25th and 26th June 2020
Trinity College Dublin

Welcome to the 5 Nations Health Protection Conference Website

The aim of the 5 Nations Health Protection Conference is to provide a focus for Continuing Professional Development for: Consultants in Communicable Disease Control; Consultants, Specialists and Trainees in Public Health; Scientists, Health Protection Nurses and their colleagues in the epidemiology and control of infectious, non-infectious diseases and environmental hazards.

The conference will address important public health issues that have arisen since the last meeting and provide fresh perspectives on established areas of disease prevention and control. It includes keynote lectures, oral and poster presentations.

The conference is organised jointly by staff from Public Health England, Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland, Health Protection Scotland and the Health Protection Surveillance Centre for the Republic of Ireland.

Corona Virus Update COVID-19

You will be aware that the novel Coronavirus strain (COVID-19) has emerged in recent weeks. As well as causing an enormous work load for you all, this is causing great uncertainty for many events. However, we are continuing with ‘business as usual’ regarding preparations.

We would like to assure you that we will follow the advice of the HSE (Health Service Executive in Ireland) and NPHET (National Public Health Emergency Team) and we will continue to monitor the evolving situation on a daily basis.

To view our full statement please click here.