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Pulse PCN Birmingham

24 April 2024

Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - NEC

 

Stream 1

8:45 am
Registration and networking

Delegates are advised to check in at registration by 9 am

9:30 am
Chair’s opening remarks

Victoria Vaughan, Editor, Pulse PCN and Healthcare Leader

Dr Dan Bunstone, GP Principal, Chapelford Medical Centre and Clinical Director, Warrington Innovation Network

9:35 am
Pitching to ICBs for funding – One PCNs experience of sourcing  income opportunity outside of IIF and the PCN DES

Dr Laura Mount, Clinical Director for Central and West Warrington PCN

10:10 am
Implementing AI technologies to improve disease prediction and patient outcomes

Dr Bea Bakshi, Co-Founder and CEO, C The Signs

10:45 am
Refreshment break
11:15 am
New Approaches of Shifting the Migraine Treatment Paradigm

Professor Sudip Ghosh, Integrated Consultant CV Physician at LPT and a practising GP in Leicestershire

This symposium is organised and funded by Pfizer Ltd

12:00 pm
Allied health professionals in primary care 2024
  • How to plan and budget for ARRS – factoring in underspend
  • Unified PCN approach or individual autonomy for practices?
  • Is data and research driving your decisions for staffing?

Dr Valeed Ghafoor, GP Specialist in Emergency, Acute and General Medicine - Northern Care Alliance and CEO General Practice Specialists Ltd

12:30 pm
Networking lunch and exhibition
1:15 pm
Automating Patient Registrations
  • Streamlining and improving the patient onboarding process
  • How we have liberated 55 years’ worth of NHS admin time, whilst maintaining a best-in-class patient experience
  • How PCNs can support their practices in the transition towards automation

Raj Kohli, Founder, Healthtech1

Sponsored by:

1:45 pm
Beyond the Pitfalls: Navigating Digital Tools in PCNs
  • An overview of the digital health market for PCNs
  • Common pitfalls, from ‘pilot-itis’ to digital isolation
  • Practical strategies to navigate the digital market with confidence

Dr Tom Micklewright, Clinical Lead for Digital Transformation in Primary Care at Cheshire and Merseyside ICB, Medical Director, ORCHA (Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps)

2:15 pm
Working with consultants

Dr Jeremy Carter, Clinical Director at Herne Bay PCN and Executive Partner at Park Surgery, Kent

2:45 pm
Refreshment break
3:05 pm
A proactive, personalised and preventative model of care for Older People with Frailty
  • How and why do we identify the right cohort?
  • What is the service model?
  • Funding, mobilisation and outcomes

Dr Steven Laitner, GP and Freelance Health Consultant, Parkbury House Surgery, St Albans, Programmes for Health Limited

Katy Nex, Director, Social Finance

3:35 pm
Panel discussion: What’s next for PCNs

Victoria Vaughan, Editor, Pulse PCN and Healthcare Leader

Dr Laura Mount, Clinical Director for Central and West Warrington PCN

Dr Dan Bunstone, GP Principal, Chapelford Medical Centre and Clinical Director, Warrington Innovation Network

Dr Steven Laitner, GP and Freelance Health Consultant, Parkbury House Surgery, St Albans, Programmes for Health Limited

Dr Paul Bowen, GP (Partner) and PCN Clinical Director, Middlewood Partnership/PCN

4:10 pm
Conference ends

*Please note, this information is correct at the current time. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.
**We would like to thank our exhibitors, sponsors and partners for sponsoring this meeting. This includes pharmaceutical companies Lupin Healthcare Limited and Pfizer Ltd. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programmes where clearly labelled.

Raj Kohli

Raj Kohli

Founder, Healthtech1

For Raj, healthcare is personal. His mum and dad are partners at First 4 Health Group, a group of GP practices in East London. In 2020, Raj and his school friend and co-founder Pete were asked to help use technology to support the practices throughout the pandemic.Once they got stuck in, they saw the mountain of work to be done and how technology was letting NHS staff down. Raj and Pete fell in love with healthcare and co-founded Healthtech-1 to give NHS staff one less task.
Raj remains Patient Experience Lead at First 4 Health Group and is an NHS Clinical Entrepreneur.


Professor Sudip Ghosh

Professor Sudip Ghosh

Integrated Consultant CV Physician at LPT and a practising GP in Leicestershire

Sudip Ghosh is an Integrated Consultant CV Physician at LPT and a practising GP working in Leicestershire. He has held senior leadership positions within LLR healthcare economy for the last ten years. He is also a Professor of Medicine and Education at the Leicester School of Allied Health Sciences, De-Montfort University and an Associate Professor in Chronic Disease with College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester. His research passion is within Cardiovascular & Chronic Disease service development with digital transformation and to date he has authored over 100 research and conference publications. Nationally, Sudip is on the Executive Sub -committee of the Primary Care (Cardio-Respiratory) Society and Academic Society of Primary Care Research. He is also the Vice-Chair of PC Therapeutics Committee of the European Respiratory Society. Apart from this Sudip reviews academic publications for several academic journals which include Eur J Cardio, CANCER, THORAX and Br Journal of HealthCare Management.


Katy Nex

Katy Nex

Director, Social Finance

Katy is Director for health and social care at Social Finance. In this role, Katy oversees development of social investment in health and social care settings. Katy’s background is the NHS, as a Speech and Language Therapist and non-clinical operational, service development and transformation roles.


Dr Tom Micklewright

Dr Tom Micklewright

Clinical Lead for Digital Transformation in Primary Care at Cheshire and Merseyside ICB, Medical Director, ORCHA (Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Apps)

Dr Tom Micklewright is a GP, Primary Care Digital Transformation Lead for Cheshire and Merseyside ICB and Medical Director at ORCHA the world’s leading digital health quality management platform. Previously, Tom has held senior positions within the British Medical Association and helped lead one of Europe’s largest telehealth providers to work with the NHS and to safely integrate with NHS clinical IT systems. His passion is patient empowerment. To this end, he regularly writes, hosts a Youtube health channel and has launched a school-based mental health programme in Merseyside. @Mickle_Doc


Dr Steven Laitner

Dr Steven Laitner

GP and Freelance Health Consultant, Parkbury House Surgery, St Albans, Programmes for Health Limited

Steve Laitner is a practicing GP in St Albans, Hertfordshire and a freelance health consultant. After public health and clinical leadership roles in the NHS at local, regional and national levels he moved into the world of healthcare consulting. 

Steven supports a number of NHS organisations, healthcare providers and health-tech start-ups with their clinical strategies, partnerships and delivery.

Steven has a particular interest and expertise in Population Health Management (PHM) including service redesign.

He also has a passion for shared decision making (previously the national clinical lead), long term conditions, patient empowerment, patient leadership, patient access, frailty and service redesign.


Dr Paul Bowen

Dr Paul Bowen

GP (Partner) and PCN Clinical Director, Middlewood Partnership/PCN

Paul is the strategic lead for the nationally recognised Middlewood “super-partnership”– a merged, transformed Partnership and clinical model on a PCN footprint. Paul is working with national bodies advising on the advantages and challenges of “at scale” GP partnerships, combining the benefits of GP continuity/leadership with MDT working and more resilient businesses. Paul has significant experience in NHS leadership, strategy and politics and works with LMCs, PCNs and  practices with ambitions to transform their cultures, their way of working, and the underpinning partnerships. Pauls remains a frontline GP and a “constructive critic” of NHS policy, its implementation, and the behaviours that follow. He is currently supporting the GPC and NHSE on new models of care and regulation around patient safety.


Dr Laura Mount

Dr Laura Mount

Clinical Director for Central and West Warrington PCN


Dr Dan Bunstone

Dr Dan Bunstone

GP Principal, Chapelford Medical Centre and Clinical Director, Warrington Innovation Network

Dr Dan Bunstone is Health Strategy Consultant in ETC Health @BT Group, where the teams focus is on remote clinical monitoring  of long term conditions and proactive care. The ambition is to better monitor and support patients, helping to stay healthy, but to identify deterioration early to enable rapid intervention. Keeping people healthier for longer and intervening sooner to enable quicker recovery. The focus is on Proactive Health Management, enabling people to stay healthier for longer and to extend their ‘Healthspan’ and not just their lifespan.

As Clinical Director of Warrington Innovation Network, Dr Bunstone drives innovation, to augment care with digital solutions and enable patients to access the care they need from our team of highly skilled health care professionals. We have a hybrid offering across physiotherapy, mental health and clinical pharmacy so our patients are able to consult face-to-face, through video, or phone.

Dan now maintains his clinical practice as a GP Principal at Chapelford Medical Centre, a surgery prioritising the delivery of high quality care with a multi-disciplinary team. We are live with a fully remote and staffed triage set up, an entirely new cloud based phone system powered by BT to increase patient access and signpost to the right care. We have developed hubs for our ARRS teams, both physically and digitally that enables us to create a really efficient, accessible service.  Innovation is deeply embedded for us, with it not just being a name, but a way of life.


The Pulse PCN Birmingham forum will take place on 24 April 2024. Come and join our Pulse PCN team at a one day, free-to-attend conference designed specifically for PCN Clinical Directors and other senior staff.

The event format combines expert session with networking opportunities with your peers. You will also be able to engage with a handpicked selection of leading suppliers in the exhibition hall, and enjoy a complimentary buffet lunch.

The goal of the Birmingham Pulse PCN Event is to support you and your team when it comes to overcoming the major challenges standing in the way of effective care.

Tickets are now available.

Venue

Address: Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport - Nec, an IHG Hotel, Coventry Road, Birmingham, UK

Phone: 0121 780 6700

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How to get there

Birmingham International Railway Station is the closest train station to the hotel. Estimated distance: 1.5 MI/ 2.41 KM.

The Holiday Inn Birmingham Airport offers a free shuttle service to Birmingham International Train Station only. This service is available, from approx. 5:00 am -11 am every 30 minutes, and 11 am-1 pm every hour, 3 pm -11 pm every 30 minutes.

 

Bus X1 departs from the opposite side of the hotel every half hour for Birmingham Airport. The journey time is approximately 10 minutes.

Holiday Inn has 141 onsite parking spaces including four electric charging points. Parking is charged at £12.00 per vehicle per night. Parking is free for day delegates. Please note we operate on a first-come, first-served base. Please enter your car’s registration at reception on arrival