Driving Improvements in the delivery and integration of social care and health, using best practice in participation

9.00 Registration

9.30 – 9.45 Conference opened by Paul Keane OBE Chairman County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and a brief introduction to NESCHA and the project by Wade Tove

9.45 – 10.15 Integration in County Durham – the journey so far Lesley Jeavons, Head of Integration, Durham County Council

10.15 – 10.30 Getting Involved in decisions about health and social care services in the North East: an overview of patient experience and public engagement Fiona Weir, Participation Strategy Lead, Public Participation Unit NHS England

10.30 -10.45 Developing a new broad quality of life measure for use in health and social care   The Extending the QALY (Quality of Life Year Adjusted) project Dr Tessa PeasgoodSheffield University

10.45 -11.05 Opportunities for involvement in research in the North East and North Cumbria

  • Justine Smith, Senior Strategic Manager, Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria
  • Tracy Scott, Patient,Carer and Public Involvement Manager, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jo Lally, Senior Research Associate – Patient and Public Involvement Lead, Research Design Service – North East

11.05 -11.30   Older people’s wellbeing, extreme weather and climate change: Resilience planning across health and social care systems Jonathan Wistow Durham University

11.30 – 12.30 Workshops 

  1. Current issues in measuring health and well being for use in evaluations Dr Tessa Peasgood
  2. Opportunities for involvement in the NE and North Cumbria CRN NE Team
  3. Approaches to integration through effective training – Dr Angela Brown CEO Training in Care Ltd and The Care People (CIC)
  4. Building Health Partnerships for better Social Prescribing in the NE – Jane Hartley, Chief Executive, VONNE (Voluntary Organisations’ Network North East

12.30 – 1.30 Lunch networking and stands

1.30 -2.30 Workshops

5. Getting Involved in decisions and health and social care services in the NE: working together for better engagement – NHSE Participation Team

6. The Very Best of Social Care and Health: Priorities for Change – Derek Stow, NESCHA

7. General Data Protection Regulation  (affecting us all  from May 2018 ) Essentials you need to know  – Jason Turner, DATA2ACTION

8. Can collaborative working improve patient care?  Julia Wood,  Improvement Coach, Julia Wood & Associates Ltd

2.30-3.00 CQC – Primary Care Services – what we see and what we would like to see Beverley Boal and Rod Hamilton, Care Quality Commission

3.-3.30 Co-design and co-production Michelle Dawson, Ageing Better Middlesbrough Programme Manager, Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind

4.00-4.15 NESCHA Team Summary of the day and action plans for the future

Conference free for service users, carers and volunteers. £50 for professionals.

Please contact if you are interested in having a stand or putting a flyer in the conference pack ; or have any other questions or ring Wade Tovey 07976 363553

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Event details

Event date: 06/03/2018
Time: 0900- 1600
Ramside Hall, Durham

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