Here we share industry events that are happening throughout the year that you may be interested in attending, however due to COVID – 19 many events have moved to become digital events. You may be interested in signing up to the following events...
Event: Tackling Cholesterol Webinar: Statin Hesitancy
Location: Online Event
Date: 19th January 2022
Description: This event is intended for healthcare professionals from the UK and receives sponsorship from pharmaceutical companies.
Event: Medilink Midlands Business Awards 2022
Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nottingham
Date: 27th January 2022
Description: “The awards are designed to recognise and promote the excellence that East and West Midlands companies are achieving at the leading edge of the Life Sciences sector.
The evening is a Black-Tie event and not to be missed! The celebration will comprise of a drinks reception, followed by a 3-course dinner with entertainment from host Justin Moorhouse and finally the awards ceremony. This will be the first opportunity since the merger of the East and West Midlands regions for Medilink members and community to gather together in-person to celebrate and network.”
Event: Multicultural STOMP
Location: Online Event
Date: 10th February 2022
Description: “Join West Midlands and Yorkshire & Humber AHSNs to learn about a new campaign called Multicultural (MC-STOMP) initiated by Dr Hassan Mahmood, Consultant Psychiatrist who currently works at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC).
STOMP – stands for Stopping Overmedication of people with a Learning disability, Autism or both with psychotropic medicines. It is a national project supported by NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) involving many different organisations which are helping to stop the overuse of these medicines. STOMP is about helping people to stay well and have a good quality of life.”
Event: Tracking cholesterol together
Location: Online Event
Date: 16th February 2022
Description: “Dr Derek Connolly, Professor Terry McCormack, Dr Jim Moore and Dr Adie Viljoen will review multiple mechanisms of how diabetes and obesity increases cardiovascular risk, the metabolic syndrome, and the subsequent increased risk for acute coronary events.”
Event: Improving medicines safety in nursing homes
Location: Online Event
Date: 2nd March 2022
Description: “The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network are hosting a webinar in collaboration with Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group on ‘Improving the Safety of Medicines Practices in Nursing Homes across the Birmingham and Solihull region.”
Event: Medical Technology UK
Location: Coventry Building Society Arena
Date: 16th -17th March 2022
Description: “We’re exhibiting at Medical Technology UK 2022!
Medical Technology UK is the exhibition and learning place for medical device engineers and manufacturers. The event is 100% focused on the design, development and manufacture of new and next generation medical devices. Medical device engineers and senior executives will attend to meet with over 130 specialist supply and process chain exhibitors, showcasing the products and services that will assist OEM's to bring products to market more expeditiously.”
Event: Opportunities to Engage with Research in your Health & Social Care Career
Location: Edgbaston Stadium, The County Ground, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B5 7QU
Date: 4th May 2022
Description: “Join the NIHR Clinical Research Network West Midlands at this exciting face-to-face event aimed at those looking to further their career in research. Hear from experienced Chief & Principal Investigators, find out about funding and how to involve & engage public contributors.”
Event: DIGITAL HEALTHCARE CONFERENCES LONDON 2022
Location: Kensington Conference & Events Centre (The Great Hall), Hornton St, Kensington, London, W8 7NX
Date: 7th May 2022 –18th May 2022
Description: "Digital Health World Congress 2022 is the leading technology digital healthcare conference in London Europe UK as forum for medtech mobile IoT IT industry events. It covers all aspects of medical and mobile technology including ehealth, mhealth, telehealth, telemedicine, digital health, genomics and healthcare IT, biotech, life sciences, healthtech, genetics and pharma."
Event: Primary Care and Public Health 2022
Location: The NEC Birmingham
Date: 10th – 11th May 2022
Description: “Now in its 30th successful year, Primary Care and Public Health continues as the UK’s leading event for GPs, trainee GPs, Primary Care Networks, STPs, federations, CCGs, primary care and community pharmacists, nurses, midwives, AHPs (physiotherapists, podiatrists, dietitians) and healthcare managers working in primary care, community care, public and prison health. With 20 free of charge content-led CPD conference programmes, an impressive speaker line up and an unrivalled exhibition showcasing the latest ideas, innovations and products, it’s no wonder that delegates return every year.”
Event: NHS Confederation Expo
Location: ACC Liverpool
Date: 15th June 2022- 16th June 2022
Description: “NHS Confederation, NHS England and NHS Improvement have joined forces to bring together two long-standing conferences and create a new event -- NHS ConfedExpo. NHS ConfedExpo will run for two days on 15 and 16 June 2022 at ACC Liverpool.
This is set to be one of the biggest and most significant healthcare conferences in the UK, creating a single point of focus for health and care leaders and their teams to come together at a time of transformation and recovery. The event will attract around 4,000 people across two days, the majority of whom are leaders and managers with real ability to lead and drive change in health and social care. NHS ConfedExpo will foster networking, spread learning and encourage innovation -- it will inspire change at all levels across the system. The programme will be complemented by an exhibition that showcases the best on offer to the sector.”
Event: West Midlands Pharmacy Care Home Network Meeting
Date: 15th June 2022
Description: “The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) invites you to join us on 15th June for our regional Pharmacy Care Home Network meeting.
The network has been developed to aid communication and share best practice across the West Midlands Region for both Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians who have a pivotal role in supporting Medicines Optimisation within Care Homes sector (including nursing and residential care).”
Event: West Midlands Innovation showcase
Date: 27th June 2022
Description: “The Innovation Showcase offers a mere glimpse into the WMAHSN impact on our stakeholders and innovators, the invaluable working relationships we have built over the years and how we are continuing to create the right environment to improve the overall health and wealth of the region.
The agenda for day one will demonstrate the great work we are supporting locally, regionally and nationally, discussing how the WMAHSN has powered innovation, supported the delivery of patient safety and improvement and enabled the implementation and adoption of innovation.”
Event: Data and Devices: How the NHS can help you develop your project
Date: 6th July 2022
Description: “An Engagement Event for SMEs Delivered by University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT in Partnership with DEMAND-Hub.
DEMAND Hub (Data-Enabled Medical technologies AND Devices Hub) is an ERDF-supported programme for the Black Country, Greater Birmingham and Solihull, Coventry & Warwickshire, and Stoke-On-Trent & Staffordshire LEP regions.”