Impact : the 2019 Health and Social Care Integration event

Section: The ALLIANCEType: News Item Date Published: 22nd May 2019
Photo of Cabinet Secretary Jeane Freeman standing on stage

Delegates from across Scotland gathered to hear from and network with leaders in health and social care.

Over 400 people gathered on Monday to discuss impact in health and social care at the ALLIANCE’s 3rd Health and Social Care Integration event in Glasgow.  The event was chaired by Pennie Taylor and featured a range of activities including keynote speakers, 20 workshops, a choir, a Humans of Scotland showcase, zine making and portraitures, as well as an array of information stands.

Keynote Jeane Freeman, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport said “its time to up the pace and delivery of good practice”.  You can read a short report on this at our media partner’s website health and care scot (this link will take you away from our website)

It was a busy and impactful day with and range of amazing speakers and workshop hosts – our sincere thanks to everyone involved.  Here is some feedback from our members:

“Best informative conference I have attended for years and I have been at many”

“Thank you for a great conference.  Feeling energised and positive, head buzzing with lots of ideas to bring home”

“Excellent event, very nice and approachable staff; Pennie was a perfect chair; Michael Byrne was a miracle!”

“Michael Byrne’s story was astonishing and life affirming”

“Loved singing for breathing, really wakes you up in an afternoon”

The ALLIANCE will be producing a short report of the event in the coming weeks.  You can follow some of the tweets using #ImpactConf19

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