UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Launch for Health visiting services and Chi...
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UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Launch for Health visiting services and Children Centres in Brent Thursday, December 1st 2016 at Brent Civic Centre.
Brent Local Authority in partnership with the London North West Hospital Trust (Health visiting), Barnardo's (Children Centres) and Curzon Crescent & Fawood Children’s Centre Partnership (Children Centres), is working together to achieve UNICEF UK's Baby Friendly Initiative (Stage 1) as part of a movement to increase breastfeeding rates across the borough.
Achievement of UNICEF UK BFI Accreditation is an important element of this effort; with the emphasis on improving the quality of support for all expectant and new parents, on supporting strong parent-infant bonds, and continued support for increasing breastfeeding rates.
Overview of the day
The event will be a re-launch of the UNICEF BFI Initiative in Brent, and we therefore invite those interested in supporting this initiative to join together to develop this partnership.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who can attend?
This event is primarily aimed at Health Visitors and staff working in Children's Centres in Brent, but will also be of interest to a range of people working in Maternity and Early Years settings in the Borough.
If you are not sure whether you should attend this event, please contact the organiser, Uche Aziaya on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have a line manager, It is your responsibility to inform them of your intention to attend this session and if necessary get their permission to attend.
Is this session free?
Yes - There is no charge for attendees, as this event is offered as part of Brent Council's work to improve the health of children and young people in Brent.
What time do I need to arrive?
Registration and refreshments for the event will be in boardroom 3 from 11am, the event will start at 11.15am therefore please allow enough time to sign in to the building at the Welcome Desk, on the ground floor in Brent Civic Centre before taking the red/glass lifts to the 3rd floor.
Will refreshments be provided?
Yes - hot/cold drinks will be provided during registration from 11am
If you have any special access requirements please make the session organiser know by emailing email@example.com (please put 'Access re:-BFI Launch' in the subject box)
How do I get to Brent Civic Centre?
The address is Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, London. HA9 0FJ.
We are situated directly adjacent to Wembley Stadium and the SSE Wembley Arena. Details about Brent Civic Centre, including, Getting there; access; Wi-Fi; etc. can be found at www.brent.gov.uk/your-council/brent-civic-centre/your-visit-to-the-civic-centre
Public transport and walking are the best way to get to the venue
Tube/Train:- Wembley Park Station (Metropolitan and Jubilee lines) - approximately 9 minute walk Wembley Central Station (Bakerloo and Overground lines) - approximately 20 minute walk Wembley Stadium (mainline) - approximately 9 minute walk
Bus:- 92 (Stops E or F - Brent Civic Centre) - approximately 1 minute walk 83, 182 and 223 (Stop G - Wembley Arena or Stop C - Lakeside Way) - approximately 5 minute walk 206 (Stops K or L - Fulton Road) - approximately 5 minute walk
Cycle:- Bicycle racks are provided adjacent to the building in the Paul Daisley garden area, you will need to provide your own lock(s) and carry with you to the training any panier/helmet/lights, etc.
Motorcycles and Scooters:- These can be parked free of charge in the basement car park, accessed via a ramp adjacent to the building.
Car:- Brent Civic Centre is well served by both Tube, Mainline Train and Bus services, but if you do need to drive to the venue, please be aware that the basement car park (accessed via a ramp adjacent to the building) has a very restricted amount of space and places cannot be reserved. There are free designated places for those that hold a parking 'Blue Badge' other vehicles are required to pay on a cash only (Coins and notes) pay and display basis, details about the Civic Centre Car Park (including current costs) can be found at www.brent.gov.uk/services-for-residents/parking/car-parks/brent-civic-centre-car-park
As a guide the charges are approximately:- Monday - Sunday (non-event days) Up to one hour - £1.50 Up to two hours - £4.00 Up to 3 hours - £7.50 Whole day - £15.00
Monday - Sunday (event days) Up to one hour - £1.50 Up to two hours - £4.00 Up to 3 hours - £7.50 Whole day - £30.00 On-street parking in the area is very restricted and can be both time-limited and expensive.
Please be aware that on Wembley Stadium 'Event Days' there are additional parking restrictions and a significant increase in cost at most off-street parking venues near the stadium. To view the Wembley Stadium event page, go to www.wembleystadium.com
Please be aware that local off-street car parks also often increase their charges or restrict the length of time you can park during major events/concerts at the Wembley SSE Arena. To view the Wembley SSE Arena event page, go to www.ssearena.co.uk/events
Do I have to bring my ticket to the event?
No - we will have a register of all expected attendees
Can I update my registration information?
Yes - If your contact details change or if you want to amend/cancel your booking, please log into to Eventbrite, and make any necessary amendments.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org