Front Door Frailty

  • 29 June 2017
  • Central London TBC
  • Central London TBC
“The essential event for anyone interested in improving care for older people”, Professor Simon Conroy, University Hospitals of Leicester

Why attend?

  • Be inspired by renowned speakers
  • Hear about the very latest best practice in acute frailty
  • Gain practical insights that could be applied straight away
  • Meet with like-minded colleagues from across the UK

What topics does it cover?

  • Developing the role of ANPs specialising in older people living with frailty
  • The Silver Book
  • The principles of AFN
  • Clinical case studies from AFN sites
  • Designing a frailty system
  • How the system needs to improve for frail older people

Who are the speakers?

Keynote speakers include:

  • Dr Martin Wilson, Consultant, Geriatrician, Raigmore Hospital,Inverness
  • Prof Martin Vernon, National Clinical Director for Older People and Integrated Care, NHS England 
  • Dr Ian Sturgess, Clinical Director,Emergency Care Improvement Programme
  • Elizabeth Sargeant OBE, Clinical, Lead (Integration) at Emergency Care Improvement Programme
  • Prof Suzanne Mason, Emergency Medicine, University of Sheffield
  • Roy Lilley, Publisher of E-newsletter for NHS managers
  •  Prof Simon Conroy, University Hospitals of Leicester & Acute Frailty Network

Please​ click on the following link for the conference flyer: AFN National Conference 2017.pdf


If you have any questions, please email the AFN team at or call 020 7520 9088