Past events

October 2017

31

ehi Live

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

Over the last 10 years, ehi LIVE, the UK's leading digital health show, has served as the annual business platform that brings together eHealth professionals to engage in debate, discuss industry trends and search for new IT solutions.

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Smart Cities – Working together to create advanced urban services

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

This event will give you the opportunity to hear an overview of West Midlands Smart City activities, receive an introduction to the recently published Smart City standards, find out about Smart City funding opportunities and have your say about regional issues during the workshop and discussions.

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Briefing event for the latest SBRI Healthcare call - Mental Health and Technology in Surgery

Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham, Innovation Park, Triumph Road, Nottingham NG7 2TU

Ahead of the launch of the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare Mental Health and Technology in Surgery competition, there will be a SBRI briefing event for attendees to receive further details of the competition and how it generates new business opportunities for companies; provides small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) a route to market for their ideas; and bridges the seed funding gap experienced by many early stage companies.

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Regional Cardiac Update Meetings 2017

Novotel Edinburgh Centre, 80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh EH3 9DE

The Heart Rhythm Alliance cardiac update meetings are for all healthcare professionals involved in the management and treatment of arrhythmias. These meetings provide a platform for education, as well as sharing best practice and information on topics such as device and drug treatments, atrial fibrillation and syncope.

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23

RCP National Mortality Review Training

Birmingham TBC

The contract for the National Mortality Case Record Review Programme (NMCRR) was awarded to the Royal College of Physicians in 2016 with the aim of establishing and rolling out a standardised methodology and process for retrospective case record review for adult acute care deaths. To support this, the NMCRR programme team will deliver 15 free training sessions, including a session in Birmingham on 23 October.

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19

The future of cancer treatment: personalised medicine and how it is revolutionising patient care

Education Centre, 1st Floor, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2GW

‘Personalised medicine’ is a way of providing treatments and healthcare tailored to individual patients rather than using a ‘one-size fits all’ approach. At this event, hear from researchers, clinicians and patients, put your questions to the expert panel and take part in a debate chaired by Professor Dion Morton, Director of West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre.

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18

Medical Nursing Conference

Postgraduate Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Birmingham B15 2TH

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham will hold its first ever Medical Nursing Conference on 18 October 2017. The day, to which all registered nurses and nursing students are invited, aims to increase awareness of some of the medical conditions likely to be encountered, and nurses' roles and responsibilities in managing these.

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18

Tech Wednesday

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

Tech Wednesday is Innovation Birmingham's monthly Campus meet-up for Birmingham’s technological and entrepreneurial community. This month focuses on Blockchain technology.

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18

Annual Research Conference 2017: Innovation in Healthcare

North Staffordshire Conference Centre, North Staffordshire Medical Institute, Hartshill Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7NY

This year's Annual Research Conference is a perfect opportunity for clinicians, businesses and researchers to come together, spark new ideas and collaborations, and learn how the drive for innovation and improvement is transforming healthcare.

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17

Can we bring the mind and the body together again?

G11, Main Building, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET

Professor George Tadros, Professor of Liaison Psychiatry and Dementia, Aston Medical School and Clinical Director of Urgent Care Pathway, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, will explore the issues in dealing with mental ill-health, explain the Rapid Assessment Interface Discharge (RAID) model of liaison psychiatry and how digital technology and local collaboration can be effective in supporting patients and their families.

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17

Improving collaboration to drive innovation in your organisation

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

A free hybrid seminar and workshop focused on the problem of how an organisation can better collaborate to make innovation happen, designed for established businesses and organisations wanting to work with innovative smaller companies to address niche challenges.

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17

Insider: Midlands International Trade Forum 2017

Edgbaston Stadium, Edgbaston Road, Birmingham B5 7QU

Insider's International Trade Forum brings together key global businesses and exporters in the Midlands to debate how the region can develop its relationships with North America and South East Asia. The event will also examine what exporters can expect in an increasingly global economy. This special morning-long event will put you on the inside track with insights from highly successful overseas traders.

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16

International Technology Enabled Care Conference (iTEC) 2017

International Convention Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1AY

The theme for the conference will be Putting People First: Practical solutions and inspirational ideas from the experts. An exciting two day programme is currently being developed.

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16

Leading collaboration for change and improvement webinar - What does it take to be a network leader?

Webinar

NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement team and London South Bank University are hosting free webinars on network leadership. They will provide know-how and insights into what it takes to lead networks, partnerships and collaborations.

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13

West Midlands Ageing Specialty and ENRICH (ENabling Research In Care Homes) combined event

Conference Rooms A & B, West Wing, Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Birmingham B15 2SQ

This free event will provide an opportunity to share best practice, ideas for research and showcase involvement in research by ageing and care home communities.

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12

How can we all make drug treatment safer?

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

The Yellow Card Centre West Midlands is pleased to host a regional study day on safer drug treatment. In this session, we will explore new developments in pharmacovigilance, the use of appreciative inquiry to promote a positive drug safety culture, awareness of adverse reactions to herbal medicine and the use of technology to enhance drug safety.

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Regional Cardiac Update Meetings 2017

North Staffordshire Conference Centre, North Staffordshire Medical Institute, Hartshill Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 7NY

The Heart Rhythm Alliance cardiac update meetings are for all healthcare professionals involved in the management and treatment of arrhythmias. These meetings provide a platform for education, as well as sharing best practice and information on topics such as device and drug treatments, atrial fibrillation and syncope.

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11

Regional Cardiac Update Meetings 2017

Portsmouth TBC

The Heart Rhythm Alliance cardiac update meetings are for all healthcare professionals involved in the management and treatment of arrhythmias. These meetings provide a platform for education, as well as sharing best practice and information on topics such as device and drug treatments, atrial fibrillation and syncope.

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10

Patient safety: new issues, ideas and innovations

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

The Health Services Management Centre and College of Medical and Dental Science at the University of Birmingham, along with the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative, are pleased to host an evening seminar on innovation in patient safety. The free seminar will present the latest international thinking on new ways to understand and transform safety in clinical care, studying what works in healthcare and why we have success alongside failure.

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10

Running an Improvement Lab

Nicolson Building, Edgbaston Park Road, University of Birmingham, B15 2RT

New Q members are invited to attend a mock improvement lab workshop taking place on 10 October.

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10

ERDF 3 LEP Call PA1 Workshop

Baskerville House, Cambridge Street, Birmingham B1 2ND

In anticipation of the ERDF PA1 (Innovation) call in November, the Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire and Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) welcome you to a workshop being held from 12 – 4pm. The aim of the workshop will be to encourage projects to address the finding of the West Midlands Science and Innovation Audit.

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10

Brain waves and brain storms

Great Hall, Aston University, Aston Triangle, Birmingham B4 7ET

Join Professor Paul Furlong, Director of Aston Brain Centre, The Clinical Neurophysiology Unit and The Wellcome Trust Laboratory for MEG Professor of Clinical Neuroimaging at Aston University, for this free event. This lecture will be of general interest and is also suitable for students of A-level Biology.

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9

Resilience in Healthcare Masterclass: Birmingham

DeVere Colmore Gate, 5th and 7th Floor, Bull Street Entrance, Colmore Gate, Birmingham B3 2QD

The West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative is delighted to welcome the Centre for Applied Resilience in Healthcare team (CARe) from King's College London to Birmingham to deliver their annual Resilience in Healthcare Masterclass, taking place on 9 and 10 October.

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9

Measurement and monitoring of safety programme events

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

Do you want to learn more about how the framework for measurement and monitoring of safety has been tested in various health and social care settings across the UK? This event - one breakfast session from 9 - 9.45am and the main session from 10am - 3pm - will introduce the measurement and monitoring of safety e-guide, ‘Better questions safer care’.

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5

ABHI Annual Regulatory Conference: MDR - Implementation, Transition and Beyond

Norton Rose Fulbright, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2AQ

The Medical Device Regulations are now published and companies need to begin firming up their plans for transition to the new system. This year’s Association of British Healthcare Industries (ABHI) regulatory conference will cover the key topics with the aim of providing the most up-to-date information possible.

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5

Healthcare UK Roadshow

University of Birmingham, Winterbourne House, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

The Healthcare UK Roadshow will highlight the commercial opportunities available internationally for UK healthcare suppliers. The roadshow will put you in direct contact with healthcare experts who can help you to navigate global markets and explore the feasibility of exporting.

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4

Behcet's in a Day

Post Graduate Education Centre, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QH.

Save the date for this free study day exploring Behcet's syndrome, its symptoms and advances in treatment.

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4

ABHI Briefing Seminar

Association of British Healthcare Industries, 107 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8TZ

The seminar is aimed at introducing potential members, new members, and new employees of member companies, to ABHI. The event will provide attendees with detailed information on the current critical issues relevant to the medical technology industry and ABHI’s workstreams.

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SME2017

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

This new high-level conference and exhibition will offer thousands of business owners a one stop shop to come and get the right information from the right people, bringing together 130 speakers to present, discuss and debate red hot topics around the core sectors of business including funding, finance, marketing, business tech, outsourcing, accounting and innovation.

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Heart Rhythm Congress

International Convention Centre, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1AY

The largest heart rhythm event in the UK, Heart Rhythm Congress provides unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, showcase innovation, learn about latest developments and network with UK and international delegates.

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Coventry Life Festival

Fargo Village, Far Gosford Street, Coventry CV1 5ED

The first ever festival to celebrate Coventry’s older residents, featuring exercise classes, dance workshops, expert talks and discussions and supported by WMAHSN, is to take place on 1 and 2 October.

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