International Collaboration for Community Health Nursing Research (ICCHNR) Symposium: Changing populations, changing needs: Directions & models for community orientated primary care

Thursday 15 & Friday 16 September 2016, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK

The Centre for Health Services Studies (CHSS) are delighted to be hosting the ICCHNR Symposium at the University of Kent in September. The overall aim of the two day event is to explore new models and ways of working for all nurses and other health and social care practitioners within a community orientated primary care context. We have an exciting programme of international speakers who lead on research and development of innovative models of care which will appeal to a multidisciplinary audience.

Abstract submissions are now open at:

Registration opening soon.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Jos de Blok (Buurtzorg organisation, Netherlands)
  • Ruta Valaitis (McMasters University, Canada)
  • Maxine Jones (NUKA model, NHS Tayside, Scotland)
  • Juan Carlos Contel (Regional Health Council of Cataluña, Spain)
  • Vari Drennan (Kingston and St Georges University London, England)
  • Alison Leary (London South Bank University, England)
  • Catherine Evans (Kings College London, England)
  • Susan Hamer (National Institute of Health Research, England)
  • Jenny Billings (University of Kent, England)
  • David Gilbert (Patient Director, England)

Symposium themes:

  • Community orientated primary care
  • Community participation
  • Models of integrated care
  • Team working
  • Practice development
  • Service development
  • Education and training
  • Multidisciplinary initiatives
  • Impact of technology on models of care
  • Workforce modelling
  • Workforce development

Find out more about this event on the ICCHNR website: