Panel discussion with Phil Moore, James Kingsland & Dawn SkeltonPanel discussion with Phil Moore, James Kingsland & Dawn Skelton
Jessica Grantham & John YoungJessica Grantham & John Young
John Young, Jessica Grantham, Helen Tucker & Deborah DavidsonJohn Young, Jessica Grantham, Helen Tucker & Deborah Davidson 

Conferences & Presentations

Scottish Association of Community Hospitals


The Scottish Association of Community Hospitals (SACH) led by Dr Alastair Noble held a conference with doctors in training and clinical staff in order to generate interest in continuing the work of the Association.  The conference launched their report   Past,Present & Future “Keeping it Local” A Reflection on the Role, Achievements, Challenges and Lessons of SACH; Sharing the Learning on a Model of Care Close to Home (Tucker 2015).  The presentation  on the report is available to upload, as is the executive summary.      The policy document Route Map to 2020 Vision  summarises some of the excellent achievements that have been secured through a focus on improving quality in our health and care services and sets out priorities. 


Presentation by Dr Alastair Noble "Can we make the Scottish health and social work model the best in the world?"  

Download the presentation here 


CHA Conference Presentations 2017

Friday 2nd June 2017 Sustainability through Transformation

Professor Dawn Skelton "Sit Less, Move More - The Importance of Mobilisation" 

Professor of Ageing and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University


Dr James Kingsland OBE "The Primary Care Home"

President National Association of Primary Care and National Lead for Primary Care


Dr Helen Tucker "What is so special about Community Hospitals?"

Vice President CHA, and Researcher, HSMC University of Birmingham


Deborah Davidson "Its Personal. Understanding Patient Experiences of Community Hospital Services"

Senior Fellow, HSMC, University of Birmingham


Professor John Young " MOCHA - A Toolkit to develop care in wards in Community Hospitals"

Professor of Elderly Medicine, Bradford Institute for Health Research


Dr Phil Moore "The Future of the CHA"

Chair CHA

Saturday 3rd June Transformation through Innovation and Best Practice

Dr David Seamark "Quality Care in Community Hospitals - its personal"

Associate Professor, University of Exeter


Professor John Howarth "Community Hospitals as the hub of local population health systems"

Professor of Primary Care University of Central Lancashire, Deputy CEO Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Sarah Deo and Lee Iddles "Transforming Minor Injuries Units"

Matrons Countrywide MIUs Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

Sunday 4th June Transformation Through Partnerships

Heather Penwarden "With a Little Help from my Friends"

Chair, Honiton League of Friends


Chantal Wilson "The Role of the Friends - Being Creative"

Chairman, Friends of Crowborough Hospital


Jane Fifield "Fit for Frailty? Transforming Care as an MDT"

Clinical Specialists in Physiotherapy, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust


Caroline Holmes "Transforming Care with Integration and Personalisation"

Senior Commissioning Manager Better Care Fund, Bath & NE Somerset Council and CCG


Liz Berry "Sepsis and the deteriorating Patient"

Senior Nurse Clinical Practice, Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Videos and Presentations at the Conference

Jon Glasby "Community Hospitals"

Professor of Health and Social Care University of Birmingham


The Last 1000 Days

A poem by Molly Case Commissioned by Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer NHS England