Public Health: Prevention in Practice
- 08:30 - 17:00
- Manchester Conference Centre
Dr David Reilly graduated as a doctor in 1978 from The University of Glasgow. He is now a Fellow of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons and Member of The Royal College of General Practitioners, and in 2013 was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Science by the University of Westminster. He is the Director of TheWEL Programmes, and The Healing Shift Enquiry, and Founder and Director of TheWEL Charity. He is a Consultant Physician in The NHS for Centre for Integrative Care in Glasgow, and Greater Glasgow & Clyde Health Board’s Lead Clinician for CFS/ME. He is an Honorary Senior Lecturer in Medicine, Glasgow University; Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Maryland; former faculty member at Harvard Medical School, USA, and he was the first National Clinical Lead for Integrative Care within the Scottish Government.
David is a clinician, teacher and researcher. He directs The Healing Shift Programme of enquiry, development, and research exploring how knowledge from the study of supporting self-healing process and wellness enhancement might be scaled up: eg: in one-to-one relationships; in group work – like The WEL programme (and now as PrimaryWEL and StaffWEL versions) www.thewel.org ; in staff training in Therapeutic Encounter; in integrative models of care; in healing environments (www.ghh.info); and cultural and national development – such as the sister project exploring future Public Health in Scotland (www.AfterNow.co.uk ) project. Research work has also included RCTs, methodology development (including Patient Recorded Outcome measures) and mixed methods clinical evaluations.