Dr Judith Carrier presented at The Tackling Long term Conditions Conference 2015
30 October 2015
Dr Judith Carrier Senior Lecturer and Director of Postgraduate Taught programmes at Cardiff University was invited to present at the Tackling Long term Conditions Conference 2015 on Tuesday 27th October which took place at America Square conference centre, London. For a link to the programme and the presentations please see the Open Forum Events webpage.
Statistics show that one in four of us are living with one or more long term conditions. These people are observed to be the biggest consumers of health care. The second annual ‘Tackling Long Term Conditions conference’ aimed to answer common questions about this area, with a programme of speakers discussing the future of health care and detailing practical examples which are effecting real change.
The focus of Judith’s talk was on the importance of providing systematic and evidence based care in the primary care environment, which took into account of the expert patient and reduces unnecessary hospital admissions. Judith discussed the content of her book, “Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care”, identifying the key elements of practice that clinicians need to consider in order to provide effective care. To find out more about Judith’s book please see our Managing Long-term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care page.