The Ultimate Event for Healthcare Professionals is happening on the 3rd October 2017 at the Pavilions of Harrogate. What’s more, Healthcare Professionals can attend for free!

Be inspired, expand your horizons, and learn the latest in the healthcare industry.

Why Attend YORTRAIN GOLD 2017?

  • Learn from the experts — YORTRAIN sessions are taught by the best in our industry and you’ll attend sessions that are directly related to the job you do.
  • You’ll be inspired to come up with even better solutions for your clients — You’ll be exposed to new ways of thinking about care and see some of the newest, boundary-pushing ideas out there.
  • It will help you to become more productive — You’ll be able to get hands-on with healthcare equipment, to learn new tools, techniques and workflows that streamline your tasks and you’ll learn from real-world case studies of success.
  • You’ll learn more about the healthcare industry — At YORTRAIN GOLD 2017 we’ll be exploring ideas around how the development of new ideas in healthcare is changing the world, and the role that we can all play in this.
  • You’ll learn from colleagues — YORTRAIN delegates come from organisations from all over the country. You’ll be able to exchange ideas and get solutions to the challenges you’re facing and the issues you’re dealing with as an organisation.
  • Receive your YORTRAIN Certificate – at the end of the course, you’ll receive a YORTRAIN GOLD Event Certificate, which can be kept safe as proof of your learning development.

Watch Some of the Highlights from Last Year

Watch the video of some of the highlights from YORTRAIN GOLD 2016 below, and find out what people said about last year’s event.


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Interesting Facts from Last Year’s Event

97% voted last year’s event as good or excellent

91% voted last year’s catering as good or excellent

The Agenda

The day will be packed full of useful information, with keynote full-audience presentations, smaller hands-on training sessions, and plenty of opportunities to network, try out equipment, and get answers to your questions. It is anticipated that registration will open at 9am, with the first speech at 10am. The day is likely to finish at 4pm.

Whilst the agenda hasn’t been published yet, we’ve got some exciting speakers in the pipeline! Keep checking this page, as it will be updated, added to, and changed as new speakers are confirmed.

The Speakers


Speaker profiles will be added to this section as they are confirmed. One thing is for certain though: as demonstrated at all previous YORTRAIN events, the speakers will be key figures in the industry, experienced, knowledgeable, and inspiring!

The Venue

Like last year, this year’s YORTRAIN GOLD Event is to be held at the Pavilions of Harrogate, which is part of the famous Great Yorkshire Showground in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. It’s easy to get to, there’s plenty of free parking, and the rooms are spacious, distinguished, and welcoming!

Venue full address: Pavilions of Harrogate, Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8NZ


By Car:

Via A1(M):

  • From the South M1 – A1(M)
  • From the North A1(M)
  • From the East M621 – A1(M)
  • From the West M56 – M62 – A1(M)
  • Exit A1(M) at Junction 47 and follow Harrogate A59, then A658 and then A661.
  • At the traffic lights on the A661 next to the Sainsburys store, turn left into Railway Road and follow signs to Pavilions of Harrogate.

From Leeds A61 or Bradford A658:

  • At the roundabout at the junction of the two routes follow signs for York / A1 along the A658.
  • At the next roundabout take the A661 signed Harrogate.
  • At the traffic lights on the A661 next to the Sainsburys store, turn left into Railway Road and follow signs to Pavilions of Harrogate.

Satellite Navigation and Route Finders:

  • Please use the postcode HG2 8QZ, Railway Road, Harrogate.


By Bus:

  • For local buses we are on bus route No 770. For a timetable please contact Transdev Harrogate and District – Tel 01423 566061.


By Train:

  • Harrogate is located midway between Leeds and York, with regular commuter train services on the local line.
  • Pavilions of Harrogate are about 2 miles from Harrogate train station, where taxis and buses are available to complete your journey.
  • Hornbeam Park station is about 1.5 miles away, but there are no taxis available at this station without pre-booking.

The Catering

Throughout the day, we’ll be providing you with refreshments and an appetising hot lunch, all completely free of charge. There are some vegetarian options, and any other special dietary requirements can be catered for – please just put a note on your booking form and we promise you’ll be well looked after! The final lunch menu is yet to be confirmed, but it will consist of a buffet with both hot and cold food available.

Book Now

This event is completely free of charge but spaces are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment!

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Join hundreds of other like-minded healthcare professionals at the Pavilions of Harrogate on the 3rd October 2017.

“I would definitely recommend this event to others. I learnt so much!”

C.B, Occupational Therapist

“Such a professional event, speakers were so knowledgeable and interesting, equipment on display were so good to see ” in the flesh” and came across equipment I was not aware existed, great to meet the Yorkshire Care Team and would feel confident to recommend your company if my patients are planning to purchase things privately as you seem trustworthy and knowledgeable. Thank you all very much for all the hard work you put into this event, it was fantastic.”

B.G, Occupational Therapist

“It’s a great day filled with a range of interesting speakers and interactive workshops…great networking event!”

P.T, Moving & Handling Advisor

“This is great training opportunity and relevant to all areas of practice combined with networking. Opportunity to see new innovative equipment, pick the brains of experts in their area, all locally in one day and no cost, what could be better?”

S.B, Senior Occupational Therapist