Health and care explained: how the system works and how it is changing

08/08/2019 - 08/08/2019 • 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN

Programme

  • 08 August

Registration opens, exhibition, networking and refreshments

08:30 AM 10:00 AM

Session one: The NHS, social care and public health

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Simon  Bottery

Durka Dougall

Ruth Robertson

Sally Warren

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:30 AM 11:55 AM

Session two: Current pressures in health and care

11:55 AM 01:00 PM

Siva  Anandaciva

Alex Baylis

Helen  McKenna

Andrew McKraken

Lunch, exhibition and networking

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Breakout A: What is commissioning?

02:00 PM 02:45 PM

AH Amanda Hume

Ruth Robertson

Breakout B: What is a hospital?

02:00 PM 02:45 PM

Siva  Anandaciva

EC Edward Cornick

Breakout C: What is general practice?

02:00 PM 02:45 PM

Beccy Baird

HW Harry Wyatt

Breakout D: What are community health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM

Anna Charles

AW Anna Whateley

Breakout E: What is patient involvement?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM

Dan  Wellings

Breakout F: What are mental health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM

Helen  Gilburt

EM Eugenia Marna

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

03:35 PM 03:55 PM

Session five: Hot topics in health and care

03:55 PM 04:45 PM

Siva  Anandaciva

Beccy Baird

Alex Baylis

Simon  Bottery

Anna Charles

Durka Dougall

Helen  Gilburt

Helen  McKenna

Ruth Robertson

Exhibitor

Attendees

Speakers

OA

Omran Abdul-Hussein

Policy Advisor
HM Treasury
MA

Martin Adams

National Programmes Manager
Roche
MA

Molly Adams

Policy and Communications Executive
MSD
MA

Mark Agathangelou

Community Organiser
PPSG
MA

Manzoor Ahmed

Patient Leader
Royal Berkshire FT
MA

Mohammed Albaqami

Student
University of Brighton
HA

Hasan Ali

Product Manager
Public Health England
VA

Vicky Andrews

Policy Officer
General Medical Council
MA

Micol Artom

User Researcher
Public Health England
PB

Pearl Baker

Carer/Mental Health Advocate and Adviser
Independent Mental Health Advocate and Adviser
BB

Beth Banfield

Programme Coordinator
The Health Foundation
NB

Nikki Barraclough

Assistant Director of Finance
NHS Confederation
SB

Sally Bassett

Teaching Fellow
Oxford Brookes University
CB

Callum Bates

User Researcher
Public Health England
TB

Tom Beattie

Senior Research and Policy Officer
Breast Cancer Care and Breast Cancer Now
SB

Steph Bell

Intelligence, Insight and Engagement Lead
Department of Health and Social Care
AB

April Betts

HTA Access Lead, New Medicines
UCB
MB

Mark Biddle

Digital Communications Manager
UCLPartners
CB

Charlotte Bowden

Programme Coordinator - Q
The Health Foundation
AB

Alison Brattle

Marketing Programmes Manager
InterSystems
SB

Susan Brear

Lay Member for Audit and Conflicts of Interest
NHS Leeds CCG
SB

Susan Brear

Lay Member for Audit and Conflicts of Interest
NHS Leeds CCG
ZB

Zoe Brewster

Special Projects Lead (Q Exchange & Membership)
The Health Foundation
KB

Karen Buckham

ADASS/ADCS Programme Officer
ADASS/ADCS
JB

Jack Bull

Diary Manager
Department of Health and Social Care
JC

Jonathan Canty

Policy Officer
Versus Arthritis
GC

George Chapman

Senior Policy Advisor
HM Treasury
TC

Tim Chipperfield

Darzi Fellow
HEE KSS
NC

Nahida Choudhury

Business Development Associate
Roche
AC

Asya Choudry

Helpline & Medical Liaison Manager
The Ehlers-Danlos Support UK
DC

Dan Collier

intelligence officer
Department of Health and Social Care
DC

Dr Deborah Colson

Non-Executive Director
Tavistock & Portman NHS FT
JC

Jess Cook

Impact & Performance Manager - Health & Care
Innovate UK
DC

Dr Claire Cope

Policy Manager
Academy of Medical Sciences
GC

Gillian Cope

Consultant
Midlands & Lancashire CSU
AC

Annabel Copeland

Trainee
The Kings Fund
RC

Rosie Cunningham Thomas

Board of Trustees
Horder Healthcare
PC

Paul Cuskin

Patient
Patient
SD

Siham Dahir

Policy
King's Fund
HD

Helen Davey

Registered nurse & midwife
One2one Midwives
BD

Ben Davies

Analyst Consultant
Siemens Healthineers
AD

Abi Davies-McArthur

Associate Market Access Consultant
Open Vie
JD

Judith Dickinson

Workforce Development Officer
ADASS/ADCS
DD

Dr Mary Docherty

Psychiatrist
South London and Maudsley NHS FT
DD

Dr Thomas Docherty

GP
Spectrum CIC
SD

Simon Drage

Snr Mobilisation Officer
Diabetes UK
SD

Sara Dunling-Hall

Public Health Registrar
St Helens and Knowsley NHS FT
HE

Hannah Easdown

Policy and Research Support Officer
Compassion in Dying
EE

Erin Ekins

Campaigns Officer
Versus Arthritis
RE

Robyn Ellison

Office Manager
Department of Health and Social Care
BE

Beth Escott

Sapphire Medical Clinics
Operations Manager
DF

Dr Fatima Fernandes

Head of Staff Support Services
London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
CF

Charlotte Fountaine

Service Designer
Public Health England
LG

Lynne Galvin

Regional Officer
Royal College of Midwives
CG

Chiara Garattini

Senior User Researcher
Public Health England
DG

Diane Gaston

Director of Communications
The Royal College of Pathologists
MG

Manjit Gheera

Senior Researcher
House of Commons
DG

Danielle Goad

Project Manager
Open Vie
SG

Steve Goode

Head of Client Development
Dynamic Metrics
LG

Leceia Gordon-Mackenzie

Change Delivery Senior Officer
Prostate Cancer
TG

Tracy Graham

Ward Manager
South London and Maudsley NHS FT
AG

Alison Green

Policy Manager
General Medical Council
SG

Sally Greenbrook

Policy Manager
British Geriatrics Society
GG

Guy Gross

Head of Research
Laing Buisson
NH

Nicole Hardy

Communications Assistant
NHS Providers
MH

Millie Hinton

Tendo Consulting
Account Executive
AH

Abby Holder

North East ADASS / ADCS Policy and Project Officer
ADASS/ADCS
CH

Claudia Hopkins

Interaction Designer
Public Health England
JH

Jane Howard

Chief Executive Officer
Medway Voluntary Action
TH

Tom Hubbard-Green

Product Manager
Public Health England
DH

David Hudson

Head of Sales
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
JH

Janice Huong

PhD Research
University of Exeter
PH

Patrick Hutchinson

Associate Consultant (Workforce Analyst)
NHS Transformation Unit
BH

Beni Hyer

Journalist
Freelance
DI

Denisa Ion

Research Executive
Laing Buisson
KJ

Kate James

Partner for Change
Patient Leader
LJ

Lydia Jenkinson

Communications Team Assistant
Nuffield Trust
JJ

Jatin Jethwa

Diabetes Outcomes Director
Novo Nordisk
CJ

Charlotte Jobson

Healthcare and Life Sciences
IBM
DJ

Dr Philippe Jolliet

Consultant
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability
SJ

Steve Jones

Head of Sales
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
HJ

Hannah Joseph

Communications Manager
NIHR CRNCC
BJ

Brefne Jowers

Programme Officer - Q
The Health Foundation
KJ

Kenan Jusufovic

Research Executive
Laing Buisson
AK

Anil Keshwani

Intelligence Analyst
Public Health England
PK

Paige Kiddie

Royal Society of Medicine
Senior Business Development Executive
AK

Adam King

diary manager
Department of Health and Social Care
AK

Adam Kohtz

Head KAM
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
LK

Larry Koyama

Darzi Fellow
Surrey Heartlands
RL

Rose Lawrence

Parliamentary Officer
Department of Health and Social Care
SL

Selina Lee

Client Executive, Health & Life Sciences
IBM
SL

Stephen Lee

Patient
Patient Pain Support Group
DL

Dr Frances Lefford

Public Governor
UCLH
RL

Robyn Lewes

Communications Assistant - Q
The Health Foundation
DL

Dr David Lloyd

Registrar in Paediatric Cardiology
Evelina London Children's Hospital
TL

Trish Longdon

Lay partner
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
DM

Dr Richard Marshall

Actuarial Consultant
Willis Towers Watson
AM

Amy Martin

Delivery Manager
Public Health England
JM

Juliet Martin

office manager
Department of Health and Social Care
HM

Hannah Matthews

Finance Manager
NHS Confederation
PM

Phil Mawhinney

Policy Manager
Independent Age
CM

Christopher Maxsted

Head of Health Policy and Social Care
HM Treasury
MM

Maeva May

Policy Manager
British Heart Foundation
EM

Ellie McFatridge

Marketing and Communications Manager
NHS Property Services
BM

Bev McMenemy

Sales Operations Manager
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
JM

James Mercure

Project Manager
Open Vie
EM

Emily Merrell

Population Health Programme Manager
Dorset CCG
SM

Sarah Mistry

Chief Executive
British Geriatrics Society
CM

Charlie Morgan

Policy Advisor
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
MM

Monika Most

Junior Service Designer
Public Health England
BM

Brian Murray

Sales Director
Orion Health
CM

Charlotte Murray

Co-Director of Care, Health & Wellbeing
South Yorkshire Housing Association
NN

Noor Naeem

Policy Advisor
HM Treasury
CN

Ceema Namazie

Lay partner
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
MN

Michael Neaves

Senior Researcher
Laing Buisson
MN

Michael Neaves

Senior Researcher
Laing Buisson
JN

John Norton

Lay partner
Imperial Collegel Healthcare NHS Trust
MO

Michael O'Donnell

researcher
House of Commons
MO

Martyn Oakland

Darzi Fellow
Health Education England
DO

Dr Dongil O

Professor
SangMyung University
JO

Judy Oliver

Managing Director
Oliver and Company UK Ltd
RO

Rachel Onoghojobi

Parliamentary Officer
Department of Health and Social Care
MO

Michael Osen

Health Data Analysis Officer
British Lung Foundation
RO

Robert Otira

Parliamentary Officer
Department of Health and Social Care
IO

Isobel Owens

Graduate Researcher
Open Vie
FP

Fiona Palmer

HR Business Partner
The Health Foundation
MP

Meena Parekh

Chairperson
CP

Cara Parker

Programme Funding Manager
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association
JP

Johnathan Pascall

Sales Director
Orion Health
DP

Dr Jasmine Pawa

Public Health Physician
University of Toronto
HP

Heather Pearl

Head of National Marketing (Fundraising)
Macmillan Cancer Support
ZP

Zhaneta Petkova

Medical Adviser
Novartis
JP

J Pinnock

Student (Occupational Psychology)
University of Leicester
SP

Sacha Polverini

Director Public Affairs
Boots
IP

Ian Potter

parliamentary officer
Department of Health and Social Care
CP

Chris Preston

Product Marketing Manager
Tunstall Healthcare UK Ltd
NP

Natasha Price

Principal Private Secretary
Department of Health and Social Care
CP

Clare Higgins Private Secretary

Diary Manager
Department of Health and Social Care
DP

Dr Francesca Properzi

Deloitte
Manager
KP

Karen Pulley

National Training and Prof Rltns Mngr
Consilient Health
AR

Anna Race

Head of Sales
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
NR

Natalie Raperport

Project Asupport and Engagement Officer
Ealing Council
HR

Hannah Redmond

Director of Response Marketing & Innovation
Macmillan Cancer Support
JR

Jake Reed

Support Officer
Department of Health and Social Care
MR

Megan Rodger

Senior Interaction Designer
Public Health England
DR

Danielle Roe

Project Coordinator
British Lung Foundation
PS

Priya Samuel

Health and Wellbeing Partnerships Board Manager
Richmond and Wandsworth Council
CS

Cristina Serrao

Patient Director
Camden MSK
RS

Rebecca Shepard

Digital Communications Assistant
The King's Fund
AS

Amy Sherman

Strategy and Policy Officer
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
JS

James Sheward

JS

Jessica Shivji

Marketing & Communications Officer
The Health Foundation
JS

Jon Simpson

Sales Director
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
VS

Verity Sinclair

Press Officer
Royal College of Anaesthetists
HS

Haley Smith

Disabled
TS

Tazi Smith

Management Consultamt
NEL Healthcare Consulting
NS

Nikki Smiton

Information Specialist
The King's Fund
BS

Bryony Stevens-Young

Programme Coordinator
The King's Fund
AS

Abigail Sumption

CYP Project Support Officer
Health Education England - Wessex
DT

Dr Ryo Takagi

director
Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development London office
AT

Amy Trinder

diary manager
Department of Health and Social Care
KT

Katherine Troeller

Analyst
Royal Society of Medicine
CT

Colin Twomey

Head of Nursing
St Wilfrid's Hospice
KV

Krish Valiente

Business Franchise Assistant
Novartis
IV

Isabelle Vandenbroucke

Communications, Policy, and Access Lead
Roche
DV

Dean Velani

Senior Press and Public Affairs Manager
NHS Property Services
CV

Charlotte Vince

Senior Marketing and Event Specialist
Optum
DV

Daniel Vincent

Senior Policy Adviser
MND Association
HW

Henry Wadsworth

Business Support Officer
Public Health England
KW

Kate Burn Wadsworth

Senior Service Designer
Public Health England
SW

Sarah Waiton

Solutions Author
Siemens Healthineers
SW

Samantha Walker

Change Delivery Senior Officer
Prostate Cancer UK
AW

Amna Warris

Business Development Executive
Royal Society of Medicine
AW

Ashton West

Strategy and Policy Officer
London Borough of Tower Hamlets
MW

Matthew Whittley

Regional Public Affairs and Campaigns Officer
Alzheimer's Society
GW

Gemma Williams

Darzi Fellow
East Sussex County Council
LW

Lesley Wood

Regional Officer North West England
Royal College of Midwives
TW

Tina Worth

RGN & Development Manager
Taunton & Somerset NHS FT
LW

Lindsey Wright

Head of Sales
Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd
AZ

Anya Zeitlin

User Researcher
Public Health England

Siva Anandaciva

Chief Analyst
The King’s Fund
Siva is chief analyst in the policy team, leading on projects covering NHS funding, finances, productivity and performance.

Before joining the Fund in 2017, Siva was head of analysis at NHS Providers – the membership body for NHS trusts and foundation trusts – where he led a team focused on NHS finances, workforce and informatics. Previously, he was an analyst in the Department of Health working on medicines policy and urgent and emergency care. Siva has been a governor of the Homerton University NHS Foundation Trust since October 2014.

Read Siva's reports and blogs

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Beccy Baird

Senior Policy Fellow
The King’s Fund
Beccy works in the health policy team, leading research and analysis across a range of health care issues. She has worked in the NHS and social care for more than 20 years, and before joining the Fund was associate director for service improvement in a cancer network. She spent two years in San Mateo County, California, developing a model of integrated health and social care funding and delivery for older people. She began her career as a researcher in older people and mental health services.

She has an MSc in health systems management from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Beccy is a trustee of Young Minds, the national charity for children and young people's mental health and is a qualified coach practitioner, accredited with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Read Beccy's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

Alex Baylis

Assistant Director of Policy
The King’s Fund
Alex joined The King’s Fund in March 2016, and is assistant director in the policy team, overseeing and leading policy projects on a range of health care, care quality and NHS system topics.

Before joining the Fund he worked at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), where he led development of the framework and approach for inspecting and rating hospitals, and at the Healthcare Commission, where he introduced risk-based regulation in the independent sector. Alex also led CQC’s work with the Department of Health on the policy and legal framework for quality regulation, and with the Department and other national bodies to agree roles and responsibilities for responding to serious concerns.

Before working in quality regulation, Alex worked in management in two NHS trusts. He has also worked at the Department of Health and at the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen.

Read Alex's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

Simon Bottery

Senior Fellow, Social Care
The King’s Fund 
Before joining The King’s Fund in September 2017, Simon spent almost 10 years as Director of Policy at the older people’s charity Independent Age, researching and campaigning on issues including care home quality, unmet needs for care, social care funding and the social care workforce. He was vice-chair of the Care and Support Alliance in 2017.

Simon has wide experience in policy, communications and journalism, including as Director of Communications at Citizens Advice. He has also worked for ActionAid, in the commercial sector for Guinness and in BBC local radio.

Read Simon's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

Anna Charles

Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO
The King’s Fund
Anna works on a range of areas including NHS reform, new models of care and community services. She conducts research and analysis, as well as working closely with local and national health system leaders.

Since joining the Fund in 2015, Anna has published work on community health services, social care, financial pressures in the NHS and the development of new care models and integrated care systems. In 2018, she acted as a specialist adviser to the House of Commons Health Select Committee during its inquiry into integrated care.

Before joining the Fund, Anna worked as a doctor at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She holds a medical degree and a degree in health care ethics and law from the University of Birmingham.

Read Anna's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

EC

Edward Cornick

Head of Policy
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trus

08 August

Durka Dougall

Senior Consultant and Programme Director, Leadership and Organisational Development
The King’s Fund
Durka is a senior consultant in the Leadership and Organisational Development team. Before joining the Fund, Durka worked for NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group as Head of Population Health Improvement and Transformation supporting 13 health and care organisations to improve the health of 600,000 people across two London boroughs. She has also worked for Health Education England as a public health consultant and quality improvement specialist. Previously, Durka worked in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at King’s College Hospital and as a senior NHS commissioning manager in London.

Durka has experience of working across local, regional and international organisations to improve health and care by understanding needs, designing interventions to address these, evaluating outcomes, supporting system re-design and leading change on a large scale. Durka holds a Masters in health care leadership, a Masters in public health, a Fellowship in public health and was named NHS Emerging Leader of the Year by the London Leadership Academy in 2014.

Read Durka's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

Helen Gilburt

Policy Fellow
The King’s Fund
Helen joined the policy team in 2013. She has expertise in health service research and a particular interest in mental health and service user and carer involvement. During this period she has led on a number of projects covering service transformation and pressures in the mental health system, and on the role of individuals including supporting self-management, involvement of patients and carers across the health system, and an evaluation of local Healthwatch.
Previously she worked at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, where she remains a visiting researcher. This research has included a national study of residential alternatives to psychiatric hospital admission, implementation of recovery-orientated care in the community, and a trial of assertive outreach treatment for people with alcohol dependence.

Helen holds a PhD in zoology from the University of Birmingham.

Read Helen's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

AH

Amanda Hume

Former Clinical Commissioning Group Chief Officer
Managing Director, Amanda Hume Associates

08 August

EM

Eugenia Marna

Events and Partnerships Content
The King's Fund

08 August

Helen McKenna

Senior Fellow - Policy and Communications,
The King’s Fund
Helen is a generalist whose role spans the Fund’s policy and communications functions and involves identifying, analysing and communicating emerging policy issues as well as advising on their implications.

Before joining the Fund, Helen was principal policy adviser on health and social care at Which? where her work included campaigns to improve the transparency of dental charges and to make it easier for people to complain about public services.

Helen also worked at the Department of Health as a fast-stream trainee and then as a manager. Her roles at the Department included working on the Health and Social Care Act reforms, leading a review of the NHS Constitution and developing a programme of collaboration on health matters between China and the UK.

Helen has an MSc in health policy from Imperial College, London.

Read Helen's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

Andrew McKraken

Head of Press and Public Affairs
The King's Fund
Andrew heads the press and public affairs team at The King’s Fund. He plays a strategic role in positioning the organisation, maintaining the Fund’s profile in the media and engaging key audiences. Andrew leads communications strategies and provide strategic communications advice to colleagues across the organisation.
Before joining The King’s Fund, Andrew was Head of Communications at National Voices, the coalition of health and care charities, where he oversaw the launch of a new website, the development of a new brand identity and a significant uplift in the organisation’s media profile.
Andrew’s previous roles include Head of PR and Communications at London South Bank University and Public Affairs Manager at the Royal College of Physicians.

08 August

Ruth Robertson

Senior Fellow 
The King’s Fund 
Ruth works in the policy team where she leads research projects on a wide range of NHS policy issues. Recently, these have included the development of clinical commissioning groups, the quest to get better value from the NHS budget and the impact of NHS financial pressures on patients.

Before returning to The King’s Fund in 2013, Ruth spent three years at the Commonwealth Fund in New York researching the implementation of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the uninsured. She previously worked at The King’s Fund between 2006 and 2010, when she completed national evaluations of two of Labour’s major health system reforms: patient choice and practice-based commissioning. Earlier in her career Ruth worked as an analyst at the Commission for Health Improvement (a predecessor to the Care Quality Commission) and as a medical secretary at various NHS trusts.

Read Ruth's reports and blogs

08 August

08 August

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Sally Warren

Director of Policy
The King’s Fund
Before joining the Fund, Sally had extensive experience in health, care and population health policy and delivery, in central and local government. Sally was Director for Social Care at the Department for Health and Social Care, Director of Programmes at Public Health England and Deputy Chief Inspector (for social care and registration) at the Care Quality Commission. She was also Director at the Cabinet Office, leading a project on social care funding for Budget 2017.
Most recently, Sally worked at the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs as Director of the Agri-Food Chain, and latterly Director of EU Exit Preparedness and Response.

08 August

Dan Wellings

Senior Fellow
The King’s Fund
Dan works in the policy team at the Fund, where his particular areas of interest include patient and staff experience and public perceptions of the NHS and social care system.

Before joining The King’s Fund in April 2017, Dan was Head of Insight and Feedback at NHS England. The Insight and Feedback team is responsible for the commissioning and running of a number of national surveys including the GP Patient Survey, the Cancer Patient Experience Survey and the Staff Survey. In addition, the team oversees the patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) programme as well as the implementation and development of the friends and family test.

Dan has also worked as Research Director at Ipsos MORI, specialising in public attitudes to the NHS and social care. He has a Masters in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Read Dan's reports and blogs

08 August

AW

Anna Whateley

Director of Primary Care Partnerships
Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Anna is Director of Primary Care Partnerships at Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

08 August

HW

Harry Wyatt

GP Registrar

08 August

The King's Fund

The King's Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England. We help to shape policy and practice through research and analysis; develop individuals, teams and organisations; promote understanding of the health and social care system; and bring people together to learns, share knowledge and debate. Our vision is that the best possible care is available to all.

For more information visit:
www.kingsfund.org.uk/about-us

Registration opens, exhibition, networking and refreshments

08:30 AM 10:00 AM The Orangery, ground floor

Welcome! Grab your badge from the registration desk and familiarise yourself with this app.

We will be using www.slido.com (#kfxplain) to ask speakers questions throughout the plenary sessions

Session one: The NHS, social care and public health

10:00 AM 11:30 AM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

10.00am
Welcome and introduction
Sally Warren, Director of Policy, The King's Fund

10.05am
How is the NHS structured and why does it matter?
Ruth Robertson, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund

  • Understand the core components of the complex structure of the NHS, including how money flows through the system, who the main commissioners and providers of care are, and how care is regulated. 
  • Gain an overview of the key priorities for the NHS over the next few years. 

10.25am
Who cares about social care?
Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow, Social Care, The King’s Fund

  • Understand who uses social care services, who works in them and how they are funded.
  • Learn about the role of social care and the importance of delivering the right social care for people, families and NHS services. 
  • Understand the extent of future demand for social care and the options for funding reform. 

10.45am
What is public health and who does it?
Durka Dougall, Senior Consultant and Programme Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

  • Learn what public health entails and how it fits in with other health and care.
  • Find out about the history of public health, who public health practitioners are and where and how they work. 

11.05am
The King’s Fund experts answer the questions you were too afraid to ask

Ruth Robertson, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund
Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow, Social Care, The King’s Fund
Durka Dougall, Senior Consultant and Programme Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

Speakers

Durka Dougall_Public Health.pdf Download Link
Jun19-RTT-SPN-publication-version.pdf Download Link
Ruth Robertson -  NHS.pdf Download Link
Simon_Bottery_social_care.pdf Download Link

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:30 AM 11:55 AM The Orangery, ground floor

Enjoy some refreshments and head to The King's Fund stand or our library for further resource on the subjects being discussed today.

Session two: Current pressures in health and care

11:55 AM 01:00 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

11.55am
Welcome and introduction
Andrew McKraken
, Head of Press and Public Affairs, The King's Fund

12.00pm
Workforce: is the NHS’s biggest asset about to turn into its
biggest risk?


  • Hear how high numbers of vacancies mean workforce planning is becoming a big risk for the sustainability of the NHS and why Brexit may make overseas recruiting harder.

  • In this session we explore the issues and what can be done in both the short and long term.

Alex Baylis, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund

12.15pm
Health and care funding: where are we now and where are
we going?


  • With the health and care system under the greatest pressure for a generation, this session will cover the scale of the issue and how organisations are responding.
  • The session will also discuss the options being considered to place health and care funding on a firmer footing in the long term.
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund

12.30pm
Politics and policy: the big picture
  • This session will discuss how health and care policy is implemented and the relationships between local and national politics and policy.
  • Hear about how decisions are made nationally and locally, and who the decision-makers are.
Helen McKenna, Senior Fellow - Policy and Communications, The King’s Fund

12.45pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Alex Baylis Workforce slides.pdf Download Link
Helen_McKenna_Politics_and_policy.pdf Download Link
Siva - NHS finances.pdf Download Link

Lunch, exhibition and networking

01:00 PM 02:00 PM The Orangery, ground floor

Grab some lunch and head to The King's Fund stand or our library for further resource on the subjects being discussed today.
Breakouts

Breakout A: What is commissioning?

02:00 PM 02:45 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

2.00pm
Welcome and introduction
Ruth Robertson, Senior Policy Fellow, The King’s Fund

2.05pm
What is commissioning and how is it changing?
  • Learn about commissioning within the NHS – what is it and which organisations are involved? How is commissioning changing as organisations are working more closely together through sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and integrated care systems (ICSs)?
  • Hear from an NHS commissioner about the highs and lows of working in the system, the opportunities for improving services and the challenges of working with constrained budgets. 
  • Gain some tips on working with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). What makes CCGs want to work with other organisations, and what are the most common mistakes made by those wanting to engage? 

Amanda Hume, Former Clinical Commissioning Group Chief Officer and Managing Director, Amanda Hume Associates


2.25pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Amanda Hume.pdf Download Link
Ruth Robertson-Commissioning-slides.pdf Download Link
Breakouts

Breakout B: What is a hospital?

02:00 PM 02:45 PM Maynard theatre, lower ground floor

2.00pm
Follow a patient’s route through a modern NHS hospital.
  • Learn about how the hospital has evolved and what functions and departments are essential to the delivery of health care services.
  • Understand the interplay between units and what happens in each part of what often sounds like a familiar organisation, which in practice entails a lot of complexity.
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Policy Analyst, The King’s Fund
Edward Cornick, Head of Policy, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

2.25pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Edward Cornick-slides.pdf Download Link
Siva - How does a hospital work-slides.pdf Download Link
Breakouts

Breakout C: What is general practice?

02:00 PM 02:45 PM Edwards room, first floor

2.00pm
The GPs at the heart of the health care system

  • Learn why general practice sits at the centre of the system and why it is crucial for policy-makers and commissioners to understand its role.
  • Hear how increased demand, funding issues and patient factors shape the reality of serving in primary care. 
  • Discover what primary care networks (PCNs) are and what they will mean for general practice.
Beccy Baird, Senior Policy Fellow, The King's Fund
Harry Wyatt, GP Registrar

2.25pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Beccy Baird.pdf Download Link
PM breakouts

Breakout D: What are community health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM Edwards room, first floor

2.50pm
  • Discover the array of different services included in ’community health services‘, in community health care trusts and elsewhere, and how they connect with other parts of health and care.
  • Hear about the different professions that work in community health care and the role they play in health and social care.
Anna Charles, Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO, The King’s Fund
Anne Whateley, Director of Primary Care Partnerships, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

3.05pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Anna Charles community health services health and care explained.pdf Download Link
Anne_Whateley.pdf Download Link
PM breakouts

Breakout E: What is patient involvement?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM Maynard theatre, lower ground floor

2.50pm
Patients, communities and the NHS: building a person-centred health care system

2.55pm
  • Learn how patients and the public are involved at all levels of the NHS and social care and where they can effect change.
  • Hear about how the terms involvement, participation, engagement and co-production are used and what they mean for health and care.
Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.05pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Dan wellings.pdf Download Link
PM breakouts

Breakout F: What are mental health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

2.50pm
Welcome and introduction
Eugenia Marna, Events and Partnerships Content, The King’s Fund

2.55pm
Building new approaches to mental health

  • Learn about the history of mental health support and provision, what it looks like now and who is included in the mental health workforce.
  • Discover how mental health services are increasingly being integrated with physical health to give a more person-centred holistic approach for patients and service users. 
  • Hear about the importance of investing in the prevention of mental ill health, especially in supporting children’s and young people’s mental health. 
Helen Gilburt, Policy Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.05pm
Questions and discussion

Speakers

Helen Gilburt - Mental health.pdf Download Link

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

03:35 PM 03:55 PM The Orangery, ground floor

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

Session five: Hot topics in health and care

03:55 PM 04:45 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

3.40pm
Welcome back
Helen McKenna, Senior Fellow - Policy and Communications, The King's Fund

3.45pm
Quick-fire hot topics
  • Hear quick pitches from speakers on a key subject in today’s world of health and social care, including Brexit, the NHS long-term plan, primary care networks and much more.
  • Take the opportunity to ask our speakers questions and explore issues that have arisen throughout the day.
  • Make the most of our interactive session to consolidate your learning and get the answers you’re looking for.

Siva Anandaciva, Chief Policy Analyst, The King’s Fund
Beccy Baird, Senior Policy Fellow, The King's Fund
Alex Baylis, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund
Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow, Social Care, The King’s Fund
Anna Charles, Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO, The King’s Fund
Durka Dougall, Senior Consultant and Programme Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund
Helen Gilburt, Policy Fellow, The King’s Fund
Ruth Robertson, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund
And others

4.15pm
Questions and discussion

4.45pm
Close of conference

Speakers