WASP Personalised Healthcare Southampton Personalised care course

WASP Conference 2024

Join us for the next WASP Conference on Thursday July 11th 2024 at the Harbour Hotel in Southampton.

Confirmed speakers include: James Sanderson (Director of Personalised Care, NHSE/I), Dr. Priya Kumar (G.P.) and Dr. Chloe Stewart (Health Psychologist). 

WASP Personalised Care Conference 2024 


09:30 – 10:00 

Registration and Refreshments  

10:00 – 10:10  Welcome  
10:10 – 10:50 


James Sanderson – Director of Personalised Care, NHSE/I 

10:50 – 11:20 

Addressing Health Inequalities in Slough through a Personalised Approach 

Dr. Priya Kumar – GP, and Health Inequalities Lead for Slough 

11:20 – 11:30 

Question and Answer 


11:30 – 12:00 

Coffee break and Exhibition 


12:00 – 12:20 

The relevance of ‘treatment burden’ in clinical practice for multiple long-term conditions.

Dr. Kate Lippiett – Nurse, and Senior Research Fellow, University of Southampton 

12:20 – 12:40 

A Personal experience of Personalised Care 

Speaker TBC 

12:40 – 13:00 

How can we personalise our consultations and improve shared decisionmaking?

Lindsey Cherry – Podiatrist, Associate Professor and Clinical Academic, University of Southampton and Solent NHS Trust 

13:00 – 13:10 

Question and Answer 


13:10 – 14:25 

Lunch, networking, exhibition 


14:25 – 14:45 

Evaluating Personalised Care Delivery 

Beth Clark and Lyndsay Court, WASP 

14:45 – 15:35 

Personalised Care in Action 

Learning from local services about changes they are implementing 

15:35 – 15:55 

Title TBC 

Dr. Chloe Stewart – Health Psychologist and National Clinical Advisor in Personalised care 

15:55 – 16:05 

Question and answer 


16:05 – 16:15 

Final words and Close 


From 16:15  

Refreshments on the terrace (weather permitting!) 


Speaker Biographies

Dr. Priya Kumar BEM 

GP Partner and Health Inequalities Lead Kumar Medical Centre and Transformational Clinical Lead for the Connected Care Programme, Frimley ICB

Dr Priya Kumar, a practising GP Partner at Kumar Medical Centre since 2013 has recently been appointed as the Transformational Digital Clinical Lead for the Connected Care Programme, Frimley Integrated Care Board. She has a specialist interest in taking a population health approach in tackling health inequalities.  

In her previous role as Health Inequalities Lead for Slough, she developed and clinically led the Multigenerational Household Project and Wider Determinants of Health Questionnaire. As a result of this work, she was named the ‘Digital Innovator of the Year’ 2023 at the Digital HSJ awards.

After completing the Darzi Fellowship Programme, she understood the importance of co-production and clinical leadership within the NHS. Priya has been involved in integration across the health and social care sectors by working with public health colleagues, and the voluntary sector in developing innovative pathways to improve patient outcomes on a population basis.   

"Addressing Health Inequalities in Slough through a Personalised Approach"

Dr. Lindsey Cherry

Associate Professor at the University of Southampton & Southampton Central Primary Care Network 

Dr Cherry is Associate Professor at the University of Southampton and Podiatrist & Education Environment Lead at Southampton Central Primary Care Network. Lindsey has specialist interest in personalised care research and is member of the Long-Term Conditions (LTC) research group. Lindsey holds a wide grant and publication portfolio, with several ongoing projects seeking to improve supported self-management, shared decision-making, and living well with LTCs.  

Lindsey is also actively engaged in clinical academic capacity building, teaching across several undergraduate and post-graduate programmes and holds several external positions including NIHR HTA research prioritisation committee member, British Society for Rheumatology Foot and Ankle SIG co-convenor, European League Against Rheumatism Foot and Ankle group past-Chair Elect, & editorial board member of the Journal of Foot and Ankle research.  

"How can we personalise our consultations and improve shared decision-making? "

Dr. Kate Lippiett 

Dr Kate Lippiett (BA (Hons), MSc, RGN, PhD) has worked in the NHS since 1999, first in general management, completing the NHS management training scheme in 2003. She re-trained as a nurse and specialised in respiratory nursing. Currently, Kate is Chair of the Research and Education Committee for the Association of Respiratory Nurses. In 2020, Kate completed a full-time PhD, identifying and characterising patient experiences of burden of treatment in lung cancer and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). 

Kate is a clinical academic with a joint role. First, as Senior Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, working on a multi site study aiming to provide person-centred care for patients with multi-morbidity on primary care. Second, as General Practice Nurse Clinical Research Fellow across the South West 

"The relevance of ‘treatment burden’ in clinical practice for multiple long term conditions"

Last Year's Conference

"The chocolate WASP's and bottles were a really welcome gift!"

"Great speakers and flow thank you."

"Well organised conference, delicious food and good opportunities for networking."

"Came away buzzing about personalised care and can really see the value having had the evidence presented clearly"

"One of the best conferences I have ever attended. Thanks for the opportunity to hold a stall."

"Fantastic day great venue and the best ever lunch :)"

"Brilliant day. Learnt so much. Very engaging day. Thank you 😊"

"Great conference, really helpful speakers, well organised. Great venue. "