North West Alcohol Conference 2016
Leading health and social care professionals and academics will be presenting at the North West Alcohol Conference 2016 taking place in Liverpool on Thursday 24 November.
This annual conference, the largest and longest running of its kind in the UK, has again confirmed an unparalleled line up of speakers marking its role as the leading sector conference nationally for health and social care practitioners.With delegates giving overwhelmingly positive feedback last year, this conference will...
Published: 6th November 2016Read more
RLBUHT wins innovation award to improve quality of health care
A team from the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust have been selected by the Health Foundation, an independent health care charity, to be part of its £1.5 million innovation programme, Innovating for Improvement.
The fifth round of the Innovating for Improvement programme is supporting 22 health care projects in the UK with the aim of improving health care delivery and/or the way people manage their own health care by testing and developing innovative id...
Published: 2nd November 2016Read more
Liverpool unveils Knowledge Quarter Plans
Liverpool’s leading politicians, universities and hospitals came together today to launch their multibillion pound vision for the redevelopment of a major part of the city centre.
The plans for the 450-acre Knowledge Quarter, which encompasses Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital, with the resultant Health Campus, will see it become a world-class destination for science, innovat...
Published: 24th October 2016Read more
UoL Double Athena Swan Success
Two institutes from the University’s Faculty of Health and Life Sciences have been recognised in the latest round of Athena SWAN awards – achieved by universities, research institutes and departments for their commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.
The Institute of Infection and Global Health has received a Silver level award and the Institute of Learning and Teaching has renewed its Bronze level award.
In addition to the University’s institut...
Published: 17th October 2016Read more
Joe Rafferty, CE Merseycare in the News
Are we ready for a new relationship with patients?
"A paradigm shift towards empowerment is needed in the way we involve patients in their own care by seeing things from their perspective" says Joe Rafferty in his HSJ article this October.
He goes on to say
"If we continue to engage and listen without really understanding, we run the risk of continuing to rationalise poor decisions, miss opportunities to improve our services, and stop doing things that are not adding or are destroying...
Published: 12th October 2016Read more