The Health Innovation Network, UCLPartners and Imperial College Heath Partners, in collaboration with the London Clinical Networks, are hosting a free meeting for healthcare professionals interested in preventing atrial fibrillation (AF) related strokes. This will be taking place in London on 15 November 2018.
The event will be of interest to those delivering or commissioning anticoagulation services in the greater London area.
Attendees will have the opportunity to:
- Learn about a range of solutions to overcome key challenges across the AF care pathway
- Identify opportunities to implement interventions to improve the detection and management of AF in local populations
- Network with peers across agencies to foster the development of local communities of practice.
Key speakers at the event will include
- Tony Rudd CBE - Professor of Stroke Medicine, Kings College London; Consultant Stroke Physician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust; National and London Clinical Director for Stroke NHS England; Stroke Programme Director, Royal College of Physicians, London
- Dr Matt Kearney - GP and National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, NHS England and Public Health England
- Helen Williams FFRPS, FRPharmS - Consultant Pharmacist for Cardiovascular Disease, South London, UK; National Clinical Adviser for AF, AHSN Network; Clinical Director for AF, Health Innovation Network; Clinical Lead for Cardiovascular Disease, Southwark and Lambeth CCGs.
Other similar events will be taking place in the West Midlands on the 9 January and in Cambridge on 7 February 2019.