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Will you join the ‘What matters to you’ conversation and help support more meaningful conversations between people who provide health and social care and the people who receive that care?

Tommy Whitelaw tours the country talking at national conferences with his inspirational discussion around the ‘What matters to you conversation’, encouraging the audience to pledge how they can make a difference to the lives of patients, particularly those living with dementia.

NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group has been very lucky to secure Tommy Whitelaw to come and deliver an interactive session to partners, patients, students and stakeholders within the Vale of York. Anyone is welcome!

  • Date: 7 June 2018
  • Time: 3.30pm-5pm
  • Location: Quaker meeting house, Friargate, York, YO1 9RL

To book a place:

The easiest way is to sign up through Eventbrite

About Tommy Whitelaw:

Tommy’s mother contracted vascular dementia and for more than five years he cared for her. She passed away in 2012 and he has since made it his life’s work to achieve more support and respect for people living with dementia. For Tommy, the person with dementia and their carer has the right to be asked: What matters to you? How do you want your day to look? What information and help do you need to make this happen?

Tommy engages with health and social care professionals, the public and students through his talks to increase knowledge of dementia and to encourage them to make a personal pledge to make a difference in the lives of people with dementia and their carers For more information about Tommy on tour: