The Balance of Care Group


Conferences and Presentations

Balance of Care Group members are active in presenting materials at conferences, seminars and in more lecturing sessions. Some recent presentations include:

2014 Granada – XXV Congreso de ALASS Chi farà questo lavoro? L’approccio ‘sistemi interi’ per la pianificazione della forza lavoro nel sistema sanitario (In English: Who will do the work? A whole system approach to workforce planning in the healthcare system)

2009 London - National Audit Office End of Life Care Conference: Alternatives to Hospital for End of Life Care

2008 Dartington - Research in Practice for Adults, Directors Policy Forum: A Whole System Strategy to Developing Telecare

2007 London - National Audit Office Improving Services and Support for People with Dementia Conference: Tackling Dementia Care as a Whole System

2006 Routledge Health Management Conference: Achieving the 18 Week Maximum Wait

2004 York - Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Annual Conference: The Balance of Care Approach: A Whole Systems Framework to Support Paediatric commissioning


The European Working Group on Operational Research Applied to Health Services (ORAHS) has been a particularly important opportunity to connect with other leading health system analysts, modellers and practitioners over the years and a selection of presentations by Balance of Care Group Members are available here.

ORAHS 2010 - Genoa
Idealised Design and Modelling of Alternatives to Hospital Care
The Balance of Care Approach:Modelling complexity in services for older people
Workforce Modelling for Paediatric Gastroenterology

ORAHS 2008 - Toronto
Alternatives to Hospital: Models Of Integrated Care

ORAHS 2005 - Southampton
Modelling the Potential for Telecare & Telemedicine

ORAHS 2004 - Stockholm:
Whole System Models of Care for Older People
Who’s in the beds? Surveying and the Aftermath

ORAHS 2003  - Prague:
Alternatives to Hospital Care: Modelling the ‘Whole System’
Who’s in the beds? Experience of using AEP in the UK