Westminster Health Forum

Priorities for the NHS Assembly and delivering the NHS Long Term Plan

Morning, Wednesday, 5th February 2020

Central London

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This conference focuses on priorities for the NHS Assembly - established to advise and drive the implementation of the NHS Long Term Plan - and its programme of work going forward.


Delegates will discuss how to ensure effective representation within the Assembly and engagement with NHS bodies, patients, local government, and industry.


They will also consider recommendations for government and parliament from NHS England and NHS Improvement for an NHS Integrated Care Bill to encourage partnership working and help deliver the NHS Long Term Plan.


In the wider context of the NHS Long Term Plan implementation framework, delegates will assess the next steps for its delivery - looking at patient engagement, service redesign, and next steps for policy.


Speakers


There will be keynote contributions from: Professor Tim Briggs, Chair, Getting It Right First Time and National Director of Clinical Improvement, NHS England and NHS Improvement, Chris Hopson, Chief Executive, NHS Providers and Member, NHS Assembly and Professor David Hunter, Emeritus Professor of Health Policy and Management, Institute of Health Population Sciences, Newcastle University.


Further speakers include: James Bullion, Executive Director, Adult Social Services, Norfolk County Council; Dr Karen Eastman, Clinical Director, Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG; Professor Sian Ellard, Member, NHS Assembly; James Hawkins, Director of Strategy, NHS Digital; Dr Karen Kirkham, National Clinical Advisor, Primary Care, NHS England; and Lucy Watts, Member, NHS Assembly and Patient Leader.


The agenda


  • Key issues for the NHS Assembly: engagement, representation and strategic direction;
  • Driving efficiencies and improvements to the quality of care;
  • Delivery of goals within the NHS Long Term Plan:
    • Patient, public and carer involvement in transforming services;
    • Moving forward with health and social care integration; and
    • Improving value and reducing unwarranted clinical variation.
  • Funding allocations and performance targets;
  • Tackling barriers to delivery: collaboration and partnering, service redesign and incorporating innovation:
    • Progress of integrated care systems in redesigning local systems;
    • Local approaches to prevention and population health;
    • Recruitment, retention and delivering the NHS People Plan;
    • Utilising technology across health and social care; and
    • Translating health research into adoptable and scalable innovations.
  • Next steps for the NHS Long Term Plan.


Keynote Speaker

Chris Hopson

Chief Executive, NHS Providers and Member, NHS Assembly

Keynote Speakers

Professor David Hunter

Emeritus Professor of Health Policy and Management, Institute of Health Population Sciences, Newcastle University

Professor Tim Briggs

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

Chris Hopson

Chief Executive, NHS Providers and Member, NHS Assembly

Speakers

Dr Karen Eastman

Clinical Director, Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG and Lead, Unwarranted Clinical Variation, Sussex Health and Care Partnership

Lucy Watts

Member, NHS Assembly and Patient Leader

Dr Karen Kirkham

Clinical Lead, Dorset Integrated Care System; Assistant Clinical Chair, Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group and National Clinical Advisor, Primary Care, NHS England

James Hawkins

Director of Strategy, NHS Digital

Professor Sian Ellard

Professor of Genomic Medicine, University of Exeter; Consultant Clinical Scientist, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Member, NHS Assembly