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    Inaugural Conference: Innovation Hub for Workforce Transformation

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    START DATE 10 March 2016
    START TIME 09:30am

    Middlesex University, The Burroughs, London NW64EN

    END DATE 10 March 2016
    END TIME 04:15pm

    Join us for the inaugural event of the Innovation Hub.

    The primary aim of the Innovation Hub for Workforce Transformation is to support partners and academics to identify and develop sustainable solutions to current and future workforce challenges. At present, the work of the Hub is developing around three main themes: 

    1. Exploring the nature and scope of work undertaken in health and social care
    2. Developing educational opportunities for the existing health and social care workforce
    3. Enhancing the education and training of the health and social care workforce.

    Given that we are experiencing such a high level of transformational change in the delivery of health and social care services, it is an ideal time for us to reflect on our work to date and capture the emerging ideas for future work. 

    About the event 

    The morning will focus on work being undertaken to transform the workforce and will be opened by Jan Williams, Dean of the School of Health and Education. Caroline Alexander, Chief Nurse, NHS England (London) and newly-appointed Chief Nurse of Barts' Health will deliver the keynote speech and presentations on system leadership in integrated care, nursing in the London Ambulance Service and current developments in social care will follow. 

    The afternoon will focus on education for transformation and will be opened by Professor Tim Blackman, Vice Chancellor, Middlesex University. Dr Chris Caldwell, Dean of Healthcare Professions HEE: NCEL will give the keynote speech and presentations on learning in practice, new routes into nursing and innovative partnership working in mental health will follow. 

    9:30      Registration

    10:00    Conference begins
                 Keynote: Caroline Alexander, Chief Nurse, NHS England (London region)

                 System Leadership: Lessons learnt from the CEPN Pilot 
                 Dr Helen Taylor, Clinical Director & UCL Head of Pharmacy, Whittington Health
                 Lisa Smith, Deputy Director of Nursing and Workforce, Whittington Health 

                 Nursing in the London Ambulance Service
                 Zoe Packman, Director of Nursing LAS
                 Briony Soper, Deputy Director of Nursing LAS

                 Education for Transformation: Introduction
                 Professor Kay Caldwell, Head of the Innovation Hub

                 Keynote: Education, the key to delivering workforce sustainable transformation
                 Dr Chris Caldwell, Dean of Healthcare Professions, HEE: NCEL local office

                 Learning in Practice, Challenges and Opportunities
                 Kathy Wilson, Head of Practice Based Learning Unit
                 Dr Sinead Mehigan, Head of Department

                 Releasing professional potential: route to registration for overseas trained nurses
                 Marion Taylor, Director of Programmes

                 The Care Academy
                 Dr Carmel Clancy, Head of Department
                 Suzanne Traynor, Lead Practice Development Nurse and Matron of the Care Academy

    16:15    Conference ends 

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