See below for the full programme for our 2013 Health Policy Summit, held Thursday 7 - Friday 8 March 2013.

Day 1: Thursday 7 March

Session 1: Economy and health care reform

9.30am: Welcome

9.40am: International keynote address

  • Dr Nemat Shafik, Deputy Managing Director, International Monetary Fund

10.20am: Finance and health: worldwide trends

  • Mark Pearson, Head of the Health Division, Directorate of Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, OECD
  • Prof Andrew Sentance, Professorial Fellow, Centre for the Study of Globalisation and Regionalisation, University of Warwick and Senior Economic Adviser, PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Marko Mrsnik, Director, Standard & Poor's Sovereign Ratings
  • Anita Charlesworth, Chief Economist, Nuffield Trust
  • Chair: Stephanie Flanders, Economics Editor, BBC News

12.15pm: Parallel sessions – international responses to the financial challenge

Delegates choose to attend one of the following sessions.

1A: Payment reforms in Europe

  • Loraine Hawkins, Visiting Senior Fellow, The King's Fund
  • Tamás Evetovits, Health Economist, Office for Health Systems Strengthening, WHO Barcelona
  • Chair: Nigel Edwards, Director with the Global Healthcare Group at KPMG LLP and Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund 

1B: The latest developments in US health policy including accountable care organisations

  • Dr Rachael Addicott, Senior Policy Research Fellow, The King's Fund
  • Tom Frusher, Director of Policy, McKesson

1C: New models of primary care

  • John Macaskill-Smith, Chief Executive, Midlands Health Network, New Zealand;
  • Dr Hugh Reeve, GP Partner, Nutwood Surgery and Chair, Cumbria Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Chair: Dr Judith Smith, Director of Policy, Nuffield Trust

1D: Transforming quality and costs at Hitchingbrooke Hospital

  • Dr Massoud Fouladi, Co-founder and Chairman of Circle Partnership 
  • Dr Hisham Abdel-Rahman, Clinical Chairman and Medical Director, Hinchingbrooke Hospital
  • Chair: Anita Charlesworth, Chief Economist, Nuffield Trust

Session 2: Creating a health care revolution


  • Chair: Tim Kelsey, National Director for Patients and Information, NHS England (formally the NHS Commissioning Board)
  • Jamie Heywood, Founder, PatientsLikeMe

Session 3: Quality in austerity

3.00pm: Expert panel

  • Jan Filochowski, Chief Executive, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
  • Robert Francis QC, Chair, The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry
  • Prof Timothy Evans, Lead Fellow, Future Hospital, Royal College of Physicians
  • Professor Anne Marie Rafferty CBE, Professor of Nursing Policy, King's College London

4.00pm: Parallel sessions – increasing quality

Delegates choose to attend one of the following sessions.

3A: Advancing quality

  • David Fillingham CBE, Chief Executive, Advancing Quality Alliance
  • Chair: Mike Farrar CBE, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation 

3B: Quality in austerity – indicators of quality

  • Dr Martin Bardsley, Director of Research, Nuffield Trust
  • Respondent: David Behan, Chief Executive, CQC
  • Chair: Nick Barber, Director of Research and Evaluation, Health Foundation

3C: Role of the patient in improving quality

  • Paul Wicks, R&D Director, PatientsLikeMe
  • Chair: Neil Churchill, Chief Executive, Asthma UK

Session 4: Question Time

5.00pm: Question Time Panel

  • Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Chairman of Health Select Committee, House of Commons
  • Liz Kendall MP, Shadow Minister for Care and Older People
  • Nigel Edwards, Director with the Global Healthcare Group at KPMG LLP and Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund 
  • Polly Toynbee, Columnist, The Guardian
  • Chair: Michael White, Assistant Editor, The Guardian

5.55pm: Chair's closing remarks

Day 2: Friday 8 March

Session 5: Innovations in commissioning

9.00am: Welcome

9.05am: The future of commissioning

9.15am: Keynote discussion

  • Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director, NHS Commissioning Board
  • David Behan, Chief Executive, Care Quality Commission
  • Chair: Simon Stevens, President, Global Health, UnitedHealth Group and Trustee, Nuffield Trust

Session 6: International innovation

10.00am: International keynote address

  • Michael Dowling, President and Chief Executive Officer, North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
  • Chair: Dame Julie Moore, Chair, Shelford Group

11.00am: Innovative payment schemes and health care uptake

  • Daniel Elkeles, Chief Officer Central London, West London, Hammersmith & Fulham, Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Groups Collaborative
  • Dr William Golden, Medical Director, Health Policy, Arkansas Medicaid and Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
  • Steffen Hehner, Head of Healthcare, McKinsey, Germany 
  • Ben Richardson, Partner, Mckinsey
  • Santiago Delgado, Deputy Director, Ribera Salud
  • Chair: Susan Dentzer, Editor-in-Chief, Health Affairs

Session 7: Public confidence in the NHS

12.00pm: Expert panel

  • Dr Fiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, BMJ
  • Roy Lilley, Commentator
  • Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive, National Voices
  • Dan Wellings, Research Director, Ipsos MORI 
  • Chair: Branwen Jeffreys, BBC Health Correspondent

Session 8: The new health and social care landscape

13:00 Politics keynote

  • Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health
  • Chair: Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust

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