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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Jim Phillips

Jim Phillips works as a specialist advisor for the Personalised care group in NHS England, he has over 25 years’ experience in design and implementation of self management programmes to improve health and well being. Regular speaker at national and international conferences and has provided advice to UK and European governments and agencies on health empowerment. In 2002 he co-led on the set up of the Expert Patient Programme in England.

He has a background in psychotherapy and mindfulness. Main interests is in developing new approaches to self management and health literacy and work with organisations to embed self management approaches in health care, including the relationship between telehealth, self management and the role of social networks.

Speakers

Learn more about Thomas Allvin

Thomas Allvin

Executive Director for Strategy and Healthcare Systems at the European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)

Thomas Allvin
Learn more about Alice Casagrande

Alice Casagrande

Director, formation, innovation et vie associative, Fédération des Etablissements Hospitaliers et d'Aide à la Personne, Privés Non Lucratifs

Alice Casagrande
Learn more about Elena Petelos

Elena Petelos

Lecturer in Evidence-Based Medicine and Evidence Informed Policy, AdBoard of the European Forum for Primary Care, GovBoard of the European Public Health Association

Elena Petelos

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Ambassadors

Learn more about June Raine

June Raine

Director of Vigilance and Risk Management of Medicines at the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) of the UK

June Raine
Learn more about Miklós Szócska

Miklós Szócska

Former Secretary of State for Health in Hungary, Director of the Health Services Management Training Centre of the Semmelweis University

Miklós Szócska

Master of Ceremonies

Patients included

We are proud to announce that EPF Congress 2019 is Patients Included™. This means that EPF is committed to incorporating the experience of patients as experts in living with their condition while ensuring they were neither excluded nor exploited.

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