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RCSLT Conference 2019

On September 25 and 26 this year, more than 400 delegates gathered at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham for this years's RCSLT Conference.

This year’s event explored, Improving quality in speech and language therapy: Everyone’s business, and showcased the latest in research and service delivery innovations.

The resources pages listed here feature the parallel session presentations and conference posters. Summaries of each session, taken in notes format by RCSLT staff and learning champions are accessible here

Conference themes included:

  • New evidence for quality clinical practice
  • Approaches to improvement: quality improvement, improvement science and implementation science
  • Co-production of clinical services and research
  • Collaboration, integrated service delivery and the value-added of speech and language therapy
  • Leadership across the profession at all levels (clinical leadership, academic/clinical academic leadership, and management)
  • Extended scope and advanced clinical practice: Responding to developments in the healthcare landscape.

Conference programme and keynotes:

For more information, please see:

The RCSLT Conference speakers

Professor Annette Boaz, Professor in Health Care Research, Kingston University and St George's University of London
 
Panel session: 
  • Dr Joanne Fillingham,  Clinical Director Allied Health Professions (AHPs) NHS England and NHS Improvement  
  • Dr John Boulton, Interim Director of NHS Quality Improvement and Patient Safety, 1000 Lives 
  • Pauline Beirne, National Lead AHP CYP, Scottish Government
  • Hugh McCaughey, National Director of Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement
Professor Marion Walker MBE, Professor in Stroke Rehabilitation, Emeritus NIHR Senior Investigator, University of Nottingham
 
Mrunal Sisodia, Co-chair, National Network of Parent Carer Forums
 
Sarah Thomas, National Representative, National Network of Parent Carer Forum

Parallel session resources

You can find all the parallel session resources, including presentations (subject to authors’ consent) and notes from each presentation, here.

Posters

Posters (subject to authors’ consent) can be found here.

Keynote videos

Professor Annette Boaz, Professor in Health Care Research, Kingston University and St George's University of London 

"Driving improvement in speech and language therapy using learning from quality improvement and implementation science" 

Keynote panel chaired by Kamini Gadhok MBE, CEO RCSLT and featuring Dr Joanne Fillingham, Clinical Director Allied Health Professions (AHPs), NHS England and NHS Improvement; and Pauline Beirne, National Lead AHP Children and Young People, Scottish Government

Professor Marion Walker MBE, Professor in Stroke Rehabilitation, Emeritus NIHR Senior Investigator, University of Nottingham 

"What we know to what we do: co-production, leadership and interdisciplinary working in allied health services"

 

 

 

These videos were recorded on the 25th and 26th September 2019 at the RCSLT Conference.