Past events

January 2018

31

NHS England Innovation and Technology Tariff: benefits of adoption - Non-injectable arterial connector and PneuX

Postgraduate Education Centre, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH

Learn how NHS England’s Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) is helping trusts to implement pneumonia prevention systems which are designed to stop ventilator-associated pneumonia and arterial connecting systems to reduce bacterial contamination and the accidental administration of medication, at this WMAHSN interactive workshop. This event is for NHS employees only.

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31

New Care Models: what we can learn and the journey to accountable care

Crowne Plaza, Central Square, Holliday Street, Birmingham B1 1HH

NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners, the Local Government Association and NHS Confederation are delivering a joint programme to spread the learning from the new care models across the health and care sector. As part of this, you are invited to an event which will offer insight into the outcomes and lessons from the vanguards.

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31

Digital transformation - how digital innovation can enable you to meet the challenge

Harwell Campus, Atlas Centre, Fermi Avenue, Harwell, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0QS

Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit, in partnership with the Satellite Applications Catapult, is hosting a digital innovation event to support Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) take advantage of collaboration to meet their healthcare challenges. This event has been designed for STP executive teams faced with the need to reimagine healthcare in order to deliver on their sustainability and transformation plans.

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30

Government ICT

QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P 3EE

Now in its 14th year, this conference continues to showcase the most significant digital transformation programmes and policy updates from across central and local government; exploring how disruptive IT projects, new technologies and digital innovation can help realise the Transformation 2020 Strategy. Attendance is free for public sector employees.

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30

Innovation funding for ambitious businesses in the Midlands Engine

Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry CV7 9JU

Innovation is key to business success. The UK government has recognised this for many years and has been increasing the support to businesses wanting to innovate and grow. Accessing this support, however, can still be confusing and complex. That’s why the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, and the British Business Bank have come together to help you. At this morning session starting at 9.30am, you’ll learn about the support available to help your business grow.

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29

Experiencing a Compassion Circle in Birmingham

Woodbrooke, 1046 Bristol Road, Birmingham B29 6LJ

These sessions, funded by the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative, are open to all who work in health and social care. You will be able to hear about the theory behind Compassion Circles, experience the practice and to think about opportunities to introduce Circles into team and organisational systems.

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25

Crossing the bridge – to get widescale adoption of technology enabled care services in health and social care settings

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

The main speakers will describe their 'product' or 'service' as to what makes it desirable, feasible and sustainable. They will share how they have overcome barriers to take up/usage, covering success stories and solutions and bring along a commissioner, academic or clinical specialist to provide evidence of application/impact/insights/likely sustainability.

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24

Medilink West Midlands Medical and Healthcare Business Awards 2017

Birmingham Conferences and Events Centre, Hill Street, Birmingham, B5 4EW

This is the biggest event within the Medilink West Midland's calendar and showcases the best within the regional life sciences sector. WMAHSN is sponsoring the Partnership with the NHS Award. Shortlisted applications will be announced before Christmas, with the winners announced at the event.

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19

Wellness and Prevention of Illness Definitions Workshop

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

The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network is hosting a half day workshop on 19 January 2018, exploring the language and linguistics around wellness and prevention of illness. Attendees will discuss the West Midlands' prevention of illness agenda and our use of language, and is aimed at people who work on the prevention of illness agenda across health, social care and the third sector, including commissioners and front line provider staff.

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19

Adoption and spread of innovation in the NHS

Webinar

Ensuring the adoption and spread of innovation is a challenge in any health system, but anecdotal evidence suggests that the English NHS finds it particularly challenging. In this live online event from 10 - 11am, the Kings Fund, in association with AHSNs, will discuss the findings from eight AHSN case studies which demonstrate the successful spread of innovation.

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18

Medtech Accelerator Health Hack - Surgery

Various, Cambridge

These Medtech Accelerator Health Hack workshops are designed to engage a wide community of stakeholders, focused on stimulating innovation within the NHS, through the identification and development of innovative new products and services with the potential to meet unmet clinical needs and generate commercial benefit.

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17

Grand opening of the new Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC)

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

The grand opening of the new Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) will occur from 11.30am – 3pm on 17 January. The launch event will feature guest speakers, a tour of the state-of-the-art simulation facility, a keynote speech from the West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street and networking opportunities.

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17

Tech Wednesday

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

Tech Wednesday is the monthly Campus meet-up for Birmingham’s technological and entrepreneurial community. Each month there are ‘Show ‘n' Tells’, where a number of tech start-ups and individuals within the region present and demo innovative projects to the group for feedback and discussion.

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17

Orthopaedic study evening - knee and shoulder

Postgraduate Centre, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, The Woodlands, Bristol Road South, Birmingham B31 2AP

This study evening will offer two hours of learning time (with confirmation issued on attendance), and is tailored for GPs, physiotherapists, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals. It will consist of three Knee and Shoulder Orthopaedic Consultant lectures.

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11

Manufacturing and Materials and Infrastructure Systems Funding Masterclass

Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty Park, Coventry CV7 9JU

UK businesses can apply for a share of £19 million for innovation projects in manufacturing and materials or infrastructure systems. A further £16 million is available for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). This event will feature a briefing on the funding and an overview of KTPs, with the opportunity to hear from successful projects and pitch for partnerships.

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