People in control of their own health and care

Date: 
Time: 
9.00am–5.00pm
Venue: 
The King's Fund, London W1G 0AN
Event type: 
One-day conference

Highlights

Event highlights

Catherine Foot: People in control of their own health and care

Catherine Foot

Lead author Catherine Foot discusses our new report People in control of their own health and care, which was launched at the conference. Catherine discusses the key points made by the paper, including the eight priorities to transform individual involvement in health and care.

The best tweets and links from the day have been collected at storify.com/TheKingsFund/peoplein-control-of-their-own-health-and-care

About the event

This one-day conference, run in partnership with National Voices:

  • explored individual involvement and its impact on health systems
  • looked at case studies on issues such as: care planning and supported self-management; shared decision making; personal health budgets and direct payments
  • provided tools to support individual involvement
  • offered a platform to discuss the future of individual involvement in health and care in the UK
  • introduced our new paper, People in control of their own health and care.

Programme

Session one: Individuals’ involvement in their own health and care

Welcome and introduction

  • Empowering patients to control of their health
    Catherine Foot, Assistant Director, Policy, The King's Fund
    Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive, National Voices
  • Supporting people to manage their health: An introduction to patient activation
    Helen Gilburt, Fellow, Health Policy, The King's Fund

Panel session: How are patients currently empowered in their own health care?

Session two: Keeping healthy and making decisions

Managing your own health and keeping healthy
Phil Morris, Chief Executive, North East Derbyshire Citizen's Advice Bureau

  • How can tackling poverty make it easier for people to have more involvement in their health?
  • Can co-location of Citizen Advice Bureaux and other financial support services in NHS locations improve the health and care of patients?

Shared decision-making
Emma Walker, Strategic Portfolio Lead Shared Decision Making, Academy, Mortality and Safety

  • How can shared decision making be embedded into routine care?
  • Changing the current patient-clinician dynamic to encourage greater involvement on both sides

Having a personal health and care budget
Clare Evans, Chair, Wiltshire Centre for Independent Living

  • How can people be supported to have choice and control in their health and care?
  • Delivering personalised care, supporting greater integration of health and social care and potentially reducing the costs associated with long-term or complex health conditions

Session three: Supporting patients and their families

Supported self-management

  • How can access to medical records empower patients and support self-management?

Evaluating a service through feedback
Dr Amin, Founder, Patient Memoirs

  • How can sharing stories build confidence in patients, share knowledge with those living with similar conditions and educate and inform clinicians?

Supporting involvement of families and carers

  • How the involvement of carers is important to support implementation of care plans

Session four: Taking forward the relationship between people and services

Welcome back

Panel session
Luke O'Shea, Head of Patient Voice, NHS England
Roz Davies, Founder, We Love Life

  • what does it take to make it happen?
  • what are the barriers and enablers?
  • how can we take this agenda forward?

Closing comments and summary

4.40pm: Close of conference

Speakers

Jeremy Taylor

Chief Executive, National Voices

Catherine Foot

Assistant Director, Policy, The King's Fund

Helen Gilburt

Fellow, Health Policy, The King's Fund

Emma Walker

Strategic Portfolio Lead Shared Decision Making, Academy, Mortality and Safety

Clare Evans

Chair, Wiltshire Centre for Independent Living

Dr Amin

Founder, Patient Memoirs

Luke O'Shea

Head of Patient Voice, NHS England

Roz Davies

Founder, We Love Life

Phil Morris

Phil Morris, Chief Executive, North East Derbyshire Citizen's Advice Bureau

Supporters

Exhibitors

Health Fabric



Health Fabric allows patients to hold their own health and social care information, which allows them to manage their own long term conditions in a preventative way. They can share information with their clinicians, family & friends to ensure they communicate their personalised needs & preferences.

Medvivo

Supporters

pharmaphorum

pharmaphorum drives innovation within the pharmaceutical industry, by bringing healthcare together through a suite of media services that help produce and disseminate thought leadership, combined with an online platform for communicating messages to a global audience.