Upcoming events

June 2017

7

Digital healthcare innovation series: Apps

Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ

The event will see speakers share their experience under the broad banner of medical/healthcare innovation with an overarching highly relevant and topical digital theme, specifically the central importance of data.

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7

Quality of life and symptom assessment in healthcare: making patient centred care a reality?

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre, Medical School Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

In this lecture, Professor Melanie Calvert, Professor of Outcomes Methodology, Director Centre for Patient Reported Outcomes Research at the Institute of Applied Health Research, will draw on her personal experiences and emerging UK and international evidence to explore the challenges and benefits of quality of life assessment in healthcare, as she considers how this information can help make patient centred care a reality.

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8

The Namaste Care Intervention UK research project practitioner consultation event

Room CHG011, Charles Hastings Building, Castle Street, City Campus, University of Worcester, Worcester WR1 3AS

This is an opportunity to for you to hear about the progress of the University of Worcester's research project and give your advice and feedback on plans for the Namaste Care Intervention. This intervention will be what is ‘prescribed’ to the care homes who take part as case studies in the project and the University will then look at the impact it has on the residents, staff and care homes who take part.

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12

Digital Cities: Birmingham 2017

Various across Birmingham

Digital Cities Birmingham returns in 2017 with a new series of inspiring events across the city - many of them free - including practical hands-on workshops, masterclasses and conference-style events. The week is a fantastic opportunity to bring together everyone working in digitally creative industries in the city, to promote cross-sector collaboration, forge new partnerships and develop skills.

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13

Learning to sustain successful change from evidence-based quality improvement programmes relating to delivery of care for long term conditions

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

This free event will support nurse leads in primary and community care across the West Midlands to learn from others how to make successful change happen in respect of improved care of long term conditions (LTCs), encourage evidence-based evaluation of innovative delivery of LTC care and introduce achievers to WMAHSN's Meridian health innovation exchange.

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13

Creating strategy and leadership for business innovation

Telford Business Solutions Centre, Innovation Campus, Shifnal Road, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9NN

This workshop is designed to help you build strategic leadership capacity and maximise the cultural and structural effectiveness of your organisation for innovation.

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13

ITM ‘Ask the Expert’ Education Seminar Series 2017 - "What is the future of health informatics in Birmingham?"

Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Mindelsohn Way, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TH

“What is the future of health informatics in Birmingham" will take place on 13 June at 4pm in the ITM Lecture Theatre. This will be presented by University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust's Hilary Fanning and George Gkoutos

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15

National Bridging the Gaps Symposium

Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7EQ

As part of the cross-council initiative in antimicrobial resistance (AMR), the EPSRC launched 'Bridging the Gaps', a programme of funding awarded to 11 UK universities to develop institutional networks focused on multidisciplinary solutions to tackle AMR. On 15 June, Warwick is hosting a joint symposium of the 11 UK universities that were awarded ‘Bridging the Gaps’ funding.

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21

Clinical inertia

Macdonald Ansty Hall, Coventry CV7 9HZ

Part of the Diabetes up close and personalised education programme 2016 - 2017, this meeting looks at the barriers to implementing high standards of diabetes process and outcomes, led by Dr Vinod Patel.

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22

Embedding Innovation in the NHS: Patient, Practice and System Perspectives

Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9HU

This half-day workshop will bring together a diverse audience for lively debate and discussion about current practice in the UK’s healthcare innovation landscape. The workshop is a response to one of UCL’s current policy ‘grand challenges’ - understanding how innovation can be successfully embedded in the NHS, and what learning can be applied from other sectors.

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27

Venturefest West Midlands 2017

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

Venturefest West Midlands will provide entrepreneurs, investors and innovators to meet, engage and exchange ideas for co-operation and collaboration, particularly in the fields of science and emerging technologies. With around 700 delegates expected to attend this one day event, attendees will be able to engage directly with high growth entrepreneurs and service providers offering products, services, advice and support.

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27

Using diagnostics to enable new models of urgent and emergency care

Warwick Racecourse, Hampton Street, Warwick CV34 6HN

On Tuesday 27 June 2017, West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) and Oxford AHSN are bringing together NHS urgent and emergency care directors and specialists, commissioners, medical and nursing directors, STP leads, transformation and improvement leads, out of hours care providers, general practice, ambulance trusts and AHSNs to examine NHS England's priorities for transforming services.

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28

Connected Local Government 2017: a festival of events focused on a devolved and digitally enabled future

The Bond Company,180-182 Fazeley Street, Digbeth, Birmingham B5 5SE

Boilerhouse Media, the event organisers, are collaborating with a range of organisations including the WMAHSN, Local CIO Council, the Society of Chief Librarians, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, the Royal Town Planning Institute, LARIA, ADASS Informatics Network, GoodThings Foundation, Women in IT, Socitm and Improvement and Efficiency West Midlands.

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28

Health+Care 2017

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

Health+Care focuses on the delivery of cultural, service, system and digital transformation that's essential to securing the future of health and social care systems. The event is a rare opportunity for colleagues from across the NHS, local government, care homes and the voluntary sector to come together on an equal footing to network, collaborate and share learning.

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