2 July 2018

NEON Conference: ‘A Sustainable Service: Widening Access to Healthcare HE and Medicine’


Monday 2 July 2018
09.15 to 16.00
central London

This important event will bring together strategic decision makers and deliverers from across sectors to discuss the challenges in this key area for both HE and the NHS.

Provisional programme

09.15 Registration

09.45 Introduction by Dr Graeme Atherton, Director, NEON

10.00 Why widening participation to health and medicine?

Speakers: Katie Adams, National Senior Programme Manager – Widening Participation, Health Education England
Katerina Kolyva, Executive Director, Council of Deans of Health

11.30 Refreshments

12.00 Working with students and the approach of/working with NHS Trusts

13.00 Lunch

13.45 How HEIs are delivering on this agenda

Speaker: Dr Sally Curtis, Principle Teaching Fellow, University of Southampton Medical School

14.30 The policy perspective

15.00 The way forward in 2018-19 for widening participation to health and medicine

Speaker: Ed Hughes, Head of Health and Medicine, Office for Students

15.50 Closing remarks and how NEON can support this agenda

16.00 End of event

More details on speakers and topics will be announced shortly.

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