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08:00
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    60 mins
10:30
  1. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    Overview of the work by Accelerated Access Collaborative and NHSx to drive the safe and ethical adoption of AI solutions to support NHS recovery. This session forms part of the Innovation feature zone ...
  2. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  3. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone that is supported by ABPI.
  4. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    30 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    A commitment to reducing health inequalities is enshrined in our principles, our processes and our ethos. This is a longstanding focus. The NICE’s 5-year strategy, launched this April, outlines a rene ...
  5. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    Since April 2021, primary care network have been able to recruit advanced practitioners into six specific roles that are part of the Additional Reimbursement Role Scheme (ARRS), These roles within a P ...
  6. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • International
    All UK organisations, including the NHS, universities and industry, are eligible for funding from the EU’s new research and innovation funding programme, Horizon Europe. It has a budget of €95.5 billi ...
  7. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    17 June 2021 marks Clean Air Day in the UK. Air pollution is well recognised as an urgent public health emergency. It is estimated that long-term exposure to man-made air pollution in the UK has an an ...
11:00
  1. B - Breakout stage 2
    60 mins
    • Quality and Clinical Improvement
    Worldwide each year, more than 50 million people sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Symptoms resolve quickly for many patients, while others can take several weeks to months for post-concussive s ...
  2. B - Breakout stage 1
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    This session will look at the role of commissioning in a statutory integrated care system, what the CCG legacy is, the experience in Northern Ireland and what lessons we have learned from population h ...
  3. C - Breakout stage 5
    60 mins
    • Digital
    As the use of digital technology to provide services becomes more prominent within the NHS and the mental health sector, we know that staff need to feel confident in delivering care digitally and assu ...
  4. B - Breakout stage 3
    60 mins
    • People
    Hear from trusts that have developed and delivered internal career pathways for their staff, which have ensured the development, retention and talent management of their employees. This session will d ...
  5. B - Breakout stage 4
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    Inclisiran▼ (Leqvio®) prescribing information and adverse event reporting can be found here: https://www.health.novartis.co.uk/sites/health.novartis.co.uk/files/inclisiran-pi.pdf With a focus on tackl ...
  6. C - Breakout stage 6
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    This session will give an overview of the proposals in the white paper, but more importantly it will provide an opportunity to reflect on what it means from a broad range of system perspectives. The s ...
12:00
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    90 mins
12:45
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    45 mins
    • Sustainability
    Presentation and Q&A session with Dr Nick Watts, Chief Sustainability Officer, NHS England. Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd has worked in partnership with Greener NHS and the NHS Confederation to organise an ...
  2. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    45 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    Join us to discuss how, together, we can culturally create the conditions for a more collaborative and inclusive approach to innovation, which will transform health and care to make a difference for p ...
  3. FZ - In Conversation with
    45 mins
    • In Conversation with
    The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into sharp focus the issue of health inequalities in the UK and demonstrated the need for a renewed focus on this deep-rooted and multi-faceted problem. The Associatio ...
  4. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    45 mins
    • Primary Care
    To truly deliver integrated Personalised Diabetes Management, it is recognised that diabetes care needs to be expanded beyond traditional CHP appointments. Care delivered remotely is not a new concept ...
  5. FZ - Innovation
    45 mins
    • Innovation
    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the NHS has experienced transformation and innovation adoption at a pace and scale surpassing anything seen before. It’s vitally important that this progress is not lo ...
  6. FZ - International
    45 mins
    • International
    This roundtable session will look to establish how we can strengthen the relationships between NHS exporters and teams in the Department for International Trade (DIT) teams, through the NHS relationsh ...
14:30
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    In 2019, a truck delivery was arriving at Guy’s & St Thomas’ loading bays on average every three minutes with over 40,000 deliveries per year. This session will look at how the trust built the busines ...
  2. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • International
    This session will provide: A summary of the benefits for employees, employers and the NHS health system from engaging with global health learning opportunities, by Health Education England (HEE). A vi ...
  3. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  4. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    The AHSN Network has published in-depth study examining AHSN approaches to spreading and adopting innovation in the health sector, to help AHSNs and partners understand and harness the AHSN collective ...
  5. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone, which is supported by ABPI.
  6. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    30 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    We have designed, produced and published podcasts with advice for parents of autistic children. This was precipitated by the disruption to face-to-face services from COVID-19 restrictions. These podca ...
  7. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    The NHS Confederation's Primary Care Network's director, Ruth Rankine, is joined by peers from across primary care networks in a discussion with leaders on where primary care networks should have been ...
15:00
  1. B - Breakout stage 1
    60 mins
    • Digital
    In this session, delegates will explore how data management and transparency can have quantifiable operational outcomes through using Foundry - a platform that reimagines how people use data by removi ...
  2. C - Breakout stage 6
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    Choice is power. While in-person treatment will always have a place in our NHS, it’s becoming clear that a combined approach of digital and face-to-face care is the preferred structure. But if choice ...
  3. C - Breakout stage 5
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    The true mark of a successful integrated care system will be its ability to quickly translate the multitude of changes coming through at a system level, into delivering better population health outcom ...
  4. B - Breakout stage 4
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    Chairs and non-executives are an important NHS leadership group. As independent board members they hold the executive to account, and in doing so build patient, public and stakeholder confidence in th ...
  5. B - Breakout stage 2
    60 mins
    • People
    The labour market outlook looks very different in 2021 compared to January 2020. Good employment is a major contributor to better health and economic outcomes for individuals. This session will focus ...
  6. B - Breakout stage 3
    60 mins
    • Quality and Clinical Improvement
    Integrated care has emerged as a response to a number of common problems in modern healthcare, including gaps in service provision, failures in communication, and poor transitions between services. It ...
16:00
  1. A - Main stage
    60 mins
    Dr. Marc Harrison, president and CEO of Intermountain Healthcare, is a paediatric critical care physician and a recognised national and international leader in healthcare transformation. His leadershi ...
17:00
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  2. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone that is supported by ABPI.
  3. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    Achieving the NHS’s ambition to be the first world’s net zero health service will require action across the entire system, with interventions cutting across every professional area. Reaching, inspirin ...
  4. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    The lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community are disproportionately affected with health inequalities. The AHSN Network and LGBT Foundation joined forces to identify innovations and new ways of deli ...
  5. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • International
    Prior to the pandemic, the NHS Confederation's international team worked with members of its international special interest group (SIG) and HealthcareUK to produce a peer learning guide for NHS organi ...
  6. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    How does primary care prioritise need at neighbourhood and place level when it is at odds with system-wide priorities? This session will examine how a primary care network may have different populatio ...
08:00
  1. S - Specialist sessions 1
    55 mins
    In a rapidly changing environment, we know that forming effective relationships is critical to success. In this session, NHS Horizons will share the findings of recent work with Professor Amy Edmondso ...
  2. Exhibition and Networking
    60 mins
  3. S - Specialist sessions 6
    55 mins
    As one of the NHS Confederation and ICS Network member benefits, we would like to offer all members of the NHS Reset Chairs Group attending NHS Confed Conference the opportunity to join Anita Charlesw ...
  4. S - Specialist sessions 2
    55 mins
    This session will bring together different parts of the health and care system to explore solutions to current and future challenges in local places, including frequent attendance at A&E. High intensi ...
  5. S - Specialist sessions 4
    55 mins
    Join Matthew Swindells, former deputy chief executive of NHS England, in a panel discussion on how Palantir Technologies UK software is driving integrated care at the system level. Matthew will be joi ...
  6. S - Specialist sessions 5
    55 mins
    Health and care systems remain at the early stages of digital health, with many tools replicating physical approaches and processes rather than allowing healthcare providers to take advantage of the d ...
09:00
  1. A - Main stage
    30 mins
    Day 2 of NHS Confed Conference will be opened by our chair, Lord Victor Adebowale. As part of this session, the NHS Confederation General Meeting vote will take place, where members will be able to vo ...
09:30
  1. A - Main stage
    45 mins
    Dr Leroy Logan MBE is a former superintendent in the Metropolitan Police. He retired in 2013 after 30 years' service. He is also a former chair and founding member of the Black Police Association. Ler ...
10:30
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    Join Frank Swinton, an NHS Anaesthetic Consultant and Climate Change Lead for West Yorkshire and Harrogate Healthcare Partnership, who will talk about the wider work happening in West Yorkshire and Ha ...
  2. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • People
    Health workers at the forefront of the UK's COVID-19 response have acquired new skills but also exposed themselves to what has been termed ‘moral injury’ and trauma in the face of unprecedented experi ...
  3. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  4. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone that is supported by ABPI.
  5. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    Join us for a discussion on the role we each have to play in addressing health inequalities. What responsibilities do the organisations which support innovation have in making equity a priority? How c ...
  6. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    30 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    Despite substantial advances in medicine and technology over the last century, the modern outpatient experience remained largely unchanged, until March 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic forced services ...
  7. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    How does primary care prioritise need at neighbourhood and place level when it is at odds with system-wide priorities? This session will examine how a primary care network may have different populatio ...
11:00
  1. C - Breakout stage 5
    60 mins
    • People
    This session will focus on key challenges in health and wellbeing post-COVID-19. It will share reflections on the system-wide approach to staff support, new area-based approaches to workforce wellbein ...
  2. B - Breakout stage 1
    60 mins
    • People
    NHS Professionals will discuss the issues that will determine the delivery of flexible workforce services for the future: Post-pandemic - the future is a flexible workforce. The recovery - from COVID- ...
  3. C - Breakout stage 6
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    The past year has exposed the level of inequality in our society and the impact on health. This session is about empowering communities to work with diverse staff to develop and lead radical approache ...
  4. B - Breakout stage 3
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    This session will consider how integrated care systems (ICSs) can be an effective vehicle for collaboration between the NHS, local government and other key partners to improve health and wellbeing out ...
  5. C - Breakout stage 7
    60 mins
    • People
    Our workforce is our most precious resource. The retention of our NHS people is one of our most challenging issues, particularly as a result of the pandemic; so it is more important than ever to deliv ...
  6. B - Breakout stage 2
    60 mins
    • Primary Care
    With so much change happening around us, join this session to find out why primary care federations could the secret weapon for improving access and tackling health inequalities, and hear practical ca ...
  7. B - Breakout stage 4
    60 mins
    • People
    As the NHS moves further towards implementing integrated care system (ICS) structures, finding ways to embed collaborative system-wide working is becoming increasingly important. Recognising the oppor ...
12:45
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    45 mins
    • Sustainability
    The potential of digital in healthcare could be truly transformative as long as patients are fundamental to the adoption and spread of effective digital health technologies. Join the panel, including ...
  2. FZ - International
    45 mins
    • International
    Successes in international exporting can often be measured in monetary gain. This session will explore how exporting internationally can educate and train your own clinical and non-clinical staff with ...
  3. FZ - In Conversation with
    45 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session will look at how trials can support recovery and the impact it can have at grassroots level, with efforts to improve diversity in trial involvement, engagement and participation. More inf ...
  4. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    45 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    Hear a panel discussion hosted by Andrew Fenton, from SCW delivered by leads from local government, health and care on the integrated care system partnership role in health improvement and inequalitie ...
  5. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    45 mins
    • Primary Care
    To truly deliver integrated Personalised Diabetes Management, it is recognised that diabetes care needs to be expanded beyond traditional CHP appointments. Care delivered remotely is not a new concept ...
  6. S - Specialist sessions 2
    45 mins
    Coronavirus is the greatest health emergency in the NHS’ history, but thanks to the agile COVID-19 response and success of the vaccination programme, the opportunity now exists to get back to deliveri ...
  7. FZ - Innovation
    45 mins
    • Innovation
    During COVID-19 pandemic, health and care services innovated and adapted quickly to provide care and protect patients and staff in the context of a rapidly developing global pandemic. The unprecedente ...
13:30
  1. A - Main stage
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    Referral rates to specialist children and young people's mental health services have increased significantly over recent years and have continued to increase during the pandemic, especially in relatio ...
14:30
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  2. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone that is supported by ABPI.
  3. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • International
    The adoption and spread of virtual tools to provide care has been at the heart of the NHS’s response to COVID-19. But how can we build on these new service innovations and ways of working to aid recov ...
  4. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    Since April 2021, primary care networks have been able to recruit advanced practitioners into six specific roles that are part of the Additional Reimbursement Role Scheme (ARRS), These roles within a ...
  5. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) are leading the way in spreading proven innovations across England. The Focus ADHD programme and the Early Intervention Eating Disorders programmes are two men ...
  6. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    In October 2020, the NHS became the world’s first health service to commit to reaching net zero, in response to the health threat of climate change. All trusts are required to develop a green plan, bu ...
15:00
  1. B - Breakout stage 3
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    This session will look at the role of clinical and care leadership in an integrated care system from a whole range of perspectives. Guest speakers will give their brief insights in order to facilitate ...
  2. B - Breakout stage 4
    60 mins
    • Digital
    When facing the greatest public health emergency that this country has tackled for generations, one of the most powerful tools at our disposal was the power of data. It helped to identify those who ar ...
  3. C - Breakout stage 5
    60 mins
    • Quality and Clinical Improvement
    The COVID-19 pandemic brought about many changes for the NHS, but how can we ensure that the positive changes are captured and sustained? This session will explore the recent findings of the Beneficia ...
  4. B - Breakout stage 1
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    The consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have been vast and felt across society but it’s evident that women have faced particular challenges. From mothers supporting their children with home schoolin ...
  5. B - Breakout stage 2
    60 mins
    • People
    Join this interactive and insightful session that will give you a personalised approach to actively managing your own self-care. In less than an hour, you will apply the oxygen mask theory and discove ...
  6. C - Breakout stage 6
    60 mins
    • Digital
    As we move into the reset and recovery phase of the pandemic, representatives from Milton Keynes will share how they are implementing a new normal. As a digitally mature region, they will discuss thei ...
16:00
  1. A - Main stage
    60 mins
    Join Dr David Feinberg, vice president of Google Health, with a panel of healthcare leaders in discussion at this main stage session. David and the panel will discuss the role of technology in healthc ...
17:00
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    This session explores how MFT, the largest NHS trust in England, is transforming its travel and transport activities to reduce carbon emissions, address local air quality and improve health outcomes. ...
  2. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  3. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    Overview of the frameworks: Dr Matt Kearney, programme director for CVD prevention and proactive care, UCL Partners Implementing the frameworks, an example from the East Midlands: Gemma Summerson, sen ...
  4. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    The NHS Confederation's Primary Care Network's director, Ruth Rankine, is joined by peers from across primary care networks in a discussion with leaders on where primary care networks should have been ...
08:00
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    60 mins
  2. S - Specialist sessions 2
    55 mins
    In this session join Yetunde Hofmann, Helen Buckingham and Suzie Bailey in conversation about how to keep leading once the adrenaline has worn off.
  3. S - Specialist sessions 1
    55 mins
    Three customers of Klinik Healthcare Solutions will share their experience of using its AI triage and patient flow management solution in meeting demand, and share their vision on its future use. This ...
  4. S - Specialist sessions 3
    55 mins
    The European Commission’s Medical Device Directive states that any platform that ‘displays digital patient images for the purpose of diagnosis’ by clinicians should hold a CE mark as a regulated medic ...
  5. S - Specialist sessions 4
    55 mins
    If we always do what we’ve always done, we will always get what we’ve always got. We know that most maternity care is delivered well. However, system-based issues such as poor leadership and inter-pro ...
09:00
  1. A - Main stage
    45 mins
    Nicky Moffat is a recognised expert in inclusive leadership and the art of motivation. Previously the highest ranked woman in the British Army, Nicky's first career spanned 27 years in the Armed Force ...
10:30
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  2. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    30 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    The role of Ambulance Services in public and population health, plus a focus on prevention of suicide in the ambulance service. This session will introduce resources jointly published by AACE and PHE ...
  3. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone that is supported by ABPI.
  4. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    Since April 2021, primary care networks have been able to recruit advanced practitioners into six specific roles that are part of the Additional Reimbursement Role Scheme (ARRS). These roles within a ...
  5. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    This session forms part of the Innovation feature zone, which is supported by The AHSN Network.
  6. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • International
    As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic there is an unprecedented backlog in patients awaiting elective care. While not all countries have experienced this equally, many systems and individual providers ...
11:00
  1. B - Breakout stage 4
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    The relationship between our universities and NHS organisations is one of the oldest, strongest and most valuable local partnerships we have. With the success of the vaccine development and roll-out y ...
  2. C - Breakout stage 6
    60 mins
    • Digital
    2020 gave technology and data innovators some food for thought, but what do we need think about in delivering a successful digital recovery to support health and care? NHS Digital delivered a number o ...
  3. C - Breakout stage 5
    60 mins
    • Digital
    As the COVID-19 pandemic began to unfold, the deployment of virtual care services gathered pace to preserve hospital capacity and reduce virus transmission. Now, as the NHS reassesses healthcare servi ...
  4. B - Breakout stage 1
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    The way in which we measure and reward outcomes influences the potential for impact. Leaders from different sectors of the NHS and public health will discuss whether the current system of incentives, ...
  5. B - Breakout stage 2
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    Why is primary care important? What needs to be in place to make it work? What can we learn from those that are doing it well? This session will examine and challenge these questions, bringing voices ...
12:05
  1. S - Specialist sessions 2
    45 mins
    Effective clinical leadership has been vital to the NHS response to COVID-19. Throughout the pandemic, clinical teams have worked collaboratively to meet the enormous challenges presented by COVID-19. ...
12:45
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    45 mins
    • Sustainability
    In conversation with Guy Lucchi, Digital Innovation Director at Health Innovation Manchester Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd has worked in partnership with NHS Confederation to organise and deliver this sess ...
  2. FZ - Innovation
    45 mins
    • Innovation
    Remote monitoring of pulse oximetry for people at risk of COVID-19 proved to be a game-changer during the pandemic. Find out how Patient Safety Collaboratives (hosted by England’s 15 Academic Health S ...
  3. FZ - In Conversation with
    45 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session will set out the five key sustainability challenges across the health and care system. Speakers will share findings on how industry is responding and will invite delegates to apply practi ...
  4. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    45 mins
    • Primary Care
    To truly deliver integrated Personalised Diabetes Management, it is recognised that diabetes care needs to be expanded beyond traditional CHP appointments. Care delivered remotely is not a new concept ...
  5. FZ - Protecting health, Improving health
    45 mins
    • Protecting health, Improving health
    The session is a chance to hear from some of the people at the forefront of the successes of the vaccine rollout so far. Delegates will have the the opportunity to explore how we can build public trus ...
  6. FZ - International
    45 mins
    • International
    Explore with us, the UK digital healthcare companies and their innovations that have been helping NHS teams in their roles, as well as delivering increased patient care, to scale. This session will al ...
14:30
  1. FZ - Sustainability
    30 mins
    • Sustainability
    In 2019, a truck delivery was arriving at Guy’s & St Thomas’ loading bays on average every three minutes with over 40,000 deliveries per year. This session will look at how the trust built the busines ...
  2. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins
  3. FZ - In Conversation with
    30 mins
    • In Conversation with
    This session forms part of the In Conversation With feature zone that is supported by ABPI.
  4. FZ - Innovation
    30 mins
    • Innovation
    Hear from NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellows as they discuss the considerations, challenges and learnings gained from developing innovations that seek to address health inequalities. This session form ...
  5. FZ - International
    30 mins
    • International
    Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic the NHS has transformed at a pace and scale not previously conceived, with services fundamentally adapting their delivery methods overnight. Innovation has been at the ...
  6. FZ - Primary Care Networks
    30 mins
    • Primary Care
    The NHS Confederation's Primary Care Network's director, Ruth Rankine, is joined by peers from across primary care networks in a discussion with leaders on where primary care networks should have been ...
15:00
  1. B - Breakout stage 2
    60 mins
    • Health Inequalities
    Over 30 per cent of the population is under the age of 25. Where is this significant part of the population in your plans? North West and North East London Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) work collabor ...
  2. B - Breakout stage 1
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    How can we use regulation to drive improvement in systems? Within the Care Quality Commission (CQC), we want to improve people’s care by looking at how well health and care services work together as a ...
  3. B - Breakout stage 4
    60 mins
    • Quality and Clinical Improvement
    Modelling work predicts that referrals for mental health services will rise by around 20 per cent over the next two years. The response to the increased pressures needs to be system wide and go beyond ...
  4. B - Breakout stage 3
    60 mins
    • System integration and collaboration
    The NHS has a critical role to play in the economic, social and cultural recovery of our places. This session will explore how a group of public, private and community sector leaders in Fleetwood have ...
  5. C - Breakout stage 5
    60 mins
    • People
    In this session Udara Ranasinghe, partner at DAC Beachcroft and expert in health employment law is joined by Mike Bell (Chair of Croydon Health Services in South London and Chair of Barking, Havering ...
17:00
  1. Exhibition and Networking
    30 mins