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  • GLL Webinar 2: National Quality Policy & Strategy (NQPS): The role of NQPS in driving change in health systems

    National quality policies and strategies are pivotal in strengtheing health systems, making progress towardds Universal Health Coverage (UHC) and achieving the SDGs. It is a key focus area of the WHO Global Learning Laboratory (GLL) for Quality UHC. Implementation-informed policy development provides the basis for assuring and sustaining a culture of quality across all levels of the health system. There is wide acknowledgement that governance of quality is intimately related to how quality is perceived at the fornt-line of service delivery is intimately related to how quality is perceived at the front-line of service delivery and in making services more people-centered. For more information click here

  • 70th World Health Assembly

    The 70th World Health Assembly will take place from 22-31 May in Geneva, Switzerland. This annual event brings together health representatives from Member States, together with civil society organisations, to discuss challenges and solutions in global health. Key events Wednesday, 24 May 2017 from 12:30 to 14:00 in Room IX, Palais des Nations Building Health Care Systems for the Future: Innovations from BRICS countries on people-centred reforms This high-level side event sponsored by the People's Republic of China will highlight peole-centred service delivery innovations taking palce in BRICS countries, as well as the perspectives fo other countries, development partners, professional associations and patients organizations in adopting people-centred approaches to support progress towards UHC and the health-related SDGs.    

  • 17th International Conference in Integrated Care "Building a platform for integrated care: delivering change that matters to people"

    The 16th International Conference in Integrated Care "Building a platform for integrated care: delivering change that matters to people" will incorporate the 5th World Congress on Integrated Care as it comes to Europe for the first time. It will take place in Dublin, Ireland, from the 8-10 May 2017.  The conference themes include: Promoting the health and welfare of people, families and communities; Timely transitions: optimizing patient flow across care settings: Preventing and managing chronic disease: engaging and empowering people; Ageing health and well being; and Implementing integrated care. For more information, please visit: http://www.integratedcarefoundation.org/icic17   

  • Meet Integrated Care Pioneers in Edinburgh, Manchester and Wrexham!

    Study tours offer a unique opportunity to meet integrated care pioneers in their natural environment and to experience and learn about integrated care practices from national and regional innovations. They are designed to support clinicians, managers and policy-makers with an interest and responsibility in the successful adoption of integrated care in policy and practice. Designed to be live case studies, the study visits offer the possibility to discuss regional and country-level strategies with the responsible decision makers, assess the barriers, facilitators and key drivers for integrated care at a regional and local level and reflect upon the transferability of lessons learned in moderated discussions and workshops. The ICIC17 Three Country Study Tour will visit Scotland, England and Wales and seeks to examine the leadership and management of integrated care in these regions. Sessions will focus on the development of new models and approaches to care for older people with complex ...

  • WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series - Community centred Palliative Care

    The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce a new series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice.The series will be hosted by IFIC – Scotland in collaboration with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, the Health and Social Care Alliance, the University of the West of Scotland and the Scottish School of Primary Care. Each monthly webinar will feature health and care practitioners from Scotland in conversation with colleagues from across the World. All of the ‘Home and Away’ presenters have lived experience of implementing people-centred integrated care and will offer practical tips and peer support as part of IFIC’s global community of practice. Each one hour session will include insights from people who currently use health and social care support and from undergraduate students as the future workforce. Each webinar will extend IFIC’s on-line knowledge tree of tools and resources related to the specific integrated care ...

  • Learning network: re-designing systems of care

    Delivering effective, high-quality integrated care for frail older people and people with long-term conditions will require comprehensive changes to our current health and care system. The King's Fund learning networks bring together senior clinicians and managers to help them collectively overcome common challenges and learn from best practice.

  • The New Care Models for Integrating Health and Social Care through EHCH, PACS & MCP

    This conference will look at how health and social care can successfully integrate through multi-speciality community providers (MCP), primary and acute care systems (PACS) and enhanced health in care homes (EHCH) systems, it is aimed at health and social care leaders involved in the planning of population based healthcare, a concept that should underpin services delivered via multi-speciality community providers (MCP), primary and acute care systems (PACS) and accountable care organisations (ACO) and focuses on how organisations can successfully integrate health and social care practices to give better continuity and consistence in care, reduce readmissions, save costs and improve patient experience. Through national updates and learning from vanguard case studies of new care models, delegates will receive practical information on how they can achieve a solid integrated system within their own organisation and workforce in line with the vision of the Five Year Forward View.

  • WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series - Locality Interdisciplinary Teams

    The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce a new series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice.The series will be hosted by IFIC – Scotland in collaboration with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, the Health and Social Care Alliance, the University of the West of Scotland and the Scottish School of Primary Care. Each monthly webinar will feature health and care practitioners from Scotland in conversation with colleagues from across the World. All of the ‘Home and Away’ presenters have lived experience of implementing people-centred integrated care and will offer practical tips and peer support as part of IFIC’s global community of practice. Each one hour session will include insights from people who currently use health and social care support and from undergraduate students as the future workforce. Each webinar will extend IFIC’s on-line knowledge tree of tools and resources related to the specific integrated care ...

  • Better transfers of care for older people: How to improve transitions from hospital

    Drawing on the findings from recent reports by The King’s Fund, Healthwatch England, the National Audit Office, the Care Quality Commission and the Parliamentary and Health Services Ombudsman (PHSO), this event will explore new ways of ensuring older people experience a safe, appropriate and timely discharge that is right for them and their health needs. In this event you will discover good practice examples in health, local government, social care, community services and housing and learn how services can plan ahead across their whole populations to proactively manage those most at risk.    

  • WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series - A House of Care and Compassion

    The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce a new series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice.The series will be hosted by IFIC – Scotland in collaboration with Healthcare Improvement Scotland, the Health and Social Care Alliance, the University of the West of Scotland and the Scottish School of Primary Care. Each monthly webinar will feature health and care practitioners from Scotland in conversation with colleagues from across the World. All of the ‘Home and Away’ presenters have lived experience of implementing people-centred integrated care and will offer practical tips and peer support as part of IFIC’s global community of practice. Each one hour session will include insights from people who currently use health and social care support and from undergraduate students as the future workforce. Each webinar will extend IFIC’s on-line knowledge tree of tools and resources related to the specific integrated care ...