Second annual NHS leadership and management summit

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The King's Fund

Event highlights

Featuring keynote addresses from Sir David Nicholson and Professor Malcolm Grant, our Second annual NHS leadership and management summit explored what leadership skills and qualities support the development of new organisations, and considered how working across sector and professional boundaries could improve local health outcomes.

This summit supports the Review of Leadership in the NHS 2012

Presentations and talks from this summit

Chris Ham introduced the key findings of our year-long review into leadership and engagement in the NHS.

Peter Lees, Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, UK Medical Royal Colleges, Dr Emma Stanton, CEO, Beacon UK, and Jan Sobieraj, NHS Leadership Academy, give their responses to the final report from the NHS Leadership Review.

David MacLeod, Chair, MacLeod Review, introduces the findings of Engaging for Success, a report to government on engagement across the UK economy.

Maureen Bisognano, President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement, drew on fascinating examples from around the world to showcase innovative leadership.

How will the NHS Commissioning Board lead and engage the whole health care system? Malcolm Grant, Chair, NHS Commissioning Board, introduces the Board's new roles and responsibilities.

Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, Chief Executive, Real World Group, considers the relationship between governance and leadership at our 2012 Leadership Summit. Does board activity actually affect the quality of care? And can we effectively measure this impact? 

Leadership for improvement seminar

Before the summit, The King's Fund hosted a seminar on leadership for improvement. Featuring David Fillingham, Bettina Fitt, Richard Bohmer and Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, you can watch some of their presentations below:

Programme

Programme

Session one: A review of leadership in the NHS

Welcome and introduction
Nicola Hartley, Director of Leadership, The King's Fund

The value of engaging leadership
Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King's Fund

Response to the Review of Leadership in the NHS 2012

  • Jan Sobieraj, Interim Managing Director, NHS Leadership Academy
  • Dr Emma Stanton, Founder and Director, Diagnosis Ltd
  • Peter Lees, Founding Director, Faculty of Medical leadership and Management, UK Medical Royal Colleges

Video link: Why leadership matters in the new NHS
Sir David Nicholson KBE, Chief Executive, NHS and NHS Commissioning Board

Questions and discussion

Session two: Engaging for improvement

Welcome back
Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King's Fund

Engaging for success: better outcomes, better performance
David MacLeod, Chair, MacLeod Review and co-author of the report to government: 'Engaging for success: enhancing performance through employee engagement'

An international perspective: leading for better health care
Maureen Bisognano, CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Questions and discussion

Poster presentations

During the lunch break students from the Kent Surrey and Sussex Deanery presented posters of their work in the main lecture theatre. View PDFs of the posters below.

  • Implementation of a ward round sticker
    Becky Gray, Graduate Management Trainee, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dr Kathleen Birley, F2 doctor, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
  • A pro-forma used to record ward jobs while on-call improves communication, organisation, efficiency and patient safety
    Dr Fiona Tasker, F2 doctor, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Improving clinical handover
    Dr Victoria Briscoe, F2 doctor, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, and Rhian Hayes, General Management Trainee, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • Local induction of doctors: a missed opportunity to improve patient care?
    Dr Sarah-Jane Bailey, F2 doctor, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust, and Lola Abitogun, General Management Trainee, Kent Community Health NHS Trust
  • Improving emergency surgery at a large UK teaching hospital
    Victoria Campbell, HR Management Trainee, Sussex Community NHS Trust, and Dr Tanjinder S Sanghera, F2 doctor, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • 'Climate Champions' energy reduction project
    Daniel Stewart, General Management Trainee, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, Dr Sophie Sakmann, F2 doctor, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust, and Dr Stephanie Attersley-Smith, F2 doctor, East Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Reducing hospital stay in neonates with suspected sepsis
    Dr James Somauroo, F2 doctor, Ashford and St Peters Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Investigating Delayed Transfer of Care (DToC) on the elderly care ward at the Tunbridge Wells Hospital
    Louisa Jackson, F2 doctor, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Clinical-management pairing and enhancing the elective caesarean section list
    Neil Davies, General Management Trainee, Medway NHS Foundation Trust, and Dr Okiemute Emanuwa, F2 Doctor, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stimulating innovation in a hospital trust
    Richard Lee-Wright, General Management Trainee, Sussex Health Informatics Services, and Dr James Hawken, F2 doctor, Western Sussex, Hospitals NHS Trust
  • The improvement of hospital-acquired clot prevention at a district general hospital
    Onyi Cheijine, General Management Trainee, Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Dr Charles Roberston, F2 doctor, Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Dr Amal Hassan, F2 doctor, Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Session three: Streams

A: Collaborative leadership: an emerging leadership style - reap the rewards

  • Sarah Goodson, Senior Consultant, Leadership Developement, The King's Fund
  • Dr Bob Klaber, Consultant in General Paediatrics and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, Department of Medicine, Imperial College London
  • Karen Charman, Business Development Director, NHS Confederation

B: Engaging leadership across the organisation

  • Judy Taylor, Senior Fellow, Leadership Development, The King's Fund
  • Juliet Bouverie, Director of Services, Macmillan Cancer Support

C: Joining the dots - engagement at the heart of effective clinical commissioning

  • Irene Hewitt, Senior Consultant, Leadership Development, The King's Fund
  • Sue Loseby, HR Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers

D: Leadership of whole systems

  • Belinda Weir, Senior Consultant, Leadership Development, The King's Fund
  • Professor Dean Fathers, Director and David Welbourn, Deputy Director, Centre for Better Managed Health and Social Care, Cass Business School

E: Medical leadership

  • Richard Bohmer, Professor of Management Practice, Harvard Business School, and International Visiting Fellow, The King's Fund

F: Collaborative leadership - learning through experience

  • Matthew Rice, Senior Consultant, Leadership Development, The King's Fund
  • Oliver Mack, Common Purpose

Session four: Board leadership

Welcome back
Dr Anna Dixon, Director of Policy, The King's Fund

Keynote address
Professor Malcolm Grant CBE, Chair, NHS Commissioning Board

Questions and discussion

Engaging board leadership: creating organisations that maximise the potential of their people
Professor Beverly Alimo-Metcalfe, Chief Executive, RealWorld Group

Questions and discussion

Panel discussion
Chair: Nigel Edwards, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King's Fund

  • David Fillingham, Chief Executive, AQUA (Advancing Quality Alliance) and Visiting Fellow, The King's Fund
  • Karen Lynas, Interim Deputy Managing Director, NHS Leadership Academy, and Director, Top Leaders programme
  • Sir Keith Pearson JP DL, Chair, NHS Confederation

Closing comments
Nicola Hartley, Director of Leadership, The King's Fund

Poster session

Poster presentations

During the lunch break students from the Kent Surrey and Sussex Deanery presented posters of their work in the main lecture theatre. View PDFs of the posters below.