Join us in the AHSN Network Innovation Zone at the NHS Virtual Confed Conference 2021

Join us in the AHSN Network Innovation Zone at the NHS Virtual Confed Conference 2021

Posted on June 9

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We’re proud to be hosting the Innovation Zone at the 2021 NHS Virtual Confed Conference, taking place between 15 and 17 June.

Come and hear from AHSN representatives from across the Network at a number of content sessions; or visit our virtual stand to discover the impact AHSNs have had over the past year.

As well as our own sessions, the AHSN Network’s Innovation Zone will also be hosting talks from the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC) and the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA).

The following sessions are scheduled to take place:

15 June 2021

10:30-11am – Enabling NHS Artificial Intelligence Solutions

Led by Daniel Bamford, Deputy Director AI Award, Accelerated Access

12:45-1:30pm – Reset: lessons and insights on innovation during the pandemic to inform the health and care system of the future

Led by Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive, Yorkshire and Humber AHSN and AHSN Network Vice Chair

2:30-3pm – How do AHSNs spread innovation?

Led by Professor Gary Ford, Chief Executive Officer, Oxford AHSN and AHSN Network Chair

Dr Andrew Sibley, Evaluation Programme Manager, Wessex AHSN

Sarah Robens, Evaluation Lead and Spread Fellow, South West AHSN

Dr Alexandra Ziemann, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Healthcare Innovation Research, City, University of London

5-5:30pm – LGBT+ health inequalities and where innovation can help

Led by Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive, Yorkshire and Humber AHSN and AHSN Network Vice Chair

Michael Goodeve, Associate Director of Communications, Wessex AHSN

Vanesther Hamer, Head of Communications, West of England AHSN

16 June 2021

10:30-11am – NHS innovation accelerator: Equity through innovation: the role of the system

Led by Dr Amanda Begley, NHS Innovation Accelerator National Director, Director of Innovation and Implementation for UCLPartners

Dr Bola Owolabi, Director of Health Inequalities at NHS England & NHS Improvement
Representative from NICE

Richard Stubbs, Chief Executive, Yorkshire and Humber AHSN and AHSN Network Vice Chair

12:45-1:30pm – What can we learn from the pandemic about how to fund, co-ordinate and deliver rapid service evaluation in health and care?

Led by Mike Roberts, Managing Director, UCLPartners

Usha Boolaky, Assistant Director for Research, Health Foundation

Dr Manbinder Sidhu, BRACE Research Fellow, University of Birmingham

2:30-3pm – Scaling Innovation in the NHS: working collaboratively with the AHSN National Programmes’ on ADHD and Eating Disorders

Dara Coppel, Head of Innovation Programme Delivery, East Midlands AHSN and AHSN Network National Focus ADHD Programme Lead

Amy Semple, National Programme Manager Early Intervention Eating Disorders, Health Innovation Network

Danielle Glennon, Clinical Lead and FREED National Co Lead, South London and Maudsley NHS Trust

Mark Dines-Allen, National Programme Manager, Focus ADHD

5-5:30pm – Proactive Care Frameworks: transforming long term condition management post COVID?

Led by Dr Matt Kearney, Programme Director for CVD Prevention and Proactive Care, UCLPartners

Gemma Summerson, Senior Innovation Lead – Innovation Programme Delivery, East Midlands AHSN

Tim Straughan, Director of NHS @Home, NHS England & NHS Improvement

17 June 2021

10:30-11am – Supporting the NHS Long Term Plan: the AHSN Network’s national lipid management and familial hypercholesterolaemia programme

Led by Professor Julia Newton, Medical Director, AHSN North East North Cumbria (NENC)

Professor Nicholas J Linker BSc MD FRCP ECDS FACC FESC FHRS, National Clinical Director for Heart Disease, NHS England & NHS Improvement and Consultant Cardiologist

Dr Dermot Neely, Strategic Clinical Advisor, AAC/AHSN Lipid Management and Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Programme

12:45-1:30pm – How remote patient monitoring became a game-changer during the pandemic

Led by Cheryl Crocker, Patient Safety Director, AHSN Network

Matt Inada-Kim, National Clinical Director, Deterioration and Sepsis, and Covid Oximetry @home lead, NHS England/Improvement

Paul Durrands, Chief Operating Officer, Oxford AHSN

2:20-3pm – NHS innovation accelerator: equity through innovation, real world examples of doing the work

Led by Maria Kyriacou, Interim Deputy Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator

For full details on these sessions and how to join, visit the NHS Virtual Confed Conference website.

As well as our own sessions, a number of AHSN representatives will also be joining other sessions on the agenda, including Matt Kearney from UCLPartners and Julia Newton, from AHSN NENC, speaking about ‘Tackling CVD and health care inequalities through population health management’; and Mike Roberts from UCLPartners speaking on ‘evaluating the beneficial changes from the pandemic response’. Richard Stubbs will also be joining a panel in the International Zone, to discuss ‘the benefits of global innovation: improving service delivery and patient outcomes’.

Register to attend the event.