These health promotion seminars, aimed at transition year students within the catchment area of the hospital, were developed in conjunction with the Principals and Transition Year Coordinators of the schools. They were designed to support the social and personal health programmes offered by the Department of Education within the schools. Evaluation showed support for the programme by teachers and their students. Ongoing development reflect requests by teachers and national strategy development.
Click here for the programme of transition year seminars in Autumn 2010
Topics offered in 2010 include:
Infections and how to prevent them!
Facilitated by Susan Fitzgerald, Microbiologist
Smoking programme Facilitated by Carol Pye, Health Promotion
Facilitated by Greg Conlon
Facilitated by Irene Gilroy, Health Promotion and Gillian Quinn, Physiotherapist
All schools within hospital catchment area are targeted. Over 1000 students attended the various programmes.