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Our Guide to the Best Autumn/Winter 2023 Events for Primary Care Network Leaders

Whilst the summer might not be over just yet, at THC Primary Care we are back from the beach, refreshed and raring to go.

Although the hangover from taking annual leave can be hard to deal with - inevitable inbox overload and generally trying to get back on top of everything - it is also a time to reflect and consider where you want to channel your energies over the next quarter, and as we move towards the end of 2023.

With this in mind, we’ve taken the time to put together this guide for the best events happening this autumn and winter featuring:

🎯 EMIS National User Group Annual Conference

🎯 Best Practice Birmingham

🎯 HLTH Group: The New CQC Framework Conference 2023

🎯 Pulse PCN London – Winter

🎯 The Primary Care Partnership Network event

Let’s jump in!

Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London

Why attend?

This event is designed to support leaders in keeping up to date with Primary Care policies, offers access to dedicated best practice sessions, and opportunities to network with EMIS representatives (and other users). The bespoke EduNug sessions are full of useful hints and tips which will help you back in the workplace.

You’ll also gain:

✅ Access to expert knowledge from the EMIS Team

✅ Exclusive insights into new initiatives, pilot studies and products

✅ An opportunity for practice staff to update their system knowledge

✅ Access to an extensive exhibition area featuring leading industry suppliers

The link to register is here.

The Belfry Hotel and Resort, Birmingham

Why attend?

This exclusive conference is specifically tailored for healthcare professionals from diverse backgrounds across the sector.

Join peers in understanding the future of healthcare; embracing the New CQC Single Assessment Framework, learning how to succeed as a healthcare provider, and being part of the conversation. The event features expert speakers from across the NHS, Adult Social Care, Primary Care, and the wider healthcare sector who explore the following topics and themes:

✅ New CQC Framework: Uncover the Latest Guidelines and Insights

✅ Preparing for Inspection under the New CQC Framework: Strategies for Success

✅ Implementing 'Outstanding' Practice: Unlocking the Secrets to Excellence

✅ Succeeding in Healthcare: Operating a Successful Provider, Delivering Exceptional Care

✅ Digital Innovation in Healthcare: Harnessing the Power of Technology

✅ Integrated Care and Collaborative Working: Building Stronger Partnerships

The link to register is here.

NEC Birmingham

THC Primary Care are extremely proud to be the official podcast partner for Best Practice 2023!

As part of the lead-up to the show, we will be interviewing sponsors and speakers on the Business of Healthcare podcast; finding out more about what makes them tick as people, and as leaders and experts in their fields.

I will also be chairing the PCN Transformation Theatre throughout the two days and would love to see you there!

Why attend?

Best Practice Birmingham is unique in its offering to visitors and delegates alike - with no other primary healthcare event in the UK offering:

A free-to-attend exhibition for all healthcare professionals working in general practice and Primary Care

A free-to-attend, multi-track conference programme for all healthcare professionals working in general practice and Primary Care

The opportunity to earn free, accredited CPD for all clinical roles within general practice and Primary Care

The opportunity to earn free, accredited CPD for non-clinical professionals within general practice and Primary Care

Free networking opportunities and resources before, during, and after the event via the bespoke event mobile app

Our link to register is here.🙂

Novotel London West

Why attend?

Pulse PCN offer a number of regional events throughout the year with this being the second of two London-based forums. It is a one day, free-to-attend conference designed specifically for PCN Clinical Directors and other senior staff.

The event format combines expert session with peer networking opportunities. You will also be able to engage with a handpicked selection of leading suppliers within the exhibition hall.

The goal of the London Pulse PCN event is to support you and your team when it comes to overcoming the major challenges standing in the way of effective care. Pulse PCN Events are the perfect opportunity to:

Connect with other clinical directors from your region

Take part in a peer, not policy, led agenda focusing on practical, real-world challenges

Explore key obstacles to service development and quality improvement

Engage with a select number of industry partners to discuss partnership working

The link to register is here.

Etc.Venues, Marble Arch, London

Why attend?

The Primary Care Partnership Network one-day Deep Dive session aims to unite 100-150 multidisciplinary leaders from across Primary Care to provide a 360-degree perspective on patient care and support in the community.

The event offers a unique opportunity to foster collaboration and integration across all Primary Care pillars, providing an intimate setting for senior leaders to exchange ideas and work together. It is designed to foster collaboration and peer-to-peer learning, and to support Primary Care leaders who are working towards a proactive, customised, and place-based health and care system.

The link to register is here.

We hope there is something for everyone here.


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About the Author

I'm Tara; I am the founder of THC Primary Care, an award-winning healthcare consultancy specialising in Primary Care Network Management and the host of the Business of Healthcare Podcast, where we have now published over 200 episodes.

I have over 20 years of project management and business development experience across the private and public sectors, and I have supported over 80 PCNs by providing interim management, training and consultancy.

I have managed teams across multiple sites and countries; I have an MBA in Leadership and Management in Healthcare, I'm published in the London Journal of Primary Care, and I am the author of over 250 blogs.

I have 3 children. My eldest has Asthma, my middle child has a kidney condition called Nephrotic Syndrome, and my youngest daughter has Type 1 Diabetes, so outside of work, healthcare plays a huge role in my life.


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