About this event

  • Date and time Fri 21 Jan 2022 from 9:00am to 4:15pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Emergency Medicine

This webinar seeks to provide an insight into the national urgent and emergency care strategy and to support participants to deliver improvements and initiatives, which can lead to improved patient care and performance through peer learning and case studies. 

We bring together national leaders and local teams to share and understand the national vision for urgent and emergency care. This will be a great opportunity to learn how to implement changes that may help to deliver the vision and improve patient care.

During this session, participants will be able to:

  • Gain insight into the national strategy and vision for emergency care
  • Understand how data might be used to inform and assist initiatives to drive improvements in patient care
  • Consider how innovation, technology and digital services might be integrated into traditional hospital systems to improve performance
  • Learn from departments and teams who have driven change leading to improvements in performance, flow and patient experience

A CPD certificate with CPD credit will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

This webinar is available for on-demand viewing. The recording will be available for registered delegates up to 60 days after the live broadcast via Zoom.

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Larry Fitton, President, Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine 

Urgent and Emergency Care. The vision. The Challenge

Chaired by: Dr Fleur Cantle, Honorary Secretary Emergency Medicine Section, Royal Society of Medicine, Consultant in Adult and Emergency Medicine, Kings College Hospital  

GIRFT for EM: The national report and the SEDIT

Dr Chris Moulton, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, Royal Bolton Hospital

The role of RCEM in shaping the Landscape

Dr Adrian Boyle, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Vice President (policy) RCEM

The SDEC vision

Dr Tara Sood, Emergency Medicine Consultant Royal Free Hospital, National Clinical Lead NHSEI Same Day Emergency Care 

Panel discussion
Comfort break

Data, initiatives and innovation

Chaired by: Dr Terence McLoughlin, Council Member, RSM Emergency Medicine Section, Consultant, Royal Liverpool University Hospital 

Data: Who cares?

Dr Tom Hughes, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

How 111 can support your department

Dr James Ray, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Oxford University Hospital


Dr Dan Boden, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Panel discussion
Lunch break

Chaired by: Dr Larry Fitton

Lobbying opinion leaders to drive policy change. Challenges and successes

Ms Pooja Kumari, Policy Manager, Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Driving change and transformation to change processes. Challenges and successes

Miss Dominique Hayward, Senior Sister, King’s College Hospital and Dr Oliver Mizzi, Consultant, Emergency Medicine, King’s College Hospital

The Oxford ambulatory care story

Dr Jordan Bowen, Consultant in Acute Medicine and Geriatrics, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Why is it so good at Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells?

Ms Fiona Redman, General Manager, Emergency Care, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Hospitals Trust and Dr Angela Feazey, Consultant, Emergency Medicine and Clinical Lead

Panel discussion
Concluding remarks and close of meeting



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this live stream are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times  

The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s weekly COVID-19 Series webinars remain free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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