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Monica Dennis

Monica is a qualified children's nurse who, since 1994, has specialised in health promotion working with a wide range of professionals in the public and voluntary sector.

Qualifications

  • Registered General Nurse/Registered Children's Nurse
  • Diploma in Asthma Care
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Health Promotion
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Injury Prevention

Role

  • Director of Healthcare Alliances
  • Member of the peer review panel for the Cochrane Collaboration Injuries Group
  • European Representative for the International Society for Child & Adolescent Injury Prevention
  • Member of the Institute of Home Safety
  • Associate with Children in Wales

Projects

  • Project Manager for CAPIC with responsibility for the development and maintenance of an all Wales Injury Prevention Network.
  • Production of a Business Plan and Case for RoSPA to make a case to the Welsh Assembly Government for the continuation of the post of Home Safety Liaison Officer in Wales
  • Member of the RoSPA/DTI panel for review of bids submitted to the DTI Modernisation Fund
  • Healthy Living Centre Review
  • Review and development of a business plan and case for the Cardiff Sure Start Home Safety Equipment Scheme
  • Child Safety Training
  • Work with Local Health Groups to identify preventative measures to reduce demand on orthopaedic services and effective preventative measures to reduce accident and injury in local communities
  • Integration of Health & Social Care
  • Research into teenagers views of healthcare with Norwich Union Healthcare
  • Premier Programme - a senior management training programme
  • Conference organisation
  • Voluntary Interests

Recent

  • Production of a Business Plan for Home-Start Butetown, Grangetown and Riverside
  • Chair of the Home-Start BGR Management Committee

Past

  • Secretary of Child Safe Wales for 6 years, a charitable organisation which aims to reduce accident and injury to children in Wales by working with the general public and professionals to raise awareness of childhood injury prevention issues
  • Member of the Board of Trustees for the Vale Centre for Voluntary Services (VCVS) and sat on the Vale Communities First Partnership Board on behalf of VCVS.