FiLM 2020: Programme


Day One: Tuesday 28th January


​Chair: Neil Anderson, President ACB, UK

0845

Welcome and opening remarks
Neil Anderson, President ACB, UK


0900

Innovation and adoption at scale
Neil Anderson, President ACB, UK

0930

A global view on operationalising innovation
Dr Bill Morice,
Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, US

1000

National perspective on driving NHS improvement to care and efficiency
Andy Howlett, 
Director of Diagnostics, Medicines & Pharmacy Improvement; NHS England & Improvement

1030 Panel discussion

1100

Break


Innovating technology, pathology workforce and care pathways 

1120

NICE appraising innovation
Sheryl Warttig, NICE

1145

Case study - Digital pathology to innovate cellular pathology reporting workforce model
David Clark,
 Consultant Haematopathologist, Nottingham University, Nottingham, UK
Dr Gurprit S Atwal, Consultant Breast Pathologist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

1210

Innovation and quality
Jo Martin, President, Royal College of Pathologists

1235

Panel discussion

1300

Lunch

Getting it Right First Time (GIRFT)

The GIRFT project aims to improve patient pathways and clinical outcomes, reduce unwarranted variation and enhance the experiences of patients. In this session the preliminary findings from the GIRFT questionnaires will be shared and the panel discussion offers a valuable opportunity for audience feedback and debate with GIRFT members.

1400

Getting it right first time
Dr Martin Myers, Dr Tom Lewis and Dr Marion Wood,
GIRFT Pathology leads 

1500

Panel discussion

1540

Break

Innovation in clinical care from theory to practice

1600 Rapid assessment of chest pain – the role of high sensitivity cardiac troponin
Clare Ford, Consultant Clinical Scientist, Department of Clinical Chemistry, Black Country Pathology Services

1620

The Lab4i project: Laboratory leadership in redesigning how scheduled tests are managed
Prof Tony Fryer,
 Head of Department of Clinical Biochemistry at University Hospital of North Midlands and Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at Keele University, UK

1640

Evaluation of the Accelerate Pheno system for rapid identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing of positive blood cultures
Kerry Roulston, Clinical Scientist in Medical Microbiology, Royal Free London NHS Trust

1700 Question & Answer Session

1730

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