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3
Sep

Scottish Non-Malignant Palliative Care Forum – ‘Palliative Care for All – The Big Debate’

Marie Curie, British Heart Foundation and Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland, on behalf of the Scottish Non-Malignant Palliative Care Forum, would like to invite you to a joint event, ‘Palliative Care for All – The Big Debate’, to explore palliative care in Scotland on Wednesday 5 September, 3 – 5pm in Edinburgh.

31
Jul

IFIC are looking for a Director of Integrated Care Programmes

The International Foundation of Integrated Care (IFIC) is looking to recruit a Director of Integrated Care Programmes to join its dynamic and dedicated team to help lead and grow IFIC’s range of activities as it transitions towards a truly global organization that seeks to advance the science, knowledge and adoption of integrated care in policy and practice around the world.

24
Jul

Expressions of Interest to become a Senior Associate for IFIC

This call is an invitation for expressions of interest to become a ‘Senior Associate’ of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC). In this role, you will support and grow the work of the Foundation internationally and become actively involved in IFIC’s education and training programmes, research projects, implementation support services, and other activities.

17
Jul

Integrated Care book outperforms rivals

A book co-written by IFIC’s directors and fellow Integrated Care experts has “outperformed” rival publications. IFIC’s CEO Dr Nick Goodwin and Director of education and Training Viktoria Stein worked alongside international colleagues to pen the ‘Handbook Integrated Care’.

12
Jun

10 trends about the future of integrated care

‘The hospital of tomorrow is a network,’ said Jeroen Tas at the International Conference of Integrated Care (ICIC). Tas is head of innovation and digital innovation at Philips. Together with Mirella Minkman, Director of Innovation and Research at Vilans, he explored the future.

12
Jun

Join IFIC’s Special Interest Groups (SIGs) community

IFIC’s community of Special Interest Groups, SIGs, created a lot of buzz at ICIC18 in Utrecht.Delegates were given the opportunity to meet individual group leaders and attend workshops in areas including Population Health Management and Children, Young People and Families. Discussions for new topics were also launched at the conference, these included Digital Health, the role of Volunteers in Integrated Care and Education and Training.

12
Jun

Thinking about taking the next step in your career?

Talk to IFIC’s Director of Education Viktoria Stein about our Fellowship programme and how we can support you to achieve your goals. IFIC’s Director of Education and Training Dr Viktoria Stein said: “Our fellowship programme is aimed at mid to high level care professionals and academics, managers and policy-makers

12
Jun

ERIC’s inaugural Town Hall meeting global success

Early career researchers, practitioners and students were given a sneak preview of a new network aimed at supporting their journey in the Integrated Care field.
About 20 participants from around the world joined the inaugural meeting of the Early-career Researchers in Integrated Care (ERIC). The ‘virtual Town Hall’ meeting was held on March 8

12
Jun

Diverse group to join ICA Summer School

Plans for this year’s International Summer School, ISSIC18, in Oxford, are being finalised and IFIC is looking forwards to welcoming delegates.
This sell-out event has attracted a diverse group with participants from Australia to Canada, Brunei, Japan, all over Europe, as well as Tunisia.
We are delighted to announce Anne Hendry, IFIC Scotland’s lead, has joined the list of prestigious speakers during the week-long course, as well as Nuria Toro from the World Health Organisation in Geneva.

27
Apr

IC Search Launched

An online search tool to give researchers easy access to internationally published work on different aspects of Integrated Care has been launched. IC Search was developed in partnership between IFIC Australia, Central Coast Local Health District, and Flinders Filters, of Flinders University.

27
Apr

IFIC Australia supports the 4th International Health Care Reform Conference

As part of IFIC Australia’s knowledge partnership with the Mater Research Institute – University of Queensland Centre for Health System Reform and Integration, Dr Nick Goodwin and Dr Viktoria Stein from IFIC were invited as guest speakers during the 4th International Health Care Reform Conference that was held at the Intercontinental Double Bay, Sydney, on 21st-23rd March.

12
Apr

Help celebrate WHO milestone birthday

Primary health care across Europe is celebrating a milestone birthday in 2018. This year marks 40 years since the signing of the Declaration of Alma-Ata and the moment will be celebrated in a week of events culminating in the anniversary conference from October 25 to 26, in Kazakhstan.

21
Mar

Driving Integrated Care in Australia

IFIC’S CEO Dr Nick Goodwin and Director of Education and Training Viktoria Stein are mid-way through a visit to Australia to support the movement for change towards integrated care. This work forms part of the growing IFIC Australia collaborative centre co-hosted with CRRMH, University of Newcastle and with support from local Partners.

20
Feb

IFIC’s Dr Viktoria Stein and Henriikka Laurola head to Hamburg as preparations start for European project TransForm

They will join other members of the project management team for the three-day trip to look for the best examples of Integrated Community Care projects in Germany, which will be put on a global stage to be showcased at the inaugural conference of the Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care’s from September 24 to 26.

5
Feb

IFIC Australia meets in Brisbane

IFIC Australia is as a Collaborative Centre between IFIC and the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health (CRRMH) at the University of Newcastle, NSW. The core mission of IFIC Australia is to develop capacity and capabilities in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region in the design and delivery of integrated care.

5
Feb

Joint project to evaluate the Central Coast Integrated Care Program in New South Wales concludes

A joint project to evaluate the Central Coast Integrated Care Program in New South Wales, is coming to an end, with papers in preparation and a final report near completion. Researchers from the Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health and the IFIC Faculty were awarded a competitive tender to undertake the formative evaluation last year.

30
Jan

IFIC is providing expert support to a new European project TransForm

IFIC is providing expert support to a new European project aimed at supporting policy-makers and practitioners to foster an interest in integrated community care. TransForm, The Transnational Forum on Integrated Community Care, was set up last year as part of a three-year project. It is an initiative funded by Network of European Foundations (NEF) and supported by the International Foundation for Integrated Care.