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Well Child Symposium 2017

Presentations from the Well Child Symposium

Morning session

Opening Address Judge Andrew Becroft, Children's Commissioner
Well Child Tamariki Ora programme: an update Kylie McCosh, Ministry of Health
Babies living in Smoke Free Homes Peter Jones
What's different about Oranga Tamariki: An overview of the Family Violence Risk Assessment framework Sandra Coleman, Ministry for Children, Oranga Tamariki
Influencing change for children in challenging environments

Sarah Best, Brainwave Trust

Dr Marguerite Dalton, Conectus


Afternoon session

Child nutrition, intolerance vs allergy Anna Richards, Nutrition and Allergy Specialist
Immunisation conversations & Schedule changes The Immunisation Advisory Centre
Innovations in Well Child Tamariki Ora practice
Northern Region Hannah Gentile, Programme Manager WCTO
Central Region Craig Moore  WCTO Quality Improvement Project Manager & Wendy Allen, Clinical Leader HBay Plunket
South Island Alliance Rachel Simpson, Newborn Hearing Screening Coordinator, Southern DHB
Self care when working with children and their families in the community Professor Tony Dowell, Otago University


Last updated: Aug 2018