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NHS Reform: Driving Cultural Change


The Barbican, London 3rd November 2010

The coalition government plans to reform the NHS by building a service that is personal, fair and diverse, with patients at the heart of everything it does. The recently published white paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS spelt out far-reaching plans that have been heralded as the most radical since 1948.

The Secretary of State, Andrew Lansley, has been planning a healthcare service led by clinicians and patients for several years. His transformational vision is set to expunge bureaucratic targets, yield improvements over a plethora of services aiming to achieve 20bn of efficiency savings, and produce a 45% reduction in management costs by 2014.

Shifting decision-making in this way should result in more devolved responsibilities and more localised services. However, is this really the best and most efficient way of commissioning services in the NHS? More importantly, what effect will this revolutionary transition have on professionals working within the healthcare sector?

Confirmed Speakers include:

Professor Calum Paton, Professor of Health Policy, Keele University Delivering the Chairs Opening Address

Keynote Address: David Flory, Deputy Chief Executive, NHS "The Revised Operating Framework"
An insight into the new way forward for the NHS.

Dr Amit Bhargava, Chair Crawley Commissioning Consortium, National Co-lead GP Commissioning Federation NHS Alliance ?A new commissioning model for the NHS?
Reform will introduce radical new plans as to who and how services will be commissioned and delivered to maximise patient outcomes.

Professor Bernard Crump, Chief Executive, NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement ?The role of Innovation?
How can innovation target prevention, improve quality and boost productivity.



The Big Debate: The Future of the NHS

To bring the day to a close, an excellent panel of healthcare experts will debate what the best way forward for the health service is, whether a return to GP-led commissioning is the right direction to take, and whether we should be aiming for targets or patient outcomes.

This will give you a unique opportunity to voice your own views and opinions to the panel and fellow professionals within the healthcare sector.

Further details of the programme can be found online.

NHS Reform: driving cultural change, is this year?s must-attend event as delegates will be exposed to first-hand information from key influential figures within the healthcare industry regarding the future of the service, the new priorities and systems, and the ongoing need for quality, innovation, productivity and prevention.

Places are limited to 250 and are awarded on a first come first served basis.

For further information, click here.

Register here.


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