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Sharing Success - NHS's Simple Telehealth National Conference 2017

posted 7 Feb 2017, 00:30 by Philip O'Connell   [ updated 16 Oct 2017, 04:22 by Hollie Stirman ]

The "Making Change Happen with Simple Telehealth and Florence" conference was held on 25th January 2017 at the North Stafford Hotel, Stoke-on-Trent and saw a day of collaboration and enthusiastic sharing of real world applications of the unique Simple Telehealth methodology.   The 100+ delegates from England, Scotland, Wales and Australia enjoyed a packed schedule of independent evidence backed case studies and evaluation delivered by 32 speakers in three streams, on topics ranging across Primary, Community and Secondary Care, Mental Health and Education.

"The conference was an overwhelmingly positive success!"

Plenary speakers included;

- Dr. Ruth Chambers OBE, NHS Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Chair & WMAHSN LTC Network Clinical Lead
- Dr Dawn Moody, Associate National Clinical Director for Older People & Integrated Person-Centred Care, NHS England
- Dr. Michael Dixon, General Practitioner, Chair of the College of Medicine and National Clinical Champion for Social Prescription, NHS England
- Dr. Elizabeth Boath, PhD, NTF, SFHEA, Associate Professor in Health, Staffordshire University 
- Caroline Poole, Service Development & Sustainability􏰃 Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust 
- Brendon Wickham, South East Melbourne Primary Health Network
- Melissa Le Mesurier, South East Melbourne Primary Health Network
- Iain Trayner, TECS Lead NHS Western Isles
- Morag Hearty, Project Manager Lanarkshire Smart Care & United 4 Health


In a non-commercial environment, the conference was designed to facilitate transparent peer to peer sharing of real world experiences of the NHS's Simple Telehealth methodology, the atmosphere was energised with delegates taking in new ideas and ways of working and networking with others in similar clinical interest areas.   

"I came back buzzing with new ideas, it was a great conference in Stoke"

Full details of all of the conference content, slides and posters can be found in the members section by clicking here.
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