Spring Forum – 4th February 2013 – Health Education in Transition – Royal Society of Medicine

Booking is now open for the 2013 UHMLG Spring Forum on Monday 4th February. Our theme this year is Health Education in Transition at a time when both medical/health education and the NHS is in a state of change. Speakers have been carefully selected to provide us with information and insight into the changes taking place and how this will affect us in our roles as both educators and providers of information.

Speakers confirmed:
-Dr Lisa Bayliss Pratt, Director of Nursing, Health Education England – ‘The vision for Health Education England’

-Dr Ian Curran, Dean of Excellence, Head of innovation, London Deanery

-Professor Stephen Powis, Medical Director, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust– speaking on education outcomes framework

-David Stewart, Director of Health Libraries North West – giving an overview of changes in health education which impinge on libraries

-Graham Harris, Assistant Director of Professional Standards (College of Paramedics)

-Prof Megan Quentin-Baxter, Newcastle University, providing an overview of the current trajectory of medical education in relation to technologies and digital literacy

-Sue Lacey-Bryant, Milton Keynes, Director of Corporate Affairs & Partnerships, Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group – speaking on librarians in changing environments

– Judy Atkinson, Library and Information Services Manager, Royal College of Nursing – ‘‘Changes to service provision in the context of current changes in nursing education’.

The Forum will be held at the Royal Society of Medicine, with registration between 9.00 and 10.00 and with a 4.30 finish. An optional tour of the Royal Society is offered at 4.30.

This event is open to non members at a cost of £65 (non commercial) and to members at £50.

If you woudl like to book, please contact Erika Gavillet (erika.gavillet@ncl.ac.uk)

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