Patient Centred Conference

Patient Centred Conference

The School of Allied Health with support from the HRB (Health Research Board) and the Health Research Institute (HRI) UL are holding a Patient Centred Conference in the Clinical Research Building (CERC) in University Hospital Limerick on Monday 24th June, 2019. This one-day event will bring together researchers, clinicians, service users and patient advocates to share experiences and directions for best practice in healthcare quality.

Agenda for the Day:

9.30 Welcome
Dr Rachel Mstefi, Dean Faculty of Education & Health Sciences, University of Limerick

CHAIR: Dr Phillip Crowley, National Director, Quality Improvement, Health Services Executive

9.35 Opening Address
Dr Phillip Crowley, National Director, Quality Improvement, HSE

9.50 Optimising the care of patients with chronic illness and multi-morbidity: challenges and opportunities for person centred healthcare
Professor Frances Mair, Professor of Primary Care Research, General Practice & Primary Care, Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow

10.20 Increasing patient-centred ness in pharmacy practice
Dr James Green, Senior Lecturer, School of Allied Health, University of Limerick

10.35 The Role of the Department of Health's National Patient Safety Office in promoting quality healthcare
Dr Sarah Condell, FISQua, Head of Clinical Effectiveness, Clinical Effectiveness Unit, National Patient Safety Office, Marita Kinsella Director, National Patient Safety Office

10.50. Developing a person centred national document for the transfer of older people from residential to acute care.
Professor Alice Coffey, P Meskell, P O'Reilly, M Kiely, J O'Keefe, D Tuohy, M Graham, A Fahey, O Doody, B O’Brien, L Barry, J Murphy, J O'Doherty. Dept of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Limerick

11.05 Panel Questions

11.20 Coffee break

CHAIR: Dr Des Leddin, Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick

11.45 Minimally disruptive medicine: the future of healthcare
Dr Katie Gallacher, CSO Clinical Academic Training Fellowship (General Practice and Primary Care), Associate Academic (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences), Institute of Health & Wellbeing, University of Glasgow

12.15 What can we learn from rights advocacy? Ms Leigh Gath, Confidential Recipient, Health Services Executive

12.30 Patient-held communication tools and personhood: lessons learned from the evaluation of a healthcare passport for people living with dementia
Professor Gerard Leavy, Bamford Centre for Mental Health & wellbeing, Ulster University

12.45 From patient education to patient engagement
Mr Derick Mitchell, Chief Executive, The Irish Platform for Patient Organisations, Science and Industry

13.00 Panel Questions

13.15 Lunch & Graphic Recording Viewing

RESPONDING TO THE PATIENT VOICE CHAIR: Ms Fiona Steed, Group Lead, Allied Health, University Hospital Limerick

14.15 Implementing a shared decision -making process for treatment escalation and de-escalation: goals of care at the end of life Professor Carl May, Professor of Medical Sociology, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

14.45 Using research patient evidence to guide intervention: Examples of retrieving the collective patient voice and synthesising experiences
Amy Connery, PhD Candidate, Dr Arlene McCurtin, Lecturer, School of Allied Health, University of Limerick

15.00 Your Service Your Say: What unsolicited health complaints tell us
Ms Aoife Hilton, Senior Manager, National Complaints Governance & Learning Team, National Quality Assurance and Verification Division, HSE

15.15 Reasonable adjustments for service users in healthcare
Dr Owen Doody, Senior Lecturer, Therese Hennessy, Lecturer, Dept. of Nursing & Midwifery, University of Limerick

15.30 Person centred coordinated care in specialist rehabilitation in Ireland – are we burdening our patients
Dr Valerie Twomey, Brain Injury Programme Manager, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Dublin

15.45 Panel Questions

16.00 Closing Remarks
Dr Karen McCreesh, Dr Katie Robinson, Dr Arlene McCurtin, School of Allied Health, University of Limerick

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