Westminster Health Forum

Conferences that are scheduled to take place before September will be conducted online.
The format will mirror physical conferences organised by the Forum with speakers presenting via webcam, accompanied by slides if they wish.
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Utilisation of increased NHS funding - priority areas, improving delivery of care, and long-term financial sustainability

Morning, Thursday, 24th September 2020

Central London or Virtual

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED


With the Government’s commitment to prioritising the NHS in its legislative programme - and its commitment to increased financial support - this conference will bring out latest thinking on how funding should be used and targeted.


It follows the introduction of the NHS Funding Bill to Parliament, which will put into law an extra £33.9bn every year by 2024 for the NHS targeted at improving care.


The conference will be an opportunity for key stakeholders and policymakers to assess priorities for the distribution of funding, and how this will feed into the delivery of the targets set out in the NHS Long Term Plan.


Areas for discussion include:

  • Key issues and priorities for funding;
  • Health and social care integration;
  • Investment in training and the workforce;
  • Innovation and technology; and
  • Securing the long-term financial sustainability of the NHS.

Speakers and chair

There will be keynote contributions from Niall Dickson, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation; Professor Paul Corrigan, Management Consultant and former senior prime ministerial health policy advisor and Professor Tim Briggs, Chair, Getting It Right First Time and National Director of Clinical Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement.


Further keynote speakers include Mike Adams, RCN England; Tom Fellows, Nuffield Health; Karolina Gerlich, National Association of Care & Support Workers; Dr Helen Meese, Institution of Mechanical Engineers; and Dr Cathy Winfield, Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group and Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System.


The agenda

  • Key issues for NHS funding - priorities, challenges and next steps;
  • Meeting targets in the NHS Long Term Plan - funding allocations, system redesign and local variation;
  • Developing new models of primary care - and the role of digital-first primary care and changing commissioning structures;
  • Delivering high-quality care, increasing productivity and reducing unwarranted variation;
  • Improving integration between health and social care;
  • The role of the independent sector in supporting the delivery of care;
  • Stakeholder priorities for funding and financial sustainability:
    • The workforce: recruitment, training and retention;
    • Integrated Care Systems - their developing role of in service redesign;
    • Realising the potential from estates and procurement;
    • Utilising technology to streamline services, enhance treatment and innovate care; and
    • Ensuring patients are at the centre of care.
  • Next steps for ensuring the financial sustainability of the NHS.

Engagement with policy officials at this conference

Westminster Health Forum conferences typically attract strong interest from policymakers. This seminar will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with officials who have already reserved places representing: DHSC; the Cabinet Office and Public Health England.



Keynote Speakers

Niall Dickson

Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

Professor Tim Briggs

Chair, Getting It Right First Time and National Director of Clinical Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Keynote Speakers

Niall Dickson

Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

Professor Paul Corrigan

Management Consultant and former senior prime ministerial health policy adviser

Charles Tallack

Assistant Director, REAL centre, The Health Foundation

Professor Tim Briggs

Chair, Getting It Right First Time and National Director of Clinical Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement

Speakers

Karolina Gerlich

Chief Executive Officer and Founding Director, National Association of Care & Support Workers

Dr Peter Bibawy

Clinical Chair and Lead Frimley Leadership and Improvement Academy, North East Hampshire and Farnham, CCG

Dr Cathy Winfield

Chief Officer, Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Group and Prevention Lead, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System

Dr Helen Meese

Medical Technology Policy Consultant, Institution Of Mechanical Engineers

Dr Peter Bibawy

Clinical Chair and Lead, Frimley Leadership and Improvement Academy, North East Hampshire and Farnham, CCG

Mike Adams

Director, RCN England

Tom Fellows

NHS Lead, Nuffield Health