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Best Practice Birimingham

The UK’s number one free event for the general practice and primary care communities. Established over a decade ago, Best Practice returns once again to the NEC Birmingham, 11-12 October 2023 with:

- More exhibiting companies!
- More innovative products and solutions!
- More FREE educational content!
- More opportunities to earn FREE accredited CPD!

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We can't wait to welcome you back to the home of general practice and primary care!

THE COUNTDOWN TO BEST PRACTICE BIRMINGHAM 2023 IS ON!

For over a decade, Best Practice Birmingham has attracted thousands of professionals from general practice and primary care keen to update their knowledge and skills via the extensive FREE educational programme as well as experience the latest products and services specifically curated for their sector of healthcare provision.

Simply put, Best Practice Birmingham is unique in its offering to visitors and delegates alike - with no other primary healthcare event in the UK offering: 

  • A free-to-attend exhibition for all healthcare professionals working in general practice and primary care
  • A free-to-attend, multi-track conference programme for all healthcare professionals working in general practice and primary care
  • The opportunity to earn free, accredited CPD for all clinical roles within general practice and primary care
  • The opportunity to earn free, accredited CPD for non-clinical professionals within general practice and primary care
  • Free networking opportunities and resources before, during, and after the event via the bespoke event mobile app

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220

EXHIBITING COMPANIES

250

EXPERT SPEAKERS

200+

WORLD-CLASS SESSIONS

12

CONFERENCE THEATRES

EARN UP TO 12 HOURS OF FREE ACCREDITED CPD THROUGH A WORLD-CLASS PROGRAMME OF CONTENT AT THE UK'S UNDISPUTED NUMBER ONE EVENT FOR GENERAL PRACTICE & PRIMARY CARE

Every year, Best Practice Birmingham delivers the single-largest, FREE, accredited CPD training programme for the entire general practice and primary care workforce. There is no other event in the UK that provides our nation's valued healthcare professionals with:

  • More than 160 hours worth of FREE clinical and non-clinical primary healthcare-related education.
  • Access to over 250 expert speakers from across the NHS and other Arms Length Bodies.
  • Accredited CPD, certified by The CPD Certification Service, for all sessions delegates attend.
  • The opportunity to 'try before you buy' across a broad spectrum of medical products and technological solutions - showcased by more than 220 exhibiting companies - designed to help your practice improve patient outcomes and increase practice efficiencies.
  • A chance to connect and re-connect with more than 4,000 of your general practice and primary care colleagues and peers.

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BEST PRACTICE BIRMINGHAM IS FREE TO ATTEND FOR:

HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT FROM VISITING BEST PRACTICE BIRMINGHAM

UPDATES ON NATIONAL POLICY & STRATEGY

UPDATES ON NATIONAL POLICY & STRATEGY

Best Practice Birmingham not only addresses the policies that underpin general practice and primary care in the UK but explores the future strategic development of the sector. Working closely with NHS England, we deliver educational content that is aligned with the DES contract that will steer your practice towards delivering in-demand, profitable services.
ESSENTIAL CLINICAL TRAINING & LEARNING

ESSENTIAL CLINICAL TRAINING & LEARNING

Best Practice Birmingham's clinical content programme not only covers key disease areas such as cardiovascular, gastroenterology, cancer, dermatology, and diabetes - we're shining a light on fresh topic areas such as learning disabilities, mental health, lifestyle medicine and much more. Working with a range of societies and organisations, we ensure our educational content is relevant to you the practitioner.
EDUCATION FOR THE WHOLE GENERAL PRACTICE TEAM

EDUCATION FOR THE WHOLE GENERAL PRACTICE TEAM

We have taken a Multi-Disciplinary Team approach to our conference programme, and so it is not just aimed at general practitioners. We provide free education for all roles in general practice, including nurses, practice managers, and the full range of ARRS roles - promoting free learning and development across your entire practice.
PROFITABLE BUSINESS ADVICE YOU CAN USE IN YOUR PRACTICE

PROFITABLE BUSINESS ADVICE YOU CAN USE IN YOUR PRACTICE

Our Business Services Hub and other content theatres, along with the exhibition that sit alongside them look at the practicalities of what is, in essence, the running of a small business. GP partners and practice managers benefit from a range of topics that will help you deliver greater efficiencies within your practice and improved patient outcomes.

THIS YEAR'S CONFERENCE THEME IS: ACCESS

The Best Practice Birmingham conference programme is 100% dedicated to the issues currently being faced within general practice and primary care across the country.

The programme is tailored to meet the CPD requirements of healthcare professionals with clinical content closely following the GP curriculum spearheaded by the Royal College of General Practitioners and your attendance can earn you up to 12 CPD points.

How can GP surgeries improve access? Al evidence shows that if you get primary care - the first point of contact - right, you save money and achieve better clinical outcomes. As a country, we're not spending enough on prevention / primary care. Access improvements can be framed in the following ways:

  • Retaining more GPs, addressing burnout and low morale
  • Using new roles in general practice so that patients receive the right treatment, from the right person, at the right time
  • Digital transformation
  • Working at scale - GP Federations can be a driving force in enhancing shared services, saving money, and improving overall efficiencies

At Best Practice Birmingham you have a huge selection of content available. Our 12 dedicated content theatres provide relevant clinical and non-clinical content for your entire practice. GP partners and owners, general practitioners, practice managers, nurses, PCN GP pharmacists, and a wide variety of ARRS roles can all benefit from more than 180 hours of essential learning.

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Best Practice Birmingham and Respiratory Professional Care events are sponsored by the pharmaceutical and Med Tech industries via Grants, Sponsorship, and Exhibition packages. Pharmaceutical companies have solely provided sponsorship through the purchase of exhibition space and/or sponsored speaker sessions with no further input into the arrangements or agenda of the meeting. Sessions delivered with input from our sponsors will always be marked on the programme.

A full list of confirmed sponsors for Best Practice Birmingham is available here.

A full list of confirmed sponsors for Respiratory Professional Care is available here.

Best Practice Birmingham and Respiratory Professional Care conference programmes are brought to you by CloserStill Media Limited (Organisers of both events), in association with our partners and sponsors. The views and opinions of the speakers are not necessarily those of CloserStill Media Limited or of our partners and sponsors.

BEST PRACTICE BIRMINGHAM CONFERENCE THEATRES IN MORE DETAIL

NEW: Best Practice in Diabetes Theatre - Sponsored by A.Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale Srl

NEW: Best Practice in Diabetes Theatre - Sponsored by A.Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale Srl

Comprehensive education and updates on the most pressing disease area for primary care. Sessions will focus on a whole range of treatments for diabetes – whether it be SGLT2 inhibitors or other drugs, changes to diet and exercise. There’ll be a focus on addressing the needs of different populations and reducing healthcare inequalities. Expert speakers are from all backgrounds in general practice with content geared towards all professional groups.
NEW: PCN GP Pharmacist Theatre - Sponsored by MORPh Training & Clinical Services

NEW: PCN GP Pharmacist Theatre - Sponsored by MORPh Training & Clinical Services

Learn how your skills can be better utilised in primary care by hearing from PCN GP Pharmacists who are well embedded in their surgeries. Sessions will also look at how to educate patients on the role of pharmacists in general practice and ways of operating as a wider general practice MDT. Find out how you can add value to your practice by supporting the demands of the PCN DES and QOF as well as getting updates on prescribing, SMRs, polypharmacy and supervision.
Best Practice Keynote Theatre

Best Practice Keynote Theatre

Gain essential updates from senior NHS England leaders and other Arm’s Length Bodies (ALBs) on the GP contract, PCN development, workforce challenges, digital transformation and healthcare inequalities.
PCN Transformation Theatre - Sponsored by Surgery Connect

PCN Transformation Theatre - Sponsored by Surgery Connect

Hear practical insights into the outstanding work happening at PCN level to deliver improved services (as per PCN DES), integrate new roles (ARRS) into general practice and adopt data led population health approaches into what you do.
GP Clinical Theatre 1

GP Clinical Theatre 1

Gain essential educational updates on key clinical topics related to cancer, cardiovascular disease, dermatology, diabetes, gastroenterology, mental health, sexual health, women’s health and more. All sessions are delivered by expert specialist speakers in conjunction with the leading organisations, societies, charities they represent. Comprehensive CPD accredited learning.

GP Clinical Theatre 2

GP Clinical Theatre 2

Gain essential educational updates on key clinical topics related to cancer, cardiovascular disease, dermatology, diabetes, gastroenterology, mental health, sexual health, women’s health and more. All sessions are delivered by expert specialist speakers in conjunction with the leading organisations, societies, charities they represent. Comprehensive CPD accredited learning.

Best Practice Workshop Theatre

Best Practice Workshop Theatre

Join practical, ‘how to’ sessions and in-depth masterclasses on a range of critical topics from the clinical to service provision. These in-depth case studies will give you a wealth of applicable takeaways you can use in your practice.

Business Services Hub

Business Services Hub

An ideal one-stop shop for GP Partners, Practice Nurses and Practice Managers to better understand what services, equipment and technology is available for your practice to deliver greater efficiencies and improved patient outcomes.

Best Practice Nursing Theatre

Best Practice Nursing Theatre

Hear from the leading lights in the nursing world on a varied range of different topic areas. Sessions are designed to demonstrate best practice on service provision and also provide inspiration to support your professional development and growth as part of a general practice team.

PMA Theatre

PMA Theatre

Access exclusive content, developed by the PMA (Practice Managers Association), which is focused on upskilling practice managers so they’re better prepared and ready to tackle the extremely challenging environment they face every day in general practice. Sessions range from addressing knowledge gaps around using systems to developing softer skills around management and prioritising workflows.

Versus Arthritis MSK Training Theatre

Versus Arthritis MSK Training Theatre

Join a whole clinical theatre packed with information, advice and case studies on the causes, symptoms and treatment for different types of arthritis and wider MSK health complaints. All content is delivered by experts from the UK’s recognised charity in this area – Versus Arthritis.

BMA Theatre

BMA Theatre

The British Medical Association is again delivering sessions focused around the priorities of its memberships, with sessions delivered by the BMA leadership.