WMAHSN Conference - Long term conditions: making innovation happen in the NHS

6 May 2016 thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

Person-centred care is at the heart of everything the NHS does. This free conference provides a platform for new innovations for long term conditions to be showcased. Our speakers will provide an insight into an innovative programme of work that can be adopted across the West Midlands. These innovations will make a difference to patient safety, behaviour change and self-management, empowering and engaging the public in service design and patient decisions aids.

The guest speaker will be Dr Phil Hammond, an NHS doctor working in chronic fatigue, an investigative journalist for Private Eye, a BBC Radio Bristol presenter, comic and author. He has appeared on shows such as “Question Time” and “Have I Got News For You”.

An Innovation prize will also be awarded at the conference. Shortlisted innovations will be invited to showcase a poster of their innovation at the conference. The innovation prize award winner will be adopted for roll out under the AHSN Long term conditions theme in 2016 and must be evidence-based. The deadline for abstracts is 10am on 31 March. The application form should be submitted to a.hough2@keele.ac.uk.

The full conference programme is available on the flyer

Book your free place through Eventbrite or by contacting Anna Hough on a.hough2@keele.ac.uk or on 01782 733905.