2020 Programme



Transformation and system recovery after coronavirus



Registration & Refreshments


Chair’s Opening Remarks
Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ


Opening Keynote: Re-imagining the NHS: harnessing positives from the Covid-19 response

In association with McKinsey

  • Uncovering system strengths and weaknesses highlighted by the pandemic
  • Learning from strain on capacity and resources to increase service resilience
  • Identifying areas for continued development and support from the centre
  • Refocusing for the longer term: What should the greatest priorities be for the coming months? 


Panel Discussion: Harnessing digital progress in response to covid-19 in the longerterm 

In association with Visiba Care

  • Evaluating success of technologies implemented and opportunities to roll out
  • Increasing system efficiency in the near- to mid-term through digital solutions
  • Integrating a more digitised primary care model for seamless care delivery
  • Addressing challenges in the integration of digital services across the system

Panellists include:

Ian Lightley, Head of Integrated Care, Livewell Southwest 


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Interactive Discussion Groups:

Join these intimate and focused small-group discussions to share experiences with senior colleagues and get your pressing questions answered. With tables limited to just 12 participants, ensure you sign up early to ensure your place at your preferred 2 tables.

Developing and delivering a clinical strategy across an ICS 

Unlocking data across organisations, systems and suppliers to improve outcomes

In association with Cerner

Session reserved for PA Consulting Enhancing workforce capabilities and efficiencies with digital solutions
Leveraging data and analytics to drive change – challenges and opportunities  What is the future of acute hospital services post covid-19?
Building a learning culture across an ICS  Co-designing solutions with service users at the centre
Developing and delivering digital solutions Partnering with academia and industry – what benefits and challenges do these relationships bring? 


Networking Lunch


Stream A: Recovering from coronavirus in the NHS

Stream B: Integrating care pathways across the ICS


Session A: Preparing for a shift in service demand and pressures

  • Managing and prioritising the backlog of cancelled operations
  • Identifying upcoming public health pressures and what they mean for the NHS

Session B: Integrated children’s services: early intervention and optimising outcomes

  • Improving education, employment and training rates from age 16 to 25
  • Addressing speech, language and communication needs to reduce inequalities and emotional and behavioural disorders

Panellists include:

Kamini Gadhok, CEO, Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists


Session Change


Session A: Supporting mental health and wellbeing with effective service provision

  • Looking beyond the NHS to support the local population
  • Implementing an effective rehabilitation strategy for covid-19 survivors
  • Building community support networks and social interaction post-isolation

Session B: Forging system-wide clinical pathways: Following Integrated care models for respiratory and diabetes services

  • Assessing most appropriate intervention points and allocating funds
  • Identifying measures of success to focus efforts and evaluate outcomes


Afternoon Refreshments & Networking


Session A: Advancing outpatient care models to streamline services and alleviate hospital pressure 

  • Ensuring continued momentum rather than falling back to precovid
  • Harnessing community assets to support population wellbeing 

Session B: The social care gap – Championing the role of social care at a national level

  • Raising the voice of social care in integrated care strategies 
  • Managing procurement and planning for social care


Session Change


Panel Discussion: Collaborating cross-system – takeaways from more advanced integrated care models

Hear from leaders in other systems on how they have assessed joint strategic needs, stratified risk and enabled better collaboration to provide integrated care to patients.

Panellists include:
Amanda Doyle, Chief Clinical Officer Blackpool CCG, Fylde and Wyre CCG and West Lancashire CCG and ICS Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria 

Matthew Kershaw, Chief Executive, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and Place Based Leader for Health
​Michael Bell,
Chairman, Croydon Health Services NHS Trust and Co-Chair, Croydon Health Board 


Chair’s Closing Remarks
​Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ

19.15 - 23.00

Networking Drinks Reception & Dinner



Registration & Refreshments


Chair’s Opening Remarks
Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ


Panel Discussion: Drawing on population health insights to deliver a step change in the nation’s health

  • How can population health analysis inform public health strategy?
  • Where and how can health inequalities finally be addressed?
  • How are ICS’s working effectively across health and local authorities to deliver a step change in health status?

Panellists include:

Andy Haynes, Executive Lead, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS

Fiona Edwards, Chief Executive, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Lead, Frimley ICS


Panel Discussion: Developing regulation and legislation to enable system-wide collaboration

  • Supporting individual organisations within systems as well as the role of the system itself
  • Looking at quality as a system issue
  • Addressing challenges in regulating a fluid governance system


Panel Discussion: Taking a collective position on environmental sustainability to proactively and reactively address the climate emergency

  • Setting out the system’s strategic response to the climate emergency
  • Embedding the NHS as a proactive and reactive force in addressing climate breakdown and associated public health impacts
  • Increasing service resilience in response to climate breakdown


Morning Refreshments & Networking


Panel Discussion: Integrating primary care – the role of the PCN in future delivery models

  • Key takeaways from network responses to covid-19 – what can we learn?
  • Moving away from a postcode lottery to standardise primary care at a regional level 
  • Incorporating PCNs as a key component within the ICS strategy going forward 

Pramit Patel, GP Principal, Greystone House Surgery, Redhill and Lead Primary Care Network (PCN) Clinical Director, Surrey Heartlands 


Panel Discussion: Rallying around the ICS vision – What does the LTP look like after covid-19? 

Hear about national priorities in working towards planning targets as the system recovers from coronavirus pressures.

Panellists include:

Claire Fuller, SRO, Surrey Heartlands ICS


Chair’s Closing Remarks

Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ

Lunch provided after closing remarks

NHS Registrations

STP/ICS leadership teams, NHS trust board members, CCG leadership teams, local
government leads, PCN leaders - register your free place here.

Private Sector Partnerships

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