Participant engagement is a major concern for longitudinal studies, however opportunities to share best practice and learning on this issue are few and far between. The Medical Research Council/ESRC-funded CLOSER consortium is seeking to address this gap by hosting a free informal knowledge exchange workshop on participant engagement for longitudinal studies in the UK and abroad.
This conference will focus measuring, understanding and acting on patient experience insight, and demonstrating responsiveness to that insight to improve care. Through national updates and case study presentations, the conference will support you to measure, monitor and improve patient experience in your service, and demonstrate responsiveness to the feedback you receive.
What opportunities and challenges await your business in 2016, and how can you prepare for them? Insider’s The Year Ahead breakfast will help you answer the major issues facing your business, as six key speakers spell out what the coming year has in store. They’ve gathered a group of top experts to explain, in a series of short, sharp briefings, what’s set to happen in areas such as the EU, the stock market, economy, property, retail and skills during 2016.
The NHS Transformathon is a free, 24-hour, online event bringing together health and care staff and service users to connect, share and learn from each other. NHS Transformathon will showcase the latest innovations, practices and methodologies to inspire you with ways to make change happen. Everyone joining in will be able to connect with world-leading change experts and people of different disciplines from many countries, to share experiences of success and lessons learned.
The West Midlands Health Informatics Network (WIN) Annual Conference is on 26 January 2016 at the University of Warwick. Registration to attend (and parking) is free. WIN is planning an exciting programme, with keynotes, thematic tracks and show-and-tell sessions.
Medilink West Midlands, in conjunction with GS1, is offering a discounted one day workshop exploring the UDI regulations for the healthcare supply chain. With the Department of Health eProcurement strategy and global regulations mandating the use of our standards, it is now critical that these are correctly adopted throughout the healthcare supply chain. This course will provide the foundations you need for implementation.
The West Midlands Strategic Clinical Network, in collaboration with Diabetes UK, is hosting a whole day diabetes conference event in Solihull. Healthcare professionals, commissioners, public health specialists and clinical networks are invited to attend.
Health Education England’s Genomics Education Programme (GEP) will be joining a host of other leading scientists and clinicians to promote the benefits of genomics in healthcare at the upcoming Frontline Festival of Genomics on 19 to 21 January at ExCel in London. The GEP has secured a limited number of free passes to the venue for NHS staff.
This study day is intended for primary care practitioners and nurses who wish to learn more about atrial fibrillation detection and treatment. This interactive meeting will be relevant to all primary care staff and will enable each attendee to go back to work and make a real difference. The study day is an opportunity to refine clinical knowledge in a critical area of work, such as stoke prevention, and will focus on practical aspects and how to translate the evidence into every day practice for the benefit of patients.
This event, following a Networking Reception, a fun-filled, heart-racing activity and a two course meal, will see sponsors (including WMAHSN) deliver a brief overview of the shortlisted companies in the relevant category, before announcing the winner.