We are in the process of finalising the programme. Please check back regularly for more information on sessions, chairs and speakers.
The following topics and speakers have been confirmed:
Dr. Adrian Tookman,
Clinical Director for Marie Curie UK and Medical Director at Eaton Hall, Belsize Park, London
'The changing face of palliative care'
Coordinator at useMydata.org
'Saving lives & improving treatment - why sharing patient data is good'
Chair Designate of the National Cancer Research Institute Consumer Forum, UK
'The challenges of a rare diagnosis'
Royal College of General Practitioners
The professional membership body for family doctors in the UK and overseas
'Artificial intelligence and the wider role of technology in healthcare'
'The future of patients’ own role in healthcare'
'Community partnerships and reaching those who don’t normally access their surgery'
Founder of rocking2stomas, patient advocate
Sex and disability - still a taboo in healthcare?
Dr. Lynne Corner and Alex Mitchell
VOICE and the National Institute for Health Research Innovation Observatory
How VOICE is improving patient involvement in research'
Dr. Maria Carolina Rojido
Doctor and Medical Writer specialising in oncology and nutrition
Patient nutrition: you are what you eat'
Prof. Annie Cushing and Gerry Harris
Professor of Communication Skills / Head of Clinical, Communication and Learning Skills Unit and
'The psychology of illness'
Independent Medical Writer, Editor, and Journalist specialising in Health and Medicine:
'Let's talk: improving healthcare communication'
Patient and medical artist:
'Empowering patients through art'
Patient Engagement Consultant, Ambassador for MS Society UK, ADD International and Sue Ryder, Patron for Huntingdon, Peterborough & Cambridge MS Therapy Centre and ParaDance UK, The People's Strictly for Comic Relief 2015, BBC1