Support for Ideas to Improve Patient Care – Western Trust Workshops

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May 082013
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On Friday 24th May 2013 and Friday 7th June 2013 HSC Innovations in conjunction with the Western Health and Social Care Trust Research and Development Office and the Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Centre (C-TRIC) will deliver a workshop on “Support for Ideas to Improve Patient Care” for members of staff in the Western Health and Social Care Trust.

The workshop will introduce the research and innovation support available in developing your idea to provide a solution to improve patient care.  HSC Innovations along with the above partners will describe how potential solutions and knowledge emerging from research and practice can be identified, developed, protected and commercialised to improve patient care.

Topics will include:

  • Research and Development within the WHSCT
  • R&D Office support for your idea
  • What is intellectual property?
  • What to do if you have an idea
  • Support available from HSC Innovations
  • Support available from C-TRIC
  • There will be case studies from Northern Ireland HSC and beyond.

A programme is available here.

The workshops will take place in

Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, Level 2, South West Acute Hospital
on 24th May 2013 1pm to 3.30pm
Lecture Room, C-TRIC, Altnagelvin Area Hospital
on 7th June 2013 1pm to 3.30pm

Come along and find out about the opportunities and support available for developing your idea/s for improved healthcare.

To register, please contact Miss Fiona Dorrian, Clerical Officer, R&D Office, C-TRIC, Altnagelvin Area Hospital, Londonderry at, Ext 216603 or DDI 02871 611156.