This full day show will be providing important policy updates, best practice case studies and strategies particularly around innovative IT and digital solutions, cyber security, collaborative commissioning and smart and effective use of resources through procurement and estates management.
A free orthopaedic study evening is being delivered by the Midland Orthopaedic Practice, offering 2.5 hours of learning time (with confirmation issued on attendance) tailored for GPs, physiotherapists, sports physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals.
WMAHSN will be among the exhibitors at this year’s Trauma Innovation conference, taking place on Tuesday 27 and Wednesday 28 September at Edgbaston Stadium, Birmingham. Produced in partnership with Defence Medical Services and Orthopaedic Research UK, Trauma Innovation 2016 will focus on areas of ballistic and blast injury and musculoskeletal complications.
The Centre for Technology Enabled Health Research (CTEHR) at Coventry University is delighted to welcome Dr Leanne Morrision to present as part of their 2016 CTEHR external seminar series.
For the 15th year, we welcome national and international experts to Sandwell for SHOES. This year's topic, Austerity, Poverty and Health, will encourage attendees to think globally, and act locally to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.
Are you passionate about patient safety? Do you want to drive change within your organisation by sharing the learning and be part of the solution? West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Patient Safety Collaborative, in association with Attrainability, is pleased to announce a series of two day human factors training for healthcare professionals in the West Midlands region.
What happens when things in your head aren’t what they’re supposed to be? Or what if they are and it’s everyone else who has the problem? This autumn BOLDtext Playwrights Stephen Jackson, Vanessa Oakes, Julia Wright and Sayan Kent return to Open Door at The REP on 26 September and focus the dramatic microscope on mental health.
The AHSN Network - including WMAHSN - will once again be having a presence at this year's Pharmacy Show, to be held at the NEC, Birmingham. The Pharmacy Show is the largest, national conference and exhibition for community pharmacy professionals and their industry.
For 2016, the annual British Society for Genetic Medicine (BSGM) focuses on UK Clinical Genomic strategy, together with high quality submitted spoken presentations and a series of invited speakers of international renown. There are concurrent spoken sessions on the discovery of new genes, mechanisms, disease and technology or on service considerations (including genetic counselling, education, service improvement and development).
The aim of this event, which runs from 10am - 4.30pm (registration from 9.30am), include the West Midlands Pharmacy Local Professional Network structure and work plan, sharing examples of what works well and building the network.
The National Substance Misuse Conference 2016 – Breaking Down Barriers is taking place on 21 September at The Birmingham REP. The conference will be a unique opportunity to receive leading expert knowledge.
Safety in healthcare has traditionally focused on avoiding harm by learning from error. This approach may miss opportunities to learn from excellent practice. This free event, from 5.30 - 8.30pm, is open to frontline healthcare staff from any discipline to come and hear about the experience of implementing learning from excellence (LFE) from teams who have used the technique in their clinical areas.
Join us in September to learn the skills and knowledge required to recruit and consent patients to the 100,000 Genomes Project.
This free one day event, created in partnership with the TSA and the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN), takes place on 19 September in Birmingham. The event is focused on digital transformation, innovation and Technology Enabled Care (TEC) delivery in the West Midlands and will bring together leading thinkers and doers from across the region to deliver a range of engaging presentations and practical breakout sessions to inspire, inform and drive collaboration.
Burton Diabetes UK Group invite you to their third Diabetes Public Awareness Event on Friday 16 September between 5.30pm – 8pm. The event is open to all and refreshments are available throughout the night. There will be no charge, but donations can be made for the Burton Diabetes UK Group.
This panel-led policy meeting has been initiated, organised and funded by the Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance and is supported by the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network. It will provide an opportunity to examine what more could be done to ensure best practice in the management of AF-related stroke prevention is implemented across Birmingham and the West Midlands.
WIN's next Open Network event will discuss the important role of statistics/data in digital health.
Are you an SME with a great idea for helping those living with sight loss and other sensory conditions? Come along to the launch event of the Beacon Visionary+ Challenge to find out more about how you can apply for the competition and learn more about what is on offer for the winner.
Many organisations working to create social impact are in need of flexible types of finance. Attending this social investors' round table session aims to improve opportunities to investors and bring investment to organisations aiming to create social impact.
New Forms of Funding is a series of free to attend workshops looking at a range of emerging forms of investment funding relevant to local anchor institutions such as combined/local authorities, universities and NHS organisations. The focus of this workshop is loan funds, including European Investment Bank (including European Fund for Strategic Investments), Northern Powerhouse Investment Fund, Innovate UK loans and Green Investment Bank.
You are warmly invited to this free educational day, specifically designed for AHPs and nurses working with patients with musculoskeletal disease. The event aims to help you find and appraise the best evidence to answer your clinically important question and will include searching and appraising evidence and working in small groups to draw clinical conclusions from the research, using the ‘critically appraised topic model’.
The theme of this year’s conference is Evidence into action, and the conference will promote and showcase the application and translation of science and research, to support effective local and national action to improve public health.
A collaborative event between the West Midlands Mental Health Innovation Network (WMMHIN) and Birmingham Science City Alliance on the topic of dementia, this will be the third event in the 2016/17 WMMHIN programme. The main event, which will be held at the University Arena, comprises a series of engaging presentations on dementia, followed by a selection of interactive workshops lead by innovators and experts in the field.
This Breakfast Briefing will be focusing on the exciting research being carried out in the region on health and life sciences. Focus will also be given to Innovate UK, the non-governmental public body responsible for promoting innovation in the UK, and funding which is scheduled to be announced at this time.
On 13 September, MakerClub launches in Birmingham at the newly opened EagleLabs at iCentrum in Birmingham. MakerClub weekly afterschool sessions have inspired thousands of young people to discover their inner inventor. With expert mentors, access to amazing equipment and a dash of imagination, your kids can create anything.
Do you work in an organisation committed to staff wellbeing? Are you finding it hard to maintain this focus while delivering on other pressing challenges? If so, this free one day workshop may be for you. Our approach focuses on the importance of understanding and recognising emotional labour.
The University of Birmingham is delighted to be hosting the biennial conference of the International Society on Priorities in Health on 7–9 September 2016. The conference is being organised by the Health Service Management Centre in partnership with the University’s Health Economics Unit, and will feature keynote and parallel sessions from international academic and practitioner experts from across the globe.
New Forms of Funding is a series of free to attend workshops looking at a range of emerging forms of investment funding relevant to local anchor institutions such as combined/local authorities, universities and NHS organisations. The focus of this workshop is integrated funding approaches for strategic infrastructures and sites, including Enterprise Zones, UK Trade & Investment Regeneration Investment, Tax Increment Financing, Combined Authority Investment Funds and One Public Estate.
This year, Health and Care Innovation Expo will once again focus on the biggest health and care issues and developments as we continue to implement the NHS Five Year Forward View. The AHSN Network will be having a major stand, alongside an Innovation Zone which showcases the best in regional healthcare SMEs.
This free event from the NIHR Clinical Research Network (CRN) West Midlands features sessions on Making a Difference in Primary Care: STarT Back and Springboard for the Future: working with the West Midlands Academic Health Sciences Network. There will be a marketplace of stands, including WMAHSN, with breakout sessions in the afternoon following lunch. The day concludes with the presentation of the CRN WM Awards 2016.
The West Midlands is the largest Genomic Medicine Centre taking part in the 100,000 Genomes Project. A total of 18 acute trusts are taking part across the region and the project will be coming to your trust soon. Can you help identify and/or consent eligible patients with a rare disease or cancer? If so, please attend the Recruitment and Consent Training Course.
This conference on 5 and 6 September will explore the multi-dimensions of well-being, focusing on the achievement of well-being through collaboration to co-create experiences which are positive and meaningful to the individual. Hosted by Birmingham City University, Well-being 2016 aims to provide a platform for dialogue between academics and practitioners, knowledge exchange and methodological exploration through a combination of keynote speakers, breakout sessions and workshops.