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A doctor who retraced the voyage of Captain Bligh, cast adrift following the infamous Mutiny on the Bounty, is the latest guest speaker to sign up for Expo 2017. Dr Luke Kane, a trainee GP in London, became famous earlier this year after appearing in the Channel 4 documentary “Mutiny” in which a crew of […]
Nine nominees make up the final shortlist for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. The finalists were selected from 117 entrants in the three award categories. Now in their third year the awards were set up by Kate Granger, the terminally ill doctor who worked tirelessly to raise awareness around compassion in the NHS […]
The next steps on the delivery of new ambulance service national standards will be outlined at Expo 2017. The Ambulance Response Programme (ARP), which sees faster response times for the most seriously ill and new response categories aimed at giving better outcomes for patients, was approved by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in July. England’s 11 […]
Professor Jane Cummings has said this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo will highlight how nursing leadership can transform care of the future. Writing in a blog today, the Chief Nursing Officer for England explains how “nursing, midwifery and care staff, whatever their role, wherever they work can all lead change and add value across […]
More than 5,500 delegates expected at Manchester Central for 11 and 12 September NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, and Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, top the line-up of leading national speakers at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 – the most significant health and social care event of the year. […]
The call has gone out for more entries for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. The Chief Nursing Officer for England, Professor Jane Cummings, urged people to nominate colleagues and teams, while also revealing the entry closing date has been extended to 10 July. She said: “We have seen a series of high profile […]
Simon Stevens used his keynote address to update Expo audiences on various key delivery programmes, including an expansion of the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (DPP), designed to help people at risk of Type 2 Diabetes, to 17 additional areas across the country, and for the first time, a digital DPP, enabling more individuals to get […]
Attendees to this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo will have access to an exclusive app to enhance their visit. The interactive app will help delegates to plan their visit, network with other app users and keep up-to-date with the latest Expo 2016 news. The app can be used on a range of devices and will be invaluable […]
A packed two-day programme is planned for this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo. It includes appearances by a host of high-profile of speakers who will give their addresses from two main stages. There will also be four specialist feature zones and eight pop-up university rooms, as well as the usual array of business stands. […]
A last minute flood of entries means competition for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards will be tougher than ever. The 2016 awards have a total of 108 nominations – up on the 97 we received in 2015. As the deadline approached yesterday, we had 67 entries. But we were hit with a last […]