Women's Health Task Group

Women's Health Task Group

Information on the Women’s Health Task Group.

This task group was created by the Women’s Commission to oversee work around women’s health in Bristol.

This work includes:

These tasks will contribute to a women’s health strategy for Bristol.

Bristol Women’s Health Conference

Below are presentations from the Bristol Women's Health Conference held on International Women's Day 2017.

Women's Health Conference

Alcohol Support: Why women only

Community Support Service: Mental Health

Healthy Lifestyles: Women in Bristol

Health Care Responses: Domestic violence

Integrated Approach: Supporting Survivors of Violence

Bristol Women's Health Conference: workshop presentations

Below are presentations from the workshop events during the Bristol Women's Health Conference.

Women’s health information

The Chief Medical Officer’s report

At a national level the Chief Medical officer has published the document: Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2014 The Health of the 51%: Women.

The Chief Medical Officer wrote:

“Being the first woman Chief Medical Officer has played a part in my decision to focus this, my fourth advocacy report, on women’s health. There are often issues that are not talked about, even ignored.

Yet a woman’s life course offers multiple opportunities to prevent predictable morbidity and mortality and to empower women (and, through them, their families) with information to take positive steps towards health”