Maximising the value of the NHS estate and back-office systems: making the best use of available resources

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About this event

Recent reports by Sir Robert Naylor and Lord Carter have set out steps that NHS trusts should start to take on rationalising and managing their estates and administration functions to deliver efficiencies and support the transformation of services set out in the NHS five year forward view.

This event looked at how NHS acute, mental health and community trusts can develop and implement estates and corporate/administration strategies to meet these requirements.


NHS property and estates: why the estates matter for patients

  • Sir Robert Naylor, Chair, Naylor Review on NHS property and estates and how to make best use of the buildings and land

Supporting NHS trusts to develop strategic estates and facilities plans

  • Simon Corben, Director and Head of Profession NHS Estates and Facilities, NHS Improvement

Lessons from developing a health care campus in partnership with Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • Peter Ward, Non-exec Director, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Director of Healthcare Projects, John Laing

Making best use of acute and community property across a local area

  • Kate Campbell, Director of Healthcare Planning, Essentia UK

One Public Estate programme

  • Craig Egglestone, Programme Manager, One Public Estate, Local Government Association 

Strategic Estate Planning:  Optimising the NHS office estate 

Simon Taylor, NHS Strategic Estates Planning and Implementation NHS Property Services 

Project Phoenix

  • Graham Spence, Commercial Director, Community Health Partnerships

A practical insight into generating back office efficiencies 

  • Peter Akid, Managing Director, NHS Shared Business Services

Lessons learned from pathfinders for regional back office mergers 

  • Steve Orpin, Finance Director, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and Productivity Lead, Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Plan