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:
- 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”