Welcome to Completing the Picture 2019 by this year’s Chairman – Gary Cordery
Richard is a BBC science correspondent and author of two bestselling books. ‘Blood and Guts: a History of Surgery’ is a chronicle of stolen corpses, medical fraud, lobotomised patients… and every now and then courageous medical advances which have saved the lives of millions around the world. Richard will be looking back at the ever changing world of healthcare and discussing how far we have come in the development of medical devices.
Sue is a science presenter, writer and a former BBC science and environment correspondent for Breakfast and the One O’clock News. An experienced presenter and futurist, Sue will be discussing the future of healthcare technology, where we are today and where we may be tomorrow.
NEWS2 is the latest version of the National Early Warning Score (NEWS), updated in December 2017, which advocates a system to standardise the assessment and response to acute illness. Royal Derby Hospital share the experience of integrating NEWS2 into the trust wide Connected Vital Signs Monitoring System.
The Long Term Plan sets out the government’s priorities for the NHS for the next 10 years. Dr Oakley will be exploring some of the key areas of the plan and the implications for purchasing and supplies specialists.
New this year – Product Demo’s and Short Seminars!
This year we are giving delegates even more time to Network with peers and meet industry suppliers. The exhibition will also include product demonstrations and optional seminars for delegates to join.
When the RFA Sir Galahad was destroyed in the Bluff Cove Air Attack during the Falklands War, in 1982, on board was Simon Weston, Welsh Guardsman. Simon was severely injured, sustaining serious burns to 46% of his body. He has become well-known across the United Kingdom and abroad for his struggle to overcome his injuries and redefine his role in life, and his message is one of achievement, of triumph in the face of adversity, and of seizing the moment and succeeding.