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Loneliness and social isolation in an ageing society: a public health challenge?

  • Venue: The Core, Science Central, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE4 5SQ
  • Start: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 12:00:00 BST
  • End: Wed, 05 Oct 2016 16:00:00 BST

Aims: to bring together academics, practitioners and policy-makers to (i) identify the health risks arising from loneliness and social isolation; (ii) explore interventions addressing loneliness and social isolation; (iii) consider the implications for policy and practice.


Professor Brian Lawlor - Professor of old Age Psychiatry, Trinity College Dublin

Professor Tom Scharf - Professor of Social Gerontology, Newcastle University

Dr Kellie Payne - Learning and Research Manager, Campaign to End Loneliness

Professor Barbara Hanratty - Professor of Primary Care and Public Health, Newcastle University

Nicole Valtorta - NIHR Doctoral Fellow, University of York.

QRM - 5th October - Final Programme

QRM - October 2016 Presentations



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