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October 07, 2021

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    04 October 2021      07 October 2021

    What is next for urgent and emergency care across the country? With the COVID-19 pandemic transforming service delivery and reshaping what was once thought possible, the next challenge is to consider the state of urgent and emergency care services as another difficult winter approaches. 
    Despite moves away from hospital-based care towards alternative solutions, urgent and emergency care is still under great pressure. Join this King's Fund event to hear about the latest debates and solutions to a very challenging issue: trying to ease the pressure on urgent and emergency care delivery.
    You will hear evidence-based examples from areas that are trying to re-imagine A&E departments and other services that provide and support urgent treatments, so patients get the right care in the right place. You will hear from international speakers, national leaders and a host of experts on a range of questions.
    The transition to 111: has it really happened, and has it yielded the anticipated results? What does the new integrated care systems structure have in store for urgent and emergency care? How should we shape targets and measure what works in urgent and emergency care? How can we support highly trained staff and avoid burn-out?  Register

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    07 October 2021

    This Hospital at Night Summit focuses on out of hours care in hospitals delivering high quality safe care at night. Through national updates, networking opportunities and case studies this conference provides a practical guide to delivering a high quality hospital at night, and moving forward during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference will also focus on improving staff well-being at night and reducing fatigue.
    For more information visit: https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/virtual-online-courses/hospital-at-night-summit  or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk
    hub members receive a 20% discount. Please email info@pslhub.org for discount code
    Follow on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #hospitalatnight

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    07 October 2021 12:00      18:00

    We are delighted to announce our Women’s Rights in Healthcare conference will be back in London on Thursday 7 October, followed by networking. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, we will be exploring the effect this has had on maternity services, the NHS and pregnant women as well as how women specifically may be affected by the onset of Long COVID.
    The headline talk will look at domestic violence and the impact of brain injury in women and we will also explore delays in diagnoses for women and girls with Autism.
    Our expert panel includes:
    Suzanne White, Leigh Day | Chair Harriet Harman, MP | Opening address Jocelyn Gaynor, The Disabilities Trust | Brain injury and domestic abuse: An Invisible Impact Maria Booker, Birthrights | The impact of COVID on maternity services Ernest Boateng, Husband of Mary Agyapong | I AM MARY - Widower’s campaign to protect the rights of pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic Dr Louise Newson, Newson Health Research and Education | Gender inequality in a pandemic Margaret O’Hara, Long Covid Support | Whose disease is it anyway? How false narratives and exclusion of the patient voice create stigma and barriers to healthcare Claire Farmer, Co-chair of Autistic Girls Network | Neurodivergence and the urgent need for a shift in understanding, training, and culture Andy and Amanda McCulloch, Leigh Day Clients | WHY CAN’T YOU HEAR ME? We are pleased to invite participants to attend the event in person or online via zoom for those who would prefer to participate remotely. Lunch will be provided before the conference commences.
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