Our Future Health – the Society’s lecture series for 2019
In the 70th anniversary year of the NHS, the Learned Society of Wales is pleased to announce a set of prestigious lectures on health in Wales and beyond.
The series will be launched in Cardiff on 17 January 2019 with a major speech by Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, looking at what the next 70 years will hold for our health service. Further events will take place throughout Wales and will focus on key current topics including sexual health, the economics of public health, and dying in today’s world. A full list is provided below.
Each lecture is free to attend and open to all, and will be followed by a Q & A session with the speaker(s).
For more information, please contact the Senior Executive Officer, Dr Sarah Morse.
Introduction from Professor John Wyn Owen, Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales
Events in the series
Click here to visit our Eventbrite page, where you can register for all events and find further information.
|Date||Title||Partner / venue|
|17 January 2019||The NHS: A Success, But Where Next? |
Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz FLSW
|6 February 2019||The Future of Health and Healthcare in a Changing Climate|
Professor Sir Andy Haines
|University of Wales Trinity Saint David – Carmarthen campus|
|13 February 2019||A Medical School for Swansea, West Wales and the World|
Professors Julian Hopkin and Keith Lloyd FLSW
|20 February 2019||‘Don’t Die of Ignorance’: The Impact of Health Promotion and Prevention in the Context of HIV |
Dr Olwen Williams FLSW
|Wrexham Glyndŵr University|
|21 February 2019||The NHS in Wales: A Health Economist’sPerspective on the Next 70 Years|
Professor Rhiannon Tudor Edwards FLSW
|4 March 2019||Dying in Today’s World|
Professor the Baroness llora Finley of Llandaff FLSW
|Cardiff Metropolitan University|
|12 March 2019||Beyond the NHS: Is Health Really 'Global'?|
Professor Colin McInnes
|9 April 2019||Is Free Universal Health Coverage Sustainable?|
Perspectives from NHS General Practice for future healthcare in the UK and beyond
Professor Helen Stokes-Lampard
|Welsh Centre for International Affairs / Temple of Peace, Cardiff|