Upcoming Events


Transforming Urgent and Emergency Care: Safer, Better, Faster

September 29 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

An event to access the progress in transforming the urgent and emergency care system in England and look forward to a safe, effective and sustainable service in the future.


Charity Reform: Implementing Guidance on Fundraising and Governance

October 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Delegates will learn how new statutory guidance on charity governance, responsibilities, fundraising practice and financial management can be best implemented throughout their own organisation.


DigiHealth UK: Transforming Healthcare Delivery

October 20 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

Focusing on how health services can bridge the gap between the current pressures on the system and the plans for the NHS to become a world leader in the development and use of technology in health and social care.

Palliative and End of Life Care

Palliative & End of Life Care: Supporting Patient Choice

October 27 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

An event looking at the issues and challenges of providing personalised end of life care.


Dementia: Quality of Care

November 16 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Dementia: Quality of Care will help you to develop a greater understanding of how people with dementia can get the support they need every day of the year, whether that be at home, in residential care, hospital or in the wider community.

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Public Health: Prevention in Practice

November 24 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

An event focusing on the challenges of public health and the initiatives that can promote population health and improve the overall health of the nation at large.


Digital Government Summit: Agile Policy Making

November 30 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This agenda will focus on how to make public services simpler, clearer and faster for citizens and ensure organisations have the right skills in place to make it happen.


Managing Change: Transformation for Productive Public Services

December 6 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

An event showcasing examples of best practice in achieving public sector efficiency gains to deliver more for less.


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.


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.

Our aim is to make public services better

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