Changing the conversation about health

Powerpoint, film and other materials from our 2013 Annual Conference

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susansummers105x194We have brought together some of the materials from our Annual Conference including slides and film.  More film presentations will be available shortly.

 Welcome and Opening Remarks – Prof Sir Graeme Catto

Keynote 1

Ms Susan Summers, Head of Long Term Conditions, NHS England
How can the promotion of self-care be commissioned?

Read the powerpoint here 

Keynote 2

Mr Norman Lamb MP, Minister for Health
The importance of self-care to UK Health Plc and the role of government.

Watch the short film here.


Self-care for Menopause

Mr Michael Dooley, Gynaecologist, who works in London and Dorset – Chair.
How can herbs help? – Mr Michael McIntyre, Chair of the European Herbal and Traditional Medicine Practitioner’s Association
Read Michael McIntyre’s powerpoint here

What can you do to prevent the problems?  – Mr Nick Panay, Consultant Gynaecologist and Chair of the British Menopause Society

Read Nick Panay’s presentation

Read Abernethay’s presentation here


Compassionate care begins with caring for frontline staff

Professor Kay Riley, Chief Nurse, Barts Health NHS Trust,
Dr David Reilly, Director of The Healing Shift Enquiry, Consultant Physician at the NHS Centre for Integrative Care in Glasgow, formerly The Scottish Government’s National Clinical Lead for Integrative (Director of Scotland’s Healing Shift and WEL Projects)
Dr Deanna Gibbs, Research Consultant for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals at Barts Health NHS Trust

Prof Kay Riley Barts Head of Nursing and Dr Deanna Gibbs co-presented a HeartMath training project offered to all Barts Health NHS Trust nursing staff. 
 Dr David Reilly spoke about the WEL and StaffWEL projects he has been piloting in Scotland.

Read David Reilly’s powerpoint presentation here

Keynote 3

Professor Sir Simon Wessely, Vice Dean and Chair of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London and Director, King’s Centre for Military Health Research

“The mental health of veterans: myths and realities”.

Material from this talk is unfortunately not available

First Breakout sessions

Learning outcomes lists from all these sessions can be found here

Session 1:

  Penny Quaile-Pearce, Breath4Life
Facilitator – Rosena Johnston, College of Medicine
Long breath workshop (TM) Breath work with practical element
.  An introduction to “Breath work” when tackling physical pain.

Session 2:

Dr Joanne Lunn, Head of Nutrition, Waitrose
Facilitator – Dr Mark Ratnarajah, College of Medicine
The role of the retailer in public health: helping consumers make healthier choices
Read the powerpoint presentation here

Session 3: 

Richard Lane, OBE, President of Diabetes UK
Facilitator – Nick Oakley, College of Medicine, Patients’ Council
“Diabetes – The Ticking Time Bomb!”

 Session 4:

Dr James Fleming, Burnley GP and Innovations network project – Green Dreams Facilitator
Dr Michael Dixon, Chair, College of Medicine
The role of General Practice in improving local health
community based solutions to health and social quality of life
Read the powerpoint here
Watch a five minute film about the Green Dreams project here

Second Breakout Sessions
Learning outcomes lists from all these sessions can be found here

Session 1: 
Facilitator – Dr Amit Bhargava, GP and Malcolm Bray CCG Accountable Officer, Crawley
Challenges of Dementia Care in the Community
No powerpoint 

Session 2:

Michael Savvas, Consultant Gynaecologist, Assisted Conception Unit at Kings College, London
Sarah Hollands, Fertile Mindset
Facilitator – Michael Dooley
Self-care for fertility

Read Michael Savvas’ presentation

Read Michael Dooley’s presentation

Read Louise Ghevaert’s presentation

Session 3:

Bruce Cryer, Global Director of HeartMath and David Reilly, Director of The Healing Shift Enquiry, Consultant Physician at the NHS Centre for Integrative Care in Glasgow,
Facilitator David Peters
Staff Resilience and the use of heart rate variability feedback
Read the powerpoint here 

Session 4:

Phil O’ Connell, Simple Telehealth Global Project Lead and “The NHS Innovator of the Year 2012”, Stoke on Trent CCG,
Facilitator – Ruth Chambers OBE, GP; Clinical director for practice development NHS Stoke on Trent CCG

“Florence”: Cost effective approach to telemedicine in treatment and prevention of chronic disease

Session 5:

Mark Doughty and David Gilbert, Co-Directors, Centre for Patient Leadership

Empowering the new generation of Patient Leaders
Patient Leaders are change agents. They work with, and influence others, to promote positive sustainable change, new solutions to health challenges and collaborative systems of care.
There were no slides for this workshop, but you can learn more about the work of the Centre for Patient Leadership here.

Closing Remarks

Professor Aidan Halligan, Director of Education, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust

‘What part will you play to ensure the lessons from the Francis Report are learnt?