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The congress' contributors

The congress' Contributors

Tessa Richards

Dr Tessa Richards, senior editor at The BMJ, developed and led the journals patient and public partnership strategy and is now advancing its spread across The BMJ company. She trained and worked as a general physician, rheumatologist and a general practitioner before joining The BMJ. Here she has led the journals General Practice, Education and Analysis sections and established several influential series including the Overdiagnosis/Too Much Medicine series in addition to continuing part time clinical work. A regular writer and speaker on the importance and potential of patient and public partnership, she lives with stage IV cancer and pernicious anaemia, and is a carer for close family members, young and old, with rheumatoid arthritis, dementia, blindness and other long term conditions.

Speaking in:
Patients as partners in research: making co-production “the new normal“
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Wednesday
Time
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Plenary session: Patients as teachers – a deep dive into professional education

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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