Flo -Telehealth with a Human Touch

10th March 2016

Venue: Sunderland Virgin Active Health and Racquets Club, Doxford Park, Sunderland

Time: 09:00 – 16:00

This event will focus on raising awareness of innovative work using Flo which is happening in the North East.

Kim Hinshaw, Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist and Director of Research and Innovation, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust, will be hosting this event which will see a number of North East clinicians including Rahul Nayar and Gillian Lund, as well as other health professionals who will share their stories of how they have used Flo.  You will also have the chance to meet Phil O’Connell, the inventor of Flo and hear from Joan Pons Laplana and Flo mania!

We will be showing the short film Flo: Telehealth with a human touch, which is part of the award winning Power of People film series from the Health Foundation.  Patients will also share their experiences about how Flo has transformed their lives.

Please find the agenda below:  

09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:30 Introductions, objectives of the day, what success looks like
Kim Hinshaw, Consultant and Director of Research and Innovation, City Hospitals Sunderland
09:45 ​An update on Sunderland’s pregnancy pathways and the clinical outcomes
Kim Hinshaw & Rahul Nayar, Consultant Endocrinologist
10:15 The inventor of Flo – The challenges posed on implementing Telehealth
Phil O’Connell, Flo Inventor 
10:45 Refreshment Break
11:00 Regional Flo Programme
Paul Marriott, AHSN NENC Telehealth Programme Lead
11:15 Meet the super users
Gillian Lund, Gavin Cogdon, Age UK, Derek Curry, Russell Mills, Lisa Tate
11:45 Inspirational clinical speaker from Arden and Gem CSU
Joan Pons Laplana, Nurse
12:15 Type 1 Kidz
12:30 Clinical panel Q & A
12:45 Lunch and networking
13:30 Flo Film Launch
  Phil O’Connell, Flo Inventor 
13:45 Patient experiences
Nicola Beadnall
14:00 Workshop
David Chandler, CFO, NHS Sunderland CCG
15:00 Refreshment break
15:15 Workshop feedback and panel discussion
Lead by – Kim Hinshaw
Phil O’Connell, Paul Marriott, Lisa Taylor, Joan Pons Laplana
15:45 Closing remarks
16:00 Close

To register for the event please click here

For further information please contact Rachael Forbister, Telehealth Lead, NHS Sunderland CCG – Rachael.forbister@nhs.net