Upcoming events

November 2017

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Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Training - two-day Effective Investigation Workshop

Millennium Point Birmingham, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

The two-day Effective Investigation Workshop is for staff who are expected to lead the investigation of complex, high impact incidents and who have not had any specialist training to date. These staff do not need to be clinically qualified, but they do need to be leading the investigation of patient safety incidents.

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SBRI Alumni Programme

Central London, venue TBC

The SBRI Alumni Event is being developed with ABHI and the programme is being finalised for the 55 companies that have completed Phase 2 and are therefore on the market or imminently on market. The day will provide practical advice and support to SBRI companies on accessing the NHS, funding and developing their value proposition to the NHS. A matchmaking session is also planned, for the companies to meet the AHSNs for one-to-one discussions.

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NELA Quality Improvement Workshop

Maple House, 150 Corporation Street, Birmingham B4 6TB

The NELA (National Emergency Laparotomy Audit) Project team are pleased to announce a West Midlands regional QI Workshop that will be taking place in November 2017.

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WMAHSN Masterclass: Intellectual Property - premium members-only workshop

4 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 3BE

This free-to-attend three hour session for WMAHSN premium members aims to give attendees an overview of intellectual property, looking at the different forms of intellectual property, its protection, how it applies to your ideas and how MidTECH can help you take those ideas forward. The session will have interactive elements and will also include guest speakers who have worked with MidTECH in the past.

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Innovation and Business Strategy Training Course

Medilink West Midlands, 4 Greenfield Crescent, Birmingham B15 3BE

This course will help you optimise your innovation process to improve the probability of commercial success and increase your revenue up to three fold. Discover ground breaking tools and methodologies to identify opportunities, uncover unmet clinical needs and learn how to translate these into product design.

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Public health research and practice in the West Midlands: working together to improve health

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

Colleagues working in public health across the West Midlands are invited to join a workshop focusing on research and practice in the region, jointly organised by Public Health England and the NIHR Clinical Research Network West Midlands. The aim is to identify and recognise regional research needs and priorities and consider how research findings can better support public health policy and practice within the region.

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Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Training - Executive half-day event

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

The Executive half-day event is intended to enable the Executive and non-Executive Directors responsible for patient safety and serious incident management to take stock, and to reflect on the extent to which their pre-existing approach to and systems for screening and conducting in-depth investigations delivers the principles set out in the SI Framework for England.

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Investigation and Root Cause Analysis Training - one-day Introduction and Hearts and Minds Workshop

Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham B4 7XG

The one-day Introduction and Hearts and Minds Workshop is intended for staff who find themselves having early conversations with patients and their families after a patient safety incident has occurred, act as clinical advisors or other specialist advisors, governance facilitators, Band 7 staff who may be supporting the delivery of a serious incident review, or leading local reviews.

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15

Preventing AF-related strokes - accelerating action and collaboration series

Hilton Birmingham Metropole, The NEC Birmingham, Pendigo Way, Birmingham B40 1PP

You are invited to a free event on Preventing AF-related strokes: accelerating action and collaboration. Discover innovative tools and technological solutions to overcome challenges across the atrial fibrillation (AF) pathway, improve AF detection and management in your local area and network with peers to support the dissemination of best practice.

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16

Learning From Excellence (LFE) Community Event

The Vox Conference Centre, Resorts World, NEC, Birmingham B40 1PU

This event will enable attendees to share their experiences of Learning from Excellence (LfE), connect with fellow members from the LfE community, help co-create the future of LfE and learn about LfE’s application in safety and quality improvement.

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Birmingham Health Insights

The H Suite, Martineau Suite, 100 Icknield Port Road, Birmingham B16 0AA

NHS colleagues in the West Midlands are invited to attend for free an exclusive one-day summit that will explore the very latest in health IT strategy and implementation in the region. The November series of Health Insights will have a sharp focus on how health and care organisations in the West Midlands are shifting their attention to the digitalisation of whole areas, cities and regions.

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16

NIHR Roadshow for Medical Technology SMEs

Translation & Innovation Hub (I-HUB), White City Campus, Imperial College London, 80 Wood Lane, London W12 0BZ

Are you a medtech SME looking for funding, support or collaborators? The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) invites you to apply for a place at this roadshow specifically tailored for medtech SMEs to find out more about the mission, strategic priorities and activities of the NIHR and opportunities and support for SMEs via funding programmes, clinical trials, research plans, centres and facilities and relevant contacts.

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Public Sector Show 2017

Manchester Central Convention Complex, Windmill Street, Manchester M2 3GX

The Public Sector Show is the UK's largest expo dedicated to helping public sector professionals, policy makers and budget holders deliver improved outcomes through better strategic planning, digital innovation and enhancing workforce capacity. AHSNs and their partners have been offered free tickets to attend.

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21

Mental Health Training for Primary Care Pharmacists

West Midlands, venue TBC

A free training event aimed at pharmacists based in primary care. Four expert speakers will cover the primary care management of depression, screening tools and treatment guidelines; primary care management of antipsychotics; balancing mental health and physical health; management of bipolar disease, including lithium management in primary care; and benzodiazepine prescribing and withdrawal in primary care.

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Patient First

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

We are looking forward once again to showcasing the Patient Safety Collaborative at the annual Patient First conference at London’s Excel on 21 and 22 November. We have our own Best Practice Theatre plus an exhibition stand and a dedicated poster zone.

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Leading collaboration for change and improvement webinar - Creating value and impact in networks

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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Osteoporosis Clinical Update 2017

The National Conference Centre, Coventry Road, Hampton in Arden, Solihull B92 0EJ

With a brand new and innovative format, this event promises to provide multidisciplinary clinicians in England with the opportunity to discuss the treatment and management of osteoporosis. The Clinical Update will bring a series of interactive clinical case discussions to you, presented as part of an expert discussion panel.

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Meet in the Midlands

Mercure Burton-upon-Trent, Newton Park, Newton Solney, Burton-on Trent, Staffordshire DE15 0SS

Meet in the Midlands provides a great opportunity to meet with medtech and life sciences representatives from the East and West Midlands. There will be opportunities for networking and expert advice from the panel.

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