Latest Events

Innovation Champions Workshops

25 September 2017

The YHAHSN will hosts two practical workshops delivered for the Yorkshire and Humber Innovation Champions Network on Monday the 25th of September 2017. These workshops are free to staff from NHS organisations who are members of the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN and/or Medipex. The day is scheduled as follow: 10am-1pm Innovation Champions – Identifying unmet clinical need and scoping solutions 2pm-4pm How & Why We Protect Innovative Ideas Innovation Champions Workshops

Medipex Members Event: Sharing the Success of the Innovation Champion Network

1 February 2017

The Yorkshire & Humber Innovation Champion Network has had a very active year and a number of successful events/initiatives. Particular emphasis has been placed on assisting Trusts to develop their innovation strategy and raise awareness with senior management. Medipex Members Event: Sharing the Success of the Innovation Champion Network

Bradford Bright Ideas - Dragon's Den finalists selected

23 January 2017

The finalists have been chosen to pitch their ideas to the Bradford Bright Ideas programme in a Dragon’s Den. Fifteen innovations were shortlisted from over 25 expressions of interest received following the Bradford Bright Ideas Open for Innovation launch event in October 2016. Now, five proposals from small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) have been selected to go through to the final round. Bradford Bright Ideas - Dragon's Den finalists selected

ePAQ-PO Workshop - Supporting New Pathways in Pre-Operative Assessment

3 January 2017

EVENT DETAILS Who should attend? Clinical, Service Improvement, Management and Administrative personnel involved in planning, providing & delivering pre-operative assessment services Date: Friday 3rd March 2017 Time 12:30 - 4:30 Venue: Main Lecture Theatre, Medical Education Department R Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2JF Contact: robert.rumsey@sth.nhs.uk (Please provide name, role & contact details) Course fee: Free ePAQ-PO Workshop - Supporting New Pathways in Pre-Operative Assessment

Medilink Healthcare Business Award 2017

20 December 2016

Medilink Yorkshire & Humber Healthcare Business Awards 2017 Thursday 2 March 2017 Mercure Sheffield St Paul's Hotel and Spa This prestigious event gives academia, the NHS and industry the opportunity to celebrate their ongoing commitment to world-class quality services and products which give people better options in their treatments and rehabilitation. Medilink Healthcare Business Award 2017

Leadership programme GenerationQ is now open for applications

8 December 2016

The Health Foundation is looking for 18 senior health care leaders from across the UK to join our leadership programme GenerationQ. This is a part time, fully-funded leadership programme for senior leaders from health care practice, policy and the charity sector. Fellows achieve a postgraduate certificate in Leadership (Quality Improvement) from Ashridge. Deadline for applications is 12 noon, 23 January 2017. If you are interested in applying visit www.health.org.uk/generationq Leadership programme GenerationQ is now open for applications

Bradford CCGs Open for Innovation - First stage shortlisting announcement

16 November 2016

Over 50 SMEs attended the Bradford Bright Ideas briefing event on Oct 18 where they were invited to submit solutions. 25 Expressions of Interests were received and 15 selected for the next stage of this process, beyond our original target of identifying 12 solutions. The successful SMEs were informed on the 14th of November 2016. Bradford CCGs Open for Innovation - First stage shortlisting announcement

NHS Innovation Accelerator 2016

21 June 2016

The aim of the NIA is to deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View – creating the conditions and cultural change necessary for proven innovations to be adopted faster and more systematically through the NHS, and to deliver examples into practice for demonstrable patient and population benefit. NHS Innovation Accelerator 2016

Connected Healthcare: From Concept to Cash

9 May 2016

Entreprising Barnsley is launching an event destined to provide information on accessing finance and business support to companies in the digital health sector. The event will take place on Friday the 10th of June 2016, between 11h30 and 2h30, and is destined to all creative and digital specialists, tech entrepreneurs and healthcare businesses with an interest in digital healthcare. Connected Healthcare: From Concept to Cash

YH AHSN Health Innovation Exchange Portal Launch

21 March 2016

The Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network is pleased to announce the launch of their Health Innovation Exchange Portal, an online platform designed to connect and share innovative solutions, projects and products to support our collective ambitions to provide world class patient care in a cost effective, efficient manner. YH AHSN Health Innovation Exchange Portal Launch

The King’s Fund’s Digital Health and Care Congress 2016

14 March 2016

This annual congress provides an opportunity to explore how the better use of technology and data can support and enable the key developments needed to reshape and improve the health and care system. The popular two-day event will feature keynote presentations and case studies of innovative projects that are using technology and data to deliver high-quality sustainable health and care services. The King’s Fund’s Digital Health and Care Congress 2016

Proof of Concept Programme

3 November 2015

The Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) are pleased to announce the launch of our new Proof of Concept Programme. The Proof of Concept Programme is a funding and resource competition for organisations based within the Yorkshire & Humber region who have a new and innovative concept or idea that will improvement patient care, clinical outcomes and support the NHS meet existing efficiency challenges. Proof of Concept Programme

Digital Health - Understanding Data Governance

2 November 2015

Nine Health CIC is organising a free event below aimed at SME's in the Yorkshire and Humber Region in partnership with Leeds Beckett University. This short networking event is launching a series of day courses and is an opportunity to find out about the support offered by organisations such as the AHSN & Digital Catapult ,DHEZ etc to accelerate SMEs into the Health sector and National NHS policy changes. Digital Health - Understanding Data Governance

Yorkshire & Humber AHSN - Meet Match Fund Event

28 October 2015

The Yorkshire & Humber AHSN are hosting a regional workshop aimed at improving health and wellbeing through enabling collaborations for the implementation, at scale, of innovative digital technologies. Yorkshire & Humber AHSN - Meet Match Fund Event

Northern Powerhouse market visit to Beijing (Bio-Medical Focus)

24 October 2015

UKTI and RTC North are organising a Northern Powerhouse trade and investment mission to China for organisations serving the health sector across all parts of the North of England. This is one of a number of high tech missions, running from the 24/10/2015 until the 01/11/2015 , and is focussed on medical products, systems and technologies which are of enormous interest in China. Northern Powerhouse market visit to Beijing (Bio-Medical Focus)

Medipex Business Surgery Event - SMEs Access to the NHS

8 October 2015

Medipex is organising a business surgery event aimed at providing SMEs with expert knowledge on Accessing the NHS Market. This free event is run by Medipex and supported by Enterprise Europe Network (www.enterprise-europe.co.uk) who will provide an outlook on funding available to SMEs in the healthcare sector. The event will include brief presentations followed by one to one sessions with Innovations Managers. Medipex Business Surgery Event - SMEs Access to the NHS

Last call for registration to the next Innovation & Change Skills Training Programme

31 July 2015

The Innovation & Change Skills Training Programme is provided in recognition of the increasing need for effective innovation cultures to be embedded across organisations and networks as an essential step towards improving organisational innovation capability and capacity. This will help to increase the number and quality of the innovations developed and implemented and help to ensure that they are adopted more rapidly and widely. It is aimed at all personnel within the NHS as well as allied organisations including social care who work to innovate and effect improvement and change. Last call for registration to the next Innovation & Change Skills Training Programme

Growing the Yorkshire & Humber Innovation Scout Network

11 June 2015

On 10th June 2015, representatives of seven NHS organisations participated in the third training and networking event of the Yorkshire and Humber Innovation Scout Network (ISN). The thirteen new recruits from CCG, Foundation Trust and Ambulance Trust organisations received training on the different types of intellectual property (IP) that commonly arise from NHS staff as well as how to protect that IP. Growing the Yorkshire & Humber Innovation Scout Network

My Dignity Means: a Patient Led Event

8 May 2015

Devices for Dignity Healthcare Technology Co-operative are delighted to announce a unique event that genuinely puts the public, patients and carers at the forefront. This event will give them the opportunity to formally voice their daily living needs at this unprecedented event. We are keen to know the views of patients and carers about how we can help to improve long-term enablement for less independent patients. My Dignity Means: a Patient Led Event

NHS Innovation Scouts Training and Networking Event

29 April 2015

The local Innovation Scout Network, managed by Medipex, is going from strength to strength, with over 50 registered Scouts positioned in over 20 NHS Trusts to discover and progress innovative ideas from fellow staff. We are driving to recruit even more members and as such we are seeking new Innovation Scouts to attend training on the 10th June 2015. This will provide key knowledge and skills to assist in championing the importance of fresh thinking in the workplace, and is an excellent opportunity to network and share ideas. NHS Innovation Scouts Training and Networking Event

Digital Health and Care Congress

17 April 2015

The King’s Fund’s Digital Health and Care Congress returns for another successful year on Tuesday 16 June 2015. This two-day conference and exhibition will explore how the innovative use of information and technology is enabling patient-centred care. The event is a showcase for exciting new digital health innovations, technology, research, and service delivery methods that are having a positive impact on care providers and service users. Digital Health and Care Congress

NHS England supported CCG Innovation Leader Training Programme 2015

12 March 2015

NHS England is providing fully funded places to CCG members on the Innovation Skills Programme. It’s core content is drawn from elements of the widely-recognised, CMI accredited, “Diploma in Innovation & Change Management” developed by NISW and Pera Training. NHS England supported CCG Innovation Leader Training Programme 2015

Establishing a Trust Innovation Group Workshop

4 March 2015

Medipex will be running an Innovation Workshop in collaboration with Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. This event was set up in response to members of the Innovation Scout Network interest in learning more about establishing and developing Trust Innovation Strategies. Following its successful establishment since 2010, Bradford Innovation Group will share their knowledge and experience during the workshop. Establishing a Trust Innovation Group Workshop

Yorkshire & Humber Inspiring Leaders Network Symposium

3 February 2015

The 10th March 2015 will see the Yorkshire & Humber Inspiring Leaders Network host their Inaugural Leadership Symposium in Leeds. The symposium theme this year will be “Integration across the health sector” and respected speakers from varying industries will present and speak to the audience. Yorkshire & Humber Inspiring Leaders Network Symposium