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AHSN Network at Health+Care

Colleagues from across the AHSNs will be out in force at this week’s Health + Care show at ExCeL London.

A key event for health and care professionals in the UK, Health + Care brings together four events under one roof: the HealthCare Show, the Residential and Home Care Show, Digital Healthcare Show and the IPC and Patient Safety Show.

IPC and Patient Safety Show

On Thursday 27 June, Cheryl Crocker, AHSN Network Patient Safety Director, and Catherine Dale, Programme Director for Patient Safety and Patient Experience at Health Innovation Network (AHSN for South London) will be chairing the IPC and Patient Safety theatre.

The AHSNs are also involved in the following IPC and Patient Safety theatre sessions over the two days:

Wednesday 26 June

13.55 Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative

Peter Carpenter, Kent Surrey and Sussex AHSN
Jo Wookey, Kent Surrey and Sussex AHSN

14.35 PReCePT – reducing the risk of cerebral palsy

Karen Luyt, Consultant and Reader in Neonatal Medicine, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Trust and University of Bristol
Natasha Swinscoe, Chief Executive, West of England AHSN

Thursday 27 June

9.10 How can patients be active participants in their own safety within healthcare?

Catherine Dale, Health Innovation Network
Helen Hughes, Chief Executive, Patient Safety Learning
Douglas Findlay, patient leader

10.30 The technology helping reduce Never Events

Peter Young, consultant in critical care, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Ceri Jones, Clinical Psychology Lecturer, University of Leicester

11.10 Panel discussion: what are the barriers to becoming the best healthcare system in the world at patient safety?

Natasha Swinscoe, Chief Executive, West of England AHSN
Cheryl Crocker, AHSN Network Patient Safety Director
Helen Hughes, Chief Executive, Patient Safety Learning
Douglas Findlay, patient leader
Peter Young, consultant in critical care, The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King’s Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

13.50 Human factors in maternity safety

Jo Keating, Innovation Delivery Manager, Imperial College Health Partners

14.30 Suspicion of Sepsis Insights Dashboard

Kenny Ajayi, Programme Director for Patient Safety, Imperial College Health Partners (AHSN for North West London)

15.10 Working with care homes to improve safety for older people

LPZ audit tool: Laura Hailes, Patient Safety Fellow, East Midlands AHSN
Reducing UTIs with better hydration: Katie Lean, Patient Safety Manager, Oxford AHSN

View the full programme for the IPC and Patient Safety Show here.

The Healthcare Show

AHSNs will also be leading sessions at The Healthcare Show:

Wednesday 26 June

11:00 Adopting and spreading technology and innovation across ICSs (ICS Hub)

Alan Davies, Director of Digital Health – Innovation Agency (AHSN for the North West Coast)
Henry Ireland, Innovation Advisor – Imperial College Health Partners (AHSN for North West London)

13:50 Top Pick Digital Tools to Help Cut Costs in Secondary Care (Finance, Efficiency and Procurement Theatre)

Chaired by Laura Boyd, Deputy Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA)
Martin Withers, Group Commercial Director – Spearmark (NIA Fellow)
Tom Witcher, DrDoctor (NIA Fellow)
Dr Ishani Patel, Co-Founder, Lantum (NIA Fellow)

14:45 All you need to know about population health management and how to make it a reality across your STP or ICS (ICS Hub)

Chaired by Andi Orlowski, Deputy Director of Business Intelligence – Imperial College Health Partners (AHSN for North West London)

View the full programme for The Healthcare Show here.