Past events

April 2016

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Undiagnosed Children’s Day event at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Birmingham Children's Hospital, Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham B4 6NH

As part of Undiagnosed Children’s Day celebrations, Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is excited to invite children, young people and families affected by rare and undiagnosed conditions to the Marvellous Superstar Club Event at Birmingham Children’s Hospital on 30 April from 10am - 3pm.

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WIRED Health 2016

Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, London, NW1 2FB

WIRED Health is designed to introduce, explain and predict trends in the medical and personal healthcare industries. It is a showcase for the extraordinary innovators using technology to re-imagine the health sector. From diagnostics and neuroscience, to data-driven healthcare and new material sciences helping to re-build the human body, WIRED Health is a haven for disruptive thinking and innovation.

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Open Innovation Summit

200 Aldersgate Street, London EC1A 4HD

The Open Innovation Summit will allow delegates to connect with senior level executives from both major corporations and innovative small-to-medium size companies. By covering the hottest topics within open innovation, the event will create a platform for attendees to obtain real action points and useful connections to better support their business goals.

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20

Tech Wednesday

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

Tech Wednesday is Innovation Birmingham's monthly meet-up for the technology and entrepreneur community within Birmingham. Each month there are also Show ‘n' Tells, where tech start-ups or people with side projects from the region demo their products to the group for feedback and discussion. Meet at 5.30pm at Innovation Birmingham for a 6pm start.

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Med-Tech Innovation Expo

Ricoh Arena, Phoenix Way, Foleshill, Coventry CV6 6GE

The Med-Tech Innovation Expo is the only one of its kind in the UK dedicated to medical device design and manufacturing. As part of the Expo, there will be a two day conference, hosted by Medilink UK and Med-Tech Innovation, which will address key issues facing the medical technologies sector.

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UK e-Health Week

Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London W14 8UX

Supported by NHS England, UK e-Health Week, on Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20 April at London's Olympia, will include Professor Sir Malcolm Grant, Dr Arvind Madan, Professor Sue Hill, Lord Victor Adebowale and Beverley Bryant, while the plenary sessions will provide hands-on, tactical advice from those on the ground.

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18

Accelerated Patient Safety Programme

Hotel Football, 99 Sir Matt Busby Way, Manchester M16 0SZ

The Advancing Quality Alliance (AQuA), alongside the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), is hosting the Accelerated Patient Safety Programme. The event,designed to support organisations in developing and implementing safer care systems, will take place in Manchester on 18 - 21 April and is open to health and care professionals from across the UK and Europe.

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Birmingham Social Enterprise City Drive 2016

Various across Birmingham

WMAHSN is among the proud sponsors of this year's Birmingham Social Enterprise City Drive, a week of events raising awareness of social enterprises, which are businesses that trade for social purposes. iSE has prepared an amazing City Drive 2016 Final Programme.

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Thinking differently about mental health consultations - enhancing your skills

Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4QR

This free workshop for West Midlands GPs will offer practical tips on different ways you can approach a consultation with a person with mental health needs. Moving on from a model where PHQ9 scores are used to decide between antidepressants and talking treatments, to developing an individually tailored understanding of distress and ways to support your patients, the session starts by demonstrating three different consultations.

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Commercial partnering for innovation WebEx conference for Chief Executives of NHS trusts

WebEx

The Yorkshire and the Humber Academic Health Science Network has sponsored work to help NHS member organisations understand how relationships with commercial businesses can accelerate innovation and contribute to the need to improve sustainability of local health systems. They are hosting a series of WebEx conferences next week to help conclude the final stages of this work, and this one hour WebEx conference for Chief Executives will comprise a background briefing and interactive discussion.

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Commercial partnering for innovation WebEx conference for NHS Finance and Commercial Leads

WebEx

The Yorkshire and the Humber Academic Health Science Network has sponsored work to help NHS member organisations understand how relationships with commercial businesses can accelerate innovation and contribute to the need to improve sustainability of local health systems. They are hosting a series of WebEx conferences next week to help conclude the final stages of this work, and this one hour WebEx conference for Finance and Commercial Leads will comprise a background briefing and interactive discussion.

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Commercial partnering for innovation WebEx conference for NHS Innovation and Research Leads

WebEx

The Yorkshire and the Humber Academic Health Science Network has sponsored work to help NHS member organisations understand how relationships with commercial businesses can accelerate innovation and contribute to the need to improve sustainability of local health systems. They are hosting a series of WebEx conferences next week to help conclude the final stages of this work, and this one hour WebEx conference for Innovation and Research Leads will comprise a background briefing and interactive discussion.

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The physical health of people with severe mental illness

thestudio, 7 Cannon Street, Birmingham B2 5EP

This workshop is free to attend. Places are limited so secure your place quickly by contacting Emily Brayford on e.c.brayford@keele.ac.uk or 01782 733905. For more information, read the

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Your clinical question answered in a day (CAT in a day) - exercise

Primary Care Sciences Building, Keele University, Staffordshire ST5 5BG

You are invited to a free educational day specifically designed for AHPs and nurses working with patients with musculoskeletal disease. The main focus of this session will be questions relating to exercise. The aim is to help find and appraise the best evidence to answer clinically important questions.

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Research for Patient Benefit (RfPB) event

Michael Tippet Room, Staff House, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

This free half day (afternoon) event will offer an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the RfPB funding stream and aims to maximise chances of success in securing future RfPB funding.

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