Conference Summary

Date: 6th Dec 2018 - 7th Dec 2018
Venue: University of West London, Brentford Campus (Paragon), London TW8 9GA, UK        
Two Days Attendance (6th and 7th December 2018): Medical Staff £250; Non-medical staff and non-clinical academics £200; Students/Patients/Carers £100; Industry/Commercial £500; Patient Organisation Employees £250. Single Day Attendance: (6th or 7th December 2018): Medical Staff £175; Non-medical staff and non-clinical academics £125; Students/Patients/Carers £75; Industry/Commercial £275; Patient Organisation Employees £175. Attendance of the Conference Awards Ceremony and Reception (sparkling wines and canapes): £65 per delegate

Fifth Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony of the European Society For Person Centered Healthcare

 

The President and Council of the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare are delighted to announce the dates and venue for the Fifth Annual Conference and Awards Ceremony of the European Society for Person Centered Healthcare (ESPCH5).

 

Academic Programme 

The Society is honoured to welcome distinguished speakers from the USA, Canada, Australia, Portugal, Bulgaria, Romania, Italy, Denmark, Germany, United Kingdom, The Netherlands and France.

Over the course of the two days, ESPCH5 will discuss and debate a range of areas of contemporary concern in person-centered care including, but not limited to the following:

  • -Defining elements of person-centered care for therapeutic relationships
  • -Resilience – that of institutions as well as of patients
  • -New visions for person-centered mental health services
  • -Meanings of participation in hospital care - as narrated by patients
  • -The subjective experience of Parkinson’s disease: A qualitative study in 60 people with mild to moderate Parkinson’s in 11 European countries
  • -Self-Management Open Online Trials in Health (SMOOTH): Methods and public involvement survey of corresponding authors of existing online trials
  • -An integrated model of care for young people with liver disease and transplant
  • -The dangers of risk classification in PCC
  • -Developing a new questionnaire to measure nurse caring behaviours: a mixed method study
  • -How systematic learning from significant medical events can safeguard patients and promote PCC.
  • -Goal-oriented deliberative fora in PCC
  • -The problem of disease stigma
  • -The role of big data and precision medicine in PCC
  • -Address the practical challenges of providing person-centered dementia care.
  • -Personalised decision support at the end of life
  • -A new postgraduate package of education for equipping practitioners and others in how to ‘do’ PCC within time and resource constrained modern health system settings (developed by UWL in association with ESPCH)
  • -Burn out – in institutions as well as professionals   
  • -Why every healthcare consultation needs a dose of empathy
  • -Contextualizing the GRADE System – can the general be particularised?

 

2018 ESPCH Awards Ceremony & Reception

The President and Chairman of Council of the Society, Professor Sir Jonathan Elliott Asbridge DSc (hc) DHSc (hc), will confer the Society’s 2018 Presidential Medal, the Senior Vice Presidential Medal, the Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, the Book Prize and Essay Prize and the Young Researcher and Young Teacher prizes. A two-hour Networking Reception will follow the Ceremony.

 

Further information and contact details:

Further information is available from Professor Andrew Miles, ESPCH Senior Vice President & Secretary General (andrew.miles@pchealthcare.org.uk)

 

Keywords

Person-centered care, Person-centered medicine, empathy, stigma, patient-doctor relationships, challenges, new visions, precision medicine, resilience, mental health, health services, patients, public involvements, self-management, Open Online Trials, hospital care, chronicity, complexity, complex health systems, health policy, health services, integrated models of care, nursing care, Parkinson´s disease, liver disease, organ transplant, dementia, end of life care, qualitative research, empirical research, risk classification, big data, patient safety, medical events, medical education, burn out, empathy, GRADE, guidelines