Past events

June 2016

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WMAHSN Celebration of Innovation 2016

Panorama Suites, Rootes Social Building, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) invites you to attend their Annual Stakeholder Event, which takes place at Warwick Conferences on Thursday 30 June 2016. Bringing to life the 2015-16 Annual Report, showcasing programmes supported and introduced by the WMAHSN over the past 12 months, this free to attend event will inform delegates on the impact that the WMAHSN has made on improving health and wealth.

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MPD ISO 13485:2016 Appreciation and Interpretation Training

MTIC, 4 Greenfield Crescent, Birmingham B15 3BE

Medilink West Midlands in conjunction with LRQA are able to offer a discounted one day ISO 13485:2016 training course (standard LRQA price: £505 + VAT). This course is designed to give an insight into the development, implementation and management of a QMS based on ISO 13485.

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Further Clinical Statistics

Institute of Research and Development, Birmingham Research Park Ltd, Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This workshop builds on the foundations established in the Introductory Clinical Statistics workshop. Participants will learn and gain confidence in using more advanced clinical statistical analysis methods for both qualitative and quantitative data, as well as developing skills in critically reviewing clinical literature.

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Public Sector Show 2016

ExCeL London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL

With 2000 visitors, 150 exhibitors and 50 speakers, the Public Sector Show 2016 addresses key issues such as decentralisation, collaborative procurement, skills delivery and the digitisation of customer services.

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In The Patient’s Chair

The Bank House Hotel, Bransford, Worcester WR6 5JD

Diabetes UK and Herefordshire CCG invite you to a free one day conference from 10am - 4pm, run by patients with diabetes to talk about their experiences of living with diabetes, the challenges and their relationships with health professionals to understand how we as practitioners might improve our practice and perhaps our outcomes.

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Venturefest WM

National Exhibition Centre, Pendigo Way, Marston Green, Birmingham, West Midlands B40 1NT

Connecting investors, innovators and entrepreneurs, Venturefest WM provides networking opportunities along with a forum for presenting practical advice, stimulating ideas and funding options to entrepreneurs and start-ups particularly in the science knowledge and technology fields.

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Further Statistical Quality and Process Control

Institute of Research and Development, Birmingham Research Park Ltd, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

One of a series of hands-on interactive statistics training workshops from Tracer Measurement Systems Ltd and given by Dr John Thompson, C.Chem., F.R.S.C., F.R.Stat.Soc.

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The 1st UK Conference of the Telehealth Quality Group: New Routes to Integrated Care: The Challenge of Assistive Technologies, Telehealth and Telecare

Renold Building, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL

Run by the Telehealth Quality Group (TQG) this event, the first conference held by the group, will examine integrated care, one of the biggest challenges for services.Whether you are a strategist, commissioner, service provider, manufacturer, carer or user, or whether your interest is in telehealth, telecare or other assistive technologies, you are invited to participate and join the debate.

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Tech Wednesday

Innovation Birmingham Limited, Faraday Wharf, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street, Birmingham Science Park, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

Tech Wednesday is Innovation Birmingham's monthly meet-up for the technology and entrepreneur community within Birmingham. Each month there are also Show ‘n' Tells, where tech start-ups or people with side projects from the region demo their products to the group for feedback and discussion. Meet at 5.30pm at Innovation Birmingham for a 6pm start.

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NHS Confederation annual conference and exhibition 2016

Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill Street, Manchester M2 3GX

This year’s conference will focus on the huge effort that is underway in the NHS, and wider health and care system, to transform care for patients. The AHSN Network will be having a stand, and will be launching the AHSN Network Impact Report at a reception on the stand.On 16 June at 2pm, West Midlands, East Midlands and North East and North East Coast AHSNs will be involved with a Member showcase presentation, outlining the Flo telehealth initiative.

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14

Commissioning Live - Birmingham

National Conference Centre, National Motorcycle Museum, Coventry Road, Solihull B92 0EJ

If you have a stake in commissioning, then Commissioning LIVE is the event for you. Six dedicated seminar streams will run throughout the day, allowing you to choose the topics most relevant to your professional development and interests. The programme will cover topics including mental health, elderly care, and working with Allied Healthcare Professionals.

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Patient Safety Toolkit

Stoke City FC, Britannia Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4EG

This workshop will showcase the Royal College of General Practitioners Patient Safety Toolkit. This workshop will provide you with the opportunity to find out what the toolkit can do for your practice as well as assessing clinical safety issues using the Trigger tool and looking at the prescribing safety indicators.

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8

Working With Older People: CBT skills for High Intensity and Low Intensity Practitioners

Birmingham City Football Club, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham B9 4RL

Packed with practical tools and techniques, as well as clinical examples, the day is an opportunity for CBT therapists and practitioners to gain the skills, competencies, knowledge and confidence needed to effectively deliver CBT based interventions with older people.

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8

IAPT for People with Learning Disabilities

Birmingham City Football Club, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham B9 4RL

Join the event in Birmingham to learn from case studies about different models for delivering psychological therapy services to people with learning disabilities, and to get practical guidance on how to identify people for whom reasonable adjustments should be made, and how to adapt processes and practice to provide equity of access and a quality service offer them within the IAPT framework.

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Lean Service Improvements for Medical Device Maintenance

Birmingham City Football Club, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham B9 4RL

When medical device maintenance needs to improve efficiency and reduce waste, this interactive and engaging day will enable you to work towards building quality management systems and take out variance and waste by using data collection, value stream and process mapping tools and techniques

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8

Role and Responsibilities of the Caldicott Guardian

Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Snow Hill, 1 Snow Hill Plaza, St. Chad’s Queensway, Birmingham B4 6HY

This practical interactive workshop will provide Caldicott Guardians with the key skills and most up to date knowledge related to this essential role. Integral to local authorities, health and social care organisations, this day will focus on consent, dissent and the legal limits.

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8

Introductory Statistics for Data Analysis

Institute of Research and Development, Birmingham Research Park Ltd, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the strengths and weaknesses of several different statistical methods by applying each of them to small sets of real data, as well as data you collect when doing a specially designed and powerful but simple measurement experiment.

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3rd Annual PWP National Networking Forum

Birmingham City Football Club, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham B9 4RL

This is the only event in the country specifically for PWPs and Senior PWPs. As well as plenty of time for networking and sharing experiences, the event gives PWPs the chance to hear relevant case studies about innovation at Step 2 and to learn and develop new clinical skills.

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Risk Assessment and Management for Medical Device Compliance

Birmingham City Football Club, St. Andrews Stadium, Cattell Road, Birmingham B9 4RL

As risk assessment and risk management play an increasingly important role in medical device compliance, this practical workshop will bring you up to speed with how and why these functions are vital to effective medical device compliance.

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Role and Responsibilities of the Senior Information Risk Owner

Holiday Inn Express Birmingham - Snow Hill, 1 Snow Hill Plaza, St. Chad’s Queensway, Birmingham B4 6HY

This practical interactive workshop will provide Senior Information Risk Owners (SIROs) with the key skills and most up to date knowledge related to this essential role.

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Introductory Clinical Statistics

Institute of Research and Development, Birmingham Research Park Ltd, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

Participants will learn about statistical analysis of both quantitative and qualitative data, including developing an understanding of how to calculate confidence intervals and estimate appropriate sample sizes to achieve those. This workshop is a pre-requisite for the workshop on Further Clinical Statistics and for those on designing and analysing diagnostic and therapeutic clinical trials. It is also useful for reviewing and evaluating clinical literature.

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