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National Healthcare Group Polyclinics Study Visit

From 16 -19 April 2013, a team from the National Healthcare Group in Singapore visited Imperial College to learn more about the NW London Integrated Care Pilot. A copy of the programme is appended below. The visit was hosted by Dr Josip Car and his team. Dr Car is an executive physician-scientist combining the roles of a Director of Global eHealth Unit at Imperial College, Director of Public Health and Primary Care at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and a practicing general practitioner. He serves in a range of other roles including as a co-director of the London (NW) NIHR Comprehensive Local Research Network, a lead director for the new Imperial GP Specialty Training, a research and primary care editorial adviser to the British Medical Journal, Board Member of Journal of Global Health; an Editor of the Cochrane Collaboration, and a member of the core group for the NW London NIHR CLAHRC.





Day 1: Tuesday 16th April 2013


Location: MWB Victoria, 10 Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 1SB

09:00 – 09:30
Registration & Breakfast

09:30 – 09:45
Welcome & Introduction
Professor Elisabeth Paice
09:45-10:15
London view of Integrated Care
Rachel Bartlett
10:15-10:45
Integration in North West London
Drs Raj Chandok, Sheik Auladin & Mohammed Ali
10:45-11:05
The IT Tool
Dr Aumran Tahir
11:05-11:20
Coffee break

11:20-11:45
The role of the Integrated Management Board, Engagement and Education
Professor Elisabeth Paice
11:45-12:15
The role of the Multidisciplinary Groups (MDG) Co-chair, Case Management and Reviews
Amrit Sachar & Dr Talac Mahmud
12:15-13:15
Lunch

13:15-13:45
Partners’ Perspective: Community Provider Services
James Reilly
13:45-14:10
Strategic direction: Summary and way forward
Dr Andrew Steeden
14:10-15:00
Question & Answer Session
All
15:00-15:05
Thank you & close

15:05-15:30
Networking (optional)





Day 2: Wednesday 17th April 2013


Location: School of Public Health, Charing Cross Campus. The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan`s Road, London, W6 8RP

08:30 – 09:00
Welcome & introductions
Dr Josip Car
09:00 – 10:20
Plenary: Evidence review – what interventions for integrated care? What is the role of predictive risk models?
Dr Michael Soljak
10:20 – 10:40
Coffee

10:40 – 12:00
Plenary: Evaluation of Year 1 of NW London Integrated Care Pilot
Dr Michael Soljak
12:00 - 13:00
Lunch

13:00 – 15:00
Plenary & interactive session: First 365 days of integration - why, who, how, where and when?
Scott Hamilton
15:00 - 15:20
Coffee

15:20 - 17:00
Group session: Motivations, enablers, facilitators & barriers and reality check on implementation
Scott Hamilton
17:00 - 17:30
Conclusions & feedback





Day 3: Thursday 18th April 2013 - Option 1


Location: Imperial College Business School, South Kensington Campus, London SW7 2AZ

08:30 – 09:00
Welcome

09:00 – 11:00
Plenary: Integration of Health Services – a global effort
Professor Rifat Atun
11:00 – 11:20
Coffee

11:20 – 12:00
Group session: Singapore’s implementation challenges in the context of international evidence
Professor Rifat Atun & Dr Josip Car
12:00 - 13:30
Lunch

13:40 - 15:30
Plenary & interactive session: Financial modelling of integrated care, expected impact and evolution of incentives
Scott Hamilton
15:30 - 15:50
Coffee

15:50 - 16:50
Plenary session: Latest NHS reorganisation and primary care
Dr Austen El-Osta
16:50 - 17:30
Question and Answer session





Day 3: Thursday 18th April 2013 - Option 2


Location: Hammersmith Hospital Postgraduate Centre & Hammersmith Centre for Health, Du Cane Road, London, W12 0HS

09:00 – 09:30
Welcome

09:30 – 11:00
Walk around the Hammersmith Centre for Health including urgent care centre, A&E and general practice
Dr Samia Hasan
11:00 – 11:15
Coffee

11:15 – 12:15
Interactive session: Demonstration of care plans for people with diabetes and elderly and how care is delivered in the practice setting.
Dr Samia Hasan
12:15 - 13:50
Lunch

13:50 - 15:30
Interactive session: Interdisciplinary working, continuity of care and multidisciplinary groups
Dr Samia Hasan
15:30 - 15:50
Coffee

15:50 - 16:50
Interactive session: Deep dive into IT related to integration such as understanding the patient registries and risk stratification 
Andrew Thorne Marsh
16:50 - 17:30
Question and Answer session





Day 4: Friday 19th April 2013


Location: School of Public Health, Charing Cross Campus. The Reynolds Building, St Dunstan`s Road, London, W6 8RP

09:00 – 09:30
Welcome & introductions

09:30 – 10:30
Plenary & interactive session: Improvement in Primary Care
Professor Azeem Majeed/Dr Christopher J Millett
10:30-12:00
Integration between Health & Social Care; Role of Public Health
Professor Salman Rawaf
12:00 – 12:15
Coffee

12:15 – 12:30
Group discussion: take home messages and lessons learned
Dr Josip Car/All
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch

13:30 – 14:00
Conclusions & Farewell

14:15 – 15:30
Visit to the Fulham Centre for Health for those who chose Option 1 on Thursday (optional)
Dr Josip Car

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