Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Today speaking - Improving Links in Primary Care event-Alliance. Scotland and RCGP Scotland project

                                              

Hi 
with great thanks to Christine Hoy for the kind invite to speak at the Improving Links in Primary Care end of project event on June 25th 
I had the great privilege to speak for Christine at the launch last year and feel very honoured to be invited back to speak again 
You are invited to join us as we share findings from Improving Links in Primary Care – a joint Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland and RCGP Scotland project, funded by Scottish Government. This is an exciting opportunity to share ideas on how future developments in primary care can contribute to our ambition of supporting the people of Scotland to live well.
Chairing the Event will be the clinical lead of the project; Professor Stewart Mercer, chair in Primary Care Research (General Practice and Primary Care) University of Glasgow 
Event highlights include:
  • Hear Tommy Whitelaw’s Carer’s story
  • Four General Practice teams from accross Scotland share their experience of making community connections
  • Demonstration of the ALISS National application (a new national resource)
  • Updates from 3rd sector and community groups, the Link Worker programme and initiatives contributing to future models for community facing primary care in Scotland.
This is a FREE event

For more information, please contact:
Lorna Prentice on 0141 404 0239 or email lorna.prentice@alliance-scotland.org.uk


   

Agenda
          

09.00
Coffee and Registration
09.30
Welcome from the Chair
Ian Welsh, Chief Executive, The ALLIANCE
09.40
A Story of Missing Connections
Tommy Whitelaw, Project Lead,  Dementia Carer Voices
10.00
Improving Links in Primary Care Introduction and Evaluation
Professor Stewart Mercer, Chair in Primary Care Research, University of Glasgow
Dr Eddie Donaghy, Research Fellow University of Edinburgh
Christine Hoy, Primary Care Development Manager, The ALLIANCE
10.45
Social prescribing in primary care project
Helena Richards, Project Manager, Community Compass
11.00
Coffee and Networking
11.25
Workshop
Group work
12.10
Feedback and reflections
Professor Stewart Mercer
12.25
Lunch and Networking
13.15
Welcome from afternoon Chair
Dr Miles MackChair Elect, RCGP Scotland
13.20
Improving Links in Primary Care
Practice Leads’ Experience
Lynne Pollock, Loch Leven Health Centre, Kinross
Dr Frank Weber, Maryfield Medical Centre Dundee
Dr Ishbel Millar, Jackie Connor, Craigmillar Medical Group, Edinburgh
14.10
Demonstration of ALISS
Jane Ankori, ALISS Programme Director, The ALLIANCE
14.35
Community Orientated Primary Care in Scotland
Dr Graham KramerScottish Government Clinical Lead for Self Management and Health Literacy
14.50
Coffee
15.00

The Links Worker Programme

Mark Charlton, Programme Manager, The ALLIANCE
15.25
Health Commons
Christine Hoy, the ALLIANCE
15.35
Discussion
Professor Stewart Mercer
16:00          
Close

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