Past events

November 2016

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Introductory Statistical Process/Quality Control

Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This hands-on, interactive two-day training workshop provides a good foundation for the Six Sigma approach to Quality/Process Control as well as for Quality Control in R&D. It will help build your skills at setting up and interpreting Control Charts and the design of suitable sampling scheme for those.

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EIT Health – Update event for West Midlands stakeholders

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

The EIT Health Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) cordially invites West Midlands stakeholders to this free evening update event on the programmes and outcomes of the project.

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West Midlands Care Home Conference

Hillscourt Conference Centre, Rednal, Worcestershire B45 8RS

The West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the region’s first Care Home Conference on 29 November at the Hillscourt Conference Centre in Worcestershire. Aimed at care home staff, this year’s title is “Reducing Harm in the Care Home”.

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Innovation and Adoption in the Public Sector

Staffordshire County Council, Trentham and Rudyard Suite, 1 Staffordshire Place, Stafford ST16 2LP

An ongoing theme at a number of WIN's Open Network events has been the often slow adoption of innovative digital technologies within the public sector. WIN will be holding workshops across the region in order to discuss this issue with all stakeholders, identifying successes and obstacles in relation to issues such as funding, research, design, development and production.

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Orthopaedic study evening

Concert Hall, The Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Universityof Birmingham, Edgbaston Park Road, Birmingham B15 2TS

This free evening event, delivered by the Midland Orthopaedic Practice, will offer two hours of learning time (with confirmation issued on attendance), is tailored for GPs, physiotherapists, sports physicians, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals will consist of two key lectures.

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Priorities for Behaviour Change Research and Intervention Development

4th Floor, Richard Crossman Building, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5FB

The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) are delighted to welcome Professor Falko Sniehotta, Professor in Behaviour Medicine and Health Psychology at Newcastle University, to present as part of their 2016 CTEHR external seminar series.

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Developing the Strategic Approach to Transformation in Diabetes Care

The Hinckley Island Hotel, Watling Street, Hinckley LE10 3JA

This meeting will provide an opportunity to consider strategic options for service transformation. The agenda will consider the future financial and capacity demands associated with the rising prevalence of diabetes, followed by examples of innovative service transformation.

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

Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Hindlip, Worcester WR3 8ZE

Come and hear about the experience of implementing learning from excellence (LFE) from teams who have used the technique in their clinical areas. This event will be one of a number of LFE events run by the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative across the region, followed by an opportunity later in the year to access further training around the appreciative inquiry techniques underpinning LFE.

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Pensioners' Fair

Parkside, Market Street, Bromsgrove B61 8DA

The fair is aimed at those who are retired or approaching retirement and provides information about the local services available for pensioners. WMAHSN will be present with Move it or lose it, who will a give a demo of the classes which delegates can sign up for or even train to become instructors themselves.

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Orthopaedic study evening - Shoulder injections

Heath Lodge Clinic, 1357 Warwick Road, Knowle, Solihull B93 9LW

GPs across the West Midlands are invited to a free shoulder joint injection and examination workshop, to be delivered by the Midland Orthopaedic Practice and held from 7 - 8.30pm. The workshop is suitable for GPs who currently have no shoulder or any joint injections experience and are looking to perform in general practice, as well as being suitable for GPs who currently inject and are seeking to refresh their injection technique.

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24

Reflecting on the Francis Inquiry: do we have a safer, more compassionate NHS?

Lecture Theatre 4, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

This health policy lecture features Sir Robert Francis QC, Chair of the 2010 - 2013 Public Inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. In this lecture, Sir Robert will reflect on the events that led to the inquiry, the key themes in his inquiry report of 2013 and the ways in which he perceives the NHS to have responded over the subsequent four years.

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OBN BioThirstday

The Botanist, 14-16 Temple Street, Birmingham B2 5BG

BioThirstday is the informal networking evening open to the whole life science community from OBN, the not-for-profit membership organisation supporting and bringing together the UK’s innovative life sciences companies, corporate partners and investors. This free to attend networking event is being held at The Botanist, a botanical haven ideally located in the city centre.

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Introductory Statistics for ISO13485:2016 Quality Management Systems for Medical Devices

Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This is a self-contained, introductory two-day hands-on interactive workshop which aims to provide a wide range of in-depth experience of some the most important statistical methods needed in setting up and operating a Quality Management System for Medical Devices based on the new ISO 13485:2016.

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23

Antimicrobial Resistance Sandpit

Chancellor's Suite, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

The Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) Sandpit is a funding competition jointly organised by the NIHR Clinical Research Network: West Midlands and the University of Warwick. It is open to all UK healthcare professionals and researchers interested in tackling any aspect of AMR

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22

Patient First

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

The West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative is playing a key role in the two-day event Patient First, at London’s Excel on 22 and 23 November. We are joining our 14 fellow Patient Safety Collaboratives from around England, to share information and learning – and to extend our networks.

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A guide to Venture Capital - what is it all about?

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

Need or want to know more about venture capital and whether it's right for your business? Giovanni Finocchio, Head of Early Investment Fund from Midven, will be holding a workshop providing you with all you need to know about venture capital

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22

Think Sepsis seminar

London TBC

Join NHS England for the Think Sepsis seminar to hear from Sir Bruce Keogh, who will discuss the early detection and treatment of sepsis and how we can reduce anti-microbial resistance. Guest speakers will be from NHS England, Public Health England, NHS Improvement and the UK Sepsis Trust.

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Personalising medicine and mainstreaming genomics

Lecture Theatre, Postgraduate Centre, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH

The West Midlands Genomics Medicine Centre is pleased to invite you to this afternoon masterclass. The event will include an introduction to personalised medicine and genomics and explore what's happening now – how genomics is impacting on cancer and rare disease and what will this mean for future care pathways.

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17

Innovation and Adoption in the Public Sector

Clinical Sciences Building, University Hospital Coventry, Clifford Bridge Road, Coventry CV2 2DX

An ongoing theme at a number of WIN's Open Network events has been the often slow adoption of innovative digital technologies within the public sector. WIN will be holding workshops across the region in order to discuss this issue with all stakeholders, identifying successes and obstacles in relation to issues such as funding, research, design, development and production.

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17

Creating Energy Efficient Estates Forum

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

The forum has been established to create an interactive platform to showcase energy efficiency best practice within the NHS that can be replicated across the country. The aim of the meeting is to accelerate uptake of energy efficiency projects within the NHS to capitalise on the cost saving opportunities available.

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Exploring and Analysing Data for the Terrified

Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This is a hands-on, interactive training workshop introducing some powerful, modern easy-to-use modern statistical tools for analysing, exploring and displaying both qualitative and quantitative data. The workshop is suitable even for beginners with no more than simple algebra.

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Orthopaedic study evening - Pain patterns in hips

Sutton Medical Consulting Centre, 233 Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 6DX

The Midland Orthopaedic Practice, along with Sutton Medical Consulting Centre, invites you to a free orthopaedic study evening, offering one hour of learning time and tailored for local physiotherapists, chiropractors, podiatrists and other healthcare professionals.

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16

West Midlands End of Life Care Roadshow

Novotel Birmingham Centre, 70 Broad Street, Birmingham B1 2HT

The West Midlands Clinical Networks and Clinical Senate have collaborated with NHS England to host the first of a series of regional roadshow events focusing on the Department of Health’s newly announced End of Life Care Commitment.

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Introductory Clinical Statistics

Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This workshop is designed to empower healthcare professional and clinicians alike in understanding basic statistical concepts and methods useful for application in the simpler aspects of clinical research. It will include developing an understanding of the different types of data which may be obtained in such research.

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15

Technology Enabled Care Open Network Event

International Digital Laboratory, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL

This WIN Open Network event will take place on 15 November from 1 - 4pm. Its aim is to encourage networking across stakeholder groups that will result in innovation and improved health, care and wellbeing outcomes across the UK. The event will include technology enabled care-themed talks, “show-and-tell” from the public sector, academia, industry, third sector and other relevant organisations, networking and sharing good practice.

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15

West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network event - prevention

Woodland Grange, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 6RN

The fourth network event in the West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network (WMMHIN) 2016/17 programme, to be held in partnership with Public Health England (PHE), will address the prevention of mental ill-health and distress. This WMMHIN event aims to prompt discussion and actions around the topic of prevention of severe and enduring mental illness, and emerging themes from evidence bases, as well as current and potential pertinent innovations.

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14

Appreciative Inquiry Training

The Moat House Hotel, Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent ST1 5BQ

The West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative's second cohort of free Appreciative Inquiry (AI) training is limited to only 14 people, who must attend both days. The purpose of the training is to introduce staff to a highly practical, strength-based way of working, combining AI and positive psychology philosophies and techniques. The course is useful to frontline staff and to any manager or team leader in their role of managing and engaging staff.

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14

Making Future in Mind a Reality for Children and Young People in the West Midlands

Walsall Football Club, The Banks's Stadium, WS1 4SA

The purpose of this day is to bring key stakeholders together to understand how the ambitions and recommendations of ‘Future in Mind’ can become the reality for children across the West Midlands. WMAHSN will be having a stand and facilitating a table session at this event, which is hosted by the West Midlands Strategic Clinical Networks.

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13

Children and Young People's West Midlands Diabetes Network carers' meeting

Telford Town Park Visitor Centre, Hinkshay Road, Telford Town Park, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4EP

Come along to the Children and Young People's West Midlands Diabetes Network's third meeting for a chance to meet your local parent representatives and let them know how they can help you. The Network's goal is to ensure that every child and young person with diabetes in the West Midlands receives the same high quality care.

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11

Digital World Series Birmingham – The Sequel

Crowne Plaza Birmingham City Centre - B1 1HH

Digital Birmingham, in partnership with the Greater Birmingham Digital Partnership, is holding a conference featuring a range of speakers who will hold panel debates, expo zone and intimate workshops covering all of the latest digital trends that are important to business.

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Orthopaedic study evening - The diagnosis and management of heel pain

Lion Health, 2 Lowndes Road, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 3SS

The Midland Orthopaedic Practice invites you to a free orthopaedic study evening, offering one hour of learning time and tailored for local physiotherapists, podiatrists and other healthcare professionals, on the diagnosis and management of heel pain.

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10

WeNurses genomic webchat: get ready for personalised medicine

Webchat at the @WeNurses platform

Nurses play a key part throughout the patient journey, and need to be ready with the knowledge and skills required to communicate genomic information, understand the implications of results, and provide appropriate support. Using the @WeNurses platform, Health Education England's Genomics Education Programme would like to engage with the nursing community through a webchat on 10 November at 8pm.

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9

Launch of the NHS Innovation Accelerator

Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN

Nicola Blackwood MP, Secretary of State for Public Health and Innovation, will be joining Professor Sir Bruce Keogh and other eminent speakers for the launch of the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) 2016. The NIA is an NHS England initiative hosted by UCLPartners in partnership with the fifteen Academic Health Science Networks across the country.

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9

SME and Start-Up Workshop

International Digital Laboratory, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL

WIN will be hosting a workshop for digital healthcare SMEs and start-ups on the evening of 9 November 2016 at the University of Warwick.

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ScaleUp 2016

Business School, Aston University, Birmingham B4 7ET

The mammoth ScaleUp 2016 is set to bring together the experiences of Britain’s top entrepreneurs – those that have already successfully done battle with classic growing pains - to help younger, but equally ambitious businesses, get to the next level.

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