Dr Catherine Heaven completed her PhD in Medical education in 2004. She worked as a nurse in Cambridge and London before joining the Cancer Research UK Psychological Medicine Group, where she built her research portfolio and became Communication Skills Tutor. She led the nationally recognised Maguire Communication Skills Unit, before becoming National Clinical Lead for the NHS Advanced Communication Skills Programme. She is also a member of the steering committee at the Department of Health’s End of Life Care Programme. Catherine has been the Associate Director of Education at The Christie School of Oncology since September 2010, where her passion for learning influenced the development of the School as a world leading Education Provider.
"Novartis are delighted to continue to support the Future Health Summit. The event is always high quality from its organisation to its speakers, and is a must attend event for anyone with an interest in improving healthcare and outcomes for patients"Ian Addie, Patient Access Head, Novartis Ireland Ltd
"‘Irish Heart would like to extend our thanks for having our mobile health unit attend the Future Health Summit. The mobile health unit was extremely well received and there was over 130 blood pressure checks taken over the two days,. The event was fantastic."Emma Carter ,Mobile Health Unit Manager ,Irish Heart
"‘I have spoken at and attended this event for the last six years and in a short space of time the Future Health Summit has become an annual meeting place for progressive healthcare leaders who want to drive change and improve healthcare delivery. "Mr. Bill Maher, Chief Executive, Bon Secours Health System
"“This Conference is another one of Ireland’s global contributions. The Future Health Summit is required attendance for all who wish to engage in a stimulating interchange on the future of healthcare – globally and domestically""Michael Dowling , Chief Executive Officer of Northwell Health