The King's Fund annual conference 2018

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

Key themes

Population health and public healthFinance and funding
Integrated care systems and accountable careThe relationship between the public and the NHS

 

 

 

Please click here for the full programme

Register now

This annual event is extremely popular and likely to sell out in advance. Register now to secure your place.

Bring your colleagues and you'll be eligible for a group discount.

Sponsors

Are you interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event? Email Chris Lazenby or call him on 020 7307 2490 to discuss the opportunities available. 

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When are they speaking?

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Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Day two, Ministerial address

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Ian Dalton

Chief Executive, NHS Improvement

Day two, Session two

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Cara Charles-Barks

Chief Executive, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Day two, Session two

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Wendy Saviour

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

Day one, Session three

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Gregor Henderson

Strategic Adviser for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England

Day two, Breakout E

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Samira Ben Omar

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

Day one, Breakout F

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Mark Doughty

Patient Leader, and Senior Consultant, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

Day two, Session one

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Hilary Cottam

Innovator, Social Entrepreneur, and Author of Radical Help

Day two, Session five

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Jackie Drayton

Cabinet Member for Children, Young People and Families, Sheffield City Council

Day one, Breakout C

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Sir Andrew Morris

Chief Executive, Frimley Health and Care Integrated Care System

Day one, Session three

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Stephen Rosenthal

Senior Vice President, Population Health Management, Montefiore Health System

Day one, Session one

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Siva Anandaciva

Chief Analyst, The King’s Fund

Day two, Session two

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Shirley Cramer CBE

Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health

Day one, Session one

Discounts

Multi-event discount

On Monday 26 November (the day before the annual conference), we're running a one-day workshop to share learning about the Montefiore Health System in New York. Register now for the annual conference and you'll receive a 10 percent discount for the workshop.

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. 

Please email Annie for your promotional code. The discount will not be automatically applied to your booking. 

Students 

Receive 50 per cent off if you're a student in full-time education. Please email Annie for your promotional code. 

Bursaries for patients and carers 

Please note that all our patient and carer bursary places have now been allocated for this event.

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Day 1 - Tuesday 27 November

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 and population health

We'll launch our vision for population health, hear a response from national bodies and see how the NHS can learn from the Montefiore Health System in New York.

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

Jonathan McShane, Chair, Public Health System Group, Public Health England

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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Professor 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

12.05pmHealthy Place Making: opportunities for a population based approach to prevention and the implications for integrated care systems

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

Find out how integrated care systems are emerging in England, explore local and national perspectives and put your questions to our experts panellists.

2.00pmWelcome back and introduction to integrated care systems

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Suzie Bailey, Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

2.05pmHow 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

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Durka Dougall, Senior Consultant, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King's Fund

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.

Dr Claire Fuller, GP, and Senior Responsible Officer, Surrey Heartlands ICS 
Helen Atkinson, Executive Director, Health, Wellbeing and Adult Social Care for Surrey County Council 
Andy Cross, Interim Consultant in Public Health for Surrey Heartlands Academy and Surrey County Council

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.

David Pearson, Corporate Director, Adult Social Care, and Health Deputy Chief Executive, Nottinghamshire County Council 
Dr Anita Donley, Independent Chair, Essex Success Regime/STP 
Dame Ruth Carnall, Trustee, The King’s Fund 

4.20pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout H: Harnessing data across integrated care systems

This session is sponsored by Cerner.

3.35pmWelcome and introduction

Elaine O’Brien, Population Health Executive, Cerner UK

3.40pmPopulation health in the Wirral: knowing our population and making a difference to care and health

Aaron Brizell, Population Health Programme Manager, Healthy Wirral/Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Emma Danton, Informatics Project Manager, Population Health, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
 

16:00A first look at NHS England’s National Performance and Population Health Management Dashboard

Charlie Evans, Engagement Leader, Cerner
  • This session will explore how NHS England’s National Performance and Population Health Management Dashboard can be used to monitor data across integrated care systems and the opportunities this will bring to population health management.

16.20pmQuestions 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 - Wednesday 28 November

8.00am

Registration opens, refreshments and networking

8.30-9.15am

Breakfast session: The NHS at 100 - showcasing what the public want from the future of health care

This session is hosted by Roche.

8.30amThe NHS at 100 - showcasing what the public want from the future of health care

As the NHS celebrated its 70th year, Roche took the opportunity to understand public opinion on how the NHS needs to evolve over the next 30 years in order to continue to deliver positive patient outcomes at its 100th anniversary. Generating a wealth of data and insight from a wide range of age groups, demographics and regions, Roche has gained an in-depth view of what the public want, and are prepared to do, to achieve better health care.  

The panel will discuss the findings and assess how all parties can collaborate to meet the demands of the future.
 
Rav Seeruthun, Medical Director, Roche
Chanetelle Francis, Generation Z participant in the NHS100 research project

9.30-9.50pm

Ministerial address

Hear the latest national updates from Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP.

9.30amWelcome and introduction

Richard Murray, Director of Policy, The King’s Fund

9.35amRt Hon Matt Hancock MP

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Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Keynote address

9.50-11.00am

Session one: Making sense of the past and present

See what the NHS long-term plan and social care Green Paper could mean for services and patients and gain the latest updates on the financial situation. 

9.50amWelcome 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.

9.55amThe 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.

10.05amThe 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.

10.15amReaction to announcements to date and a view on what social care needs from Green Paper and Spending Review

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Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chair, Community and Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association
  • Hear reflections on the implications for social care funding from the recent Green Paper and the upcoming Spending Review.

10.25amPatient perspective

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Mark Doughty, Patient Leader, and Senior Consultant, Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund

10.35amQuestions and discussion

11.30am-12.45pm

Session two: The future – from planning to implementation

We'll consider four perspectives, including a view from: the patient, the front line, a chief executive of an NHS trust and a national body.

11.30amWelcome 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.

11.35amA 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.

11.55pmAn organisational view

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Cara Charles-Barks, Chief Executive, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
  • Hear an example of what organisations are doing to find practical solutions to the challenges around funding and provision.

12.05pmA view from the centre

Ian Dalton, Chief Executive, NHS Improvement
  • Hear what is being done by national bodies to provide solutions to funding challenges

12.15pmQuestions and discussion

1.45-3.00pm

Session three: Public perceptions of the NHS

Explore our latest research into what the public thinks of the NHS and put your questions to our panel of experts.

1.45pmWelcome back

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Suzie Bailey, Director, Leadership and Organisational Development, 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 Ian Bullock, Chief Executive, Royal College of Physicians
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 A: 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 B: 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

  • 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.  

Mark Brown, Development Director, Social Spider CIC 
Gregor Henderson, Strategic Adviser for Mental Health and Wellbeing, Public Health England 

Breakout C: 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 D: 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.

4.10-4.45pm

Session five: Closing plenary

Join the debate on whether taking a greater role in our own health and care is the key to a successful future.

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
Dr Andy Knox, GP Executive Lead - Health and Wellbeing, NHS Morecambe Bay CCG 

More speakers to be announced shortly.

4.45pmClosing summary and close of conference

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