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Celebrating the NHS/HE Partnership


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Celebrating the NHS/HE Partnership

Event Theatre, Keyworth Centre, London South Bank University
Wednesday 26th November 2008
10.00am – 4.00pm

This one day conference will celebrate the current joint work undertaken between the NHS and Higher Education with the launch of the London NHS/HE Partnership Group.

Attendance is free to staff working in organisations within the NHS London SHA boundary and cpd25 member institutions; the cost for those beyond London is £25.


10.00 Arrival, Coffee & Registration Lobby & Mezzanine
10.40 Welcome Richard Osborn
Strategic Library Services Development Manager, NHS London
Chair – Richard Osborn
10.45 Workforce for London Strategy and what it means for joint working across NHS/HE Rob Smith
Head of Education and Contracting, NHS London
11.15 Break, viewing of posters, visit exhibitors Mezzanine
11.50 The development of Academic Health Science Centres – and what it means for library services tbc
12.15 World Class Education for World Class Healthcare
Professor Elisabeth Paice, Dean Director, London Deanery
12.35 Launch of the London NHS/HE Partnership Group Richard Osborn & Professor Paice
12.45 Lunch, viewing and voting of posters, visit exhibitors Mezzanine
Chair – Betsy Anagnostelis
14.00 NHS Evidence, how does this affect the NHS/HE Partnership?
Dr Gillian Leng, Chief Operating Officer, NHS Evidence
14.30 Joint Procurement and Open Access – a shared agenda between NHS/HE
Dr Paul Ayris, Director of UCL Library Services and UCL Copyright Officer
14.50 Initial findings of the London Health Libraries e-Resources Audit
Imrana Ghumra & Cheryl Twomey, electronic Knowledge Access Team, London Health Libraries
15.10 Break, voting of posters, visit exhibitors Mezzanine
15.40 Research Networks tbc
16.00 Presentation of prize for best poster
Richard Osborn
16.10 Round up and Close
Richard Osborn

There will also be the opportunity to win an iPOD and book tokens:

Poster prize
NHS London will offer a first prize of an iPOD for the best poster. Why not submit a poster for any work you have done across the NHS/HE boundary? This can be within London or further afield. Please direct any enquiries and send submissions to Imrana Ghumra ( by Wednesday 19th November.

Book tokens for report
NHS London will be offering £50 book tokens for anyone willing to write up the day for the HLG Newsletter. If you are interested you can obtain guidelines for your submission from either cpd25 ( or Imrana Ghumra (; they will also be circulated with email publicity for the event nearer the time.

To book a place on this event please fill in our online booking form, or contact the cpd25 Administrator via

Booking form for M25 Members   Booking form for non-Members