Partnership models in the NHS

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This event will show you how partnerships between NHS, commercial and third-sector organisations are providing mutual benefits for all parties and creating new ways of delivering better services for patients.

Sign up today to discover how these partnerships move beyond transactional relationships and enable the NHS to innovate and improve outcomes for patients. You'll learn about:

  • examples of different partnership models that offer mutual benefits for all parties
  • case studies on how they built their business case, defined their benefits, and developed their ways of working
  • how to find the best partners for your organisation and how to adapt partnership models to fit your own needs locally.

Speakers include

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Miles Scott

Director, NHS Improvement

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Dr Dominic King

Clinical Lead, DeepMind Health

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Professor Mike Hannay

Chair, Academic Health Science Network and Chief Executive, East Midlands Academic Health Science Network

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Programme

8.30am

Registration and exhibition opens

9.00-9.45am

Breakfast workshop

This session will discuss an innovative risk-sharing partnership between industry and the NHS, which can enable patients with mental health issues to access new treatment options. 

9.00amWorking collaboratively to improve patient outcomes

This session will discuss an innovative risk-sharing partnership between industry and the NHS, which can enable patients with mental health issues to access new treatment options. Delegates will hear about the processes that underpin this partnership, including:

  • establishing the need and building the business case 
  • how the partnership was developed, including how the benefits were defined and ways of working decided 
  • involving key stakeholders from both industry and the NHS, including the challenge of getting senior management and clinicians ‘buy in’.

Petra Brown, Mental Health Medicines Optimisation Strategic Lead Pharmacist, Greater Manchester
Cara Afzal, Interim Senior Programme Development Lead for Health and Implementation, Health Innovation Manchester 
Stuart Mulheron, Commercial Strategy Lead EMEA, Janssen

This session is being hosted by Janssen. 

10.00-11.15am

Session one: opening plenary

In this session you will hear about some of the national work that NHS Improvement is doing to explore new partnerships between the health service and other sectors.

10.00amWelcome and introduction

Harry Evans, Researcher, Policy, The King's Fund

10.10amCommissioning through influence: it's a relationship business

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Mick Ward, Chief Officer, Transformation and Innovation, Adults and Health, Leeds City Council
  • Hear about the importance of developing local relationships to create partnerships between different organisations to improve care for your population
  • Learn how developing partnerships can transform the way commissioning is implemented
  • Discover ways to think broadly about potential partners and the ways in which you can work together.

10.30amDeepMind and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

  • Hear about the partnership between DeepMind and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust to implement its alerting app, Streams, over the next five years as part of the global digital exemplar programme.
  • Learn how both organisations came together to devise the details of their partnership and how they developed their ways of working and organisational cultures to make a true collaboration.

Speakers: 

Dr Dominic King, Clinical Lead, DeepMind Health 
Luke Gompels, Joint Chief Clinical Information Officer, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust  
Andrew Forrest, Chief Information Officer, Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Ashley Sumner, Senior Nurse Advisor, DeepMind Health

11.00amQuestions and discussion

11.15amRefreshment break and networking

Breakout sessions

11.45am-1.00pm

Breakout A

The breakouts will feature two case studies; they will share their stories and provide lessons for others who want to develop partnership models.

11.45amWelcome and introduction

This session will explore two case studies in depth, including some time for questions. Following each case study, delegates will have the opportunity to take part in table discussions intended to pull out relevant learning from the case study and apply it to their individual context.

11.50amHome Group and Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

  • Hear how Home Group, the UK’s largest care and support provider, has started working with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust to create a service to help people with mental health conditions who are ready to leave hospital but are unable to return to their home.
  • Learn how the partnership has delivered a better service for patients and benefits to both organisations, allowing them to work together to create efficiencies and work more productively.

The service has been established in Blackpool and will be run by Home Group. It provides short-term accommodation and 24-hour support to people who no longer need clinical care in an inpatient setting and would otherwise be using a hospital bed.

Speakers:

  • Rachael Byrne, ‎Executive Director, New Care Models, Home Group
  • Sue Moore, Chief Operating Officer, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

12.10pmCase study: Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham and Solihull LIFT

  • Hear about how the LIFT partnership model works to share estates expertise with NHS partners across the country.
  • Learn how Prime, a LIFT company, have worked in partnership with Birmingham Community Healthcare Foundation Trust to develop its strategic estates strategy, rationalise and reconfigure existing estates provision and develop new facilities to support clinical delivery.

The LIFT initiative provides public sector organisations with the means to upgrade existing facilities, and where necessary to develop entirely new premises and estates.

The UK’s first combined Dental Hospital and Dental School in 40 years was delivered swiftly through innovative partnership working, using LIFT (Local Improvement Finance Trust) to realise the vision of the University of Birmingham and the NHS working together to deliver a single world class service and secure the future of dental training in the region. 
 
As a model for supporting primary and community health integration, the LIFT initiative has delivered £2.5billion of investment into 339 facilities through public private partnerships. 

 

Speakers include: 

  • Ewan Forsyth, Development Director, Prime
  • Joanne Thurston, Chief Operating Officer, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

12.30pmFacilitated discussion and table work

Breakout B

The breakouts will feature two case studies; they will share their stories and provide lessons for others who want to develop partnership models.

11.45pmWelcome and introduction

11.50pmCare City test bed

  • Hear about the Care City test bed and how it has been set up as a joint venture between North East London NHS Foundation Trust and the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham. 
  • The aim is for Care City to become a centre of excellence to help deliver better outcomes for local people and act as a catalyst for regenerating one of London’s most deprived regions.
  • Care City will also aim to improve the delivery of health and social care through innovation, integration and investment. 
  • Care City will bring together health and social care professionals with researchers, education providers, technology experts, small and medium-sized companies, and social entrepreneurs to develop the workforce and health care products of the future. 
  • Once established, the aim is for Care City to be a UK centre of excellence for integrated community care. 

Speakers:

John Craig, Chief Executive, Care City

12.10pmLancashire and Cumbria Innovation Alliance

  • Hear about the partnership between Lancashire and Cumbria Innovation Alliance and Phillips, its lead innovator, through the test bed programme. 

Speakers:

Heather Tierney Moore, Senior Responsible Officer, Lancashire and Cumbria Innovation Alliance)  

Breakout sessions

2.00-3.15pm

Breakout C

The breakouts will feature two case studies; they will share their stories and provide lessons for others who want to develop partnership models.

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

This session will explore two case studies in depth, including some time for questions. Following each case study, delegates will have the opportunity to take part in table discussions intended to pull out relevant learning from the case study and apply it to their individual context.

2.05pmUniversity of Oxford, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Drayson Technologies

  • Hear about the partnership between University of Oxford, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (a global digital exemplar) and Drayson Technologies which will support the implementation of digital health products and deliver benefits to patients and reinvestment back into the University and the NHS trust.

Speakers:

Peter Knight, Chief Information Officer, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  
Professor Lionel Tarassenko, Head of Engineering Science, University of Oxford
Lord Drayson, Chairman and Chief Executive, Drayson Technologies.

2.45pmFacilitated discussion and table work

Breakout D

The breakouts will feature two case studies; they will share their stories and provide lessons for others who want to develop partnership models.

2.00pmWelcome and introduction

This session will explore two case studies in depth, including some time for questions. Following each case study, delegates will have the opportunity to take part in table discussions intended to pull out relevant learning from the case study and apply it to their individual context.

2.05pmNottinghamshire Urgent and Emergency Care Partnership

  • Hear how organisations in Nottingham have entered into a joint venture to create an urgent and emergency care partnership as a collaboration between Nottingham CityCare, Nottingham Emergency Medical Service,The Primary Care Development Centre and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
  • They'll talk about how they created the joint venture agreement in order to share the risk and reward between organisations.

Speakers:

Lyn Bacon, Chief Executive, Nottingham CityCare
Dr Frank Coffey, Head of Service, Emergency Department and Director, Department of Research and Education in Emergency Medicine (DREEAM), Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. 

2.25pmHCA joint ventures

  • Hear about some of the ways in which HCA Healthcare has worked in partnership with University College Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust to develop a cancer pathway for private patients. 

  • Learn about how the joint investment in new technologies and equipment benefits both partners with shared access.  

Speakers:

Claire Smith, Chief Executive, NHS Joint Ventures, HCA Healthcare  
Marcel Levi, Chief Executive, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

2.45pmFacilitated discussion and table work

3.35-4.30pm

Session four: closing plenary

In the final session you'll explore the role of academic health science networks in encouraging partnership working and how they can support you to work in this way.

3.35pmWelcome and introduction

Ben Collins, Projects Director, Policy, The King’s Fund

3.40pmExploring the academic health science network (AHSN) model

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Professor Mike Hannay, Chair, Academic Health Science Network and Chief Executive, East Midlands AHSN
  • The benefits of the AHSN model, especially for organisations that might be able to engage with their local AHSN but aren’t in a position to independently set up a partnership of their own
  • Hear about how innovation exchanges are brokering cross-sector collaboration aligned to the priorities of local sustainability and transformation partnerships
  • Learn about Unit Dose Close Loop Medicines innovation and National Diabetes Prevention programme where AHSNs are brokering mutually beneficial partnerships between industry and the NHS.
Keynote address

4.00pmQuestions and discussion

4.20pmClosing comments

4.30pmConference finishes

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