Academics, assistive technology innovators, healthcare practitioners and managers and from both sides of the Atlantic will share best practice at a two-day virtual conference this month.

Global Perspectives on Health and Social Care, Collaborative Discussions with Northern Ireland and the U.S on November 16 – 17, is organised by North West Regional College, Northern Regional College and Ulster University, in partnership with St Petersburg College in Florida. Among the topics down for consideration will be the urgent challenges facing the health and social sector, including providing healthcare for an aging population and integrating technology into healthcare.

There will be two sessions daily, each covering a different topic: November 16, 2 pm, Integrating Health Care Technology with an Aging Population; and at 4 pm, Access to Care and in the Future; November 17, 5.30 pm, Implications of the Covid Pandemic on Long Term Health; and 7.30 pm, What to Expect in Health and Social Care, with contributions from alumni of each of the participating colleges.

Dr. Karen McCambridge, Curriculum Area Manager for Health and Social Care at the Northern Regional College, Northern Ireland and one of two moderators for the event, says the event should be of interest to anyone already working in, or aspiring to work in the health and social care sector.

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Global Perspectives on Health and Social Care Conference