About this event

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We've teamed up with NHS Clinical Commissioners to design this one-day event to help NHS and social care commissioners understand how commissioning is changing in response to the move towards:

  • sustainability and transformation partnerships, and
  • accountable care systems and organisations.

Why you should attend

As a health and social care commissioner, it is important for you to understand what impact future changes will have on your role, organisation and the care you commission for your patients.

Learn from other commissioners

Come to the event to learn from clinical commissioning groups and local authorities that have taken the first step towards new organisational arrangements including mergers, collaborations and joint strategic commissioning arrangements.

Find out how you can influence change

Find out how commissioners can influence the development and delivery of sustainability and transformation partnerships and accountable care systems.

Discover what the future holds

Learn about what the future holds for commissioning from speakers including:

  • Ian Dodge, National Director, Commissioning Strategy at NHS England
  • Dr Amanda Doyle, GP, Co-chair, NHS Clinical Commissioners, Chief Clinical Officer, Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group and STP Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria
  • Ian Williamson, Chief Accountable Officer (Designate) Manchester Health and Care Commissioning, and Chief Officer, Central Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group.

This is a unique opportunity to come together with fellow commissioners to explore how your roles will change in the future. Don’t miss out – book your place today.

Speakers include

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Ian Dodge

National Director, Commissioning Strategy at NHS England

Dr Amanda Doyle

GP, Co-chair, NHS Clinical Commissioners, Chief Clinical Officer, Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group and STP Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria

Ian Williamson

Chief Accountable Officer (Designate) Manchester Health and Care Commissioning, and Chief Officer, Central Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group

Matthew Swindells

National Director, Operations and Information, NHS England

Programme

8.45am

Registration and exhibition opens

9.00-9.45am

Breakfast session: Commissioning for improved population health outcomes

9.00amCommissioning for improved population health outcomes

This session will be looking at:

  • tools and services to support outcomes based commissioning
  • the role of technology in supporting self-care programmes
  • data-driven approach to population stratification and resource management
  • evidence for savings across the local health and care economy.

Speakers include:

  • Janet Davies, LCIA Test Bed Programme Manager, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Pete Smith, Commissioning Lead, NHS Fylde and Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group.

The breakfast session is organised by the conference sponsors Philips.

9.50-11.20am

Session one: Opening plenary

9.50amWelcome

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

9.55amOpening keynote address

Matthew Swindells, National Director, Operations and Information, NHS England
  • Next steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View – examining the importance of strong strategic clinical commissioning.
  • The role of commissioners in the delivery of sustainability and transformation partnerships and the aim to create accountable care systems.
  • How will their influence change?
  • Priorities, threats and opportunities for commissioners.

10.20amAccountable care in practice: Israel and New York State

Professor Ran Balicer, Director, Health Policy Planning, Clalit Health Services

10.35amPanel discussion

  • How are commissioners playing a key role as architects of the changing landscape?
  • How do we ensure that the critical benefits brought by CCGs - with their combination of credible clinical leadership, expertise and knowledge of the communities they serve – are not lost?
  • Where do commissioning support units fit into this?
  • What does the future look like for specialised commissioning?

Panellists:

  • Professor Nick Harding OBE, Chair of Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Sir Sam Everington OBE, GP, Chair, NHS Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group and Clinical Lead for the North-East London STP footprint
  • Julie Wood, Chief Executive, NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC)
  • Ruth Robertson, Fellow, Policy, The King’s Fund

11.00amQuestions and discussion

11.50am-1.00pm

Session two: Lessons on collaborative working and mergers

This session will share lessons from clinical commissioning groups and local authorities that have taken the first step towards new organisational arrangements including mergers, collaborations and joint strategic commissioning arrangements.

11.50amWelcome

Julie Wood, Chief Executive, NHS Clinical Commissioners

11.55amMerger: learning from merging three clinical commissioning groups in Newcastle and Gateshead

Mark Adams, Chief Officer, NHS Newcastle and Gateshead Clinical Commissioning Group and STP lead, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear
  • The journey to merging NHS Gateshead CCG, NHS Newcastle North and East CCG and NHS Newcastle West CCG into one single organisation in 2015.
  • Impact on the local population.

12.10pmCollaboration: learning from the collaboration of the eight clinical commissioning groups in North West London

Dr Mark Spencer, Shaping a Healthier Future Lead Medical Director, NHS North West London Collaborative of Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Impact on the local population.

12.25pmIntegrated commissioning between the local authority and clinical commissioning group

Charlotte Ramsden (Salford City Council) and Anthony Hassall (NHS Salford CCG)
  • Charlotte Ramsden, Strategic Director for Children and Adult Services, Salford City Council
  • Anthony Hassall, Chief Accountable Officer, NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group

12.40pmQuestions and discussion

2.00-3.00pm

Session three: Moving towards accountable care organisations and systems

This session will look at the future role of local commissioning as accountable care organisations and systems develop in England.

2.00pmWelcome

Dr Nicola Walsh, Assistant Director of Leadership and Organisational Development, The King’s Fund
  • Looking at the future role of local commissioning as accountable care organisations and systems develop in England.

2.10pmThe Berkshire West Accountable Care System

Dr Cathy Winfield, Chief Officer, Berkshire West Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Progress made by CCGs and providers working together to develop a new financial framework based on the Berkshire West pooled budget.
  • Re-balancing primary, community and acute care through system-wide transformation.
  • Measuring and tracking progress in relation to: developing a preventative model of working, improving patient experiences and outcomes and delivering financial sustainability for the system.

2.30pmGreater Manchester’s five year plan: Taking Charge of our Health and Social Care

Ian Williamson, Chief Accountable Officer (Designate) Manchester Health and Care Commissioning, and Chief Officer, Central Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Progress made in developing their accountable care system and measuring outcomes.
  • The Greater Manchester Commissioning Strategy – developing joined up commissioning for priority areas such as Adult Social Services, Children’s Services, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health and improving the health of people living in Greater Manchester.

2.50pmQuestions and discussion

3.30-4.45pm

Session four: The future of local commissioning in the NHS

3.30pmWelcome back

Dr Graham Jackson, GP, Co-chair, NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and Chair, NHS Aylesbury Vale Clinical Commissiong Group

3.35pmPanel discussion: What needs to happen to move towards strategic clinical commissioning?

Panellists include:

  • Dr Amanda Doyle, GP, Co-chair, NHS Clinical Commissioners, Chief Clinical Officer, Blackpool Clinical Commissioning Group and STP Lead for Lancashire and South Cumbria
  • Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund
  • Dr Wendy Thomson, Managing Director, Norfolk County Council and Lead, Norfolk and Waveney Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP)
  • Richard Samuel, Chief Officer, NHS Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group and STP Lead for Hampshire and the Isle of Wight

4.10pmAfternoon keynote: Commissioning – where next?

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Ian Dodge, National Director, Strategy and Innovation, NHS England
  • Reflections on how national bodies can support and enhance commissioning capability.
Keynote

4.30pmQuestions and discussion

4.45pmClose of conference

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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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