2011 events

Long Term Conditions: Improving Quality of Life and Service

18 October 2011, London

An Inside Government hosted forum on the challenge of caring for a growing number of people with long term conditions such as diabetes, asthma, coronary heart disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and mental health issues.

End of Life Care: Improving the Quality and Delivery of Care

12 July 2011, London

Inside Government are organising this forum, covering key issues such as funding, removing barriers to accessing services, providing support and joined up working, improving the quality of care, and driving long and short term efficiency savings.

Making it happen - No decision about me without me - The International Society of Advance Care Planning and End of Life Care Conference 2011

22-24 June 2011, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

Several countries across the world are simultaneously moving towards the same goal of integrating advance care planning into usual practice within their health and social care structures. The UK Government Coalition’s call for "No decision about me without me" echoes this important shift in direction, as does recent legislation in other countries like Australia and the United States, that signify a pivotal part of the process of improving end of life care. This conference will explore how to make this happen.

See Conference abstracts to view and download the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network's abstracts for oral and poster presentations at this event.

Liberating Information, Improving Outcomes - National Cancer Intelligence Network and UK Association of Cancer Registries Conference 2011

15-17 June 2011, Hilton London Metropole

The Coalition Government has set out a simple aim: to deliver health outcomes that are among the best in the world. High quality health and care services depend on good information; this conference will provide an opportunity to showcase how information is being used to drive improvements in cancer care, outcomes and experience.

Passing On - A performed reading of a play developed from research with a post-show discussion

7 June 2011, The Studio, Warwick Arts Centre, University of Warwick

This play explores issues and dilemmas confronting relatives and health professionals during end of life care.

LaterLife - Planning for an ageing population

27 January 2011, The Barbican, London

At Later Life: planning for an ageing population, the future of health and social care for our elderly population will be considered by key speakers from across the sectors. speakers will discuss the delivery of later life initiatives and their impact on the population, and analyse the strategies most likely to produce the desired result, culminating in a panel debate providing a forum for energetic dialogue and communication of insights from across the sector.

Agenda for Later Life 2011 - Challenges and solutions for our aging nation

8 March 2011, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London

The conference provides an opportunity to:

  • get an overview of current policy impacting on the lives of older people
  • learn from other experts on ageing and later life
  • tailor your own conference to focus on the policy areas of your choice
  • share expertise and ideas to develop positive solutions
  • participate in lively discussions
  • network with like-minded delegates
  • work with us to improve the lives of older people.
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