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The Responsible Officer Conference

01-January-2012 0:00
in General
by Admin

 January 2011: Implementation and Beyond


As part of our continued effort to support medical professionals throughout the appraisal and revalidation process, we will be attending The Responsible Officer Conference in February 2011.


“This one day second national conference will provide delegates with a practical guide to developing the role of the Responsible Officer for January 2011 implementation and beyond. Chairman, Dr Neil Deuchar, Medical Director (Mental Health) and Revalidation Lead, NHS West Midlands opens the conference with an introduction to the day. Simon Bennett, Head of Clinical Governance, Department of Health will follow with a national update on the Responsible Officer, roles and responsibilities, supporting the Responsible Officer role at a local, regional and national level, conflicts of interest, working with doctors in non mainstream roles, the impact of the white paper and health reforms and lessons from various pilot sites.


The conference features a presentation entitled ‘the Responsible Officer in Primary Care: the impact of the white paper and introduction to GP consortia in place of PCTs’ and will discuss planning for the changes ahead, ensuring the role id resourced and supported, developing and assessing the clinical governance and accountability systems, communicating the changes across the organisation and learning from a pilot site.”  (Healthcare Events)


Conference details can be found at http://www.healthcare-events.co.uk/event/585

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