Upcoming Events


Children and Young People's Mental Health: Promoting Integration and Early Intervention

December 8 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This event will explore a whole-system approach focused on prevention of children and young people's mental ill health, early intervention and integration of services.

Federations, Mergers and Alliances 12 January 2016

Federation, Mergers and Alliances

January 12, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Develop a greater understanding of the history of federation, benefits, why federate, what CCGs want, how to build a federation and how it fits into The NHS Five Year Forward Plan.


The Future of Higher Education: Beyond Brexit

January 24, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This timely conference will explore likely outcomes so that Higher Education Institutions are best placed to prepare, plan and proactively respond to the challenges and opportunities beyond Brexit.


Improving Lives: Supporting Adults with Learning Disabilities

January 31, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Post the scandals of Winterbourne View and the subsequent Mazars report into Southern Health NHS FT there needs to be radical transformation in the care of learning disabled people in the UK.


Palliative and End of Life Care: Tackling Variations, Eradicating Inequalities

February 9, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This conference will seek to address where and why the anomalies arise in the standards of provision and how equity in access, quality and experience can be achieved for all terminally ill people, across all of society.


DigiHealth UK: Enhancing the Patient's Journey

March 2, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

DigiHealth UK: Enhancing the patient's journey will promote the best practices in digital healthcare innovation along the patient journey as well as the very latest opportunities on the horizon in the health and social care sector.

Coaching Conversations Workshop 7 March 2017

Coaching Conversations Workshop: How to have great conversations with your staff

March 7, 2017 @ 12:30 am - 5:00 pm

This half day workshop is aimed at managers and leaders who need to have great conversations with staff, want to help staff to develop, and enable them to take personal responsibility.

Mental Health: Forward Thinking - The Implementation Plan

Mental Health: Forward Thinking – The Implementation Plan

March 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

The fourth annual Mental Health conference will support NHS staff, organisations and other parts of the system in delivering the changes required to improve mental health care for all.


Smart Cities and Communities: Achieving Smart Urban Growth

March 22, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Smart Cities and Communities: Achieving Smart Urban Growth will explore how to create a city that uses technology to meet the complex needs of its people.

UK Oil and Gas Summit 29 March 2017

UK Onshore Oil & Gas: Policy, Planning and Future Developments

March 29, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This conference will give help, guidance and support to local councils to ensure they have the right and most accurate information to help make good decisions on applications in their area.


Obesity: Tipping Back the Scales of the Nation

April 19, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm

This conference aims to promote greater understanding of the prevalence of obesity and explore some of the measures that can provide positive solutions.


Dementia 2017: Implementing Better Care

April 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

This conference will provide the opportunity to discuss the quality and consistency of dementia care across England, the initial outcomes of pilot programmes that have been created and the emerging innovations to ensure high standards of care and support for those with dementia and their families.

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