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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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Final agenda confirmed, with three new sessions!

The final agenda for Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 is now fully confirmed, with three new sessions added to the main stage agenda. Some of our most promising health technology pioneers from the National Innovation Accelerator and the Clinical Entrepreneur Programme will demonstrate their newly-developed products in a “Meet the Innovators” panel on the […]

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Here’s the news: Gavin and Jenny to host Expo 2017

Two award-winners from the world of television news and documentaries will host this year’s NHS Health and Innovation Care Expo. Gavin Esler, a familiar face as a former news reader and presenter of the BBC’s flagship current affairs programme, Newsnight, will share the compere duties with Jenny Kleeman who specialises in hunting down and telling […]

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Expo to hear of NHS terror attack lessons

Lessons learned by the NHS from the Manchester and London terror attacks earlier this year will be revealed at Expo 2017. Speaking at Manchester Central, just a mile from the arena where 22 people died and 120 were injured in a bomb blast at the end of an Ariana Grande concert in May, Professor Chris […]

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Making children and young people visible at Expo – Kath Evans

With so many competing demands on the NHS, ensuring children and young people are a visible group receiving the focus they deserve cannot be neglected by the system. National leadership has a role in prioritising child health. Childhood isn’t deferrable and we all have a part to play in ensuring we provide a strong foundation […]

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