MOCHA Workshops

Modelling Workshop – Surrey (INTERNAL)

The Surrey Conferences Meeting Centre, Room 2 ,3rd floor, Leggett Building, Daphne Jackson Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7WG    March, 2016 - 1 Days

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Surrey Informatics Summer School 2016

University Of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom    July, 2016 - 5 Days

Our University of Surrey partners are holding a week-long summer school on Informatics. For more details, please see: This link For more information, please contact Melissa Pickering (, +44 1483 684802)

EACH / MOCHA National Conference Day

Handelsweg 2, 3707 NH Zeist, Netherlands    September, 2016 - 1 Days

Join MOCHA and the European Association of Children in Hospital (EACH) for a national conference day to discuss the changing needs of children’s healthcare in Europe. EACH National congress day agenda

Arctic Light E-Health Conference

Luleå, Norrbotten, Sweden    February, 2017 - 2 Days

MOCHA will be active at ALEC – the Arctic Light E-Health Conference in Lulea, northern Sweden, on 1-2 February 2017. This is an event which brings together politicians, policy makers, professionals, and the e-health sector. Prof. Michael Rigby, Deputy PI and leader of the Electronic Health Records work package, will provide presentations and contribute to […]

Quality of Childhood Series at the European Parliament

European Parliament, Rue Wiertz 60, Brussels, Belgium    April, 2017 - 1 Days

Professor Michael Rigby and Dr Denise Alexander presented MOCHA work at the 64th Quality of Childhood meeting at the EU Parliament in Brussels, hosted by MEP Hannu Takkula (Group of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe, Finland) on 11th April 2017. The presentation was entitled Primary Health Care for Children in Europe. Similarities […]

Medical Informatics Europe – Informatics for Health 2017

Manchester Central, Manchester, United Kingdom    April, 2017 - 2 Days

Professor Michael Rigby presented two papers at the Medical Informatics Europe conference in Manchester on 24th – 26th April 2017. The papers were Kühne, G and Rigby M. “Why are Children’s Interests Invisible in European National E-Health Strategies?” and Kühne, G and Rigby M “Towards Safe and Efficient Child Primary Care – Gaps in the […]

International Conference on Integrated Care

University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland    May, 2017 - 3 Days

The 17th International Conference on Integrated Care was held in Dublin on the 8th – 10th May 2017. Dr Austin Warters led a MOCHA workshop exploring the Integration of health and social care for children with complex health conditions: as assessment of the policy and organisational context in Europe. This is an extremely under-researched area, […]

5th Community Social Pediatrics Symposium

CENTRE DES SCIENCES OF MONTRÉAL 2 Commune Street W., Montréal    May, 2017 - 2 Days

Professor Mitch Blair has been invited to speak at the 5th Community Social Pediatrics Symposium in Montreal Canada on the 25th and 26th May 2017. The theme of the symposium is Children’s vulnerabilities: understanding and addressing health inequalities. Professor Blair will speak alongside Dr Gilles Julien, Professor Gerry McHale and Dr Melanie Berry at the […]

European Health Management Association Conference 2017

Bocconi University, Via Roberto Sarfatti, Milan, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy    June, 2017 - 3 Days

Professor Michael Rigby represented MOCHA at the European Health Management Annual Conference in Milan from the 13th – 15th June 2017. He presented three papers at the conference, Child Migrant Health Policy; E-Health Policy for Children; and Measurement of the Strength of Children’s Primary Care. All of the topics were well received by the conference […]

European Union for School and University Health and Medicine congress 2017

Dr Paul Kocken and colleagues from Work Package 9 Validated Optimal Models of Children’s Preventative Orientated Primary Health Care, together with members of Work Package 3 School and adolescent health presented their work at the European Union for School and University Health and Medicine (EUSUHM) Congress on 6th – 8th September 2017 in Leuven, Belgium. […]

European Federation for Primary Care conference 2017

Rua Delfim Maia 405, 4200-256 Porto, Portugal    September, 2017 - 3 Days

Professor Mitch Blair was a keynote speaker at the European Federation of Primary Care annual conference in Porto, Portugal, 24th-26th September. The topic of the conference was The citizen voice in primary care: the social commitment to “health for all”. Professor Blair presented the work of MOCHA and how it closely reflects this theme of […]

World congress of the International Association for Adolescent Health

Professor Pierre-Andre Michaud brought his MOCHA research to the Global International Association for Adolescent Health  (IAAH) meeting in New Delhi, India on the 27th-29th October 2017 The MOCHA poster: A Model of Training Strategy to Improve Adolescent Care, Development and Health attracted a great deal of attention and questions about our project. In addition to […]

International Society for Quality and Safety in Healthcare (ISQua)

QEII Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London, United Kingdom    October, 2017 - 4 Days

MOCHA was well represented at the International Society for Quality in Healthcare (ISQua) conference in London held on the 2nd-4th October. The theme of this year’s conference was Learning at the System Level to Improve Healthcare Quality and Safety, a focus that is of high relevance to MOCHA. Professor Michael Rigby presented a poster on […]

European Public Health Association (EUPHA) 2017

As in previous years, MOCHA was active in contributions to the EUPHA Annual Conference 2017, held in Stockholm, Sweden.  From Work Package 3 Dr. Danielle Jansen contributed School Health Services in 30 European countries in 2009 and 2016: what is new and what has changed?, while Dr. Kinga Zdunek’s contribution was on Societal influences on […]

European Federation of Nurse Educators Conference 2018

Professor Anne Clancy (Uit, The Arctic University of Norway) gave an oral and poster presentation at The European Federation of Nurse Educators conference (FINE) 21st to 23rd of February 2018 in Malta. The oral presentation, described nurses’ preparedness to deliver care to children with complex health care needs (CHCNs) in Europe. Prof Clancy discussed the […]

8th Annual Nursing Research Conference 2018

Our WP2 team in Dublin had a large presence at the 8th Annual Nursing Research Conference in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in Dublin on the 20th March 2018. The theme of the conference was Transforming Children’s Nursing Practice through Innovative Research and Quality Improvement. As such it was very pertinent to the groundbreaking work […]

Medical Informatics Europe conference 2018

Professor Michael Rigby represented MOCHA at the recent Medical Informatics Europe conference, in Stockholm on the 24th – 26th April 2018. Our three contributions were well received. At the conference the opportunity was taken to host a joint workshop, triggered by MOCHA ideas, but organised by the HL7 Foundation as coordinators of the Trillium II […]

18th International Conference on Integrated Care 2018

Blokhoeve 1, 3438 LC Nieuwegein, Netherlands    May, 2018 - 1 Days

Dr Danielle Jansen presented MOCHA work at the ICIC18 – 18th International Conference on Integrated Care, Utrecht on the 23-25 May 2018. The poster: Integrated school health services in Europe: an overview, explores the work MOCHA has completed on school health services and the interface with primary care for school-aged children in the EU and […]

MOCHA Final conference

November, 2018 - 2 Days

Our large EU Horizon 2020 Research Project has for three years been working to identify and critically assess all aspects of primary health care provision for children of all ages in the 30 EU and EEA countries.  The work by 20 scientific partners concludes at the end of November, based on evidence from all 30 […]