Past events

April 2017

27

Improving outcomes, cutting costs: procuring NIA innovations via the NHS Innovation and Technology Tariff

The Old Library at the Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham B9 4AA

From 1 April 2017, NHS providers and commissioners can be reimbursed via NHS England for specified cost-saving, outcomes-based innovations. This event, hosted by the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA), is an opportunity to learn more about the medtech devices and digital platforms available to procure via the new Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT).

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26

Med-Tech Innovation Expo 2017

Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Foleshill, Coventry CV6 6GE

The Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the only one of its kind in the UK dedicated to medical device design and manufacturing. This specialist, highly focussed event is the place to meet with key decision makers, make new contacts and do business.

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26

Orthopaedic study evening - GP shoulder joint injection and examination

Sutton Medical Consulting Centre (Ashfurlong Medical Centre), 233 Tamworth Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 6DX.

The workshop is suitable for GPs who currently have no shoulder joint 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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25

Preventing Suicides: a Tenacious Approach To Saving Lives

St Edmund Hall, Queen's Lane, Oxford OX1 4AR

This event is being organised by Gloucestershire charity Suicide Crisis in conjunction with St Edmund Hall at the University of Oxford. At the event, Suicide Crisis will be explaining how they have achieved zero suicide and why all of their clients have survived. They will explain the way in which they work with clients, and what they do to ensure their survival. Suicide Crisis hopes this will be of interest in explaining what can help a person who is at risk of suicide.

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25

Pitch@Palace 7.0

St James's Palace, Marlborough Road, St. James's, London SW1A 1BS

Businesses can apply to Pitch@Palace, with this year's theme being Human Tech. Human Tech will explore the potential impact of technology in our everyday lives, focusing on three areas: tech supporting our everyday needs, tech making our lives more efficient and tech augmenting our experience of the world.

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25

Hospital Innovations 2017

Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX

Taking place over two days at London’s Olympia on 25 and 26 April, the event theme is ‘Innovative Technology in Support of Healthcare’ and promises to give visitors and delegates a unique experience. Hospital Innovations 2017 will demonstrate how innovation can be introduced rapidly into the working practice of healthcare estates and infrastructure to achieve efficiency and improved patient care.

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25

Impact and Assessment of the European In Vitro Diagnostic Regulations

4 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3BE

Medilink West Midlands, in conjunction with Acclaim Biomedical Consulting, is offering a one-day one day workshop exploring the new European Regulations for In Vitro Diagnostics. This course aims to provide delegates with the insight and tools required to plan and implement an organisational strategy for continued access to the European markets.

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10

HSRPP: Health Services Research & Pharmacy Practice Conference 2017

School of Pharmacy, University Park Campus, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham Road, Nottingham NG7 2RD

In this 23rd HSRPP conference, research is welcomed that impacts all areas of policy right through from early undergraduate educational practices and experiences through to high-quality evidence-based service provision to patients creating drivers for change and influencing policy, practice and education. The conference theme is: ‘Drivers for change: Policy, practice and education’.

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10

‘A Little More Conversation, a Little More Action’ – How service user and carer involvement can make a real difference

Cotswold Suite, University of Worcester, St John's Campus, Henwick Grove, St John's, Worcester WR2 6AJ

This is a conference promoting ways of working with service users and carers across social work, health and higher education in these times of austerity. Examples of service user and carer involvement making a difference across social work, health, social care and higher education will be celebrated, highlighting examples of co-production.

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8

Lunch with West Midlands Mayoral candidate

Fazeley Studios, 191 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5SE

You are invited to an open conversation over lunch on Saturday 8 April with Andy Street, the former CEO of John Lewis and now running to be the first elected Metro Mayor of the West Midlands, where local students, creatives and innovators will share their ideas for transforming the region.

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5

ITM ‘Ask the Expert’ Education Seminar - Opportunities to Enagage with Industry

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

"Opportunities to engage with industry” will take place on Wednesday 5 April at 12 noon in the ITM Lecture Theatre. This will be presented by the University of Birmingham's Business Engagement Partners, Anne Simper and Cathy Wardius. The session will last for one hour and will give the opportunity to ask questions and generate new ideas.

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Patient Safety Symposium - Improving Safety by Integration, Support and Regulation

Ibis Styles Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 9LQ

Organised by the British Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (BAPIO) and the BAPIO Patient Safety Forum West Midlands, the key features of this symposium include reducing errors in clinical practice, improving safety by supporting staff, improving safety by regulation and Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) and their impact on patient safety.

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