The University of Southampton's Institute for Life Sciences invites you to The Wessex Brain Ageing and Dementia Research Meeting at St Mary's Stadium, Britannia Road, Southampton SO14 5FP on Tuesday 4th February 2020.
This event is planned to run from 09:00-17:00, with coffee and registrations on arrival. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. In the first instance this meeting will provide an excellent opportunity to network with colleagues, support early career researchers, discuss current dementia research activity across Wessex and discuss ways of moving research forward.
Those who are working as Wessex-wide dementia and brain ageing researchers, funding bodies, AHSN, Clinical Networks, Commissioning including STP, PHE, HEE, SME/medtech are welcome and encouraged to present a poster.
Workshops on the day will include Data and Imaging, Study Support and Assistive Technologies. Further workshops are to be confirmed nearer the time.
You can register for this event by clicking on the Register button below. Please direct enquiries to IfLSAdmin@soton.ac.uk
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A good, effective evaluation of an innovation / product can help you and potential adopters / buyers realise the potential of what you’ve produced. Evaluation can be hugely influential so it is important that you get it right to show your product’s value or to learn about what needs to be worked on.
Following on from the successful Bridging the Gap 4 event, Southampton Science Park and Wessex Academic Health Science Network’s Evaluation Team, led by Philippa Darnton, will be hosting an informal session to SMEs and innovators highlighting the importance of evaluation and offering practical advice and guidance. Over the course of the session you will understand:
The topic of evaluation was hugely popular during Bridging the Gap 4 so spaces for this free event may be limited! Register now to secure your free space. A £5 deposit will be needed to secure your spot for this event and will be immediately refunded on your attendance.
We’re looking forward to seeing you !
The Wessex Community Frailty Audit PCN workshop is focused on Primary Care Network Clinical Directors, their integrated teams, and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) / Sustainability & Transformation Partnership (STP) leads.
Full agenda details and booking link to follow.
Join us at this interactive event to update on the impact we are seeing in medication safety in Wessex from our PINCER implementation.
Hear from PINCER researchers the impact that we have had to date in Wessex.
Share successes in this medication safety work and discuss how this work will be taken forward in 2020 as part of the Primary care network work.
Discuss how PINCER will improve your medication safety in primary care.
Take part in the next stage of quality improvement.
We look forward to seeing you there.
As we head into the World Health Organisations decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030) and the frailty aspects of the Long-term plan (2019) begin to be realised, the focus of frailty and Healthy Ageing has never been greater.
At the Wessex AHSN Healthy Ageing programme, we are passionate in enabling Wessex to be frailty fit. Our conference on the 12th March 2020 will bring together national and local frailty experts sharing their best practice and innovations to help ensure that individuals living with frailty have the best clinical outcomes. The event will bring together healthcare, social care and the voluntary care sector and will provide an opportunity to network and learn more about the Wessex frailty agenda.
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This highly interactive event will be a mix of inspiring speakers and an exhibition of ready-to-go QI focused innovations for health and social care.
You will also be able to meet innovators, and view and try exciting innovations which have been designed to save the NHS time and money, enhance patient pathways and, most importantly, improve patient care. This will include exciting diagnostic innovations and many apps and platforms to help health and social care innovations. Most of these innovations are ready to use in the NHS, or looking for evaluation in NHS settings as part of research projects.
There will also be the opportunity to view innovations that are being supported/promoted by the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) and Innovation Technology Payment (ITP).
You will be able to meet the innovators and learn first-hand about their journey/experiences to date.
Post event, if you want to explore any of the innovations further and assess their suitability for your own organisations, we'll assist with guidance and support.
Q is an initiative connecting people who have improvement expertise across the UK. There are over 200 members in Wessex and the community continues to grow.
Wessex AHSN supports members of Q across Wessex and creates opportunities for people to come together, network, collaborate and learn about Quality Improvement (QI) work/initiatives/innovations.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like any more information.
The Wessex Deterioration Network is currently working with NHS organisations across Wessex to improve the delivery of care to patients experiencing physical deterioration. The Network meets quarterly and is open to staff and patient/carer partners from organisations across Wessex.
Representation at the Network includes all grades of staff from acute, community, primary care and ambulance Trusts and also commissioners from local CCGs and Patient/Carer partners. This broad representation helps ensure that the work of the PSC remains grounded and relevant to Wessex stakeholders.
Full agenda and booking details to follow. For enquiries, please click on the button below.