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North east clinical health information forum annual conference: Facing the future - NHS staff only

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Description: Taking place on Wednesday 16 May 2012, from 9.30 am until 4.30 pm, at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield, County Durham, TS21 2EH.

Facing the future is a FREE conference aimed at providing clinical health information forum members and clinicians from across the region with the unique opportunity to hear directly from a number leading figures involved in health information, inform national and regional information work and browse 20 information market stalls profiling some of the best regional innovations around along with national informatics suppliers.

Why not join us to hear from our prominent speakers as they explore the relationship between the changing landscape of domestic healthcare provision, technology and information.

Confirmed speakers include:
- Dr Charles Gutteridge, national clinical director for informatics
- Prof Jeremy Wyatt, co-director Institute of Digital Healthcare and Professor of eHealth Innovation
- Prof Sir Muir Gray, CBE, director, Better Value Healthcare, co-director, NHS QIPP Programme, Right Care Workstream, co-director of the QIPP Right Care Workstream (via DVD)
- Prof Sir John Burn, lead clinician, NHS North East
- Mark Duman, chair, Patient Information Forum
- Dr Graham Evans, chief information officer and director of informatics, NHS North East
- Teresa Fenech, deputy chief nurse, NHS North East

At Facing the future you will be able to explore over 20 different exhibitions stands profiling the very best information innovations from across the region and nationally, further details on the NHS trusts and suppliers who are attending are available in documents section.
Date: 16th May 2012 (9.30 am - 4.30 pm (Registration 9 am))
Registration closes: 15th May 2012
Venue: Sedgefield - Hardwick Hall Hotel, TS21 2EH 
Places available: 21 places available out of 150

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Sedgefield - Hardwick Hall Hotel
, TS21 2EH

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Terms and conditions

  • This event is open to invited delegates only. NHS North East reserves the right to challenge the appropriateness of any booking that we are not aware of.

    NHS North East reserves the right to change the program at any time. Every effort will be made to ensure a program of equivalent standard.

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    Cancellation policy: registrations must be received by the registration closing date. Substitutions are permitted either prior to the event by emailing or on the day.

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    Substitutions: Should a registrant be unable to attend, they may send one substitute in their place. Ideally NHS North East should be notified of all substitutions prior to the event.

    Dietary requirements: For events where catering is provided we will try to account for all needs as specified in your user profile. If your requirements are exceptionally specific please contact the events team via and we will contact you to discuss this further.

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Registration is currently closed for this event.

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