Health & Social Care

Conferences for Health and Social Care Professionals

Open Forum Events organise a series of conferences and events that are designed to support NHS professionals and health and social care providers in making services better. Our aim is to create an open forum for healthcare professionals to come together to share knowledge, ideas and best practice.

Our high level events and networks aim to inform, promote new thinking and help shape policy and practice across health and social care.


“For too long people’s physical health conditions have taken priority over their mental health and wellbeing. This is simply unacceptable.”
Lord Victor Adebowale, Chief Executive, Turning Point

"It is widely understood that our A&E departments are under pressure, but sadly the reasons for this are less understood.”

Dr Maureen Baker, Chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners

“There is slowly growing recognition that care delivery ruled by clock-watching is not only inadequate but is also extremely disrespectful.”
Sarah Reed, The Bright Grey Co-Founder

“Nationally, we need to address what the minister for care services describes as an ‘institutional bias’ in the NHS against mental health.”
Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health

“For many members of the public, their greatest worry when they hear talk of change in the NHS is that at a time of crisis they will no longer be able to get the care they need at the time they need it.”
Helen Buckingham, Chief of Staff at Monitor

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Upcoming Events

Addressing Homelessness: Reducing-Preventing-Ending

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:15 pm

Urgent Care: Improving Patient Flow

September 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mental Health: Making the Forward Plans a Reality

Mental Health: Making the Forward Plans a Reality

September 27 @ 8:30 am - 4:45 pm

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