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19-20 June 2019, Manchester Central

19-20 June 2019 . Manchester Central

Primary Care Zone | Acute and primary sector – a common purpose

19th June, 1:30-2:25pm


Increased integration of primary and secondary care is demonstrating benefits for both patients and the wider system. The next step is a focus on the broader population health needs. This session will explore the opportunities and challenges for primary care and acute organisations to work more collaboratively. Panel members will highlight examples of successful collaboration between the two sectors including partnership working within primary care homes which are advanced primary care networks. 


  • John Pope CBE, Chief Executive, NAPC (Panel Chair) 
  • Hadley Beeman, Chief Technology Adviser for the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care 
  • Niall Dickson CBE, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation 
  • Dr James Morrow, GP and Lead, Granta Primary Care Home  
  • Susan Acott, CEO, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Tony Spotswood, former CEO, Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Sam Jones, CEO/President Centene UK