About this event

  • Date and time Mon 2 Sep 2019 from 9:30am to 5:30pm
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine
  • Organised by Global Health, Royal College of Emergency Medicine

Join us for this conference on health systems strengthening in emergency care, with a focus on capacity building in the long-term. 

We hope to increase awareness of the needs and opportunities for emergency doctors, nurses , and practitioners based in the UK to get involved in global emergency care, and to provide an opportunity for networking for those already involved or interested. 

Topics will include:

  • Partnership building
  • Establishing triage systems and EMS
  • Quality training in hospital emergency departments.

Tickets

Early bird pricing available until 02 August 2019.

Member

RSM Fellow RSM Associate RSM Retired Fellow RSM Trainee RSM Student
£55.00 £45.00 £45.00 £45.00 £35.00

Non - Member

Consultant / GP AHP / Nurse / Midwife Trainee Student
£92.00 £75.00 £75.00 £58.00

Agenda

View the programme

Registration, tea and coffee
Welcome and introduction: Global emergency medicine

Dr Taj Hassan, Consultant in Emergency Medicine, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Health system strengthening in emergency care

To be confirmed

Challenges and innovation in emergency care worldwide

Video 1: Mr Olivier Umuhire, Rwanda

Video 2: Mr Chris Downing, Albania

Tea and coffee break

Posters and partnership tables

Lightening talks

1. GEM Com Survey

GEM Com representative

2. Emergency medicine in Bangladesh

Mr Mir Ahmad and Ms Sophie Reshamwalla

3. Setting up a trauma course

Dr Saleyha Ahsan

4. Emergency medicine for vulnerable groups in India

Mr Andrew Newton

5. Community health volunteers in Ghana

Mr Ed Gold

Panel discussion
Lunch

Workshops

Establishing triage systems (scenario)

Mr Rich Lowsby

Establishing and working in partnerships (workshop)

Mr Barry Klaassen and Ms Gwen Gordon

Quality training in emergency care in a hospital setting

Ms Ffion Davies

Establishing national emergency medical services

Dr Chet Trivedy

Workshop round one
Workshop rotation
Tea and coffee break

Poster

Workshops round two
Workshop rotation
Panel discussion
Closing remarks

Mr Giles Cattermole, Chair, Global Emergency Medicine Committee

Drinks reception

Location

Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom

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