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Special Trip to Athens, Greece

1st – 8th September 2019

The Institute of Healthcare Management and Coventry University are very excited to offer the trip-of-a-lifetime to Athens, Greece from 1st September until 8th September.

The trip will explore healthcare issues and provide special insights into solving crisis and major issues across healthcare. World renowned speakers have been invited to present during our visit and we are graciously supported by the Alliance for Integrated Care, the Municipality of Palaio Faliro, and the Management Science Laboratory of the Athens University of Economics and Business. This unique opportunity has a very interesting itinerary, which will benefit you to build transferable skills with a variety of people, and develop practical teamworking skills and gain a better understanding of the health and life sciences industry in Greece.

Indicative Itinerary:

Arrive 1st September

Day 1 (2nd September) – Cultural Tour of Acropolis, Museum of the Acropolis and a guided tour – with how healthcare was managed in ancient Greek times. This evening we will have a group welcome meal, covered in your costs.

Day 2 (3rd September) – This day is a certified day from the Management Science Laboratory of the Athens University of Economics and Business, with world renowned Professors imparting wisdom on practical techniques to manage healthcare issues and crisis. A night free to explore the wonderful Athens City.

Day 3 (4th September) – We have a special visit to Doctors of the World and their Athens Polyclinic which supports refugees and local citizens. This organisation provides healthcare, free of charge, and has vast experiences of specialised healthcare. This evening we will have a civic reception from the Mayor.

Day 4 (5th September) – we continue with our workshop and speakers from the Netherlands, Greece and the United Kingdom. A night free to explore the wonderful Athens City.

Day 5 (6th September) – we will explore the healthcare of five Greek islands which have their own mini-health systems with a boat tour. Tele-healthcare is widely spread as well and this has proved to be highly efficient for patients. This is a full day trip.

Day 6 (7th September) – A free day to explore Athens.

Day 7 (8th September) – Return flights

To express your interest in the trip please go to: http://bit.ly/IHMtrips

The total cost expected is around £1000 for the trip (flights, accommodation, and itinerary schedule).

You will arrange your own flights and hotels (discounts available after registering interest) and payment for the schedule are arranged separately.