Health Policy Summit 2014 Live

This year we will be live streaming the main sessions from our Health Policy Summit on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 March 2014, which will be available to watch for free from this page.

Our Health Policy Summit aims to provide a forum for health care experts to assess evidence and experience from home and abroad, and to discuss and explore solutions to the challenges facing the NHS now and in the future.

We will be live streaming the following sessions:

Day one: Thursday 6 March 2014

09:30 Session 1: Opening keynote address

  • Chair: Nigel Edwards, Incoming Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
  • Philip Collins, Chief leader writer and columnist, The Times

10:20 Session 2: Quality of care

  • Chair: Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, The Health Foundation
  • Dr Timothy G Ferris, Vice President for population health management, Partners HealthCare, and Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization
  • Dr Martin Bardsley, Director of Research, Nuffield Trust
  • Sir David Dalton, Chief Executive, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, Professor of Medical Sociology, University of Leicester

14:15 Session 3: Who is driving change in the NHS in England?

  • Chair: Nigel Edwards, Incoming Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
  • Mike Deegan CBE, Chief Executive, Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust

15:00 Session 4: Politics keynote

  • Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health
  • Chair: Nicholas Timmins, Senior Associate, Nuffield Trust

15:45 Session 5: Politics keynote

  • Chair: Nicholas Timmins, Senior Associate, Nuffield Trust
  • Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health

Day two: Friday 7 March 2014

09:00 Session 7: Keynote discussion

  • Chair: Sir Hugh Taylor, Chairman, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lord O’Donnell, Former Cabinet Secretary & Chair, Frontier Economics
  • Professor Julian Le Grand, Titmuss Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics
  • Sarah Pickup, Deputy Chief Executive, Hertfordshire County Council

11.15 Session 9: Changing services

  • Chair: Dr Judith Smith, Director of Policy, Nuffield Trust
  • Tim Kelsey, National Director for Patients and Information, NHS England
  • Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chair, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College, London
  • Professor Steven Lewis, Adjunct Professor of Health Policy, Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Michelle Mitchell, Chief Executive, Multiple Sclerosis Society

12:20 Session 10: How do you maintain support when difficult decisions are made?

  • Chair: Matthew Taylor, Chief Executive, The RSA
  • Dr Neil Bacon, Chief Executive and Founder, iWantGreatCare
  • Dame Ruth Carnall, Strategic Advisor on health to Mayor of London
  • Roy Lilley, Publisher,
  • Ben Page, Chief Executive, IpsosMORI

Access further information about the Health Policy Summit 2014, including a full programme, details of all keynote speakers, and details of the key topics to be covered on the day.