Embedding innovation in the NHS: patient, practice and system perspectives
22nd June 2017, 12-4.30pm
Woburn House, 20-24 Tavistock Square, Kings Cross, London WC1H 9HU
This half-day workshop will bring together a diverse audience for lively debate and discussion about current practice in the UK’s health care innovation landscape. The workshop is a response to one of UCL’s current policy ‘grand challenges’ – understanding how innovation can be successfully embedded in the NHS, and what learning can be applied from other sectors.
To address this challenge, the workshop will provide a forum for exploring different perspectives on health care innovation. It will introduce tangible examples of where health innovations have been successfully developed and implemented in the NHS in recent years, highlighting the types of support mechanisms and collaborations that have made this possible. Patient demands for innovation will be discussed, as well as the organisational and system level interventions being used to drive innovation forwards in the NHS, such as new models of care.
The workshop will bring together different communities of practice to share their knowledge and experience – inventors, charities, NHS representatives, industry, academics and researchers, and those involved in policy. The format will be a mixture of panel discussions and guest speaker presentations, with time for wider group discussion and networking.
Confirmed panellists / contributors include:
– Charles Tallack, Head of NHS Operational Research and Evaluation, NHS England
– Katherine Langford, Programme Lead Health and Social Care, The Innovation Unit
– Dr Liz Mear, Chief Executive, The Innovation Agency and Chair of the national AHSN Network
– Prof Naomi Fulop, Professor of Health Care Organisation and Management, UCL
Date and timings: 22nd June 2017, 12pm – 4.30pm (drinks and networking 4.30pm-5pm)
Please register your attendance at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/embedding-innovation-in-the-nhs-tickets-34217322934
Acknowledgements: This event is funded by a UCL Policy Engagement grant and is hosted by UCL’s Department of Applied Health Research and Health Services Research UK (HSRUK). It is kindly being supported by individuals at The Innovation Unit, The AHSN Network and UCLP. For more information, contact Dr Jean Ledger: firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations go out to Jennifer Martin, who has had an image she took in India chosen to represent the UCL India Voices project in 2017.
A PhD student with the Nurture Early for Optimal Nutrition (NEON) project, Jennifer took the picture while conducting research with women in Mumbai. After submitting it to a UCL photography competition, Jennifer’s photograph was selected as the image for UCL India Voices poster.
Advertising UCL’s Grand Challenge of Cultural Understanding India Voices cross-disciplinary programme of film, debate and the arts, the poster can be seen across UCL.
Details of the India Voices programme can be found on the UCL Grand Challenges website.