Patient Engagement

Tuesday 27 November 2018 What does a more informed patient mean for healthcare? The Royal Society of Medicine, London

Tuesday 27th November 2018
13:00 - 18:30

The Royal Society of Medicine
1 Wimpole Street

Member price: £95 + VAT
Non-Member price: £150 + VAT

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What does an informed patient mean for healthcare?

The PM Society’s Patient Engagement Interest Group are excited to be running another educational event this November. Join us if you would like to understand what a more informed patient means for healthcare. We will hear from expert speakers, explore relevant case studies and deliver results from two recent surveys carried out with patients and healthcare professionals across the UK.

We would also like you to share your experiences through submitting a case study poster for display at the event, please contact for further information.

13:00 - 13:30

Coffee and Poster session

13:30 - 13:40


Caroline Benson, Co-Founder, Cuttsy and Cuttsy and Chair PM Society Patient Engagement Interest Group

13:40 - 14:05

Informed, engaged and connected: are we ready for tomorrow’s patients?

Denise Silber, Founder, Doctors 2.0 and You

14:05 - 14:25

When it comes to health information, what do patients want?

Deborah Wyatt, Director, talkhealth

Nikki Kendrick, Senior Scientific Director, Spirit Group
14:25 - 14:40

HCPs attitudes to health information: friend or foe?

Dr Tim Ringrose, CEO, Cognitant

14:40 - 15:05

Case study: Starting conversations in Rare Disease: supporting schools and families affected by infantile-onset Pompe disease

Vivienne Beckett, Head of Patient Advocacy, Sanofi Genzyme Rare Diseases, UK. In partnership with the Association for Glycogen Storage Disease UK.

15:05 - 15:45

Coffee break

15:45 - 16:10

Case study: Improved primary care experience and outcome for COPD patients

Pam Green, Director of Transformation and Strategy, NHS (NEE) CCG

16:10 - 16:35

Keynote: A Piece of the Jigsaw Puzzle

Sarah Pullen, Author, A Mighty Boy

16:35 - 17:15

"What does an informed patient mean for healthcare?"

Panel discussion

17.15 - 17:30


17.30 - 18:30

Networking and drinks


If you are a patient, advocate, carer or part of a non-profit patient association you may be able to attend for event for free. Please email Helen Eade on for further details.


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