Where: Cancer Outcomes Conference
When: June 14th and 15th
Venue: Birmingham’s Metropole Hotel, served by Birmingham International Station, Birmingham Airport and Motorways – with largest hotel swimming pool (see right).
How to apply – see below
Why go? Look below and find plenty of reasons, including
Parallel Sessions where patients and carers will be able to make their voices heard
The conference programme
Day one – 14th June
09:00 Registration and exhibition
10:00 Opening plenary session
Then comes a series of Parallel Sessions: you choose one to attend, ensuring you have a chance to air your voice:
Reason 2. AM Parallel sessions:
- Screening, prevention and early diagnosis
- Patient experience and reported outcomes
- National cancer registration and data processing
- Cancer audit
Using clinical information to improve services and outcomes plenary session
PM Parallel sessions
- Less common cancers
- Going beyond cancer
Supporting commissioning plenary session
19:30 Conference dinner
Day two – 15th June
09:00 Research plenary session
AM Parallel sessions
- Health economics
- International focus
- Co-morbidity and risk adjustment
- Recurrence and late effects
PM Parallel sessions
- Information for the public and data visualisation
- Inequalities in cancer
- Primary Care
- Ethics and consent
Closing plenary session
15:30 Close of conference
To register go to: www.ncin.org.uk/conference When you click through hit REGISTER. This takes you to a page that needs careful study, and you HAVE to say what sessions you are going to take part in (even though you may not know yet – just hit any of titles!) When it comes to registration, hit GUEST – and this takes you through to organisers who will approve if you have a free Bursary.
|Day delegate (Day one) NHS / Acad||£100|
|Day delegate (Day one) Industry||£150|
|Dinner – end of Day one||£50|
|Day delegate (Day two) NHS / Acad||£100|
|Day delegate (Day two) Industry||£150|
|Full (Day one, accommodation, Day two) NHS||£300|
|Full (Day one, accommodation, Day two) Industry||£350|
|Full (Day one, accommodation, Day two) Bursary||Free|
|Accommodation and dinner pre-event||£135|
There are Bursaries which are Free for Patients and Carers and include accommodation and meals
Please ensure you press CONFIRM at the end of the registration process, this will finalise your registration. Once this is done you will receive an email to the address you submitted. If you have NOT received an automated confirmation within 24Hrs, please contact Eventpro UK as you may have not successfully registered.
On-line registrations & attendance payments must be received by 1st June 2012. Please note that receipts are only sent out if requested.
Hilton Birmingham Metropole, NEC, Birmingham, B40 1PP
This hotel has one of the biggest hotel swimming pools in Britain (kept at a sensible temperature of 31°), and next door is The Ocean Rooms Spa, a very comprehensive spa with excellent facials. There they have four therapists who have had training in looking after our ‘cancer problem’ skin. They give the most gorgeous treatments, and the lovely surprise at the end is that treatments cost way below London prices.
There is a shuttle bus from outside Birmingham New Street station which collects guests at the white bus stop stand next to the taxi rank.
There is chargeable (expensive) WiFi in the rooms and free WiFi in the Lounge area.
Virgin Trains have Lead in return Advance standard fares are as follows:
Euston to Birmingham £15.00
Glasgow to Birmingham £45.00
Don’t forget if you stay over the weekend Virgin has very inexpensive First Class fares. And they offer free WiFi in First Class.
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