Health and care explained: how the system works and how it is changing, Jan 2020

30/01/2020 - 30/01/2020 • 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN

Programme

  • 30 January

Registration opens, exhibition, networking and refreshments

08:30 AM 10:00 AM

Breakfast session: Understanding how patients access medicines in the UK

09:00 AM 09:45 AM

Paul Catchpole

Leo Ewbank

Kate Mowbray

Bradley Price

Session one: The NHS, social care and public health

10:00 AM 11:30 AM

Siva  Anandaciva

Alex Baylis

Simon  Bottery

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:30 AM 11:55 AM

Session two: Current pressures in health and care

11:55 AM 01:00 PM

Siva  Anandaciva

Alex Baylis

Helen  McKenna

Lunch, exhibition and networking

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

Breakout A: What is a hospital?

02:00 PM 02:50 PM

Siva  Anandaciva

Phillippa  Hentsch

Breakout B: What is general practice?

02:00 PM 02:50 PM

Beccy Baird

Abigail Heller

Breakout C: What are community health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM

Anna Charles

Breakout D: What is patient involvement? 

02:50 PM 03:35 PM

Dan  Wellings

Breakout E: What are mental health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM

Helen  Gilburt

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

03:35 PM 03:55 PM

Session five: How commissioning works and further hot topics in health and care

03:55 PM 04:45 PM

Siva  Anandaciva

Beccy Baird

Sally Warren

Dan  Wellings

Lillie Wenzel

Sponsor

Exhibitors

Speakers

Attendees

Siva Anandaciva

Chief Analyst
The King’s Fund
Siva is chief analyst in the policy team, leading on projects covering NHS funding, finances, productivity and performance. Before joining the Fund in 2017, Siva was head of analysis at NHS Providers – the membership body for NHS trusts and foundation trusts – where he led a team focused on NHS finances, workforce and informatics.

Previously, he was an analyst in the Department of Health working on medicines policy and urgent and emergency care. Siva has been a governor of the Homerton University NHS Foundation Trust since October 2014.

Read Siva's reports and blog posts.

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Beccy Baird

Senior Policy Fellow
The King’s Fund
Beccy works in the health policy team, leading research and analysis across a range of health care issues. She has worked in the NHS and social care for more than 20 years, and before joining the Fund was associate director for service improvement in a cancer network. She spent two years in San Mateo County, California, developing a model of integrated health and social care funding and delivery for older people. She began her career as a researcher in older people and mental health services. She has an MSc in health systems management from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Beccy is a trustee of Young Minds, the national charity for children and young people's mental health and is a qualified coach practitioner, accredited with the European Mentoring and Coaching Council.

Read Beccy's reports and blog posts.

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Alex Baylis

Assistant Director of Policy
The King’s Fund
Alex joined The King’s Fund in March 2016, and is assistant director in the policy team, overseeing and leading policy projects on a range of health care, care quality and NHS system topics. Before joining the Fund he worked at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), where he led development of the framework and approach for inspecting and rating hospitals, and at the Healthcare Commission, where he introduced risk-based regulation in the independent sector. Alex also led CQC’s work with the Department of Health on the policy and legal framework for quality regulation, and with the Department and other national bodies to agree roles and responsibilities for responding to serious concerns. Before working in quality regulation, Alex worked in management in two NHS trusts. He has also worked at the Department of Health and at the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen.

Read Alex's blog posts and reports.

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Simon Bottery

 Senior Fellow, Social Care
The King’s Fund 
Before joining The King’s Fund in September 2017, Simon spent almost 10 years as Director of Policy at the older people’s charity Independent Age, researching and campaigning on issues including care home quality, unmet needs for care, social care funding and the social care workforce.

He was vice-chair of the Care and Support Alliance in 2017. Simon has wide experience in policy, communications and journalism, including as Director of Communications at Citizens Advice. He has also worked for ActionAid, in the commercial sector for Guinness and in BBC local radio.

Read Simon's reports and blog posts.

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Paul Catchpole

Value & Access Policy Director
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI)
Paul has worked in the healthcare, local government and pharmaceutical sectors for over 30 years. He began his career as an NHS researcher and then held a number of NHS management posts before working on a wide range of UK and international management consultancy assignments at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.After moving to Roche, he led work on national reimbursement of medicines, health economics, strategic pricing and market access.

Paul’s policy work at the ABPI over the last nine years includes all aspects of medicines evaluation, health technology assessment, pricing and reimbursement, market access, the Cancer Drugs Fund, biosimilar medicines, EAMS and the Accelerated Access Collaborative.He has led work on shaping and evolving value, access and uptake policy for the pharmaceutical industry in the UK for the last four PPRS negotiations, including the current Voluntary Scheme for Branded Medicines Pricing and Access.


He has a Ph.D in healthcare information systems and is a Member of the British Computer Society and a Chartered Information Technology Professional.

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Anna Charles

Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO
The King’s Fund
Anna works on a range of areas including NHS reform, new models of care and community services. She conducts research and analysis, as well as working closely with local and national health system leaders. Since joining the Fund in 2015, Anna has published work on community health services, social care, financial pressures in the NHS and the development of new care models and integrated care systems. In 2018, she acted as a specialist adviser to the House of Commons Health Select Committee during its inquiry into integrated care. Before joining the Fund, Anna worked as a doctor at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. She holds a medical degree and a degree in health care ethics and law from the University of Birmingham.

Read Anna's reports and blog posts.

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Durka Dougall

Senior Consultant and Programme Director, Leadership and Organisational Development
The King’s Fund
Durka is a senior consultant in the Leadership and Organisational Development team. Before joining the Fund, Durka worked for NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group as Head of Population Health Improvement and Transformation supporting 13 health and care organisations to improve the health of 600,000 people across two London boroughs. She has also worked for Health Education England as a public health consultant and quality improvement specialist. Previously, Durka worked in trauma and orthopaedic surgery at King’s College Hospital and as a senior NHS commissioning manager in London. Durka has experience of working across local, regional and international organisations to improve health and care by understanding needs, designing interventions to address these, evaluating outcomes, supporting system re-design and leading change on a large scale. Durka holds a Masters in health care leadership, a Masters in public health, a Fellowship in public health and was named NHS Emerging Leader of the Year by the London Leadership Academy in 2014.

Read Durka's blog posts and reports.

Leo Ewbank

Researcher
The King's Fund
Leo is a researcher in the policy team. Before joining the Fund, he worked at Demos, the cross-party think-tank. He has also worked in the policy development team at Cancer Research UK. He first worked on health care policy while at Reform, a think-tank focused on public services. He began his career at the Economic and Social Research Council.

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Helen Gilburt

Policy Fellow
The King’s Fund
Helen joined the policy team in 2013. She has expertise in health service research and a particular interest in mental health and service user and carer involvement. During this period she has led on a number of projects covering service transformation and pressures in the mental health system, and on the role of individuals including supporting self-management, involvement of patients and carers across the health system, and an evaluation of local Healthwatch. Previously she worked at the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London, where she remains a visiting researcher. This research has included a national study of residential alternatives to psychiatric hospital admission, implementation of recovery-orientated care in the community, and a trial of assertive outreach treatment for people with alcohol dependence. Helen holds a PhD in zoology from the University of Birmingham.

Read Helen's reports and blog posts.

30 January

Abigail Heller

GP Trainee
The King's Fund
Abigail is a GP Registrar in the Imperial GP Training Scheme. She currently works part of the week in The King’s Fund Policy team and part of the week at a GP practice in Acton, West London. She graduated from Medicine at Imperial in 2016 and studied a BSc in Endocrinology. Her areas of interest are mental health and children and young people.

30 January

Phillippa Hentsch

Head of Strategy and Analysis
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Phillippa joined UHB as Head of Strategy in September 2018. She was previously head of policy analysis at NHS Providers, the trade association for NHS trusts and foundation trusts. Before that, she has held a number of health policy, strategy and management roles at Deloitte, the General Medical Council and the European Parliament.

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Helen McKenna

Senior Fellow - Policy and Communications,
The King’s Fund
Helen is a generalist whose role spans the Fund’s policy and communications functions and involves identifying, analysing and communicating emerging policy issues as well as advising on their implications. Before joining the Fund, Helen was principal policy adviser on health and social care at Which? where her work included campaigns to improve the transparency of dental charges and to make it easier for people to complain about public services. Helen also worked at the Department of Health as a fast-stream trainee and then as a manager. Her roles at the Department included working on the Health and Social Care Act reforms, leading a review of the NHS Constitution and developing a programme of collaboration on health matters between China and the UK. Helen has an MSc in health policy from Imperial College, London.

Read Helen's reports and blog posts.

30 January

Kate Mowbray

Health Technology Assessment Manager
AbbVie UK
Katie Mowbray is a Health Technology Assessment Manager at AbbVie UK. She is responsible for developing the submissions to payers in the UK to seek reimbursement for newly licensed drugs or indications. She currently focuses on immunology, prior to that she worked at Roche focusing on breast cancer.

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Bradley Price

Policy and Public Affairs Manager
Sarcoma UK
Bradley Price is Policy and Public Affairs Manager at Sarcoma UK, the only cancer charity in the UK focusing on all types of sarcoma. He leads the development and implementation of the charity's policy positions, as well as campaigning and influencing work. Bradley specialises in cancer and rare disease policy and commissioning, with a particular interest in access to new medicines. He has previously worked at Prostate Cancer UK and national blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan.

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Sally Warren

Director of Policy
The King's Fund
Before joining the Fund, Sally had extensive experience in health, care and population health policy and delivery, in central and local government. Sally was Director for Social Care at the Department for Health and Social Care, Director of Programmes at Public Health England and Deputy Chief Inspector (for social care and registration) at the Care Quality Commission. She was also Director at the Cabinet Office, leading a project on social care funding for Budget 2017. Most recently, Sally worked at the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs as Director of the Agri-Food Chain, and latterly Director of EU Exit Preparedness and Response.

Read Sally's blog posts

30 January

Dan Wellings

Senior Fellow
The King’s Fund
Dan works in the policy team at the Fund, where his particular areas of interest include patient and staff experience and public perceptions of the NHS and social care system. Before joining The King’s Fund in April 2017, Dan was Head of Insight and Feedback at NHS England. The Insight and Feedback team is responsible for the commissioning and running of a number of national surveys including the GP Patient Survey, the Cancer Patient Experience Survey and the Staff Survey. In addition, the team oversees the patient-reported outcomes measures (PROMs) programme as well as the implementation and development of the friends and family test. Dan has also worked as Research Director at Ipsos MORI, specialising in public attitudes to the NHS and social care. He has a Masters in public health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

Read Dan's reports and blog posts.

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Lillie Wenzel

Fellow, Policy
The King’s Fund 
Lillie joined The King's Fund as a Fellow in the policy team in August 2014. Her work at the Fund has included a joint project with the Health Foundation on a transformation fund for the NHS, and the development of integrated commissioning options to build on the work of the Barker Commission on the future of health and social care. Lillie is currently working on a project exploring the impact of financial pressures in the NHS on patients’ access to quality care.

Before joining the Fund Lillie worked in the health team within PricewaterhouseCoopers’ advisory practice, where she supported NHS organisations on a range of assignments including public procurement projects, organisational and commercial change and strategy development projects. While at PwC, Lillie spent 18 months on a secondment to the Department of Health's NHS Group where she worked on provider policy.

Read Lilly's blog posts and reports.

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Isabel Abbs

Policy Intern
The Health Foundation
AA

Amina Abukar

Technical Adviser - Health and Wellbeing
Independent Age
DA

Dr Hardeep Aiden

Research Manager
The Health Foundation
HA

Hamze Ali

Communications and Engagement Officer
Better Care Fund Support Team
HA

Howard Allen

Founder
HealthBank
GA

George Appleton

Policy and Public Affairs Officer
Care England
KA

Kirthan Ashok

Senior Manager, Strategic Ops
Intuitive
LA

Leva Asnina

Senior Account Executive
PLMR Ltd.
NA

Nick Atkins

Head of Health & Wellbeing
Enable Leisure & Culture
GB

Gbemi Babalola

Senior Analyst
The King's Fund
YB

Yvonne Baffour

Support and Content Officer
Better Care Fund Support Team
JB

Judith Bell

Business Development Manager
Healthwatch Norfolk Ltd
CB

Christine Bennett

Analyst Team Leader
Care Quality Commission
DB

Dr Pal Bhusate

Chief Executive Officer
Kinseed
AB

Ama Bimpong

Trustee
Healthwatch Milton Keynes
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Paul Blampied

Trade Sales Manager
Abbott Diabetes Care
KB

Katherine Bradshaw

Senior Communications Officer
National Guardian's Office
LB

Laura Brady-Locke

Medical Manager
Roche
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Susan Brigstock-Parker

Manager-Hospital Services & Social Prescribing
Age UK west sussex Brighton & Hove
HB

Helen Bristow

PPG chair
Paxton Green Group Practice
RB

Rosemary Brotchie

Regional Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer
Alzheimer's Society
BB

Beth Brown

Social Prescribing & Macmillan Move More Project
Enable Leisure & Culture
DB

Dr Connor Brown

Junior Doctor
Dr
DB

Danusia Brzezina

Senior Case Review Officer
National Guardian's Office
OB

Olivia Burr

Inpatient Care Lead
Diabetes UK
DC

Dr Jane Canavan

Head of Education
Central Northwest London NHS Foundation Trust
OC

Olivia Chalwin

Senior Contract Manager
University Hospital Southampton NHS FT
WC

Wayne Chang

Programme Co-Ordinator
Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network
SC

Sharon Clare

Director of Operations
Southdown
GC

Gemma Clayton

Senior Manager - Community Services Commissioning
Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group
AC

Alison Clowes

Regional Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer
Alzheimer's Society
MC

Meriel Cochrane

Policy & Practice Officer - Health Influencing
Age UK
CC

Carolyn Connage

Occupational Therapist
Brent Council
LC

Lindsey Cook

Patient Representative
Eastern Citizens Senate
SC

Sarah Cooper

Cancer Waits Improvement Facilitator
Healthy London Partnership - Transforming Cancer Services Team
EC

Ellie Costello

Parent Carer
Independent
CC

Claire Coutts

Content and Campaigns Officer
South West London Health and Care Partnership
DD

Dr Victoria Dachtler

Doctor
Jessops, Sheffield
HD

Harry Dayantis

Press and Public Affairs Manager
The King's Fund
DD

Dr James de Boisanger

National Medical Director's Clinical Fellow
The Health Foundation
PD

Previn Desai

Second clerk
House of Commons Health and Social Care Select Committee
MD

Maugan Dixon

Strategy Officer
General Medical Council
SD

Susan Doherty

Engagement Specialist
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
TD

Thomas Dunn

Deputy Manager
Goldenkey / Second Step
BE

Bethan Edwards

Communications Trainee
NHS Providers
CE

Clive Elliott

Business Partner
Court Street Medical Practice
DE

Dr Laura Erdmanis

Analyst Team Leader
Care Quality Commission
ME

Malcolm Evans

Public Affairs Manager, Europe
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd
AE

Alexander Evelyn

Consultant
Socitm
SF

Suzanne Farrell

Head of Mental Health Projects
Public Health England
DF

Dr Natasha Feiner

Policy Officer
British Heart Foundation
JF

Jordan Fenlon

Research Officer
National Deaf Children's Society
CF

Claire Ferris

Business Development Officer
Dementia UK
KF

Krissie Ferris

Research Analyst
Deloitte
JF

Joao Figueiredo

Researcher
Good Governance Institute
SF

Sarah Finlayson

Marketing Manager
The King's Fund
LG

Lucy Gallagher

Engagement Programme Assistant
NIHR
EG

Emily Gash

Business Development Manager
South Yorkshire Housing Association
KG

Kate Gay

Operations Manager
British Red Cross
OG

Oliver George

Healthcare Policy and Public Affairs Undergraduate
Pfizer
PG

Phil Godfrey

Public Health Development Manager & MECC Programme
HEE, Wessex
EG

Ellie Gomes

Communications officer
NHS Providers
AG

Alistair Gordon

Government Affairs Manager
Daiichi Sankyo UK
RG

Rebecca Gorringe

Partnerships Executive
The King's Fund
SG

Sam Graves

Senior Commissioning Officer
Esses County Council
CG

Corinna Gray

Partnership Development Officer
Age UK Camden
HH

Helen Hamilton

Healthcare Development Manager
Blue Horizon Healthcare Consulting Ltd
CH

Claire Harris

Project Support
National Orthopaedic Alliance- NHS
SH

Susan Harrison

Transformation Support Officer
South Eastern Hampshire and Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Grou
MH

Mark Hicken

Managing Director
Janssen
SH

Steve Hickman-Brown

Director of Operations
Southdown
SH

Stephen Hinchley

Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer
VoiceAbility
AH

Ann Hoey

Deputy Director National Orthopaedoc Alliance
NHS RNOH
NH

Nathan Hollow

Head of Health and Social Care
PLMR Ltd.
MH

Mark Hudson

Policy Analyst, Committee Office
House of Lords
MJ

Margaret Jackson

Governor
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundatiuon Trust
RJ

Raj Jogia

Patient And Public Voice
West London CCG, Patients Reference Group
AJ

Abbie Johnson

Policy Manager
Royal College of Nursing
DJ

David Johnson

Business Insights & Data Lead - UK & Ireland
Johnson & Johnson
KJ

Kerry Jones Kensah

Involvement Manager
Versus Arthritis
RJ

Rini Jones

Policy & Advocacy Officer
Hospice UK
SJ

Safiya Jones

Policy Officer (Cancer Care & Support)
Macmillan Cancer Support
HK

Hammad Kazi

Senior Researcher
LaingBuisson
JK

John Kemp

Regional Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer
Alzheimer's Society
HK

Helena Kipling

Policy Officer
British Heart Foundation
PK

Pooja Kumari

Policy & Comms Adviser
Royal College of Emergency Medicine
TL

Tom Lee

Senior Cancer Intelligence Manager
CRUK
ML

Mary Legge

Trustee
Healthwatch Milton Keynes
NL

Natalia Lorenc

Performance & Information Coordinator
Hestia Housing & Support
ZM

Zuzana Majcikova

Senior Business Analyst
Intuitive
HM

Harrison Marsh

Regional Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer
Alzheimer's Society
TM

Tae Mawson

Social Media and Campaigns Manager
South West London Health and Care Partnership
OM

Olivia McCarthy

Account Manager
CDM London
JM

Juliet McGilligan

Education Transformation Programme Manager
Health Education England
MM

Morag McInnes

Area Level Analytics Manager
Care Quality Commission
GM

Georgia McMahon

Commissioning Apprentice
Tameside & Glossop CCG
RM

Rejoice Molaodi

Library Trainee
The Kings Fund
RM

Rachel Morgan

Income Generation and Bid Writing
Citizens Advice Reading
JM

James Mudd

Executive Assistant to the Policy & Research Team
Nuffield Trust
CM

Claire Munro

Director
Dovetail
TM

Terry Murphy

National Business Development Manager
Radar Healthcare
EN

Elika Nasiri

Senior Marketing Executive
CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy)
JN

Jasmine Nolan

Business Assistant
Visiba Care
SN

Sean Nuzum

NHS Sector Director
QUL Technologies Limited
RO

Ronke Omotayo

Engagement Manager
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
RO

Roz Onions

Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager
Cancer Research UK
OP

Odeta Pakalnyte

PPG project coordinator
Healthwatch Central West London
AP

Arman Papadakis-Sali

Health Economist
Roche
NP

Neil Parker

Workforce Programme Manager
Health Education England
DP

Destiny Patrick

National Engagement Officer
National Guardian's Office
AP

Alyx Peters

Chief Executive Officer
Network Recruitment Wales
JP

Joe Potter

Policy Manager
Samaritans
JP

Janet Price

Stakeholder Engagement and Partnership Lead
Health Education England - Wessex
AR

Ailish Reaney

Healthcare Innovation Events Coordinator
British Heart Foundation
DR

David Redding

Senior Implementation and Business Change Manager
NHS Digital
DR

David Redding

Senior Implementation and Business Change Manager
NHS Digital
LR

Lottie Renwick

Senior Policy Officer
Asthma UK
SR

Simon Rivers

Country Medical Leader
Roche
KR

Kate Robson

Chief Executive Officer
Citizens Advice Uttlesford
PR

Philippa Russell

Community Link Worker
HealthWatch Islington
BS

Benedetta Sala

Community Link Worker
Association of Anaesthetists of GB & Ireland
ES

Eleanor Saunders

RCN Officer
Royal College of Nursing London
LS

Liz Saunders

Owner
Intok
AS

Alan Schofield

Patient Representative
SHRINE
SS

Simon Sharkey Woods

Trustee
Healthwatch Milton Keynes
PS

Pooja Sharma

Senior Prescribing Advisor
Midlands and Lancashire CSU
VS

Vivienne Shaw

Head of R&D
Cambridgeshire and Peterborough CCG
PS

Phil Smalley

Client Principal
ThoughtWorks
FS

Fauzia Somani

Director of Future Pharmacy
Boots
NS

Nicola Speake

Head of Business Development
South Yorkshire Housing Association
ES

Estelle Spence

NHS Digital
DS

Dr Marcus Stevens

GPST1
Royal United Hospital, Bath
AS

Alex Stewart

Business and Programmes Manager
Mental Health Network - NHS Confederation
SS

Shannon Stewart

Account Manager
PLMR Ltd.
OS

Oenone Stoodley

Senior Implementation & Business Change Manager
NHS Digital
KS

Karol Szczecinski

Innovation Project Support Officer
Basildon & Thurrock Hospital
HT

Helena Thompson

Research Team Coordinator
The Health Foundation
CT

Carry Triggs Hodge

Health Strategist
CTH Healthcare
EU

Elizabeth Uwaifo

Senior Commissioning Officer
Essex County Council
LV

Laura Vicinanza

Regional Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer
Alzheimer's Society
RV

Rebecca Viney-Wood

Policy Officer
Shared Lives Plus
HW

Harry Walker

Director External Affairs
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
DW

Dr Madeleine Walpert

Policy Advisor
Alzheimer's Research UK
HW

Hannah Walters

Insight Analyst
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)
DW

Dan West

Business Development Manager, Health & Social Care
CIPFA (Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy)
BW

Brady White

Policy and Research Officer
The College of Optometrists
EW

Ethan Williams

Researcher
King's Fund
JW

Jay Williams

Communications Officer
National Guardian's Office
JW

Jonathan Williams

Support Commissioning and Delivery Lead
Better Care Fund Support Team
EW

Ellie Williamson

Account Executive
CDM London
RW

Rhodri Williams

Policy and Workforce Officer
Care England
SW

Sheryl Wilmott

Clinical Leadership Fellow
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
RW

Richard Woodward

Public Affairs Officer
Blue Cross
RW

Ryan Woodward

Librarian
City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
AW

Alanna Wurm

External Affairs Assistant
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
CY

Cin Yeung

Public Affairs Officer
NHS Providers
CY

Catherine Young

Programme Co-Ordinator
Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network
LZ

Laís Helena Zimmermann

Medical Doctor

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The King's Fund

The King’s Fund is an independent charity working to improve health and care in England.

Our mission describes how we will achieve this:
  • through our research and policy analysis
  • through the work we do with individuals, organisations and communities building their capability, supporting them to adopt best practice and share learning
  • by bringing people together through events and networks to discuss and learn from evidence from the United Kingdom and across the world
  • by promoting greater understanding of health and care policy and practice – helping people to make sense of a complex and rapidly changing environment.

Registration opens, exhibition, networking and refreshments

08:30 AM 10:00 AM The Orangery, ground floor

Welcome! Grab your badge from the registration desk and familiarise yourself with this app.

We will be using www.slido.com (#kfxplain) to ask speakers questions throughout the plenary sessions
Breakfast session

Breakfast session: Understanding how patients access medicines in the UK

09:00 AM 09:45 AM Maynard theatre, lower ground flooe

Medicines are a vital part of modern health care. The question of how to give patients access to innovative medicines, in a way that the NHS can afford, has exercised policy-makers, politicians and industry for many years and can be complicated and difficult to navigate for many stakeholders.
This session will explore the current medicines landscape and highlight some of the key challenges to patients accessing medicines in the United Kingdom.

Leo Ewbank, Researcher, The King’s Fund
Paul Catchpole, Value and Access Director at Association, ABPI
Bradley Price, Policy and Public Affairs Manager, Sarcoma UK
Katie Mowbray, HTA Manager, AbbVie

This session is hosted by the event sponsors:


Speakers

Breakfast session slides.pdf Download Link

Session one: The NHS, social care and public health

10:00 AM 11:30 AM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

10.00am
Welcome and introduction
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund 
@SivaAnandaciva

10.05am
Who cares about social care?
Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow, Social Care, The King’s Fund
@blimeysimon

  • Understand who uses social care services, who works in them and how they are funded.
  • Learn about the role of social care and the importance of delivering the right social care for people, families and NHS services.
  • Understand the extent of future demand for social care and the options for funding reform.

10.25am 
What is public health and who does it?
Alex Baylis, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund
@_abaylis ‏

  • Learn what public health entails and how it fits in with other health and care.
  • Find out about the history of public health, who public health practitioners are and where and how they work. 
10.45am
How is the NHS structured and why does it matter?
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund 
@SivaAnandaciva

  • Understand the core components of the complex structure of the NHS, including how money flows through the system, who the main commissioners and providers of care are, and how care is regulated.
  • Gain an overview of the key priorities for the NHS over the next few years.

11.05am
The King’s Fund experts answer the questions you were too afraid to ask

Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund
Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow, Social Care, The King’s Fund
Alex Baylis, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund

Speakers

Alex Baylis_Public Health-slides.pdf Download Link
Simon Bottery_Social Care-slides.pdf Download Link
Siva_Structure of the NHS-slides.pdf Download Link

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

11:30 AM 11:55 AM The Orangery, ground floor

Enjoy some refreshments and head to The King's Fund stand or our library for further resource on the subjects being discussed today.

Session two: Current pressures in health and care

11:55 AM 01:00 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

11.55am 
Welcome and introduction  
Alex Baylis, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund
@_abaylis ‏

12.00pm 
Workforce: is the NHS’s biggest asset about to turn into its
biggest risk?

  • Hear how high numbers of vacancies mean workforce planning is becoming a big risk for the sustainability of the NHS and why Brexit may make overseas recruitment harder. 
  • In this session we explore the issues and what can be done in both the short and long term.   
Alex Baylis, Assistant Director of Policy, The King’s Fund 
@_abaylis ‏

12.15pm 
Health and care funding: where are we now and where are
we going?  

  • With the health and care system under the greatest pressure for a generation, this session will cover the scale of the issue and how organisations are responding.  
  • The session will also discuss the options being considered to place health and care funding on a firmer footing in the long term.
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund 
@SivaAnandaciva

12.30pm 
Politics and policy: the big picture
  • This session will discuss how health and care policy is implemented and the relationships between local and national politics and policy.
  • Hear about how decisions are made nationally and locally, and who the decision-makers are.
Helen McKenna, Senior Fellow - Policy and Communications, The King’s Fund
@helenamacarena

12.45pm 
Questions and discussion 

Speakers

Alex_Baylis_S2 workforce.pdf Download Link
Policy and politics - the big picture HCE Jan 2020.pdf Download Link
Siva_Anandaciva_S2.pdf Download Link

Lunch, exhibition and networking

01:00 PM 02:00 PM The Orangery, ground floor

Grab some lunch and head to The King's Fund stand or our library for further resource on the subjects being discussed today.
First set breakouts

Breakout A: What is a hospital?

02:00 PM 02:50 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

*PLEASE NOTE THAT SHANTI DID NOT PRESENT IN THE SESSION BUT THE SLIDES ARE INCLUDED HERE AS SIVA REFERRED TO THE CASE STUDY DURING THE SESSION. 

2.00pm 
Welcome and introduction
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Policy Analyst, The King’s Fund
@SivaAnandaciva

2.05pm 
Follow a patient’s route through a modern NHS hospital

  • Learn about how the hospital has evolved and what functions and departments are essential to the delivery of health care services.
  • Understand the interplay between units and what happens in each part of what often sounds like a familiar organisation, which in practice entails a lot of complexity.

Siva Anandaciva, Chief Policy Analyst, The King’s Fund
Phillippa Hentsch, Head of Strategy and Analysis, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

2.25pm 
Questions and discussion 

Speakers

Shanti Vijayaraghavan (1).pdf Download Link
Siva_Anandaciva_Hospital-slides.pdf Download Link
First set breakouts

Breakout B: What is general practice?

02:00 PM 02:50 PM Maynard theatre, lower ground floor

2.00pm 
Welcome and introduction
Beccy Baird, Senior Policy Fellow, The King's Fund 
@BeccyA

2.05pm 
The GPs at the heart of the health care system
  • Learn why general practice sits at the centre of the system and why it is crucial for policy-makers and commissioners to understand its role.
  • Hear how increased demand, funding issues and patient factors shape the reality of serving in primary care. 
  • Discover what primary care networks (PCNs) are and what they will mean for general practice.
Beccy Baird, Senior Policy Fellow, The King's Fund 
Abigail Heller, GP Trainee, The King’s Fund

2.25pm 
Questions and discussion 

Speakers

Beccy_Baird-slides.pdf Download Link
second set breakouts

Breakout C: What are community health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM Edwards room, first floor

2.50pm 
Welcome and introduction
Anna Charles, Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO, The King’s Fund
@AnnaCharlesKF ‏

2.55pm 
  • Discover the array of different services included in ‘community health services’, in community health care trusts and elsewhere, and how they connect with other parts of health and care.
  • Hear about the different professions that work in community health care and the role they play in health and social care.

Anna Charles, Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO, The King’s Fund

3.05pm 
Questions and discussion 

Speakers

Anna_Charles_Breakout_C.pdf Download Link
second set breakouts

Breakout D: What is patient involvement? 

02:50 PM 03:35 PM Maynard theatre, lower ground floor

2.50pm 
Welcome and introduction
Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

2.55pm
Patients, communities and the NHS: building a person-centred health care system

  •  Learn how patients and the public are involved at all levels of the NHS and social care and where they can effect change.
  • Hear about how the terms involvement, participation, engagement and co-production are used and what they mean for health and care.

Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.05pm 
Questions and discussion 

Speakers

Dan_Wellings_Breakout_D.pdf Download Link
second set breakouts

Breakout E: What are mental health services?

02:50 PM 03:35 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

2.50pm 
Welcome and introduction
Helen Gilburt, Policy Fellow, The King’s Fund
@helengilburt

2.55pm 
Building new approaches to mental health

  • Learn about the history of mental health support and provision, what it looks like now and who is included in the mental health workforce.
  • Discover how mental health services are increasingly being integrated with physical health to give a more person-centred holistic approach for patients and service users.
  • Hear about the importance of investing in the prevention of mental ill health, especially in supporting children’s and young people’s mental health.

Helen Gilburt, Policy Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.05pm 
Questions and discussion  

Speakers

Helen Gilburt - mental health.pdf Download Link

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

03:35 PM 03:55 PM The Orangery, ground floor

Refreshment break, exhibition and networking

Session five: How commissioning works and further hot topics in health and care

03:55 PM 04:45 PM Burdett theatre (main theatre), ground floor

3.55pm
Welcome back
Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund
@danwellings

4.00pm 
What is commissioning and how is it changing?
  • Learn about commissioning within the NHS – what is it and which organisations are involved? How is commissioning changing as organisations are working more closely together through sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) and integrated care systems (ICSs)?
  • Hear from an NHS commissioner about the highs and lows of working in the system, the opportunities for improving services and the challenges of working with constrained budgets.
  • Gain some tips on working with clinical commissioning groups (CCGs). What makes CCGs want to work with other organisations, and what are the most common mistakes made by those wanting to engage?

Lillie Wenzel, Policy Fellow, The King’s Fund

4.20pm 
Questions and discussion 

4.30pm 
Quick-fire hot topics
  • Hear from speakers on key subjects in today’s world of health and social care and the issues that have arisen throughout the day.
  • Take the opportunity to ask our speakers questions that you have not yet had the chance to raise.
  • Make the most of our interactive session to consolidate your learning and get the answers you need. 

Sally Warren,Director of Policy, The King’s Fund
@so_says_sally
Siva Anandaciva, Chief Policy Analyst, The King’s Fund
@SivaAnandaciva
Beccy Baird,Senior Policy Fellow, The King's Fund
@BeccyA

4.45pm 
Close of conference 

Speakers

Lillie Wenzel.pdf Download Link