Thursday, 4 May 2017

Oxford University Hospitals: Events

National Rheumatoid Arthritis Society meetings

Oxford Group meeting
Date : Tuesday 9th May
Time : 6.30pm to 8.00 pm
Venue : Lecture Theatre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford OX3 7LD
Guest speaker: Helen Stevens, Physiotherapist will talk about Osteoporosis

Banbury Group meeting
Date : Wednesday 14th June
Time : 6.30pm to 8.00pm
Venue : Training Room, Horton General Hospital, Oxford Road, Banbury, OX16 9AL
Social evening! Bring any useful RA gadgets you might have to share with the group.

Be part of Healthy Bicester
Date : Saturday 13 May
Time : 10.00 - 16.00
Venue : Bicester Town Centre

Residents of all ages are invited to enjoy
  • A free open beach in Market Square  
  • A kids fun run starting from Sheep Street  
  • Board games cafe and a chance to try ballroom dancing and Zumba at the Methodist Church  
  • Free bike MOTs and security tagging  
  • Cookery demonstrations  
  • Zorb football at the Garth Park  

.....and much more

Further information is available HERE

Oxford Academic Health Science Network - Innovation and impact: Oxford 1
Date : Tuesday 16 May 2017
Time : 16.00 - 18.30
Venue : Lecture Theatre 2, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU
Partner showcase co-hosted with Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. OUH Chief Executive Dr Bruno Holthof is among the speakers.

The Oxford AHSN and its partners are holding a series of events to showcase joint achievements over the previous 12 months and to look ahead. They take place at various venues across our region in May 2017.

The agendas for each event will be tailored to reflect partner priorities - so each one will be different.

Items on the agenda for this event include:
  • Patient safety - sepsis recognition in the ambulance service, Dr Andrew Brent; Dr Clare Dollery; Mark Ainsworth-Smith  
  • Fragility fractures, Dr Kassim Javaid  
  • Inflammatory bowel disease - clinical outcome measures, Prof Simon Travis  

These events will build on the success of similar showcases we co-hosted in May 2016 which were attended by more than 350 people.

Further information and booking details here.
More about partner showcase events taking place at other venues here.

Clinical Trials and Public Involvement in Medical Research
Date : Thursday 18 May
Time : 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Venue : Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Block, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford, OX3 9DU

Karen Barker, Associate Professor in Physiotherapy, University of Oxford will talk about how studies into exercise are providing insights into bone health.

Cushla Cooper, Research Manager, Surgical Intervention Trials Unit, University of Oxford will explain how patients and the public have worked with the University to design clinical trials. From children's fingernail injuries to broken legs in adults, patients provide valuable insight into how researchers design and manage research into new surgical techniques.

Oxford Biomedical Research Centre
Phone: 01865 743341

To book a place please Click Here.

OCCTOPUS, Oxford Colon Cancer Trust Patient Open Day
Date : Saturday 20 May 2017
Time : Registration will open at 9.00 am
Venue : Lecture Theatre 1, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital
Consultants and Specialist Nurses will give a series of presentations

Provisional Program
10.00-10.40: Pelvic floor
Advances in pelvic floor surgery - Kim Gorrisen
Nurse led pelvic floor services - Helen Boffin and Chris Rigozzi

10.45-11.25: Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Advances in IBD surgery - Bruce George
Nurse led ileo-anal pouch clinic - Simon Turley

11.30-12.00 - Coffee

12.00-12.40: Colorectal Cancer
Advances in screening - Richard Guy
Nurse led co-ordination of care - Vanessa Shearwood

For further information and to confirm attendance:

OCCTOPUS, Oxford Colon Cancer Trust -

Oxford University Hospitals Quality Conversation Event
Date : Wednesday 24th May, 2017
Event sign-in : 16:30 - 17:00
Refreshments, including tea and coffee, sandwiches and fruit will be served during this time.
Event timing : 17:00 - 19:00
Location : Tingewick Hall, Academic Centre, John Radcliffe, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Event purpose : We are pleased to invite you to a public and staff engagement event regarding the Trust's quality priorities. This event will include a review of the progress on last year's priorities from some of our quality priority leads and an introduction to our goals for improvement this year, following the Quality Conversation engagement event we held in January.

We are inviting Governors, community group members, staff and Foundation Trust members. Members of the Trust Board will be in attendance.

Please register your attendance here.

Support to attend : The venue has disabled access and facilities. However, if you need support to attend e.g. large print documents, interpreting or hearing support, please contact us:
Phone: 01865 740 892 / 01865 221 578.

Refreshments : light refreshments will be provided, including some items suitable for dairy free, gluten free, vegan and vegetarian diets.
Please inform us of any other dietary requirements by emailing, by 17th May 2017.

Expenses for members of the public : we will reimburse travel expenses, carer replacement costs, and support worker costs if someone needs to attend with you. You can claim these expenses by completing a form at the event - please retain receipts as these must be attached to the form. We ask that attendees use public transport unless it is necessary to drive or come by taxi.

If you register for this event and then realise you can no longer attend, please let us know by cancelling your ticket or contacting us by email or phone:
01865 740 892 / 01865 221 578.