Events

  • 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 ...

  • Humanitarian Health Ethics: please, participate to the first global multi-sectoral survey on "Palliative care during international humanitarian action"

    On February 9, 2017, Humanitarian Health Ethics is launching the first global, multi-sectoral survey on: "Palliative care during international humanitarian action". https://qlite.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe3/form/SV_ai5RzCZI7YLnob3 Pilot tested and available in three languages (French, English, Arabic), this survey is intended for all involved in the delivery or oversight of humanitarian healthcare (as providers, policy-makers, or other) in the last two years. Through this survey, we hope to deepen understanding of current palliative care needs and practices in humanitarian action (related to public health emergencies, armed conflicts, forced migration settings, natural disasters), crucial information as SPHERE and others are increasingly considering the place of palliative care in humanitarian action. The survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete via an online platform (QUALTRICS), and we will have interim results by April 25th, and will close the survey 6 months after its launch (July 9th).

  • 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 ...

  • Governance and accountability in new care models

    The current focus on new care models, and place-based systems of care, requires organisations to work together to deliver services. How well these new systems are led, directed and held to account will be crucial to their success. This one-day conference will help those who are considering how governance and accountability will work in these new, place-based systems.  

  • The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC)

    The Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) is an annual international conference focusing on policy-related health issues of global significance. The conference is hosted by the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, the Thai Ministry of Public Health, Mahidol University and other global partners.  It is an international policy forum that Global Health Institutes, both public and private, can co-own and use for advocacy and for seeking international perspectives on important global health issues. The Conference in 2017 will be co-hosted by the Prince Mahidol Award Foundation, the World Health Organization, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Programme, the United Nations Population Fund, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, the International Organization for Migration, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, the U.S. Agency for International Development, the Japan International Cooperation Agency, the China Medical Board, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Chatham House, and the Bill & Melinda Gates ...

  • People at the Centre: OECD Policy Forum on the Future of Health

    On 16-17 January 2017 the OECD will host a meeting for Ministers of Health and a High-Level Policy Forum on people-centred care, at OECD Headquarters in Paris. Putting People at the Centre: The Future of Health On the 16th January 2017 the High-Level Policy Forum will explore how people-centred care can become the new normal in health systems. Participants and expert speakers from a range of backgrounds will discuss practical ways to embed a people-centred approach into health systems. Sessions will be interactive, with time devoted to audience questions, comments and discussion. Meeting of OECD Health Ministers On the 17th January Ministers from over 35 OECD and partner countries will exchange their ideas, ambitions and challenges for The Next Generation of Health Reforms. They will address issues such as: - How to tackle ineffective health spending and waste - How to make the most of new health technologies in a sustainable way ...

  • WEBINAR Integrated Care Matters Series: Anticipatory Care Planing

    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 ...

  • Universal Health Coverage Day

    Universal Health Coverage Day, commemorated each 12 December, is the anniversary of the first unanimous United Nations resolution calling for countries to provide affordable, quality health care to every person, everywhere. Events will be taking place worldwide, including in Geneva and New York. More event details can be found by visiting the links below: Universal Health Coverage Day  http://universalhealthcoverageday.org/welcome/ Universal Health Coverage Day at WHO http://www.who.int/life-course/news/events/uhc-day-2016/en/