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Join us for the Southampton Innovation Forum: 16 May
Co-hosted by Wessex AHSN and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, the forum is designed to support the development of innovative t...
Pitch@Palace 7.0, 25th April 2017
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The Theme for Pitch@Palace 7.0 is Human Tech.
Human Tech will explore the potential impact of technology in our everyday lives – focusing on three areas:
PITCH@PALACE ON TOUR
In the run up to Pitch@Palace Boot Camp, 3 Pitch@Palace On Tour events provide Entrepreneurs from across the United Kingdom with the opportunity to learn about the Pitch@Palace programme, connect to local stakeholders and receive mentoring to develop their businesses.
The winners from each Pitch@Palace On Tour event are selected to attend Pitch@Palace Boot Camp.
PITCH@PALACE BOOT CAMP
Pitch@Palace Boot Camp will take place on Wednesday, 15th March, 2017.
Pitch@Palace Boot Camp provides 42 Entrepreneurs with the opportunity to hear from leading industry experts and Pitch@Palace Alumni, as well as receiving support and mentoring. All participants are asked to Pitch to a Panel of Judges, who will select up to 15 Entrepreneurs to Pitch at St. James’s Palace.
All Entrepreneurs who attend Pitch@Palace Boot Camp are invited to attend Pitch@Palace 7.0 and have the opportunity to network at the event.
The Innovation Technology Tariff went live on 1st April 2017 and NHSE is keen to encourage adoption and spread of these technologies. Further to the successful take up of a suite of WebEx during March in which they shared the zero cost, procurement and reimbursement model NHSE would like to offer some further WebEx dates for anyone that was unable to attend. To this end they will run a number of one hour WebEx Events during May, hosted by Mr Robert Chesters,
Innovation and Research Unit, NHS England. Rob will discuss:
We do hope you can attend one of these sessions as we firmly believe this is an opportunity to understand the uniqueness of this tariff model which will offer a streamlined route to reimbursement without the need for multiple price negotiations and will cut the difficulties quite often experienced by clinicians in uptake and spread.
During the Collaborative improvement teams attend 4 learning
events across the year and then test changes in practice using
Plan-Do-Study-Act [PDSA] cycles in between the learning events to introduce
improvement. This is the 3rd of the 4 events.
Co-hosted with University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.This forum is designed to support the development of innovative technologies and models of care by bringing together staff from health, academia and industry with an interest in using innovation to transform services.The meeting will showcase innovations from within the local health system and further afield that have the potential to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. By providing a forum where innovators and clinicians can openly discuss the problems and solutions we aim to improve the quality of the solutions, and shorten the development time so that patients can benefit sooner.The programme will support the trust’s ambition to promote innovation and innovative ways of working by exploring how local needs might be met through new technologies. The meeting will showcase current innovations within the local health system and from elsewhere in Wessex that have the potential to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care.It will also include a dedicated ‘Innovation Exchange’ to introduce staff to health care products that are under development by start-ups and SMEs and exchange ideas and feedback on their potential application.We welcome staff from all local health organisations, including acute trusts, community providers, CCGs and primary care.Please bring your thinking hats, and come prepared to join the discussion.
As Happy, Healthy, at Home (North East Hampshire and Farnham) continues to introduce new ways of working across the health and care system, the independent evaluation is making progress in understanding the impact of the changes for service users, their carers and staff.This is the second Symposium and will focus on a new place based model of care (Farnham locality). We will present the findings from in-depth evaluations of innovative new ways of working including the Farnham Integrated Care Team and Referral Management Service. It is an opportunity to hear about the findings, to reflect on what has been learned about the effectiveness of each New Care Model and to discuss how these can be further developed and improved. There will also be opportunities to find out about a range of evaluation methods and to participate in a live evaluation experiment!This invite is open to anyone with an interest in evaluation of New Care Models, including service users, clinicians and service leads. An agenda will be published nearer the event.If you have any questions about this event, including dietary requirements, please contact Nadia Kuftinoff: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (023) 8202 0850.
The 100,000 genomes project will transform the way patients with rare disease or cancer are diagnosed and treated. Run from 13 sites across the country, collectively the project will sequence and analyse 100,000 genomes from 70,000 patients in order to speed up diagnosis and where possible inform treatment choices and improve patient outcomes.
This is a great opportunity to come together with other healthcare professionals and share in the national and regional aims of the 100,000 Genomes Project.
This event will reflect on the insights and experiences so far and explore what is being achieved in improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and rare diseases.
Aimed towards healthcare professionals this event is also open to the public.
Annual Network Meeting Thursday 25th May 2017 10am – 4pm, followed by dinner (optional)
The combined MDVSN and MDVSNPLUS event aims to:
There are many grants and awards available to new businesses, but the funding landscape can be complex and daunting, particularly for start-ups and SMEs.At this ENGAGE event, running in partnership with the Wessex Academic Health Science Network, a team of experts will break down the breadth, depth and scale of today’s grant funding landscape, whilst advising how businesses can make the most of the recognition that comes from national awards.Primarily focusing on healthcare business, our speakers will impart advice that’s applicable to other industries as they suggest how companies can best present and position themselves for grants and funding and awards.Speakers:Kev BrooksDirector/Senior Project Consultant at BrooksKebbey Ltd, Kev runs the Funding Support Service for Wessex Academic Health Science Network. He will provide a broad overview of the grant funding landscape for businesses in the UK.Joop TanisDirector of the Small Business Research Initiative’s Healthcare Programme, and an innovation and entrepreneurship consultant in health and social care at Health Enterprise East, Joop will advise companies how to get the most out of business development grants; using SBRI as an example.Rachel DomineyAssociate Director of Wealth & Enterprise at Wessex AHSN, Rachel is a national award-winner, speaker, industry judge and a renowned project leader. She will offer advice how companies can use awards as a launchpad not only to spread innovation, but for PR and for peer and industry validation.
Q&A:At this free event, each speaker will share their experience and tips before an audience Q&A.With such a popular topic, we expect spaces to fill up quickly, so register for FREE via Eventbrite.