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Pulse PCN London – Summer

17 July 2024

Novotel London West

 

Stream 1

Stream 2

8:45 am
Networking breakfast

Delegates are advised to check-in at registration by 9 am

9:35 am
Chair’s Opening Remarks

Victoria Vaughan, Editor, Pulse PCN and Healthcare Leader

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Dr Nav Chana MBE, GP Partner Cricket Green Medical Practice and former Chair of the National Association of Primary Care

9:40 am
Physician associates: how to ensure they are supervised correctly
Early cancer diagnosis

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

10:20 am
Sponsored session – details coming soon
Sponsored session – details coming soon
10:55 am
Refreshments and networking in the Exhibitors Hall
11:25 am
Sponsored session – details coming soon
Sponsored session – details coming soon
12:05 pm
Sponsored session – details coming soon
Improving support for people with frailty through proactive and integrated care
  • Research shows as our population ages, they will with a combination of frailty, multimorbidity and disability
  • Proactive care has been shown to prevent frailty and reduce the number of primary care and community contacts
  • This approach will be key to PCN and practices through population health management

Dr Towhid Imam, Consultant Geriatrician, Croydon Health Services, South West London ICB, NHS England

12:50 pm
Lunch and exhibition
1:40 pm
Spending PCN allocation wisely
Automation/AI in Primary Care – London pilots

Dr Shanker Vijayadeva, GP Lead – Digital Transformation (Primary Care) – London region, NHS England

2:20 pm
Session details coming soon

Dr Mark Remedios, Clinical Director Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth PCN

Implementing a sustainable community mental health solution fit for primary care 
  • The vision and place-based mental health model (including mental health additional roles)
  • The how – story of our journey
  • The challenges, top tips and our solutions

Dr Emma Tiffin, GP, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Mental Health Lead and Associate Clinical Director for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, National GP Advisor Community and Primary Care, Adult Mental Health, NHS England & Improvement

2:55 pm
Refreshment break
3:15 pm
Emerging innovative models of care in PCNs

The session showcases exemplar initiatives with the PCNs, how is it making a difference to the lives of people – patients and frontline staff. A good opportunity to understand how PCN leads made it happen and implications for your own clinical network.

Dr Ashish Dwivedi, Director, Health Integration Partners

Dr Shanker Vijayadeva, GP Lead – Digital Transformation (Primary Care) – London region, NHS England

Dr Emma Tiffin, GP, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Mental Health Lead and Associate Clinical Director for Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, National GP Advisor Community and Primary Care, Adult Mental Health, NHS England & Improvement

Charlotte Osborn-Forde, Chief Executive Officer, National Academy for Social Prescribing

3:50 pm
The ingredients of a survival toolkit for general practice

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, GP Partner, North London, former chair BMA Council, former chair BMA GP committee, Board member, NHS Race and Health Observatory; Trustee, Doctors in Distress

4:20 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 and sponsors for sponsoring this meeting. This includes pharmaceutical companies Gedeon Richter (UK) Ltd, GlaxoSmithkline UK Ltd and Pfizer Ltd. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programmes where clearly labelled.

Dr Chaand Nagpaul

Dr Chaand Nagpaul

GP Partner, North London, former chair BMA Council, former chair BMA GP committee, Board member, NHS Race and Health Observatory; Trustee, Doctors in Distress


Charlotte Osborn-Forde

Charlotte Osborn-Forde

Chief Executive Officer, National Academy for Social Prescribing

Charlotte is CEO of the National Academy for Social Prescribing, a charity funded by government to support the development and expansion of social prescribing in healthcare and the wider community. This includes development of new investment models, driving improvements in evidence and evaluation and supporting systems to utilise social prescribing to address critical challenges and embed personalised, holistic care. The Academy also works internationally, leading a collaborative of partners from 30 countries for knowledge exchange and global development. She has held leadership roles in the charity sector for 15 years and worked closely with many Primary Care Networks and NHS colleagues to shape, deliver and scale social prescribing.  This has included a focus on addressing health inequalities and new commissioning models for voluntary sector services. @NASPTweets


Dr Ashish Dwivedi

Dr Ashish Dwivedi

Director, Health Integration Partners


Dr Mark Remedios

Dr Mark Remedios

Clinical Director Feltham, Bedfont and Hanworth PCN


Dr Shanker Vijayadeva

Dr Shanker Vijayadeva

GP Lead – Digital Transformation (Primary Care) – London region, NHS England

Dr Shanker Vijay is London’s GP Lead for Digital Transformation (Primary Care) at NHS England (London). He is also a Digital/IT lead in North West London ICB.

Shanker enjoys simple innovations to tackle problems facing both patients and staff. In his London role, he is presently particularly involved in Automation/AI, Pharmacy First, Online registration, Online consultations/Digital Tools and NHS App. Shanker has been a GP since 2004 and works clinically in North West London. He embraces online patient feedback and is currently rated the number 1 GP on iWantGreatCare. He was a shortlisted finalist for an EHI Award in 2011 for the “Best Use of Social Media in Healthcare”. His management experience includes Board level roles in both Commissioning and Provider organisations. @ShankerVijay


Dr Towhid Imam

Dr Towhid Imam

Consultant Geriatrician, Croydon Health Services, South West London ICB, NHS England

Towhid is a Consultant Geriatrician and leading the Front Door Frailty service in Croydon Hospital. He is a GIRFT Virtual Ward Clinical Lead and advises on policy around older people and frailty at NHS England and in South West London ICB as a Clinical Lead.


The Pulse PCN London – Summer forum returns on 17 July 2024. It is a one day, free-to-attend conference designed specifically for PCN Clinical Directors and other senior staff.

Run by the team behind Pulse PCN, Pulse Today, and the Pulse LIVE conferences, this 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. A complimentary buffet lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Topics this year will include:

  • Improving support for people with frailty through proactive and integrated care
  • Automation/AI in primary care – London pilots
  • Implementing a sustainable community mental health solution fit for primary care

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

100% of those who attended in 2023 would recommend this event to their peers – join us in July to find out why.

“A really great event for sharing PCN work, experience and outcomes in our different ways of working countrywide. Also a great opportunity to network and meet colleagues to gain a deeper insight in to how change can occur from PCN level upwards!” – Poonam Jethwa, PCN Pharmacist

“All of the sessions I attended were very well presented and the information useful ‘food for thought’. The venue was very nice and the food excellent.” – Roni Lawes, PCN Manager

“This was a useful event for PCN Directors, especially talks from other PCN colleagues regarding the changes and its future role.” – Dr Asif Imran, GP and Clinical Director

Tickets are now available – book here

Venue

Address: Novotel London West, London, UK

Phone: 0208 741 1555

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Accommodation

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How to get there

The hotel is just a 3-minute walk from Hammersmith Underground Station and less than 20-minutes travel from Central London or Heathrow. Hammersmith London Underground station operates on the Hammersmith & City line and Piccadilly line. The Circle line station, Hammersmith Broadway, is just as close and provides step-free access and both these stations are located in Travelcard Zone 2.

Novotel London West provides an impressive 240 on-site car parking spaces (charged at £1.50 per hour for hotel residents & £3.50 per hour for non-residents).

All parking facilities are secure and under cover for your convenience and peace of mind.

The hotel is located just off the A4 and outside the Central London Congestion Zone making driving to and from the hotel very simple, straight forward and cost effective.