This conference will consider next steps for improving cardiovascular disease outcomes in England.
Areas for discussion include:
- Innovation in treatment and management; and
- Improving the delivery of care.
There will be keynote contributions from:
- Katherine Thompson, Head of Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Public Health England;
- Dr Paul Chrisp, Director, Centre for Guidelines, NICE;
- Professor James Kingsland, National Primary Care Home Clinical Director, National Association of Primary Care and Executive Chair, Institute of Healthcare Management; and
- A senior speaker confirmed from NHS England.
Further confirmed speakers include:
Jennifer Bayly, Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network;
Dr Paul Clift, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and National Institute of Health Research Clinical Research Network;
Nick Hartshorne-Evans, The Pumping Marvellous Foundation;
Dr Rani Khatib, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust;
Riyaz Patel, Barts Heart Centre;
Jane Roxburgh, Abbott and
Helen Wilson, Heart Research UK.
Sessions in the agenda will bring out latest thinking and discussion on key issues including:
- Research and innovation in diagnosis, treatment, and management of cardiovascular disease, including research funding and strategies for increasing public and patient engagement;
- Personalised approaches to cardiovascular disease prevention, and the way forward for expanding prevention services into the community;
- Improving the delivery of care for cardiovascular disease to meet the goals of the long term plan; and
- The development of multidisciplinary teams and the role of pharmacy in delivering services.