Learn how NHS England’s Innovation and Technology Tariff (ITT) is helping trusts to implement pneumonia prevention systems which are designed to stop ventilator-associated pneumonia and arterial connecting systems to reduce bacterial contamination and the accidental administration of medication, at this WMAHSN interactive workshop. This event is for NHS employees only.
NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners, the Local Government Association and NHS Confederation are delivering a joint programme to spread the learning from the new care models across the health and care sector. As part of this, you are invited to an event which will offer insight into the outcomes and lessons from the vanguards.
Arden & GEM Commissioning Support Unit, in partnership with the Satellite Applications Catapult, is hosting a digital innovation event to support Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) take advantage of collaboration to meet their healthcare challenges. This event has been designed for STP executive teams faced with the need to reimagine healthcare in order to deliver on their sustainability and transformation plans.
Now in its 14th year, this conference continues to showcase the most significant digital transformation programmes and policy updates from across central and local government; exploring how disruptive IT projects, new technologies and digital innovation can help realise the Transformation 2020 Strategy. Attendance is free for public sector employees.
Innovation is key to business success. The UK government has recognised this for many years and has been increasing the support to businesses wanting to innovate and grow. Accessing this support, however, can still be confusing and complex. That’s why the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, and the British Business Bank have come together to help you. At this morning session starting at 9.30am, you’ll learn about the support available to help your business grow.
These sessions, funded by the West Midlands Patient Safety Collaborative, are open to all who work in health and social care. You will be able to hear about the theory behind Compassion Circles, experience the practice and to think about opportunities to introduce Circles into team and organisational systems.
The main speakers will describe their 'product' or 'service' as to what makes it desirable, feasible and sustainable. They will share how they have overcome barriers to take up/usage, covering success stories and solutions and bring along a commissioner, academic or clinical specialist to provide evidence of application/impact/insights/likely sustainability.
This is the biggest event within the Medilink West Midland's calendar and showcases the best within the regional life sciences sector. WMAHSN is sponsoring the Partnership with the NHS Award. Shortlisted applications will be announced before Christmas, with the winners announced at the event.
The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network is hosting a half day workshop on 19 January 2018, exploring the language and linguistics around wellness and prevention of illness. Attendees will discuss the West Midlands' prevention of illness agenda and our use of language, and is aimed at people who work on the prevention of illness agenda across health, social care and the third sector, including commissioners and front line provider staff.
Ensuring the adoption and spread of innovation is a challenge in any health system, but anecdotal evidence suggests that the English NHS finds it particularly challenging. In this live online event from 10 - 11am, the Kings Fund, in association with AHSNs, will discuss the findings from eight AHSN case studies which demonstrate the successful spread of innovation.
These Medtech Accelerator Health Hack workshops are designed to engage a wide community of stakeholders, focused on stimulating innovation within the NHS, through the identification and development of innovative new products and services with the potential to meet unmet clinical needs and generate commercial benefit.
The grand opening of the new Medical Devices Testing and Evaluation Centre (MD-TEC) will occur from 11.30am – 3pm on 17 January. The launch event will feature guest speakers, a tour of the state-of-the-art simulation facility, a keynote speech from the West Midlands Mayor, Andy Street and networking opportunities.
Tech Wednesday is the monthly Campus meet-up for Birmingham’s technological and entrepreneurial community. Each month there are ‘Show ‘n' Tells’, where a number of tech start-ups and individuals within the region present and demo innovative projects to the group for feedback and discussion.
This study evening will offer two hours of learning time (with confirmation issued on attendance), and is tailored for GPs, physiotherapists, chiropractors and other healthcare professionals. It will consist of three Knee and Shoulder Orthopaedic Consultant lectures.
UK businesses can apply for a share of £19 million for innovation projects in manufacturing and materials or infrastructure systems. A further £16 million is available for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs). This event will feature a briefing on the funding and an overview of KTPs, with the opportunity to hear from successful projects and pitch for partnerships.