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Breaking down the barriers in health care

The President of the National Association Primary Care preview his session at Expo 2017 on Accountable Care Systems and the benefits they could bring: The challenges facing the provision of health and care services with increasing need and expectation in the 21st century are global. However, the delivery of care varies greatly in the differing […]

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Young people must have a say in health care

A representative from the NHS Youth Forum and co-chair of this year’s Expo National Quality Board explains how it’s time for policy-makers, commissioners and providers to start listening to young people: In recent years, the NHS focus has been concerned with the health of adults and the quality of care this group receives – but […]

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Chief Dental Officer will set out the “clear and compelling” economic case for oral health at Expo 2017

Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer for England will set out the “clear and compelling” economic case for integrated oral health at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester. The flagship annual event in Manchester will feature a series of speakers and sessions that will highlight the challenges and opportunities for dentistry and oral […]

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Getting more bang for your bucks

The Regional Medical Director for Specialised Commissioning NHS South and Clinical Lead for High-Cost Tariff-Excluded Devices Programme (HCTED) previews his Expo 2017 presentation on how transforming NHS England procurement will enhance patient outcomes: What influences clinical choice? How can NHS England optimise device choice to enhance patient outcomes and drive further savings through improved purchasing […]

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Expo pictures paint a thousand words

Susie explains how artist Robin Meader uses his lived experience to contribute to work on improving the quality of life for people with a learning disability or autism or both: Such people have the right to the same opportunities as anyone else to live satisfying and valued lives, and to be treated with dignity and […]

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Expo’s designs on Healthy New Towns

NHS England’s latest announcement on the Healthy New Towns programme hit the headlines recently with the announcement of our global design challenge winner. The exciting plans for Halton Lea in Cheshire and its weekly shopping discounts for those who exercise, together with plans for an outdoor cinema, bikes for every new home and an outdoor […]

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Learning disability care is high on the Expo agenda

Transforming Care for people with a learning disability, autism or both remains high on NHS England’s priorities, and I’m looking forward to exploring how far we’ve come on that journey at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017.  If you have an interest and a role in improving learning disability care, I encourage you […]

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AHPs into Action at Expo 2017

NHS England’s Chief Allied Health Professions Officer previews her theatre session at Expo on how ‘AHPs into Action’ is supporting, driving and inspiring diverse and important roles around the country: The 14 Allied Health Professions have valuable roles to play in innovating and improving health and care. AHPs went on a collective journey last year […]

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Third host announced for Expo 2017

A seasoned commentator on public services reform has been appointed as the third host of this year’s Health and Innovation Care Expo. Richard Vize, who has been giving his views and reflecting on public policy for 25 years, will join award-winning television news and documentary makers Gavin Esler and Jenny Kleeman in hosting the two-day […]

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Delivering the Genomic Dream

Ahead of her appearance at Expo 2017, the Chief Scientific Officer for England outlines the exciting work she is leading on Genomics across the NHS. The recently-published Chief Medical Officer’s Annual Report ‘Generation Genome’ provided a comprehensive focus on the potential of genomic technologies to transform the lives of patients. It provides an important addition […]

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