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A new identity for commissioning: what it means to commission well in a changing system

£130–£250 +VAT

The landscape of commissioning, its arrangements and responsibilities are regularly shifting and can be complex. The terminology used may change but whether it is called commissioning, strategic commissioning or population health management it is important to recognise that effective health services need to be properly planned, designed and resourced – so the work of commissioning is, and will remain, vital.

Join this two-day virtual event to be at the forefront of discussions about how the narrative around commissioning and its future is changing, and how organisations from different parts of the sector can get involved in designing and improving the services, both for those working in the health and care system and for the people and communities who use health services. 

Sessions will bring together individuals and teams across the health and care system to showcase different examples of how commissioning is being used to plan and transform services. These will aim to inspire you to think differently about commissioning and the way organisations can work together to achieve effective commissioning process across the health and care system.

We’ll also explore how regions, integrated care boards and place-based partnerships will need to work together to design, improve and deliver services. You will also learn how the culture around commissioning, planning and improvement is changing as the system moves towards a more collaborative approach.

Event topics

Through presentations, panel debates and case studies, sessions will give you the opportunity to discuss: 

  • how the role of commissioning is changing, what the future looks like and what this means for the organisations in the health and care system

  • innovative commissioning approaches and collaborations across the health and care system in the UK and other countries

  • using a single source of data and other tools to help design and deliver services

  • future approaches to commissioning specialised services in the health and care system  

  • the skills and knowledge staff need and what their roles will be to reflect new approaches to commissioning.

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Speakers include

  • Matt Neligan

    Matt Neligan

    Director of System Transformation, NHS England
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    Lauren Hughes

    Director of Strategy, Transformation and Quality, National Specialised Commissioning Directorate, NHS England
  • Glen Burley

    Glen Burley

    Chief Executive, the Foundation Group of Hospitals – GEH, SWFT, WAHT and WVT
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    Kate Lillywhite

    Director of Strategy and Transformation, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
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    John Ford

    Director, Health Equity Evidence Centre; Senior Clinical Lecturer in Health Equity, Queen Mary University of London
  • Lyndsey Sims

    Lyndsey Sims

    Chief Executive, Hyndburn Leisure/Hyndburn Way Lead
  • Toby Lowe, Visiting Professor in Public Management, Centre for Public Impact

    Toby Lowe

    Visiting Professor in Public Management, Centre for Public Impact
  • Steven Wyatt

    Steven Wyatt

    Head of Research and Policy, The Strategy Unit


Tuesday, 5 November 2024

Day one

Wednesday, 6 November 2024

Day two

Ticket prices

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