Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs)

From planning to implementation – London event
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Event overview

With October marking the deadline for finishing sustainability and transformation plans (STPs), and the beginning of implementation, this event shared progress to date with the plans, discussed the common challenges, and looked at how areas are preparing for the next phase.


Breakfast workshop

Delivering Dorset STPs 2020 digital vision

  • Andy Hadley, Head of IT Development, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group

Session one

'One system, one plan': Canterbury's journey to place-based health and care

  • David Meates, Chief Executive, Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast Health Board (New Zealand)

Supporting local health systems to enhance collaborative working

  • Ben Dyson, Executive Director of Strategy, NHS Improvement

Tracking the development of sustainability and transformation plans in England

  • Hugh Alderwick, Senior Policy Adviser to the CEO, The King's Fund

Session two: Reflections from leaders on STPs so far and next steps

Birmingham and Solihull sustainability and transformation plan

  • Stephen Dorrell, Chair, NHS Confederation, and Independent Chair, Birmingham and Solihull STP board

Devon sustainability and transformation plan

  • Angela Pedder OBE, Chief Executive, Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Success Regime, and STP footprint lead for Devon

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly sustainability and transformation plan

  • Joyce Redfearn CBE, Independent Chair, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly STP Transformation Board

Session three

How will you close the health and wellbeing gap?

Closing the health and wellbeing gap: Shropshire Neighbourhoods programme

  • Mel Duffy, Director of Strategy, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
  • Professor Rod Thomson, Director of Public Health, Herefordshire Council and Shropshire Council

Tackling the Somerset health and wellbeing gap

  • Trudi Grant, Director of Public Health, Somerset County Council

Harnessing the expertise of people and communities: closing the health and wellbeing gap

  • Joe Gannon, Director of Policy and Research, Carers UK and Member, NHS Five Year Forward View Peoples and Communities Board

How will you drive transformation to close the care and quality gap?

A tale of two STPs

  • Dr Michael Mulholland, GP, RCGP Regional Ambassador for Frimley Health, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West

Harnessing the expertise of people and communities: closing the care and quality gap

  • Mandy Rudczenko, Expert by Experience and Member, NHS Five Year Forward View People and Communities Board

How will you close the finance and efficiency gap?

The sustainability and transformation plan efficiency challenge

  • Barry Quirk CBE, Chief Executive, Lewisham Council, Senior Leadership Team, South East London STP footprint

'Our Dorset': Dorset's sustainability and transformation plan

  • Paul Miller, Director of Strategy, Pool Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and Senior Leadership Team, Dorset STP footprint
  • Dr Phil Richardson, Director of Transformation, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group

Harnessing the expertise of people and communities: closing the finance and efficiency gap

  • David McCullogh, Chief Executive, Royal Voluntary Service and Member, NHS Five Year Forward View People and Communities Board

Session four: Balancing collaboration with organisational performance

Sustainability and transformation plans

  • Chris Hopson, Chief Executive, NHS Providers

Sponsors and exhibitors




Orion health

orion health




BPP University School of Health

BPP university School of Health



Managers in Partnership

Managers in partnership

Mutual Ventures

Mutual Ventures

NHS Business Services Authority

NHS Business Services authority

Media partner

Public Finance

Public Finance

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