Westminster Health Forum

Quality and resource management in delivering NHS services and priorities for NHS Improvement

Thursday, 27th April 2017

Central London


This seminar will be an opportunity to consider policy priorities for the future of the NHS for the year ahead and beyond.

It will bring together senior figures from the Department of Health, NHS England and health regulators with a broad, relevant range of stakeholders, including health and social care professionals, representatives of health consumer organisations, local government, representatives of healthcare and pharmaceutical industries, academia, interested and affected patient groups.

Delegates will consider priorities for balancing the NHS budget, challenges and opportunities for implementing Sustainability and Transformation Plans, and next steps for innovation following publication of the Accelerated Access Review.

Guest of Honour

Jim Mackey

Chief Executive, NHS Improvement

Guest of Honour

Jim Mackey

Chief Executive, NHS Improvement

Keynote Speakers

Chris Hopson

Chief Executive, NHS Providers

Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell

Chair, NHS Confederation and former Secretary of State for Health (1995-1997)

Dr Robert Varnam

Head of General Practice Development, NHS England

Professor Gillian Leng

Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health and Social Care, NICE

Shirley Cramer

Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health


Rt Hon the Lord Lansley

former Secretary of State for Health (2010-2012)


Edward Baker

Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals, CQC

Gill Orves

Chair, Ipswich Hospital User Group, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Robert White

Director, Health Value for Money Audit, National Audit Office