HSJ Integrated Care Summit

Developing Integrated Care Systems to deliver improved patient care and outcomes


Midland Hotel, Manchester

23 - 24 September 2021



Registration & Refreshments

10:00 –10:40

What does integrated care mean and look like in the new NHS?

  • The role of the ICS and place within the healthcare system
  • Embedding quality and safety into the development of ICSs – what does outstanding look like?
  •  Learning from covid-19 to harness positive work and increase system resilience
  • How to balance representation with decision-making agility in a complex  environment
  • What does self-regulation look like, and where does accountability lie?

Panellists include:

Rosie Benneyworth, Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated 
Care, Care Quality Commission

10.40 –

The future of commissioning

  • Planning according to health needs to ensure maximum impact
  • Splitting the financial cake and navigating individual Trust targets
  • Where the power lies – understanding who to influence in system improvement

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11:50 –

Keynote Q&A

12:30 –

Interactive Discussion Groups

Join these intimate and focused small-group discussions to share experiences with senior colleagues and get your pressing questions answered. Each group discussion will run for 25 minutes, so you will have the chance to participate in two.

With tables limited to just 12 participants, ensure you sign up early to ensure your place at your preferred 2 tables.

Integrating remote monitoring solutions into care pathways to improve outcomes and reduce hospital time

In association with B Braun

Improving end of life care

Optimising patient flow for quicker hospital discharge

Meeting the needs of the workforce

Engaging high-risk citizens and patients in sustainable self-management

Ensuring digital inclusion and healthcare access to all

In association with Dr Foster

Investing in public health for improved health outcomes

Taking a user-led approach to service design

13.30 –

Networking Lunch

14.30 –

Tackling inequalities with a cross-system approach to improve population health 
across the board

  • Enabling healthcare access and inclusion across the entire population
  • Harnessing community assets to build a holistic picture and address inequalities at their roots
  • How can the NHS and local government work together more effectively?
  • Prioritising action on the wider determinants of health and protecting public health budgets

Panellists include:

Bola Owolabi, Director – Health Inequalities, NHS England and Improvement

15.10 –

Establishing clinically-led care pathways to optimise outcomes

  • What does the new “integration index” mean for pathway and service design?
  • How to effectively involve clinicians, the public and patients
  • Navigating complex conditions and non-linear pathways
  • Enabling good data flow to support integration
15:50 –

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking

16.20 –

Raising the voice of social care in integrated care strategies

  • Highlighting exacerbation of problems during the pandemic
  • Bridging the funding gap – where will £1 billion get us?
  • Managing social care planning within ICS strategies
17:00 –

Focusing resources on covid-19 recovery and the longer-term impacts

  • What does good look like in the recovery stage?
  • Maximising self-management tools for long-term and complex conditions

Panellists include:

Mel Pickup, Chief Executive, Bradford Teaching Hospitals FT

17.40 –

Chair’s Closing Remarks

Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ

Networking Reception & Dinner
Drinks reception from 19:00 with dinner served at 20.00. Finish at 22.00

Day 2 sessions commence at 9:00 sharp




Chair’s Opening Remarks

Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ

09:15 –

Delivering the right care in the right place to reduce hospital pressures and improve 
patient access

In association with TPP

  • Managing conditions locally to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and 
    speed up discharge
  • Working with PCNs and scaling up GP collaboration
  • What should the role of community providers be in ICSs, ICPs and provider 

Panellists include:

Tim Briggs, Chair, GIRFT and National Director of Clinical Improvement, NHS England and Improvement

09.55 –

Harnessing the benefits of digital while keeping patient need at the centre

In association with Visiba Care

  • Unpicking the positives of remote consultations and digital triage
  • Striking a balance: Understanding patient perspectives through survey responses
  • Maximising telehealth capabilities to empower patients and reduce hospital pressures
10.35 –

What does “good” system leadership look like?

  • Replacing competitive behaviours with collaborative thinking
  • Establishing effective cross-organisation leadership
  • Strengthening improvement capabilities within systems
11:15 –

Morning Refreshments & Networking

11.45 –

Allocating resource to public health and prevention for improved health outcome

  • Aligning public sector budgets to improve wellness
  • How are and should the NHS and government be working together?
  • Focus on sustainable development and respiratory
12:25 –

Forward look: What are the next set of priorities?

  • Navigating the longer-term impacts of covid-19
  • What does good look like in the recovery stage?
  • Driving positive outcomes with the integration agenda and upholding collaboration

Panellists include:

Claire Fuller, Lead and Interim CCG Accountable Officer, Surrey Heartlands ICS

13.05 –

Chair’s Closing Remarks
Dave West, Deputy Editor, HSJ
Takeaway lunch will be served after sessions finish



Private Sector Partnerships

Please contact Brett Mitchell to discuss partnership opportunities 

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