CRN workforce and structure 15 Local Clinical Research Networks National Coordinating Centre Network funded staff in NHS hospital trusts, Universities and other health and social care settings 30 clinical specialties managed via six specialty cluster leads with oversight from the CRN Executive Team How the CRN works The CRN supports studies by: Funding research support […]

What’s the challenge? Definition of Healthy Ageing Healthy ageing is the process of optimising opportunities for physical, social and mental health to enable older people to take an active part in society without discrimination and to enjoy an independent and good quality of life. The challenge of Healthy Ageing The need for healthy ageing is […]

THE NIHR The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded by the Department of Health to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. The NIHR plays a key role in the Government’s strategy for economic growth, attracting investment by the life-sciences industries through its world-class infrastructure for health research. Together, the […]

Current policy frameworks In England the 3 million lives programme is set to extend telehealth and telecare to at least 3 million more people over five years from December 2011 David Cameron Digital Health Modality Descriptions Telecare – Devices in or away from the home that support independence, that can be used as stand alone or […]

NHS England TECHNOLOGY ENABLED CARE SERVICES (TECS) 3 Million Lives 2014-17 National Delivery Plan To support Integrated Care Management of long term conditions and the enablement of seven day services Work with NHS, Social Care, Housing and other key stakeholders to simplify procurement and commissioning processes The Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) was the largest randomised control […]

Today’s Talk Geriatric Medicine in England Frailty- frailty identification tool, flag and register Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Deconditioning awareness campaign I am not here today to teach you medicine –my focus will be on Geriatric medicine in England. I will share with you some of the success stories and challenges we are facing in UK, Also […]

National Issues We have an Ageing population, limited resources ‘Care in Crisis’ report, Age UK 2014: People aged over 85 years has increased by 30% Day centre attendances has reduced by 49% People needing care homes has increased by 20% 15.4m people in UK have one or more long term condition Dementia 800k people are […]

National Deconditioning Awareness and Prevention Campaign: Sit Up, Get Dressed, Keep Moving Dr Amit Arora ANP Amanda Futers Cliff Hathaway, (Older Peoples’ Engagement Network) HSJ awards presentation 4th October 2017 Frail Older People Fastest growing cohort attending ED In my early days a s a consultant I used to think about why …… In time […]