An event with Prof Dave Snowden for Health Care Professionals: 19 August, Cape Town

doctor-563428_640Prof Dave Snowden was recently appointed as the chair of the Center for Applied Complexity at Bangor University. They focus on research and interventions using his ground-breaking complexity and narrative research methodologies as well as Sensemaker®, a software tool developed to assist with making sense of large volumes of narrative fragments.

Dave will be hosting a short seminar on 19 August in Cape Town, introducing some of their work in Health Care, which includes working with the NHS in Wales, Australia, Northern Ireland and the North of England on projects like:

  • Patient experience/patient journey: continuous monitoring through all stages of health care including recovery.Sensemaker
  • Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) Emergency Department walk-in admissions; The overall objective is to reduce the number of non-critical walk-ins so that ED capacity can be eased / freed for emergencies.
  • Obesity self-management focusing on journaling and small nudge principles of encounter based on the subjects own journaling.
  • Health and links to social conditions
  • Living with heart conditions
  • Medical personnel and relatives’ reaction to bereavement

Date: 19 August 2015

Time: 8:00 – 10:00 (light refreshments from 7:30)

Venue: Training room, Red Cross Air Mercy Cape Town Base, Beechcraft road,General aviation area, Cape Town international Airport

Cost: R350 pp excl VAT

If you’d like to attend, please RSVP via email to sonja @ or tersia @

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