Digital health and care congress 2018

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This two-day congress provides an established forum for health and care professionals to come together and learn from successful adoptions and practical implementations of digital health and care.

Invaluable for people to share, communicate and build upon best practice rather than reinvent the wheel.
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NHS Digital
Event partner
  • creating the right culture for large scale digital change
  • using digital technology to improve quality of care
  • prevention and changing behaviours
  • population health informatics
  • tools for self-management
  • reducing clinical variation
  • mobile working in community services
  • technology for personalised care
  • applying artificial intelligence
  • shared health and care records
  • improving patient flow.

Why should you attend?

Speakers include

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Matthew Swindells

National Director, Operations and Information, NHS England

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Rachel Dunscombe

Chief Information Officer, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Chief Executive, NHS Digital Academy

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Harpreet Sood

Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England

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Rt Hon Paul Burstow

President, TSA and Chair, Social Care Institute for Excellence

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Ruth Rankine

Deputy Chief Inspector of General Practice, Care Quality Commission

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Amy Galea

Deputy Director, System Transformation Group, NHS England

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James Freed

Chief Information Officer, Building a Digital Ready Workforce, Health Education England

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Aidan Kehoe

Chief Executive, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals

Janette Leonard

Chief Information Officer, Essex University Partnership Trust

Sponsorship

Engage with leaders and decision-makers from across health and social care by 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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Tuesday 10 July

8.30am

Registration opens, exhibition, poster display and networking

9.00-9.45am

Breakfast session

This session is being sponsored by IBM Watson Health. 

Further details to be announced soon. 

10.00-11.15am

Session one: Opening plenary

Learn about our latest work on managing digital change in health and social care.

10.00amWelcome and introduction

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

10.10amManaging digital change successfully in health and social care

  • Hear the findings from our recent project looking at organisations that have already undergone significant digital transformation, and learn about the common challenges and benefits we have identified.

Speakers:
Matthew Honeyman, Researcher, The King’s Fund
David Maguire, Data Analyst, The King’s Fund 

Keynote address

10.30amPanel response

Aidan Kehoe, Chief Executive, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals
Janette Leonard, Chief Information Officer, Essex University Partnership Trust
Katie Summers, Chief Information Officer, NHS Berkshire West and Director of Operations, Leading Population Health Management, NHS Wokingham CCG
Katherine Adams, Transformation Manager, Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Helen Balsdon, Assistant Director of Nursing, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

10.55amQuestions and discussion

11.45am-1.00pm

Breakout T2A: Creating a culture for large scale digital change

11.45amWelcome and introduction

Matthew Honeyman, Researcher, Policy, The King’s Fund

11.50amMyPathway: digital co-production of patient journeys within Sheffield integrated musculoskeletal service

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Dr James Maxwell, Consultant Rheumatologist and Clinical Lead, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Discover lessons from the rapid implementation and deployment of a digital patient communication system, MyPathway, in the musculoskeletal service at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

12.05pmTameside and Glossop digital health service

  • Hear how the digital health service provided by nurse specialists in Tameside and Glossop has reduced admissions and A&E attendances for frail and elderly people living in their own homes. 

Speakers:
Sara Derbyshire, Director of Intermediate Tier Services, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust 
Peter Grace, Digital Health Service Clinical Lead, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

12.20pmEnabling digital transformation at scale: lessons from regional and national projects

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Andrew Fenton, Associate Director, Digital Transformation, NHS South Central and West CSU
  • Drawing on examples from Connected Care Bristol, Connected Care Berkshire and Frimley, Hampshire Health Record, Oxfordshire Care Summary and Joining up your Information (Gloucestershire), gain strategic insight into the challenges, progress, failures and learning from a wide range of grounded experience in digital health.

12.35pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout T2B: Quality improvement

11.45amWelcome and introduction

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Charles Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Health and Care Alliance

11.50amEngaging clinicians to change the way care is delivered

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Lara Mott, Chief Executive and Co-founder, ImproveWell
  • Learn about the smartphone application linked to the ImproveWell digital platform that enables employees to communicate ideas for improving care directly to senior management.

12.05pmDigitally assembled referral toolkit (DART): improving the quality and safety of suspected cancer referrals

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Dr Rob Eastham, GP Clinical Fellow, NHS Leeds Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Hear about how a digital cancer referral system improved patient experience by reducing the risk of delayed referral and consequent delay in diagnosis and/or treatment.

12.20pmA new digitally enabled type 2 diabetes structured education programme shown to dramatically improve uptake rates and clinical outcomes

Dr Mark Jenkins, Medical Director, Oviva UK
  • Hear about the behavioural techniques used to achieve a 73% uptake rate and a 26% diabetes remission rate in people who declined face-to-face education programmes.

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout T2C: Personalised care

11.45amWelcome and introduction

David Maguire, Senior Data Analyst, The King’s Fund

11.50amTechnology for personalised care

  • NHS England will present progress and practical examples of local digital projects with selected accountable care system (ACS) / sustainability and transformation partnership (STP) sites, supporting a range of personalised care initiatives, such as personalised care and support planning, social prescribing, shared decision-making and integrated personal budgets.

Speakers include:
Richard Pantlin, Digital Systems Lead for Personalised Care, NHS England
James Sanderson, Director for Personalised Care, NHS England

12.05pmPersonalised care and support in Harrow

Jon Manzoni, Divisional Director, Harrow Council
  • Hear how Harrow Council has brought together service users, providers and stakeholders to co-design and launch MCeP – an online system to manage personal care budgets with dynamic purchasing capability and payments managed by PayPal.

12.20pmDigitised personalised care planning

  • Hear about the development of a nationally accepted standard for the content and structure of a generic integrated digital care and support plan that can be used in all care settings.

Speakers:
Don Redding, Director of Policy, National Voices
Haroldas Petkus, Project Manager, Royal College of Physicians

12.35pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout T2D: Healthy children: transforming child health information

11.45amWelcome and introduction

Paul Cook, Sales Account Manager, InterSystems

11.50amHealthy children: transforming child health information

  • Digital child health services have not changed for over 20 years and remain disjointed with many services paper-based and manually intensive.  
  • Hear how a new vision for how child health information can support parents and professionals in their direct care for children and young people. 
  • Learn how the same information can be used to promote their health and wellbeing across health and social care and education services. 
  • Hear more about the national initiative and how Lancashire will be transforming their use of digital information services to improve child health record management.

Alison Golightly, Co-author, NHS England Children's Health Digital Strategy 2016, Principal Associate, NHS Strategy, Ethical Healthcare Consulting 
Philip Graham, Digital Programme Lead – Lancashire and Cumbria STP 

This session is sponsored by InterSystems. 

12:40pmQuestions and discussion

2.00-3.15pm

Breakout T3A: Reducing clinical variation

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

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Charles Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Health and Care Alliance

2.05pmAccelerating outpatient letter delivery

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Dr Paul Altmann, Chief Clinical Information Officer and Consultant Nephrologist, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Discover how Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust implemented voice-recognition technology to allow clinicians to create outpatient letters directly within the electronic patient record for a whole department.

2.25pmTransforming NHS pathology with digital imaging

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Dr Bethany Williams, Digital Pathology Fellow, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Hear how Leeds Teaching Hospital deployed a digital pathology system to enable speciality breast pathologists to diagnose breast cancer specimens, establishing a workflow for routine digitisation of glass slides and routine diagnosis of digital slides.

2.45pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout T3B: Prevention and changing behaviours

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

Kieran Cornwell, Head of Events and Partnerships, The King’s Fund

2.05pmStay alive: suicide prevention smartphone app

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Stella Comber, Chief Executive, Grassroots Suicide Prevention
  • Hear how a smartphone app is being used by physical and mental health clinicians in a variety of settings to support people who are at risk of taking their own life.

2.20pmUnwitting transmission

Dr Anatole Sebastian Menon-Johansson, Director and Founder, SXT Health CIC
  • Learn about a digital solution that supports health care providers to enable people with a sexually transmitted infection to tell their contacts simply and anonymously and support that wider network to access a local service for testing.

2.35pmSupporting midlife men and women to reduce their alcohol consumption

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Dr John Larsen, Director of Evidence and Impact, Drinkaware
  • Learn about the impact of the DrinkCompare Calculator as a digital alcohol identification and brief advice intervention, supporting UK mid-life men and women to be more aware of and reduce their routine alcohol consumption.

2.50pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout T3C: Applying artificial intelligence

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

Matthew Honeyman, Researcher, Policy, The King’s Fund

2.05pmThe application of home monitoring in cystic fibrosis

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Professor Andres Floto, Professor of Respiratory Biology, University of Cambridge
  • Learn about how home monitoring of physiological parameters by individuals living with cystic fibrosis might provide an early warning system and allow rapid interventions before the onset of symptoms, potentially improving long-term lung health and where machine learning analysis will be able to further inform this process.

2.20pmStudy into the use of artificial intelligence in a UK general practice

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Dr George Verghese, General Practitioner, Waterloo Health Centre
  • Hear about the implementation of an AI-powered phone application in general practice.
  • Learn how patients can use the app to access a symptom assessment tool that generates a possible condition list and suggested personal health management plan which can then be shared with a doctor via the web application.

2.35pmPredicting non-attendance with artificial intelligence

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Dr Amy Nelson, Senior Research Associate, University College London Institute of Neurology
  • Learn about a project to reduce the risk of patient non-attendance using a predictive model of non-attendance risk using radiology service data.

2.50pmQuestions and discussion

3.45-4.45pm

Session four: Lessons from the NHS test bed programme

The NHS test beds programme team and test bed partners will share lessons learned from the first wave of the programme, which tests combinations of innovations in real world settings. 

3.45pmWelcome back

3.50pmNHS test beds: innovation into action

The NHS test beds programme team and test bed partners will share lessons learned from the first wave of the programme, which tests combinations of innovations in real world settings. 

The session will involve discussion regarding barriers and enablers of the implementation of new innovations and address key issues faced by test beds, such as:

  • information governance – data-sharing and managing issues regarding patient consent
  • legalities – outlining the range and type of agreements necessary to collaborate effectively with non-NHS partners  
  • evaluation – explaining the test beds approach to evaluating health innovation.

The session will offer insight into achievements and learning from wave one of the programme and outline next steps for the test beds programme moving ahead.

Sam Roberts, Director of Innovation and Life Sciences, NHS England
Amy Galea, Deputy Director, System Transformation Group, NHS England 

4.30pmQuestions and discussion

4.45-7.00pm

Drinks reception

Please join us for complimentary drinks.

Wednesday 11 July

8.30am

Registration opens, exhibition, poster display and networking

9.00-9.45am

Breakfast session: The eHealth Programme in Northern Ireland; a five year journey

This session is hosted by Orion Health.

9.00-9.45amThe eHealth Programme in Northern Ireland: a five year journey

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Stephen Beattie, eHealth Programme Manager, Business Services Organisation - Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Electronic Care Record (NIECR) was rolled out across the whole country in 2013, to provide health and social care professionals with a single view of key patient information. Today, this has over 38,000 named users and has processed more than 4.5 billion messages. In recent years, the solution has been extensively and consistently broadened in capability to support care.

In this session around NIECR’s five-year anniversary, Stephen Beattie, eHealth Programme Manager at Business Services Organisation, will describe the journey that NIECR has been on, including the latest developments around electronic referrals, medications management and a patient portal for a dementia cohort.

10.00-11.15am

Session one: Opening plenary

What makes implementation of digital health innovations a success? Our expert panelists share their thoughts and experiences. 

10.00amWelcome and introduction

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

10.05amWhat makes implementation of digital health innovations a success?

  • Hear from leaders of national bodies on their organisation's role in implementing and spreading digital innovations in health and care.
  • Speakers will share their thoughts on what makes implementation of digital health a success and will then participate in a panel discussion with questions taken from the audience.

Speakers include:
Matthew Swindells
, Director of Operations and Information, NHS England

Rt Hon Paul Burstow, President, TSA and Chair, Social Care Institute for Excellence
Ruth Rankine, Deputy Chief Inspector of General Practice, Care Quality Commission
Michael Ekpe, Chief Digital and Technology Officer, Public Health England
Cleveland Henry, Programme Director – Innovations, Digital Futures and Digital Collaboration Future Platform, NHS Digital.

10.55amQuestions and discussion

11.45am-1.00pm

Breakout W2A: Mobile working in community services

11.45amWelcome and introduction

11.50amContinuing health care – innovation in mobile working, digitisation and efficiency

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Tracey Cole, Head of Continuing Health Care and Complex Care, NHS South Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Hear about a project to digitise the process of arranging continuing individual care services to support patients who areseverely affected by injury, illness or disability.

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout W2B: Shared health and care records

11.45amWelcome and introduction

David Maguire, Senior Data Analyst, The King’s Fund

11.50amTaking on the interoperability challenge

  • Hear about the development of a new acute-based electronic health records that integrates data from multiple existing solutions and outside of the trust.

Speakers:
Richard Corbridge, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Sarah Moorhead, Senior Project Manager, Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

12.10pmRemote access to patient records in a pre-hospital setting

Dr Alex Alexiou, Physician Response Unit Fellow and Barts Health Emergency Medicine Registrar, London Air Ambulance
  • Learn how the physician response unit – a collaborative service operated by Barts Health NHS Trust, London’s Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service, has deployed remote access to patient records at the point of emergency care.

12.30pmProviding comprehensive integrated care at Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

  • Learn about the implementation of the Joining Up Your Care programme to connect health and social care data Gloucestershire.

Speakers:
Una Rice, Project Manager, NHS South, Central and West CSU
Colin Truesdale, Product Marketing Manager, Kainos

12.40pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout W2C: Improving patient flow

11.45amWelcome and introduction

11.50amImproving patient flow using a digitally enabled co-ordination centre

  • Learn how University College Hospital has created a co-ordination centre to provide a live understanding of the current hospital status by using real-time location sensors to track patients, staff and assets across the sites and facilitate better patient flow.

Speakers:
Rishi Das-Gupta, Director of Innovation, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Alison Clements, Head of Operations, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.10pmImplementation of a new emergency medicine information system

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Damian Roland, Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Discover how University Hospitals of Leicester implemented a new system to capture and share real-time clinical, administrative and operational data in its new emergency department.

12.30pmAnalysis of patient flow in two UK acute care sites

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Dr James Teo, Consultant Neurologist, King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Learn about key results from the analysis of patient flow data across two acute hospital sites of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and how that has helped understanding of where patient flow has the greatest impact on A&E performance.

12.45pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout W2D: Population health

11.45amWelcome and introduction

11.50amPopulation health informatics

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Luke Readman, Chief Information Officer, East London Health and Care Partnership

Population health informatics has a key role in supporting the delivery of new models of care for different patient pathways.

In this session, we'll explore:

  • integrated care records - learn about the comprehensive East London patient record, which supports 80,000 accesses per month across all East London health and care partnership providers.
  • personalised medicine - see how professionals are able to predict, anticipate or inform individual health needs from algorithms running in real time and delivering insight gained directly into the patient’s record across the whole of their pathway, improving or preventing adverse outcomes.
  • business intelligence and population health analytics - see how acute, primary care and mental health organisations contributed live 24 hour data-feed updates and how the clinical effectiveness group at Queen Mary University of London acted as the data processor. The governance model ensures that the data controllers remain within the originating organisations at all times.

12.10pmNotes from the front line

John Robson, GP, Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Learn about a project using insight from population data to improve interventions and outcomes in three east London clinical commissioning groups. 

12.30pmQuestions and discussion

2.00-3.15pm

Breakout W3A: Designing a system built around digital technology

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

David Maguire, Senior Data Analyst, The King’s Fund

2.05pmModelling an alternative future: economic evaluation of a digital NHS in London

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Keith Davies, Managing Director, i5 Health
  • Learn about  48 evidence-based technology solutions, where STP leads have worked through ways to transform traditional face-to-face and paper-heavy workflows across primary and secondary care.

2.20pmHow patient involvement has supported national spread of three innovative care pathways

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Dr Amanda Begley, Programme Director, NHS Innovation Accelerator

2.35pmCollaborative commissioning in sexual health

Jonathan O’Sullivan, Director, Islington Council
  • Hear about the development of an online sexual health service in London including a triage and advice and signposting service, which includes the option of home HIV and sexually transmitted infection (STI) self-sampling for people where clinically appropriate.

2.50pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout W3B: Scaling and adoption of digital innovations

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

2.05pmAchieving digital transformation at scale in North West London

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Dr Tony Willis, GP and Clinical Lead for Diabetes, NHS North West London Collaboration of CCGs
  • Learn about a project to co-ordinate and co-design the new service specification of diabetes provision including a digital diabetes 'radar' dashboard, located within the integrated care record, and use of apps to support lifestyle changes.

2.25pmUnderstanding the benefits of digital remote monitoring and the challenges of adoption

  • Learn how the 3Rings™ plug and digital app can help a carer monitor a person living with dementia. 

Speakers:
Dr Sally Fowler-Davis, Clinical Research Development Lead in Therapy Services, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Deborah Barnett, Research Assistant, Sheffield Hallam University
 

2.45pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout W3C: Self-management

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

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Charles Lowe, Managing Director, Digital Health and Care Alliance

2.05pmGood thinking: London digital mental wellbeing service

  • Hear how online data analysis of Google search and social media interactions helps to identify unmet mental health-related needs in London and support people to access resources online to aid self-management for stress, low mood, anxiety and sleep problems.

Speakers:
Dr Richard Graham, Consultant Psychiatrist, London Digital Mental Wellbeing Service
Diarmaid Crean, Deputy Director, Public Health England

2.20pmMy diabetes my way: clinical outcomes, impact and user experiences for an electronic personal health record for diabetes

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Scott Cunningham, Technical Consultant, University of Dundee
  • Learn about an interactive website for people with diabetes, providing multimedia resources aimed at improving self-management and offers clinical records access via an electronic personal health record, which sources data from primary care, secondary care, specialist screening services and laboratories.

2.35pmOnline structured education and self-management support for people with epilepsy

  • Hear about Epilepsy and You, an innovative online self-management programme for people with epilepsy, accessible online from a computer, tablet or smartphone.

Speakers:
Angie Pullen, Epilepsy Services Manager, Epilepsy Action
George Matson-Phippard, Online Learning, Epilepsy Action
 

2.50pmQuestions and discussion

Breakout W3D: Time to care: Reflections from the US and UK on how big data can improve patient journeys

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

2.05pmBig data promises new ways to revolutionise patient care, but how can this be done in practice?

  • This session will share insights from HCA's operations in the USA and UK on the challenges and solutions in unlocking the power of big data

Jared Mabry, Chief Information Officer, HCA Healthcare
Tim Cross, Director of Clinical Information and Analytics, HCA Healthcare
Peter Oliver, Council Member, Tech UK.

3.35-4.30pm

Session four: Closing keynotes and key takeaways for you and your organisation

How to spread digital technologies and skills and encourage the uptake and adoption of digital health innovations.

3.35pmWelcome back

3.50pmSharing and spreading digital health and skills

Leaders from across the health system will share their ideas on how to spread digital technologies and skills and encourage the uptake and adoption of digital health innovations.

Speakers:
Rachel Dunscombe, Chief Executive, NHS Digital Academy
Harpreet Sood, Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England

4.05pmKilling digital

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James Freed, Chief Information Officer, Building a Digital-Ready Workforce, Health Education England
  • Digital is scary. It’s someone else’s job. This keynote will explore the role of executive and non-executive leadership in developing change-positive and future-ready organisations.
Keynote address

4.25pmQuestions and discussion

4.25pmClose of conference

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SME zone

The following organisations are members of The King’s Fund SME programme: a network for small to medium-sized health and care enterprises looking to support the Fund's thought-leading work into the improvement of health care whilst also gaining greater insight and exposure to the health policy debate. Find out about becoming an SME member.

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