Past events

September 2016

28

UK Health Show

Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX

This full day show will be providing important policy updates, best practice case studies and strategies particularly around innovative IT and digital solutions, cyber security, collaborative commissioning and smart and effective use of resources through procurement and estates management.

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Orthopaedic study evening

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2TS

A free orthopaedic study evening is being delivered by the Midland Orthopaedic Practice, offering 2.5 hours of learning time (with confirmation issued on attendance) tailored for GPs, physiotherapists, sports physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals.

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Trauma Innovation 2016

Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU

WMAHSN will be among the exhibitors at this year’s Trauma Innovation conference, taking place on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 September at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham. Produced in partnership with Defence Medical Services and Orthopaedic Research UK, Trauma Innovation 2016 will focus on areas of ballistic and blast injury and musculoskeletal complications.

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Developing, evaluating and disseminating digital behaviour change interventions: Introducing LifeGuide software and the person-based approach

Richard Crossman Building, Jordan Well, Coventry CV1 5RW

The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) at Coventry University is delighted to welcome Dr Leanne Morrision to present as part of their 2016 CTEHR external seminar series.

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SHOES 2016 - Austerity, Poverty and Health

Portway Leisure Centre, Oldbury, West Midlands B69 1HE

For the 15th year, we welcome national and international experts to Sandwell for SHOES. This year's topic, Austerity, Poverty and Health, will encourage attendees to think globally, and act locally to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

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26

Human factors training for healthcare professionals

Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rose Hill, Rednal, Worcestershire B45 8RS

Are you passionate about patient safety? Do you want to drive change within your organisation by sharing the learning and be part of the solution? West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Patient Safety Collaborative, in association with Attrainability, is pleased to announce a series of two day human factors training for healthcare professionals in the West Midlands region.

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26

Theatre and debate: whose responsibility is your mental health?

Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP

What happens when things in your head aren’t what they’re supposed to be? Or what if they are and it’s everyone else who has the problem? This autumn BOLDtext Playwrights Stephen Jackson, Vanessa Oakes, Julia Wright and Sayan Kent return to Open Door at The REP on 26 September and focus the dramatic microscope on mental health.

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25

The Pharmacy Show 2016

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

The AHSN Network - including WMAHSN - will once again be having a presence at this year's Pharmacy Show, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham. The Pharmacy Show is the largest, national conference and exhibition for community pharmacy professionals and their industry.

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22

UK Clinical Genomics 2016

Royal College of Physicians, London NW1 4LE

For 2016, the annual British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM) focuses on UK Clinical Genomic strategy, together with high quality submitted spoken presentations and a series of invited speakers of international renown. There are concurrent spoken sessions on the discovery of new genes, mechanisms, disease and technology or on service considerations (including genetic counselling, education, service improvement and development).

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West Midlands Pharmacy Local Professional Network Stakeholder Event

TBC

The aim of this event, which runs from 10am - 4.30pm (registration from 9.30am), include the West Midlands Pharmacy Local Professional Network structure and work plan, sharing examples of what works well and building the network.

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21

National Substance Misuse Conference 2016 – Breaking Down Barriers

Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2EP

The National Substance Misuse Conference 2016 – Breaking Down Barriers is taking place on 21 September at The Birmingham REP. The conference will be a unique opportunity to receive leading expert knowledge.

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20

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

bet365 Stadium, Stanley Matthews Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 4EG

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 5.30 - 8.30pm, 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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20

100,000 Genomes Project National Consent Training Day

Conference Aston, Aston University, Aston Street, Birmingham B4 7ET

Join us in September to learn the skills and knowledge required to recruit and consent patients to the 100,000 Genomes Project.

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19

Digital transformation, innovation and Technology Enabled Care delivery in the West Midlands - a partnership event for health, care, housing, academia and industry

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

This free one day event, created in partnership with the TSA and the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), takes place on 19 September in Birmingham. The event is focused on digital transformation, innovation and Technology Enabled Care (TEC) delivery in the West Midlands and will bring together leading thinkers and doers from across the region to deliver a range of engaging presentations and practical breakout sessions to inspire, inform and drive collaboration.

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16

Diabetes Public Awareness Event

The deFerrers Academy, Trent Campus, St Mary’s Drive, Burton on Trent DE13 0LL

Burton Diabetes UK Group invite you to their third Diabetes Public Awareness Event on Friday 16 September between 5.30pm – 8pm. The event is open to all and refreshments are available throughout the night. There will be no charge, but donations can be made for the Burton Diabetes UK Group.

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Implementing Best Practice in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation-Related Stroke Prevention: Improving Outcomes, Accelerating Progress

Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

This panel-led policy meeting has been initiated, organised and funded by the Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and is supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network. It will provide an opportunity to examine what more could be done to ensure best practice in the management of AF-related stroke prevention is implemented across Birmingham and the West Midlands.

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15

WIN Open Network event - The Power of Statistics in Digital Health

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

WIN's next Open Network event will discuss the important role of statistics/data in digital health.

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15

Beacon Visionary + Challenge launch event

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

Are you an SME with a great idea for helping those living with sight loss and other sensory conditions? Come along to the launch event of the Beacon Visionary+ Challenge to find out more about how you can apply for the competition and learn more about what is on offer for the winner.

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15

Social Investors' Round Table

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

Many organisations working to create social impact are in need of flexible types of finance. Attending this social investors' round table session aims to improve opportunities to investors and bring investment to organisations aiming to create social impact.

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14

From Grants to Loans

Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB

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 loan funds, including European Investment Bank (including European Fund for Strategic Investments), Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, Innovate UK loans and Green Investment Bank.

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14

Your clinical question answered in a day (CAT in a day)

Primary Care Sciences Building, Keele University Staffordshire

You are warmly invited to this free educational day, specifically designed for AHPs and nurses working with patients with musculoskeletal disease. The event aims to help you find and appraise the best evidence to answer your clinically important question and will include searching and appraising evidence and working in small groups to draw clinical conclusions from the research, using the ‘critically appraised topic model’.

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13

Public Health England Annual Conference 2016

Conference Reception, Students' Union Building Atrium, University of Warwick, Gibbet Hill Road, Coventry CV4 7AL

The theme of this year’s conference is Evidence into action, and the conference will promote and showcase the application and translation of science and research, to support effective local and national action to improve public health.

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13

West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network event - dementia event

The University of Worcester, Severn Campus Hylton Road, Hylton Road, Worcester WR2 5JN

A collaborative event between the West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network (WMMHIN) and Birmingham Science City Alliance on the topic of dementia, this will be the third event in the 2016/17 WMMHIN programme. The main event, which will be held at the University Arena, comprises a series of engaging presentations on dementia, followed by a selection of interactive workshops lead by innovators and experts in the field.

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13

Health and Life Sciences Breakfast Briefing

BizzInn, Birmingham Research Park, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This Breakfast Briefing will be focusing on the exciting research being carried out in the region on health and life sciences. Focus will also be given to Innovate UK, the non-governmental public body responsible for promoting innovation in the UK, and funding which is scheduled to be announced at this time.

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13

MakerClub launch

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

On 13 September, MakerClub launches in Birmingham at the newly opened EagleLabs at iCentrum in Birmingham. MakerClub weekly afterschool sessions have inspired thousands of young people to discover their inner inventor. With expert mentors, access to amazing equipment and a dash of imagination, your kids can create anything.

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Yellow hats are not just for builders - How can we care for healthcare staff so that they can care for our patients?

Edgbaston Room, Lucas House, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2RA

Do you work in an organisation committed to staff wellbeing? Are you finding it hard to maintain this focus while delivering on other pressing challenges? If so, this free one day workshop may be for you. Our approach focuses on the importance of understanding and recognising emotional labour.

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7

International Society on Priorities in Health conference

University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

The University of Birmingham is delighted to be hosting the biennial conference of the International Society on Priorities in Health on 7–9 September 2016. The conference is being organised by the Health Service Management Centre in partnership with the University’s Health Economics Unit, and will feature keynote and parallel sessions from international academic and practitioner experts from across the globe.

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7

Integrated Finances for Strategic Infrastructures and Sites

City University London, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB

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 integrated funding approaches for strategic infrastructures and sites, including Enterprise Zones, UK Trade & Investment Regeneration Investment, Tax Increment Financing, Combined Authority Investment Funds and One Public Estate.

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7

Health and Care Innovation Expo 2016

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

This year, Health and Care Innovation Expo will once again focus on the biggest health and care issues and developments as we continue to implement the NHS Five Year Forward View. The AHSN Network will be having a major stand, alongside an Innovation Zone which showcases the best in regional healthcare SMEs.

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7

Building on Our Success: The Next 10 Years

Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU

This free event from the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) West Midlands features sessions on Making a Difference in Primary Care: STarT Back and Springboard for the Future: working with the West Midlands Academic Health Sciences Network. There will be a marketplace of stands, including WMAHSN, with breakout sessions in the afternoon following lunch. The day concludes with the presentation of the CRN WM Awards 2016.

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West Midlands Genomics Medicine Centre Recruitment and Consent Training Course

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B16 2TH

The West Midlands is the largest Genomic Medicine Centre taking part in the 100,000 Genomes Project. A total of 18 acute trusts are taking part across the region and the project will be coming to your trust soon. Can you help identify and/or consent eligible patients with a rare disease or cancer? If so, please attend the Recruitment and Consent Training Course.

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Well-being Conference 2016: Co-Creating Pathways to Well-Being, the Third International Conference Exploring the Multi-Dimensions of Well-Being

Birmingham City University, Seacole Building, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3TN

This conference on 5 and 6 September will explore the multi-dimensions of well-being, focusing on the achievement of well-being through collaboration to co-create experiences which are positive and meaningful to the individual. Hosted by Birmingham City University, Well-being 2016 aims to provide a platform for dialogue between academics and practitioners, knowledge exchange and methodological exploration through a combination of keynote speakers, breakout sessions and workshops.

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