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:
- hosting the Bristol Women’s Health Conference on 8 March 2017 (International Women’s Day)
- developing the Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (JSNA) Data Profile to include separate data for women and men (where possible)
- support with development of a range of JSNA Chapters on priority topics, to include data for women (and other equality groups, where possible) and comment
- hosting “Our Menopauses… The Great Menopause Event” in Nov 2017
- publication of the Women's Health 2017 report (pdf, 515k) (opens new window) as a JSNA Chapter in Jan 2018
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
- Alcohol Support: video of presentation
Community Support Service: Mental Health
- Community Support Service: presentation slides (pdf, 671k) (opens new window)
- Community Support Service: video of presentation
Healthy Lifestyles: Women in Bristol
- Healthy Lifestyles:presentation slides (pdf, 1.8MB) (opens new window)
- Healthy Lifestyles: video of presentation (pdf, 671k) (opens new window)
Health Care Responses: Domestic violence
- Health Care Responses: presentation slides (pdf, 2.3MB) (opens new window)
- Health Care Responses: video of presentation
Integrated Approach: Supporting Survivors of Violence
- Integrated Approach: presentation slides (pdf, 657k) (opens new window)
- Integrated Approach: video of presentation
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
- Women’s Health and Equality Consortium Recommendations on JSNA: Full guidance report January 2013
- Bristol Women’s Voice: Womanifesto Health and Social care
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”