The King's Fund Annual Conference 2016

Tackling the main health and care priorities
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Bringing together more than 400 leaders from across the NHS, local authorities, housing, patients, carers, national bodies and the voluntary and community sector, this annual event aims to seek answers to the most difficult questions facing the system.


Breakfast workshop

Working towards an integrated electronic health record across health and social care: the Bradford social care story

  • Lyn Sowray, Assistant Director, Operational Services, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
  • Steve Manns, Integrated Digital Care Record (IDCR) Project Lead, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council
  • Chris Charlton, ‎Performance and Business Intelligence Lead, City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council

This breakfast workshop was organised by our sponsor, TPP.

Session one: Sustaining existing services and standards of care

Welcome and introduction

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

Delivering high-quality, compassionate care in a multispecialty and integrated organisation

  • Dr Stephen J Swensen, Medical Director, Office of Leadership and Organization Development, Mayo Clinic (United States)

Session two: Breakouts

Sharing best practice in district nursing services

  • Anna Charles, Researcher, Policy, The King’s Fund

Achieving maximum impact

  • Dr Bob Brown, Executive Director of Nursing and Patient Safety, South Tyneside NHS Trust

Delivering a high-quality district nursing service

  • Helen Chapman, Head of Integrated Community Care, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Introduction to the Culture and leadership programme

  • Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Quality Improvement, NHS Improvement

Our technology breakout session was hosted by Intel

Humanized information technology for acute stroke care

  • Dr Parashkev Nachev, Senior Clinical Research Associate, University College London NHS Foundation Trust

Sharing information between organisations

  • Hasib Aftab, Assistant Director, IT and Systems, NHS Camden Clinical Commissioning Group

Transforming London’s health and care together

  • Dr Nabihah Sachedina, Director, London Health and Care Devolution Programmme
  • Jemma Gilbert, Programme Director, London Head of Transformation, Healthy London Partnership

Glasgow healthy cities

Dr Russell Jones, Public Health Programme Manager, Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH)

Session three: Reforming the NHS from within

Driving up standards of care: patient focus, collaborative working and commitment to continuous improvement

  • Marianne Griffiths, Chief Executive, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Session four: Breakouts

The impact of NHS financial pressures

  • Ruth Robertson, Fellow in Health Policy, The King’s Fund

Happy, healthy, at home

  • Nick Parkin, Senior Commissioning Manager, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities, NHS North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Phillip Bennett-Richards, GP and Clinical Director, Tower Hamlets GP Care Group and Chair, Tower Hamlets Together multispecialty community provider (MCP) vanguard

Tower Hamlets together mental health

  • Richard Fradgley, Director of Integrated Care, East London NHS Foundation Trust

Building a new relationship with patients and communities

  • Ceinwen Giles, Patient Experience and Engagement Expert, and Director of Partnerships and Evaluation, Shine Cancer Support, and Trustee, Point of Care Foundation
  • Jagtar Dhanda, Head of Inclusion & London Lead, Macmillan Cancer Support

Closing keynote address

  • Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, Chief Executive, Turning Point and Non-Executive Director, NHS England

Sponsors and exhibitors







Board Pad

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Information Governance Alliance

Information Governance Alliance

General Medical Council

General Medical Council

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation trust

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