Events

  • 4th Annual Urgent Care Conference: Delivering Integrated Solutions

    The urgent care system is at breaking point. NHS figures from the winter of 2017-2018 were the worst on record with January 2018 marking the 30th month in a row that the four-hour target has been missed. This was even after the large-scale cancellations of non-urgent treatment that occurred in order to prioritise urgent and emergency care. Over 80,000 patients waited on trolleys for more than four hours at A&E in January, 1,000 of which were waiting for over 12 hours - the highest numbers since records began. Their 4th Annual Urgent Care Conference: Delivering Integrated Solutions will seek to address how we can avoid crises like these in the future. Sustained austerity measures over the last several years have led to reports regularly hitting the headlines of the continuous problems within urgent care. Bed-occupancy for overnight acute beds have risen from an average of 87.1% in ...

  • The King's Fund integrated care summit 2018

    As the national rhetoric focuses on supporting the delivery of population health and integrated care, different models of care and new ways of working are being implemented across England. While integrated care systems (ICSs) are emerging to lead on planning and commissioning care for their populations, providers are also working together to deliver integrated care locally. 

  • Digital Health and Care Congress 2018. Technology and data.

    This two-day congress provides an established forum for health and care professionals to come together and learn from successful adoptions and practical implementations of digital health and care. The aim of the event is to share learning and encourage adoption, so your project should be active, showing digital technology in practice under one of the project themes above. Project themes Prevention and improving access to careProjects might include: self-care apps; digital access to rehabilitation services; patient access to care records or digital messaging to benefit public health. Cross-sector workingProjects might include: shared care records, interoperability and data sharing projects or technology to enable place-based working Care design and delivery Projects might include: improving the quality and experience of care for patients; ways of engaging clinicians and service users in design of care pathways or using digital technology to change the way care is  

  • International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC) 2018

    *** ISSIC will take place from the 24 June – 29 June  *** ***Register now and avail of a 10% reduction with our early bird promotion. This is available until Monday, 8 January 2018*** The International Summer School on Integrated Care, “Integrated Care in Theory and Practice” is organized by the Integrated Care Academy© and provides a one-week intensive training on theory and practice of integrated care. It is aimed at health and social care professionals, clinicians, researchers and managers who want to strengthen their understanding of integrated care, get a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in theory and practice, and hone their competencies in analyzing, designing, evaluating and practicing integrated care. The course has been developed for those who are tasked with designing, implementing, leading and/or managing integrated care and want to learn more about the tools and instruments which are available to them with evidence from around ...

  • 18th International Conference on Integrated Care (ICIC18)

    The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) in partnership with RIVM and Vilans presents the 18th International conference on Integrated Care “Value for People and Populations: Investing in Integrated Care” to take place in The NBC Congrescentrum, Utrecht, Netherlands 23 – 25 May 2018. The conference will bring together researchers, clinicians and managers from around the world who are engaged in the design and delivery of integrated health and social care. For more information, please visit the ICIC18 wesbsite: https://integratedcarefoundation.org/events/icic18-18th-international-conference-on-integrated-care-utrecht     

  • Watch LIVE Online - 18th International Conference on Integrated Care

    Only one week to go to the International Conference on Integrated Care! This year for our 18th birthday we return to the place of our birth: Utrecht, The Netherlands. We will be joined by over 800 delegates in what promises to be our most challenging, innovative and inspiring conference to date.  We are looking forward to welcoming our friends, old and new but understand that not everyone can find the funds, or the time, to attend so we will be Live Streaming the conference to our global audience of IFIC members. Become a FULL IFIC member today to find out more details. Watch the conference LIVE online from your desk, your tablet or phone. We’ll live stream videos of the keynotes, speaker sessions and interviews on all three days of conference Watch the whole event or just when you can from the 23-25 May, and you can participate in ...

  • SPICT International Conference 2018: Changing practice, promoting research and learning together

    The inaugural SPICT International Conference will be held on 2 February 2018 in Edinburgh, UK. It aims to share the experience between international teams that use the "Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool" (SPICT) to identify patients approaching the end of their life, in order to improve access to palliative care. The conference will: - Review the evidence base for the SPICT™ 2017- Demonstrate how SPICT™ is being used in the UK, Europe and across the world - Highlight innovations in patient identification and care planning using SPICT™ and related resources - Share our experiences in research, development and education - Plan further developments and international collaborations For further information and to register, please visit: http://www.spict.org.uk/inaugural-spict-conference-2018/ 

  • Global Conference on Integrated Care 2018

    The Global Conference on Integrated Care (GCIC) 2018 is an international conference that will bring together clinicians, health and social care professionals and practitioners, and policymakers from around the world to share knowledge, experiences, ideas and innovations in integrated care delivery. The conference will be used as a platform to look beyond the immediate horizon, future-proof healthcare delivery, and strengthen relationships between policymakers and public users to enable successful care integration.A world-class programme of keynote lectures, plenary sessions and symposia has been designed to facilitate impactful knowledge exchange and foster fruitful dialogues with internationally renowned experts. It will cover the three key themes of:- Care Integration in Practice- Enabling Care Integration- Transcending Boundaries in Integrated Care Who should attend?- Clinicians, health and social care practitioners- Healthcare administrators- Academics and researchers For more information and registration, please visit: https://gcic2018.sg/ 

  • WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series - Carefirst Seniors & the Buurtzorg Model

    The International Foundation for Integrated Care is delighted to introduce the 2nd series of webinars on people-centred integrated care in practice. This series will have a particular focus on active and healthy ageing and preventing and managing frailty. The webinars will be hosted by IFIC Scotland in collaboration with the University of the West of Scotland, the Institute of Research and Innovation in Social Services, and the Health and Social Care Alliance.  This webinar in our second series of Integrated Care Matters will focus on Improving acute frailty in acute care in Scotland: from evidence to experience. The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 17th January at 12pm UK time and will last for one hour. The webinar is free to access but places are allocated on a first come basis to a limited number so make sure to book your place early. Hosts Professor Anne Hendry, Clinical Lead for ...

  • Webinar: Building a community of practice (HQO)

    Do you know other people that share a concern or passion for the same issues that you do? Do you think there is a better way to learn from each other? Are you looking for ways to find out who has already looked at the process you are trying to improve? Perhaps developing a Community of Practice can support your Quality improvement?A Community of practice is defined as: A group of people who share a concern or passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.” (Wenger, 2008)As a result of attending this webinar organized by Health Quality Ontario you will: - Understand the theory that guides effective communities of practice.- Recognize how communities of practice can support quality improvement and learning- Understand how communities of practice exist in many different contexts- Understand more about how you can initiate a community of ...