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Rural Health Conference 2016

“Challenging Times – A new Dimension?”
Working together to deliver effective rural health services

Friday 29th January 2016
House of Lords, London

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10:30am - Welcome and Introduction to the Day

Conference Chair, Baroness Byford DBE DL

10:40am - Keynote Address: Achieving excellence in promoting public health across rural communities

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England

11:05am - The Cumbria Rural Health Forum - a unique partnership of public, private and voluntary sector professionals exploring 'what makes good rural health – and can digital technologies help?

Professor Alison Marshall, University of Cumbria

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11:30am - Transforming End of Life Care for rural communities – a district general hospital's experience in Yorkshire

Dr Linda Wilson, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

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11:55am - Questions and discussions on Session 1
2:30pm - Technology Enabled Health and Social Care in Rural Areas

Professor Ray Jones, University of Plymouth

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