Health Policy Summit 2017

An opportunity for health and care leaders to come together to discuss how health systems should respond to the major challenges ahead facing the NHS and social care, bridging the gap between evidence and action.


Start date: 02/03/2017 | 9:00

End date: 03/03/2017 | 14:00

For more information on this summit contact:

0207 462 0514

Day 2

Friday 3 March 2017

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Session 7: Improving quality in health care 03/03/2017 • 09.00–10.20Will Warburton


Welcome back from Chair Will Warburton, Director of Improvement, The Health Foundation
Opening keynote: Why is Quality Improvement so hard? Professor Mary Dixon-Woods, RAND Professor of Health Services Research, University of Cambridge
Response Professor Maxine Power, Director of Innovation and Improvement Science, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
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Session 8: Reflections on the health and care system 03/03/2017 • 10.20–11.10Nicholas Timmins


In conversation: Progress on the Five Year Forward View and STPs Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England | Nicholas Timmins, Senior Associate, Nuffield Trust
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Session 9: The Opposition's vision for the health and social care system 04/03/2017 • 11.40–12.20Nicholas Timmins


Chair's introduction Nicholas Timmins, Senior Associate, Nuffield Trust
Keynote address Jonathan Ashworth MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health, UK Government
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Session 10: Using technology effectively to support better delivery of health care 04/03/2017 • 12.20–13.25Dr Keith McNeil


Chair's introduction Dr Keith McNeil, Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England
Impact of automation on employment and healthcare Professor Eric T. Meyer, Professor of Social Informatics, University of Oxford
Panel discussion: The opportunities that technology presents for health care Karalee Close, Partner and Managing Director, Boston Consulting Group | Professor Eric T. Meyer, Professor of Social Informatics, University of Oxford | Tara Donnelly, Chief Executive, Health Innovation Network | Tony Chambers, Chief Executive, Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Summit Chair's closing remarks Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
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