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The Accident and Emergency Summit and Exhibition 2016
The future of urgent and emergency care
Accident and Emergency departments across the NHS are experiencing high levels of pressure due to rising patient numbers and funding cuts. People attending A&E jumped from 16.5 million in 2003/4 to 22.3 million in 2014/15, contributing to hospital failures to meet targets on processing and wait times.
A&E departments are also suffering from the staffing crisis that is occurring across the NHS, with a NICE report finding that they are short staffed almost half of the time. In addition to these already serious challenges, NHS funding cuts mean A&E departments across the country are being closed or merged, increasing pressures on remaining services.
Join us for The Accident and Emergency Summit and Exhibition - The future of urgent and emergency care for exclusive insights from policy makers and experts on the following topics:
Services – What approach can hospitals take to protecting standards of service despite austerity, staffing shortages and increased pressure?
Staffing – How can A&E departments meet the challenge of maintaining safe staffing levels in the midst of staff shortages and a clampdown on agency worker spending?
Funding – What impact have austerity measures had on the challenges facing A&E departments, and what can be done to mitigate these effects?
Dr Clifford Mann FRCEM FRCP FRCPE FRCA
Royal College of Medicine
Imperial College Healthcare Charity
Dr Mark Ragoo
University Hospitals of North Midlands
Consultant in Emergency Medicine
Dr James Raitt
Bydand Medical Consulting
Freelance Emergency Medical Consultant/ Director
Lecturer in Law
Discover innovative new strategies for maintaining service standards whilst facing the combination of challenges facing emergency care.
Come and explore our exhibition, where leading suppliers of healthcare technology designed for emergency care will showcase exciting and innovative products. Enjoy the opportunity to see new technology in action, learn how it can improve outcomes, and forge lasting business partnerships.
Connect with over 200 high quality delegates involved in emergency care, problem solve shared challenges with other professionals and learn from the experiences of others.
Attend a variety of topical seminars, engaging interactive activities, and keynote panel discussions with experts in emergency care.
Quiz experts from across a variety of disciplines to gain exclusive insights into pioneering approaches to care and the latest research.