Challenging Times - Working together to deliver effective rural health services

Rural Houth Conference 2012

26 November 2012     

Nottingham Forest Football Club,
The City Ground, Pavilion Road,
Nottingham, NG2 5FJ
9.30am - 4.00pm

      Rural Health 2012



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9.30am   Welcome and Introductions
Nick Daibell, General Manager Adult Mental Health, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

9.35am   Chair
Baroness Hazel Byford, DBE, Secretary, Rural Services All Party Parliamentary Group

9.45am   Keynote Address (Click here for this presentation)
Professor Mike Cooke CBE, Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

10.00am   Public Health in Pastures New – Rurality, Health and Wellbeing in Devon (Click here for this presentation)
Dr Virginia Pearson, Director of Public Health – NHS Devon and Devon County Council

10.20am   Rural Resilience in Healthcare: Using a Whole System Approach to Support Rural Health Services (Click here for this presentation)
Professor Chris Packham, Associate Medical Director, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

10.35am   Exhibition, Refreshments and Networking

11.05am   Working Together to Sustain the Small, Remote District General Hospital
Dr Deb Lee, Chair, Remote & Rural Special Interest Group, Consultant and Paediatrician,
West Cumberland Hospital, North Cumbria University Hospital Trust

11.25am - Integrating Prevention and Networks within a Rural Model of Care (Click here for this presentation)
Chris Slavin, Chief Executive, and Dr Julie Hall, Director of Nursing and Operations,
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

11.45am   Question and Answer Session for Morning Speakers

12.15pm   Lunch – Networking and Exhibition Viewing

1.15pm   Chair
Graham Stuart MP and Chair, Rural Services All Party Parliamentary Group

1.30pm - 2.20pm   Workshop Sessions:
Gloucestershire Village Agents
– Kate Darch, Village and Community Agents Manager, Gloucestershire Rural Community Council
Rural Resourcing (Click here for this presentation)
– Professor Sheena Asthana, Fair Shares for Rural Populations
Rural Proofing  (Click here for this presentation. Click here for this presentation with Audrey Roy's notes attached)
– Audrey Roy, Policy Associate of the Institute of Rural Health
Workforce Issues (Click here for this presentation)
– Professor Rachel Munton, Director, CLAHRC (Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care)
Police and Health Service Partnership Working  (Click here for this presentation)
– Andy Clarke, T/Chief Inspector, Mansfield/Ashfield Community Safety Partnership Area and Darren Eaton, Clinical Lead
Action with Communities in Rural England (ACRE)
– Rural Data Analysis – Assistance in Planning and Developing Services – Nick Chase, Director of Policy and Research
Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service
– Co-responding Scheme and Linking with the Health Sector - Neil Gibbins, Deputy Chief Fire Officer
Investing in Rurality Together (Click here for the 'Investing in Rurality Together' presentation. Click here for the 'Fibre broadband: the legacy starts today' presentation)
– BT

2.20pm - 2.40pm   Networking and Exhibition Viewing

2.40pm - 3.30pm   Workshop Sessions Repeated

3.40pm   Conference Summary and Next Steps – Panel Discussion
- Professor Mike Cooke CBE, Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
- Graham Biggs MBE, Chief Executive, Rural Service Network
- Professor Sheena Asthana, Fair Shares for Rural Populations

4.00pm   Conference Closes


A Survey Monkey exercise carried out amongst the conference delegates has been used to establish priorities and interests for an initial work programme for the Rural Health Network. To view the results of this survey click here

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