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Mar 11
Performance Improvement and Leadership in the Health Service

​Dr Steven Kinnear, Managing Partner at Kinnear Consulting was invited to speak at the Irish Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (IrSPEN) Satellite Symposium on 'Strategies to Implement Change in the HSE' on Tuesday 10th March in Dublin.

He spoke alongside Professor Zena Moore, Head of the School of Nursing, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

The title of his presentation was Performance Improvement and Leadership in the Health Service.  You can see his slides on Slideshare below:

 

Feb 11
Kinnear Consulting Managing Partner, Dr Steven Kinnear Addresses the Inaugural Meeting of the Northern Ireland Healthcare Leadership Forum

​Dr Steven Kinnear gave an invited presentation to the Inaugural Meeting of the Northern Ireland Healthcare Leadership Forum on Tuesday 10 February 2015.

Dr Kinnear was speaking alongside Dr Cathy Jack, Medical Director, Belfast Trust; Dr Martin Tohill, Occupational Physician, Belfast Trust; and Dr Patricia McClure, Associate Head, School of Health Sciences at the University of Ulster.

Dr Kinnear shared his personal leadership philosophy along with some personal reflections on the key leadership lessons he has learned so far.

You can check out his slides here:

Oct 14
Kinnear Consulting Client Hygieia Wins at Inaugural eHealth Awards in NI

​We are delighted that our client Hygieia was recognised at the Inaugural eHealth Awards on 8th October 2014. 

The d-Nav Insulin Guidance Service provided by Hygieia won the award for "Best use of technology to support improved Health and Care Services in Northern Ireland".

Dr Roy Harper from South Eastern HSC Trust, who led the evaluation of the d-Nav Service, accepted the prestigious award from Health Minister Jim Wells at an Awards Dinner held on the first night of the eHealth and Social Care Conference in NI.

Find out more:

http://www.hscboard.hscni.net/ehealthandcare/#P28_4020

www.hygieia.com  

 

Oct 06
Dr Kinnear to speak at Irish Institute of Radiography and Radiotherapy Conference

Our Mangaging Partner, Dr Steven Kinnear will be speaking at the Irish Institure of Radiography and Radiotherapy Conference being held in Dublin on Saturday 11 October.

Dr Kinnear will be talking about the Professional Use of Social Media for Healthcare Professionals, outlining how health professionals can use social media to learn, share, educate and engage with peers, other professionals, and patients.

Oct 04
Dr Steven Kinnear to Speak at NI eHealth and Care Conference

​Kinnear Consulting Managing Partner, Dr Steven Kinnear will be speaking at the eHealth and Care in Northern Ireland: Celebrating Success, Planning for the Future conference on Thursday 9th October 2014.

Dr Kinnear will be speaking in Plenary Session 4: Planning for the Future, alongside Dr Kieran McGlade, Clinical Senior Lecturer, QUB, Ms Mairead McAlinden, Chief Executive, Southern HSC Trust, and Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer, DHSSPS.

The session chaired by UTV Presenter Paul Clark will take place on day 2 of the conference from 1230 - 1300.

Find out more about ​eHealth and Care in Northern Ireland: Celebrating Success, Planning for the Future

Follow the event on Twitter #eHealthNI14 & @eHealthNI14

Sep 02
Kinnear Consulting at the NI Connected Health Ecosystem

​The Kinnear Consulting team will be exhibiting at the NI Connected Health Ecosystem event at Belfast City Hall on Thursday 2nd October 2014.  Come and say hello and learn more about our HealthCare and HealthService Intelligence consultancy services and how we can assist your organisation with strategy, operations, sales and marketing in the health sector.

Aug 01
NI Healthcare Social Media Conference - #TwitterHSC

​We are delighted to be organising Northern Ireland's first Healthcare Social Media Conference on Thursday 4th December 2014.

We have some exciting ideas for speakers and workshops but since this is a social media conference we want to engage the whole healthcare social media community in planning the event and shaping the programme. 

We have posted a copy of our mind map for the event below - take a look and tell us what you think.  What should we cover? Who should we have speak?  What debates or contentious issues need to be addressed?  AND where would be a cool venue for a social media conference? 

You can add your thoughts below and also on Twitter using the hashtag #TwitterHSC.

Visit the NI Healthcare Social Media Conference page to find out more.

Twitter HSC Mind Map.png 

Jul 16
NI Healthcare Social Media Conference - #TwitterHSC

​We are delighted to announce that we have begun organising the first NI Healthcare Social Media Conference.  We plan to hold the event on Thursday 20th November 2014.   (Update - the new date is Thursday 4th December - see NI Healthcare Social Media Conference - #TwitterHSCWe already have an exciting draft programme designed and this will be an event you don't want to miss! The venue and further event details will be published shortly so watch this space.  You can also keep up to date with our progress in organising the event and give us your views on what should be covered using the hashtag #TwitterHSC on Twitter.

Jul 01
Health Minister Officially Opens the Hygieia Office and d-Nav Care Centre

​On Wednesday 25th June we had the pleasure to celebrate the opening of the d-Nav Care Centre with our client Hygieia Medical Ltd.

Hygieia is the company behind the d-Nav Insulin Guidance Service, a revolutionary service that helps people with diabetes to manage their own insulin dosage and improve their blood sugar control.

Speaking at the event were: Eran Bashan, Hygieia Founder and CEO; Prashant Hermady from the US Consulate General; Dr Roy Harper, Diabetes Specialist; Dr Michael McBride, Chief Medical Officer; and Mr Edwin Poots MLA, Minister for Health.

Dr Roy Harper praised the culture of innovation at South Eastern HSC Trust while Dr McBride told guests, 'this really has the potential to be truly empowering to patients to take control' and the Health Minister said, 'we have made substantial progress, it is being talked about well beyond Northern Ireland, and will transform lives'.

More information:

www.hygieia.com

http://stevenkinnear.com/health-minister-officially-opens-the-hygieia-office-and-d-nav-care-centre/

http://www.u.tv/news/Diabetes-breakthrough-trialled-in-NI/6c27f3dc-1fa5-46e9-990f-b638ff9eca24

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/index/media-centre/news-departments/news-dhssps/news-dhssps-050614-health-minister-welcomes.htm 

May 08
Welcome to our blog!

This is our blog page for the new Kinnear Consulting website.  We'll be sharing news and views here shortly so check back soon.