness to Well-being
      • Mental illness : a diagnosable illness that significantly interferes with and individual’s cognitive, emotional or social abilities, e.g. depression, anxiety, schizophrenia’ [www.healthscotland.com]
      • Mental well-being : ‘a broad term encompassing areas such as life satisfaction, optimism, self-esteem, mastery & feeling in control, having a purpose in life, and a sense of belonging & support [www.healthscotland.com]
      • Health Promotion : The process of enabling people to increase control over & thereby improve their health’ (Nuffield Trust 1999)
    • 10. The Nuffield Nudge
      • Humanities in Medicine: Beyond the Millennium : (1999). Philipp, R., Baum, M., Mawson, A., Calman Sir K. Report Series No.10: 164pp.
      • Arts, Health & Well-Being : (2002). Philipp, R., Baum, M., Macnaughton, J., Calman Sir K. 114pp.
      • CAHHM, Medical Humanities, RCP books,
      • Cultural Medicine (DoH + Arts Council)
    • 11. A Nudge For The Literary Arts
      • Survivors’ Poetry – in spite of not because
      • Lapidus
      • £1.26 millions Annual Prescribing Cost Savings SSRI’s @ 2001 costings
      • News Media coverage
    • 12. The Media Moved
      • GPs to be versed in therapy
      • Try the rhythm method
      • A poem a day keeps dejection at bay
      • Let iambics take the measure of your stress
      • Rhyme restores reason
      • Exam blues? An ode could ease your load
      • From bad to verse
    • 13. The Italian Red Cross
      • “ Technology & Communication for a New Humanitarian Intervention ”:
      • Office of International Health Cooperation & Development: 2007; 232pp.
      • www.choleracafe.com
    • 14. MHFA Training Aims
      • Preserve life where a person may be a danger to themselves or others;
      • Provide help to prevent the mental health problem developing into a more serious state ;
      • Promote recovery of good mental health ;
      • Provide comfort to a person suffering mental illness
    • 15. Joined Up Thinking MHFA Training, the RSPH & 1D, 2D, & 3D Prevention
      • Mental health & lifestyle are linked
      • Self-esteem, personal confidence & morale influence lifestyle & are influenced by it
      • Epictetus: 100 AD
      • Smoking, diet, weight & nutrition, alcohol, drugs, exercise ( NHS LifeCheck )
      • Health & Emotional Literacy (20% UK - )
    • 16. Definitions of Well-Being
      • Ataraxia – “inner peace”
      • Eudaimonia – “a feeling that reflects a combination of well-being, happiness, contentment, pleasure & satisfaction & of living the best life possible”
      • RCP 2005 – “a holistic notion of achieving a state of health, comfort & happiness”
    • 17. Who Is Doing What ?
      • The Nuffield Trust : arts & humanities *
      • FPH Position Statements: mental health & smoking, & with work
      • NICE – evidence bases for public health interventions
      • RCGP & RCPsych public information leaflets
      • Websites : Livinglifetothefull; Beatingtheblues
      • NHS Choices (NHS Direct) - LifeStyleCheck
      • BMA-AMA-CMA [with RSPH, NIMHE, NHS Plus, NCAS & Postgrad. Deaneries?]
    • 18. The RSPH & NIMHE Needs For Sustainable Development
      • Values : “a set of principles which are consistent & inform & direct our thought, action & activities”
      • Fiscal Capital : “accumulated wealth as used esp. in further production”
      • Human Capital : social, cultural, intellectual, emotional, creative, aesthetic, spiritual, moral
      • UK Creative Industries : worth £60 billion / year (British Council)
    • 19. RSPH Support For Human Capital : Training Courses
      • Working together with national learning & support networks designed to disseminate effective practice
      • Signposting professionals to toolkits & materials developed by other organisations
      • Filling gaps with evidence-based practical tools to help public health practitioners
    • 20. The RSPH: Establishing Competencies, Benchmarking & Compliance
      • 7 levels of Generic Outcomes of Understanding
      • National Qualifications Framework (NQF)
      • National Qualifications & Credits Framework (NQCF) [new]
      • Public Health National Occupational Standards of the Sector Skills Council
      • MHFA Instructors’ Course [ Level 3 ]
    • 21. The RSPH Portfolio of Qualifications
      • 40+ qualifications
      • 100,000 students qualify each year
      • Accreditation by OfQual (the Govt. Regulator)
    • 22. Other RSPH Stand Alone Awards of Relevance to MHFAIs
      • Health Awareness [ Level 1 ]
      • Understanding Health Improvement [ Level 2 ] *
      • Recognising & Responding to Substance Misuse [ Level 2 – under development]
      • Certificate in Health Promotion [ Level 2 ]
    • 23. Relevance of these Awards to MHFAIs
      • First 3 all recognise competency to:
      • Identify signs and / or symptoms;
      • Assess the immediate risk & what help is required;
      • Ensure self-care
    • 24. The Most Relevant Award
      • Understanding Health Improvement
      • UK Govt. White Paper: ‘ Choosing Health: Making Healthier Choices Easier’
      • Identified need for the NHS Health Trainer
      • Role – advise, motivate & support individuals
      • 1st step towards becoming a fully qualified NHS Health Trainer
    • 25. Understanding Health Improvement Award
      • Accredited training for workplace ‘ Health Champions’ – relevance for PCTs “Health, Work & Well-being Coordinators” – Lord Darzi, Dame Carol Black
      • Health promotion role within the workforce:
      • Losing weight & keeping it off;
      • Eating more healthily;
      • Quitting smoking
      • Drinking wisely
      • Managing the response to stress & pressure
    • 26. Interest in Understanding Health Improvement
      • Microsoft
      • British Dental Association
      • Airbus
      • Primary care Trusts
      • Royal Mail
      • British Army
      • Carphone warehouse
      • Marks & Spencer
      • Cadbury Schweppes
      • Prison Service
      • Training Life Coaches & Counsellors
    • 27. The RSPH Approach : Applying the WHO Healthy Settings Model
      • WHO Health Promoting Hospitals
      • Healthy Schools
      • Prisons
      • Airports
      • WHO Healthy Cities
      • WHO Green Cities: Blue Cities of Europe
      • UK Healthcare Commission & PH Stds
    • 28. Professionalism
      • Ensuring one’s own mental health, emotional resilience & coping skills;
      • Working together for standards ;
      • Improving what we do & how we go about it;
      • Towards a common aim & the evidence base ;
      • The public health.
      • www.rsph.org.uk
      • www.artsaccessinternational.org
      • www.lapidus.org.uk
    • 29. MHFA: Evidence That It Works
      • RCT (Kitchener B.A., & Jorm A.F. BMC Psychiatry 2004: Vol.4: 23).
      • Workplace: 301 Public Servants
      • _____________________________
      • Improved knowledge
      • Less stigmatizing attitudes
      • Increased confidence in helping others
      • Increase in amount of actual help
      • Improved personal mental health
    • 30. Relevant RSPH Divisions
      • Development – Heather Davison
      • Qualifications – Wendy Moore
      • Accreditation - Anna Zilnyk (with HD)
      • MHFAIs : Competency Clusters – CPD – Career development