Past events

July 2016

25

Statistics for Analytical Method Development and Validation

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

Participants will learn about application of various statistical design and analysis methods in analytical method development and validation. This workshop aims to give participants an actual understanding of the principles and some practical experience of some of the methods used and they will have the opportunity of using the Excel add-ins Unistat and DoE Pro in tutorial exercises.

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Games for Health UK Conference 2016

Engineering and Computing Building, Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing, Coventry University, Gulson Road, Coventry CV1 2JH

The Serious Games Institute (SGI) is once again the host of ‘Games for Health UK’ (G4HUK), the British satellite for ‘Games for Health Europe’ and the sister of the US based ‘Games for Health’ conference. The event is gathering an impressive list of national and international speakers from industry, healthcare and academia to inspire and inform your work on games for health.

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20

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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19

Methods for Evaluating Medical Tests and Biomarkers

Wolfson Centre, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

This international symposium attracts researchers actively involved in the development, evaluation or regulation of biomarkers, diagnostic modalities or other medical tests. The symposium provides a forum for disseminating knowledge at the forefront of current research, and for stimulating dialogue that will propel future thought and endeavours to tackle the methodological and practical complexities facing the medical diagnostics field today.

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19

Where did it all go so right? – Learning from excellence for quality improvement

iCentrum, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Faraday Wharf, Holt Street, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BB

Safety in healthcare has traditionally focused on avoiding harm by learning from error. This approach may miss opportunities to learn from excellent practice. This free event, from 6 - 9pm including supper, is open to frontline healthcare staff from any discipline to come and hear about the experience of implementing learning from excellence (LFE) from teams who have used the technique in their clinical areas.

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19

Making a Difference for People with Diabetes - sharing event

Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5SE

The latest event as part of the Making a difference for people with diabetes programme, to be held from 9am - 4.15pm at Fazeley Studios.

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18

Design and Analysis of Clinical Diagnostics Trials

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

Participants will learn about different study designs and phases, as well as sample size estimation methods to be able to design and analyse simple trials themselves and know what to ask a statistician when considering more advanced trials.

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13

HSRUK Symposium 2016

Nottingham Conference Centre, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU ‎

The Health Services Research UK (HSRUK) Symposium presents the leading edge of health services research in a multidisciplinary programme that includes research presentations and posters, plenaries from research and service leaders, and commissioned themes. Delegates attend from a range of organisations: NHS and social care bodies, patient and citizen groups, universities and research institutes, industry and commercial knowledge consultancy, central and local government and the third sector.

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13

NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Information Session

Doubletree by Hilton Nottingham-Gateway, Nuthall Road, Nottingham NG8 6AZ

Interested in joining a programme that is supporting the innovators from across the world? Find out more about the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) at an information sessions taking place on 13 July. The NIA aims to improve lives through fast tracking cutting-edge, low cost innovations to the forefront of the NHS.

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13

P4H 2016 – The Procurement Event for Health

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

P4H 2016 – The Procurement Event for Health is a unique opportunity for those working within the NHS to learn, collaborate and be inspired by the latest innovations within the sector. It takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 13 July and is free for NHS procurement staff to attend.

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11

Precision Medicine Forum

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 1EQ

Precision Medicine Forum London is designed to bring together all of the stakeholders involved in the adoption of precision medicine. From government to industry, academia to patients, the format offers a combination of professionally facilitated panel discussions, focused roundtables and open networking sessions. All of WMAHSN's members have been offered a 30% discount on the attendance fee.

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11

Open Network - Empowering People

International Digital Laboratory, University Of Warwick, University Road, Coventry CV4 7AL

The next WIN Open Network event will take place on 11 July 2016, from 5.30 - 8pm, at the University of Warwick. The event will discuss how people can manage their health, care and wellbeing via digital tools, such as apps, websites and wearable technology.

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9

In at the Deep End! Birmingham South Central CCG community day and Annual General Meeting

Stirchley Baths, Bournville Lane, Stirchley, Birmingham B30 2JT

Your health is the agenda for Birmingham South Central Commissioning Group's lively community day and AGM 2016. The CCG is bringing together a host of organisations and partner agencies from across Birmingham to consider aspects of your health with a range of fun activities for the whole family.

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NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Information Session

The Health Foundation, 90 Long Acre, London WC2E 9RA

Interested in joining a programme that is supporting the innovators from across the world? Find out more about the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) at an information session taking place on Friday 8 July. The NIA aims to improve lives through fast tracking cutting e, low cost innovations to the forefront of the NHS.

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6

Making a Success of Bonds

Liberty Building, University West Campus, Leeds University, Leeds LS3 1DB

New Forms of Funding is a series of free to attend workshops looking at a range of emerging forms of investment funding relevant to local anchor institutions such as combined/local authorities, universities and NHS organisations. The focus of this workshop is various types of bonds, including private, municipal and green investment bonds.

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5

Patient Safety Congress and Awards

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

The Patient Safety Congress and Awards aims to transform the UK’s approach to delivering high quality care. It champions patient safety as the organising principle of a healthcare ecosystem which is truly efficient, effective and able to offer the best experience to patients and carers. It will be the only event to combine industry-leading examples of patient safety best practice and innovation, with the business case for safety. Attendees will learn from the very best how to save both lives and money.

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5

West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network - network launch and crisis care event

Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5SE

After the successful Inaugural event in May, the West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network (WMMHIN) is officially launching in July with the topic of crisis care. It is your chance to learn more about the WMMHIN, our aims and objectives and the topic of crisis care, with the event running 12 - 4.45pm.

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University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Research, Development & Innovation Summit

Clinical Sciences Building, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX

The Research, Development & Innovation Department at UHCW proudly bring you their annual knowledge exchange and networking day. WMAHSN will be sponsoring this event and will be among the exhibitors.

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