Morning, Tuesday, 25th February 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will consider the next steps for reforming professional healthcare regulation in the UK.
Areas for discussion include:
- Policy priorities moving forward following government response to consultation;
- The impact of changes to professional healthcare regulators, healthcare professionals and patients; and
- Supporting the workforce and developing education and training.
This timely conference follows the government response to the Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation consultation which is looking at proposals for achieving a more responsive regulatory system and to modernise the fitness to practice process.
Speakers and Chairs
There will be keynote contributions from: John Barwick, Interim Chief Executive and Deputy Registrar, Health and Care Professions Council; Alan Clamp, Chief Executive, Professional Standards Authority; Professor Sheona MacLeod, Deputy Medical Director for Education Reform, Health Education England; Charlie Massey, Chief Executive, General Medical Council and Jon Restell, Chief Executive, Managers in Partnership.
Further confirmed speakers include: Dr Judith Graham, Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust; Michele Golden, Deputy Director of Safety and Learning, NHS Resolution; Dr Clea Harmer, Sands; Dr Rob Hendry, Medical Protection Society; Nicola Hill, Kingsley Napley; Dr Paula Holt, University of Derby and Council of Deans of Health; Dr Rinesh Parmar, The Doctors’ Association UK and Dr Matthew Tuck, BMA.
The chairs are Baroness Cumberlege, Independent Chair, National Maternity Review, NHS England and Rt Hon the Lord Hunt of Kings Heath.
The agenda in summary
- Opportunities for regulatory autonomy and streamlining the fitness to practice process;
- The impact of the government response to Promoting professionalism, reforming regulation;
- Fostering professionalism through education and training;
- Priorities for the regulation of new roles in healthcare;
- Assessing the future scope of regulation - risk, regulating managerial roles and individual and organisational accountability;
- Maintaining standards going forward - ensuring accountability, supporting collaboration and improving flexibility;
- Implementing reform - supporting the workforce, addressing indemnity costs and promoting a learning culture; and
- Next steps in the reform of professional regulation.