Video & Slides

Featuring presentation videos and accompanying slides: this online forum will share the evidence behind the trail blazing services. Featuring implementation strategies for current Covid, Acute Medicine, Respiratory, Frailty and Diabetes virtual wards, this interactive event will engage you in the practicalities of this emerging opportunity to manage your patients differently. 

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Implementing and Establishing Virtual Wards
On-demand 3 hours £299+VAT

3 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

When there is no standardised model for virtual wards, this imperative online conference will provide you with a wealth of case study experience and networking opportunities so that you can focus on:

  • Effectively triaging and providing safe follow-up in the community
  • Diversifying virtual wards and re-engineering healthcare
  • Implementing early supported discharge in new clinical areas
  • Achieving successful ‘step down’ care through virtual wards
  • Overcoming the challenges and building a business case
  • Setting up and establishing remote monitoring
  • Measuring the outcomes on admissions and early discharge
  • Learning from the successes of virtual Covid wards

Meet your education and training needs in your own time

Take away ideas from the trailblazers and adapt them for your own service, plus benefit from:

  • 3 CPD hours of presentation and speaker Q&A
  • Featuring engaging video and accompanying slides
  • Available at £299 + VAT for NHS and public sector professionals
  • Download and view in your own time
  • CPD Certificate issued to you after viewing the video

4 presentations | 10 parts | 3 CPD hours | Filmed on Tuesday 25th January 2022

1
Introduction, instructions and chair’s opening remarks
Dr Alison Porter, Associate Professor of Health Services Research, Swansea University Medical School
Diversifying virtual wards
2
Continuing early supported discharge: reengineering healthcare to deliver virtual wards
Dr Sarah Sibley, Respiratory Clinical Lead for Cheshire and Merseyside Clinical Network, Consultant Chest Physician, Knowsley Community Respiratory Service, Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust
3
Questions and answers with your speakers
Supporting ’step down’ care
4
Case study: Achieving a successful ‘step down’ approach: respiratory virtual wards
Dr Binita Kane, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
5
Questions and answers with your speakers
Taking action in the community
6
Case study: Remote monitoring patients and the impact on unnecessary hospital admissions
Dr Liz Heitz, Consultant Geriatrician and Chief Clinical Information Officer and Digital Lead, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
7
Questions and answers with your speaker
Promoting effective early discharge
8
Case study: Shared learning opportunities and successes from the virtual Covid ward
Dr James Wallace, Director for Urgent and Emergency Care, Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
9
Questions and answers with your speaker
10
Chair’s closing remarks

First-hand speaker experiences

A unique forum packed with examples of best practice, novel ideas and expert advice from:


Job Title:
Associate Professor of Health Services Research
Organisation
Swansea University Medical School
Biography

Alison Porter is Associate Professor of Health Services Research at Swansea University, and a member of PRIME Centre Wales, the research network on primary and emergency healthcare. 

She has over twenty years’ experience of delivering engaged, applied research aimed at meeting the current challenges facing health and social care systems. She was part of the team which conducted the PRISMATIC evaluation of risk prediction in primary care, which showed surprising increases in admissions and costs associated with an initiative designed to support case management in the community. More recent work has examined how paramedics are contributing to the primary care workforce to provide sustainable pro-active care. 

Prior to Swansea University, she was based at the Nuffield Trust.


Job Title:
Respiratory Clinical Lead for Cheshire and Merseyside Clinical Network, Consultant Chest Physician
Organisation
Knowsley Community Respiratory Service, Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust
Biography

Job Title:
Consultant Respiratory Physician
Organisation
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Biography

Dr Binita Kane is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at Manchester University Foundation Trust (MFT). She has an interest in airways disease, quality improvement (QI) and digital innovation. She is currently the Respiratory lead for Health Innovation Manchester, Integrated Respiratory Care, Same Day Emergency Care and is an Associate Medical Director at the Manchester Local Care Organisation. She is involved in a number of national programmes including; the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) QI Faculty, the RCP National Asthma and COPD Audit Programme (NACAP) Board. She is also the Co-Founder of 'South Asian Heritage Month', established in 2020 and has a keen interest in inclusion and diversity. Dr Kane set up the first step-down virtual ward in the UK and has chaired the Manchester City-wide Virtual Ward steering group through the pandemic. She is on the Greater Manchester Programme Board for Virtual Wards.


Job Title:
Consultant Geriatrician and Chief Clinical Information Officer and Digital Lead
Organisation
Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Biography

Job Title:
Director for Urgent and Emergency Care
Organisation
Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Biography

Pricing structure

  • £299 + VAT for you to download and view in your own time
  • Click on 'Book Place' and complete your details

Purchase Fees

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Certification of Attendance

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Past attendee feedback

Held as an interactive online forum and now available to you as a series of video presentations, here is some feedback on the excellent content from the professionals who attended:

"A very informative study day which has given my colleague and I lots to think about on our journey to starting a virtual ward for our maternity unit".

Frimley Health, January 2022

"The chair on the day Dr Alison Porter was excellent".

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, January 2022

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Who came?

If you purchase and view the presentation video and accompanying sides, you will be in good company! The following is an insight into the job titles and organisations who came to the Implementing and Establishing Virtual Wards when it was held on Tuesday 25th January 2022.

Job titles:


  • Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Associate Professor of Health Services Research
  • Clinical Director 
  • Clinical Director for Urgent and Emergency Care
  • Consultant Geriatrician and Chief Clinical Information Officer and Digital Lead 
  • Consultant Physician
  • Consultant Respiratory Physician
  • Consultants Divisional Head of Nursing & AHP’s
  • GP
  • Lead Midwife for Inpatient Services
  • Matron
  • Respiratory Clinical Lead for Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Clinical Network

Organisations:

  • Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
  • FICHS Care Home Practice
  • Frimley Health
  • Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
  • Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Manchester University Foundation Trust 
  • Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Swansea University Medical School
  • The Christie NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust