The King's Fund annual conference 2018

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Focusing on the key opportunities to improve health and care, our annual conference is the leading event for system leaders and practitioners to discover, learn and celebrate ways of delivering better health and care services.

Our highly respected policy researchers and leadership and organisational development experts work on the event to bring you evidence-based content that will inspire you to improve the services you’re responsible for. Over two days, the sessions will share insight and lessons on these key areas:  

  • the future of population health and prevention programmes 
  • the development of integrated care systems (ICSs)
  • the relationship between the NHS and the public
  • funding for health and social care.

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Speakers

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Shirley Cramer

Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health

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Greg Fell

Director of Public Health, Sheffield City Council

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Michael Wood

NHS Local Growth Adviser, NHS Confederation

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Dr Adrian Hayter

GP and Locality Lead, Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead, NHS East Berkshire CCG

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Kate Ardern

Director of Public Health, Wigan Council

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Ceinwen Giles

Director, Shine Cancer Support

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Samira Ben Omar

Head of Systems Change, Integrated Care System, North West London

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Stephen Rosenthal

Senior Vice President, Population Health Management, Montefiore Health System

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Wendy Saviour

Managing Director, Nottinghamshire Health and Care Sustainability and Transformation Partnership, NHS England

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Paul Johnson

Director, Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Dr Rachel Clarke

Palliative Care Doctor, Author, Journalist and Activist

Programme

8.30am

Registration opens, refreshments and networking

9.00-9.45am

Breakfast session

Details to be confirmed shortly. 

10.00-11.30am

Session one: Place-based approaches to prevention

10.00amWelcome and introduction

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Professor Sir Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

10.05amPrinciples and recommendations for a stronger and more resilient prevention and population health system

  • Hear about our vision for population health, built on the four key pillars of the wider determinants of health, health behaviours, an integrated health and care system, and communities and health.
  • Discover the key outcomes that we should expect from a population health system, and the changes to workforce, funding and accountability needed to support it.
  • Hear about examples of population health in England and elsewhere. 
  • Find out what a population health approach means for system leadership and integrated health and care in the future.

David Buck, Senior Fellow, Public Health and Health Inequalities, The King’s Fund
Durka Dougall, Senior Consultant, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King's Fund

10.20amPanel response

Panellists include:

  • Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health 
  • Geraint Lewis, Chief Data Officer, NHS England 
  • Ruth Hussey, Former Chief Medical Officer for Wales 
  • Michael Wood, NHS Local Growth Adviser, NHS Confederation
  • Adrian Masters, Director of Strategy, Public Health England

10.45amQuestions and discussion

10.55amExploring the Montefiore approach to public health

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In conversation with Stephen Rosenthal
  • The Montefiore Health System in New York is a pioneering accountable care organisation that has been able to improve the quality of patient care, while reducing expenditure through enhanced care co-ordination.
  • In this session, you will hear about Montefiore’s approach to tackling the wider determinants of health in the Bronx and the components of the approach that could provide lessons for the NHS. 

Stephen Rosenthal, Senior Vice-President, Population Health Management, Montefiore Health System

11.20amQuestions and discussion

12.00-1.00pm

Breakout A: Wigan: a journey to citizen-led public health

Delegates can choose between breakouts A, B, C and D.

12.00pmWelcome and introduction

12.05pmWigan: a journey to citizen-led public health

  • This session will look at how Wigan Council has been working with partners to support local people to live healthier lives.
  • Learn how the council has invested in communities and is working in partnership with them on early intervention with children, support for troubled families, combating loneliness and providing food to people on low incomes.

Kate Ardern, Director of Public Health, Wigan Council 
Lynne Calvert, Service Manager – Live Well, Wigan Council

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout B: Blackburn with Darwen: tackling the wider determinants of health at a population level

12.00pmWelcome and introduction

12.05pmBlackburn with Darwen: tackling the wider determinants of health at a population level

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Dominic Harrison, Director of Public Health, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
  • In this session you will learn how Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council made improved public health outcomes for residents one of the its top priorities by ensuring it was included across policy work, service delivery and decision-making in the council.

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout C: Sheffield: a city-wide population public health approach

12.00pmWelcome and introduction

12.05pmSheffield: a city-wide population public health approach

  • This session will look at Sheffield City Council’s approach to securing good health outcomes at individual, community and population levels.
  • Learn how a whole society has been involved in finding solutions to tackling issues around health.

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health, Sheffield City Council 
Jackie Drayton, Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families, Sheffield City Council

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout D: Bicester Healthy New Town: designing population health from scratch

12.00pmWelcome and introduction

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Chris Naylor, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

12.05pmBicester Healthy New Town: designing population health from scratch

Dr Rosie Rowe, Director, Bicester Healthy New Town Programme
  • In this session you will learn about Bicester’s vision to create a healthy community by making it easy, attractive and affordable for people of all ages to live healthy, sustainable lifestyles.
  • You will learn about how the town has used the opportunities presented by population growth to trial new innovations.

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

2.00-3.15pm

Session three: Integrating care to improve population health

2.00pmWelcome back and introduction to integrated care systems

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Professor Sir Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

2.10pmHow are integrated care systems emerging?

  • Hear the latest updates on how integrated care systems are developing in England and the learning for local and national leaders.

Anna Charles, Senior Policy Adviser to the Chief Executive, The King’s Fund
Matthew Kershaw, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund
 

2.25pmThe local perspective

Sarah Price, Executive Lead – Population Health and Commissioning, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Learn how population health is being implemented across Greater Manchester.

2.35pmThe national perspective

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Michael Macdonnell, National Director, Transforming Health Systems, NHS England
  • Hear about the work that NHS England is doing to support the implementation of ICSs.

2.45pmPanel session

Panellists include:

  • Michael Macdonnell, National Director, Transforming Health Systems, NHS England 
  • Sarah Price, Executive Lead – Population Health and Commissioning, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership 
  • Wendy Saviour, Managing Director, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Health and Care STP 
  • Sir Andrew Morris, Chief Executive, Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System 

3.00pmQuestions and discussion

3.35-4.30pm

Breakout E: A journey to population health as an integrated care system

Delegates can choose between breakouts E, F and G.

3.35pmWelcome and introduction

3.40pmA journey to population health as an integrated care system

  • This session will look at one approach to setting up an integrated care system, with priorities and aims, including the approach Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership has taken, choosing to make the first 1,000 days of life a focus of its work to remove health inequalities.

Speaker to be confirmed shortly. 

4.20pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout F: Using patient feedback and insight across a system

3.35pmWelcome and introduction

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Ceinwen Giles, Director, Shine Cancer Support, and Patient Advocate
  • This session will look at examples of using patient insight and feedback to drive improvements in integrated care systems, including understanding local populations, how people use services, and what could be improved.  

3.40pmOur work on using patient feedback and insight across integrated care systems

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Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.50pmCase study: North West London

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Samira Ben Omar, Head of Systems Change, Integrated Care System, North West London

4.05pmCase study: Frimley Health

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Dr Adrian Hayter, GP, and Locality Lead, Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead, NHS East Berkshire CCG

4.20pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout G: Leading across a system: in conversation with integrated care system leaders

3.35pmWelcome and introduction

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Nicola Walsh, Assistant Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

3.40pmLeading across a system: in conversation with integrated care system leaders

  • In this session, system leaders will reflect on the challenges and successes of leading across a local system to deliver integrated care.

Dr Anita Donley, Independent Chair, Essex Success Regime/STP 
Dame Ruth Carnall, Trustee, The King’s Fund 

4.20pmQuestions and discussion

4.40-5.15pm

Session five: The future of population health and integrated care systems in England

4.40pmWelcome back

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Professor Sir Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

This session will look at the future of population health and integrated care systems in England.

4.45pmKeynote address

  • Hear reflections on what the 10-year plan for the NHS will involve and how NHS England and others are developing the plan. 

Speaker to be confirmed shortly.

5.05pmQuestions and discussion

5.15pmClosing summary

Day two

8.30am

Registration opens, refreshments and networking

9.00-9.45am

Breakfast session

Details to be confirmed shortly.

10.00-11.30am

Session one: Making sense of the past and present

10.00amWelcome and introduction

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Rachel Sylvester, Political Columnist, The Times
  • This year the health and care system will have a new long-term funding settlement, social care Green Paper and 10-year plan and workforce strategy.
  • In this session, we will discuss what these announcements mean for services and what the past can teach us about making the most of these opportunities.

10.05amThe state of funding for health and care

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Paul Johnson, Chief Executive, Institute for Fiscal Studies
  • Hear an update on the current funding situation and where it sits in the broader context of public sector funding and the economy.

10.15amThe current funding situation and offer and what it means for health, social care and public health

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Richard Murray, Director of Policy, The King’s Fund
  • Hear about the challenges and opportunities for health, social care and public health and what it means for the future.

10.25amReaction to announcements to date and a view on what social care needs from Green Paper and Spending Review

  • Hear reflections on the implications for social care funding from the recent Green Paper and the upcoming Spending Review.

Speaker to be confirmed shortly.

10.35amPatient perspective

Speaker to be confirmed shortly.

10.45amQuestions and discussion

11.45am-1.00pm

Session two: The future – from planning to implementation

11.45amWelcome and introduction

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Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund
  • This session will explore which areas should be prioritised by health and care systems, potential solutions to funding challenges and how change can be delivered in practice.

11.50amA view from the patient and citizen perspective

Jackie Kennedy, Personal Health Budget Holder and Disability Rights Campaigner
  • Hear how personal health budgets can be used to spend health funding to meet the needs of an individual, particularly for those with long term health conditions and disabilities, offering more choice and control over the money spent.

12.00pmA view from the centre

  • Hear what is being done by national bodies to provide solutions to funding challenges

Speaker to be confirmed shortly.

12.10pmAn organisational view

  • Hear an example of what organisations are doing to find practical solutions to the challenges around funding and provision.

Speaker to be confirmed shortly.

12.20pmA view from the front line

Details to be confirmed shortly.

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

1.45-3.00pm

Session three: Public perceptions of the NHS

1.45pmWelcome back

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Professor Sir Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

1.50pmKeynote address: What do the public think of the NHS?

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Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

2.10pmPanel session

  • What is the relationship between the NHS and the public?
  • Is public support for the NHS a barrier to change?
  • How can patients and the public be represented and involved in decision-making both locally and nationally in the NHS?
  • Who do patient groups represent?  

Dr Rachel Clarke, Palliative Care Doctor, Author, Journalist and Activist 
Christie Watson, Nurse, and Author of The language of Kindness 
Trish Longdon, Strategic Lay Forum Member, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

2.40pmQuestions and discussion

3.20-4.05pm

Breakout D: Public health and the public

Delegates can choose between breakouts D, E, F and G.

3.20pmWelcome and introduction

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Harry Evans, Researcher, Health Policy, The King’s Fund

3.25pmPublic health and the public

  • This session will discuss the relationship between public health and the public, including what has been key to the success of public health campaigns, what are the reasons some campaigns haven’t worked, what should be in the remit for public health and whether the responsibility for staying healthy should be with the state or with individuals.

David Buck, Senior Fellow, Public Health and Inequalities, The King’s Fund 
Louise Park, Associate Director, Ipsos Mori

Breakout E: Mental health and the public

3.20pmWelcome and introduction

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Helen Gilburt, Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.25pmMental health and the public

Gregor Henderson, Strategic Adviser for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England
  • This session will discuss the relationship between mental health and the public, including reflections on the recent increase in public awareness of mental health, the impact on mental health services and how people think about their own mental health.  

 

Breakout F: Social care and the public

3.20pmWelcome and introduction

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Simon Bottery, Senior Fellow, The King’s Fund

3.25pmSocial care and the public

  • This session will discuss the relationship between social care and the public, including confusion around what the term ‘social care’ means, which services people are entitled to, how the system works and how it is accessed.

Sarah Allan, Head of Engagement, INVOLVE 
Anastasia Knox, Research Director, Britain Thinks 

Breakout G: NHS redesign and the public

3.20pmWelcome and introduction

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Matthew Kershaw, Senior Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund

3.25pmNHS redesign and the public

Ian Gall, Chair, Our Dorset Integrated Care System – Public Engagement Group
  • This session will discuss NHS redesign and the public, including how to engage with your population on difficult and nuanced situations around provision and design of services.

4.10-4.40pm

Session five: Closing plenary

4.10pmWelcome back

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Professor Sir Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund

4.15pmDebate: Taking a greater role in our own health and care is key to the success of the future health and care system

Hilary Cottam, Innovator, Social Entrepreneur, and Author of Radical Help

More speakers to be announced shortly.

4.45pmClosing summary and close of conference

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Group rates

  • 10 per cent discount for 3-4 people
  • 15 per cent discount for 5-6 people
  • 20 per cent discount for 7 or more people. 

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