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09:30
  1. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Supporter session
    Collaborative working offers an opportunity to redress the balance and shift resources to where they can be used most effectively. NHS Professionals are excited to host an interactive group session wh ...
    NHS Professionals
  2. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    Chris Hopson, chief strategy officer at NHS England, will reflect on his first year in the role and the progress made across England. This session is part of the 'In Conversation With' Theatre, which ...
  3. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    This session will explore and discuss different practical tools, including Core20PLUS5, that are helping organisations and systems to measure and take action on health inequality.​ Delegates will be a ...
  4. Charter 2&3 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    Integrated care systems have a unique opportunity to support population health; tackle inequalities in outcomes, experience and access; and deliver meaningful and lasting impact for local communities. ...
09:45
  1. Central 4
    60 mins
    • People
    • Supporter session
    In June the GMC will publish an update to Good Medical Practice, the set of standards medical professionals need to follow. The new standards constitute a shared understanding between doctors, patient ...
    General Medical Council
  2. Exchange hall
    30 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Supporter session
    Every year, one in three people over 65 suffer a fall, which can cause severe injury and even death. However, many fallers simply require some help off the floor and someone to provide a little suppor ...
    St John Ambulance
  3. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    AI decision-support software can help reduce the time taken to interpret brain scans of suspected stroke patients from 30 mins to under five minutes – enabling quicker access to life-saving treatment. ...
  4. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    NHS providers (across primary, community, mental health, acute, ambulance and specialist care) have played an active and strong leadership role in delivering the ambition and objectives of ICSs, both ...
10:00
  1. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    This session will look at how West and East Midlands ADASS, with Herefordshire County Council, Lincolnshire County Council Nottinghamshire Council and Walsall Councils, developed a pilot project to wo ...
  2. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Sustainable healthcare
    In this session we will share two case studies from employers who have substantially expanded their workforce by using apprenticeships. One case study will look at how apprenticeships can provide a re ...
  3. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • System collaboration
    The NHS Confederation, the Local Government Association and NHS Providers have joined forces to deliver a range of free, bespoke support for local health and care systems through the Leading Integrati ...
  4. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    This session will provide both a strategic overview of learning healthcare systems and a practical example of how the frontline learning coordinator role is helping teams to engage in learning and tak ...
  5. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    While the NHS is recognised as an international leader on sustainability, there remains significant complexity associated with developing and implementing sustainability plans to their fullest potenti ...
  6. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Primary care
    General practice delivers over 340 million appointments a year, supporting more patients every day than any other part of the health system. Yet it remains under intense pressure, with demand often gr ...
  7. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    Find out how AHSNs work with industry, academia and NHS organisations to assess the impact of an innovation. Hear why and how real-world evidence has played an important part in health innovation and ...
10:15
  1. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    Treating 1.3 million people a day in England, the NHS touches all our lives, and today we cannot imagine life without it. As we mark 75 years of the NHS, we are joined by two of the country’s leading ...
  2. Exchange hall
    30 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    • Main stage - panel
    • Supporter session
    Explore how linked data and actionable insights can serve as the launch pad for inter-agency collaboration; prioritisation of population needs; and tangible ways to assess the impact of the ICBs' and ...
    Optum
10:20
  1. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    Mark Fisher will reflect on his year in the role and his vision for Greater Manchester. This session is part of the 'In Conversation With' Theatre, which is supported by the Association of the British ...
11:50
  1. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Sustainable healthcare
    This session, led by commercial colleagues from the NHS, will focus on how we leverage our scale and work with suppliers to ensure value, efficiencies and a resilient supply chain, while also discussi ...
  2. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    This session will present the film Less? and talk to the people featured in the film about how Pathway works to make a difference. This session is part of the 'In Conversation With' Theatre, which is ...
  3. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    This session will give an overview of the Better Care Fund Support Programme (2023 – 2025). It will outline the ways in which our expertise and experience is brought together to provide sector-led imp ...
  4. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    Ten years on from the launch of the inspirational #HelloMyNameIs campaign, hear from Chris Pointon about its history and the lasting impact it has had on the NHS and its staff. Chris is the husband of ...
  5. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Primary care
    With work happening across the country to build Primary Care Provider Collaboratives, this session will look at how we can exploit their full potential and hear from some of those who have been runnin ...
  6. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    This session will explore and discuss the expertise and support that is needed to successfully adopt, sustain and scale innovation across the NHS. Innovators involved in the Clinical Entrepreneur prog ...
  7. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    Yorkshire and Humber AHSN and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are both working at regional levels in international markets to build long-term relationships with partners for the adoptio ...
  8. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    In a post-COVID-19 world, elective backlogs mixed with staff shortages and upcoming winter pressures pose a significant operational challenge for the NHS. Find out how the new A&E tool is making advan ...
  9. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • System collaboration
    This session will help you find and build the expertise and approaches you need to deliver on ICS ambitions. Learn from the experience of local system leaders who are taking an improvement and learnin ...
12:00
  1. Central 3
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Supporter session
    NHS colleagues share how partnering with AstraZeneca to redesign pathways tackles inequalities in access, reduces inefficiencies and optimises care. We will also hear from The ChangeACADEMY, which is ...
    AstraZeneca
  2. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    Gathering and interpreting data and intelligence is central to reducing health inequalities. ​ ​In this session we will hear from leaders who are developing their own roles in understanding and acting ...
  3. Charter 2&3 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    The session will provide a roadmap of the national vision for population health management and how local system leaders are implementing this approach in the context of local system challenges and hea ...
  4. Central 4
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    This session will look at how ICSs can work with local community organisations to join up health and care for people, whichever organisation provides that care and support. Community and ICS leaders w ...
  5. Central 5
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Virtual wards have firmly taken the stage in 2023, moving care closer to home and avoiding patients spending unnecessary time in hospital. But how do we move even further, into avoiding unnecessary ad ...
    Huma
  6. Exchange auditorium
    40 mins
    • Keynote
    • Supporter session
    Join Karen DeSalvo, Google’s Chief Health Officer to deep dive into the latest insights on how patients want to manage their health, with a panel of patient advocates and clinical leaders. Focused on ...
    Google Health
  7. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Automation is a powerful tool in the pursuit of error-free healthcare. It has already demonstrated its ability to transform care by delivering big improvements in outcomes, safety and productivity whi ...
    beamtree
  8. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    90 mins
    • Operational delivery
    • Supporter session
    A lively interactive session where you will hear from people with the boldest ambitions for connecting data and insights with human-centred design, to drive impact. Our lens will be the imperative to ...
    IBM
12:15
  1. Exchange hall
    60 mins
    • Main stage - panel
    • People
    With the context of increasing demand and more complex conditions than ever before, we know that maintaining the current size of our workforce, skill mix and ways of working will not be enough to deli ...
13:00
  1. Exchange 11
    60 mins
    The BME Leadership Network is hosting a lunch for network members. Special guests football legend, John Barnes MBE, author of ‘The uncomfortable truth about racism’, and Dr Adam Rutherford, renowned g ...
13:10
  1. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Supporter session
    • Sustainable healthcare
    Delegating specialised services to ICSs brings a welcome shift of planning for these services closer to patients, with the potential for ICBs to improve service design and better plan patient care. Th ...
    Boehringer Ingelheim
  2. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Primary care
    • Supporter session
    Digital is an enabler so let it enable you. With priorities around access, experience, demand, capacity and communication, digital assets at your fingertips can help you generate your response. In thi ...
  3. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    • Supporter session
    Grappling with cultural, safety, workforce, financial and reputational challenges occupies a the vast majority of a Board’s time and energy and the hills to climb can seem steeper than ever. But in th ...
    RLDatix
  4. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    This session shares emerging lessons from a long-term national programme of work to embed evidence of what works in social care practice and in national policy. It will help delegates from an NHS back ...
  5. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • Supporter session
    • System collaboration
    This session will explore actionable insights from the Greater Manchester Cancer Breast Pathway Board, focusing on its work to create a sustainable model of care through system collaboration, prioriti ...
    Novartis
  6. In conversation with...
    40 mins
    • In conversation with...
    • Supporter session
    This session will discuss an independent report commissioned by the ABPI and conducted by The King’s Fund, which provides an analysis of how the NHS compares to the healthcare system of other comparab ...
    ABPI
  7. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    Elective recovery is a key target for how the NHS will recover services and bring down waiting lists. This session will demonstrate case studies of opportunities to support ICBs with elective recovery ...
  8. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    • Supporter session
    The UK and India have had a long history of collaboration in healthcare. However, there is much more the two nations can share as both health systems have many of the same goals driving towards afford ...
    Healthcare UK
  9. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    • Supporter session
    The opportunity for collaboration across health and care and industry to improve outcomes for citizens is here: how do we make it happen? This session will highlight examples of successful collaborati ...
14:00
  1. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • People
    Equality has always been the NHS’s fundamental principle. How can we reset the dial to ensure we tackle inequality for our workforce and patients? And what lessons can be learned from anti-racism init ...
  2. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    Clinical and care system leaders now have a unique opportunity to bring about long-lasting change for the populations they serve. Fulfilling the potential of ICSs will require a type of integrated lea ...
  3. Central 5
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    The rising cost of living was one of the first challenges that the health system faced after the establishment of integrated care systems. This session will look at how primary care, integrated care s ...
  4. Central 3
    60 mins
    • People
    This session will discuss how the people profession is transforming the way the NHS attracts, supports and retains staff through the scaling of services, digital transformation and professional develo ...
  5. The NHS at 75 zone
    45 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    80 per cent of the NHS workforce are women, and as we mark the 75th anniversary of the NHS, there has never been a more important time to give women’s health the attention it deserves. Join the Health ...
  6. Central 4
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    This session will explore how digital transformation in healthcare has been shown to increase operational efficiency, improve the quality of care, and reduce variability in experiences. This session i ...
    Oracle Health
  7. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Mental health, learning disability & autism
    • Operational delivery
    The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies programme began in 2008 and has transformed the treatment of adult anxiety disorders and depression in England. In 2021/22, more than 1.2 million people ...
  8. Charter 2&3 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Operational delivery
    • Supporter session
    This session will consider how technology can be used to move patients through the system better and faster, while improving staff and patient experience. This session is supported by Accurx.
    accurx
  9. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    The will be a ‘world café’ style cabaret session, with tables hosted by representatives from initiatives working to improve access, experience and outcomes from health and care for people in inclusion ...
14:15
  1. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    Dr Shane Gordon will reflect on the successes of Clacton's community diagnostic centre in addressing health inequalities and providing economic opportunities for local residents.
15:00
  1. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • System collaboration
    In this session we'll explore The Learning Capture project, which aims to: capture how ICS partnerships are seeking to increase social and economic value alongside existing best practices describe lea ...
  2. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Sustainable healthcare
    This session will highlight how an ongoing partnership between local authorities and the local NHS system is co-designing an innovative tool supporting decision-makers to adapt to their future climate ...
  3. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    In England, over 10,000 people spend the night in an acute hospital when they could be in their own homes or receiving care in the community. Most of these people are in hospital due to delays in acce ...
  4. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    This session will showcase the AHSN's contributions to the NHS Patient Safety Strategy and outlines priorities for the upcoming year. Join us to learn about Patient Safety in Partnership, the AHSN pat ...
  5. Exchange auditorium
    40 mins
    • Keynote
     
  6. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Primary care
    This session will focus on how multi-disciplinary team (MDT) working can help with effectively handling demand and delivering excellent patient care and services. Through case studies, delegates will ...
  7. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    The NHS is one of the world’s largest employers and treats 1.3 million people a day in England. Behind the numbers are amazing staff who do amazing things, and patients with amazing stories. In this s ...
  8. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    In this session we will discuss the barriers facing scaling innovation from a system and industry perspective, and hear examples of things systems can do to overcome these barriers. System and industr ...
  9. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    Despite being a national health system, the NHS has always been part of the wider global health system, too. In recent years the NHS's international engagement has expanded. NHS organisations at natio ...
15:15
15:30
  1. Central 7
    60 mins
    • People
    The NHS Technology Enhanced Learning team is bringing key services into the NHS workforce, delivering access to new technologies, specialist content and resources, and flexible ways of working. It is ...
  2. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    The NHS is working with GRAIL to run the world’s first trial of a blood test as a potential screening tool for cancer in asymptomatic members of the public. The NHS-Galleri trial is currently nearing ...
  3. Central 5
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    In this session you will learn how two care provider organisations adapted their community and in-hospital radiology services and community cardiac care services, to increase patient throughput and im ...
    GE Healthcare
  4. Central 4
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    Attendees will hear about the importance of research to patient and staff experiences and outcomes; recruitment and retention; and organisational processes and performance. ​We will present and discus ...
15:45
  1. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Operational delivery
    We know people recover quicker at home and for many, that is where they would rather be. So what more can we do to deliver healthcare at home? This session will explore the transformative enablers for ...
  2. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    This session will provide an overview of the MedTech funding mandate, its achievements and future direction, with the opportunity for the audience to give views and feedback. Café-style technology int ...
  3. Exchange hall
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    • Main stage - panel
    In this session, our expert panel will explore how solving health inequalities is fundamental to improving productivity and efficiency across the system, as well as playing a key role in elective reco ...
16:15
  1. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    Sarah Pickup will reflect on the role of local government in public health, and the direction of public health policy following the COVID-19 pandemic.
08:00
  1. Central 3
    55 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Supporter session
    This session will explore the emerging and developing functions of NHS provider collaboratives, and what role they could and should play within the system following the 2022 act and guidance. Delegate ...
    Hill Dickinson
  2. Central 8
    55 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Join senior NHS leaders and industry experts discussing how Hospital at Home services are being delivered to benefit patients, partners and the wider NHS. Jenny Ricketts, Director of Community Transfo ...
    Homelink Healthcare
  3. Central 4
    55 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    • Supporter session
    This session will explore health inequalities and improving access to seldom heard groups in the context of cancer services. Speakers will discuss meaningful action being taken to address inequalities ...
    Janssen
  4. Central 5
    55 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    • Supporter session
    The session will address how clinical trials for new medicines and diagnostics, when well designed and delivered, can be inclusive and even start to help address health inequalities. Health inequaliti ...
    Moderna
  5. Central 7
    55 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Long-terms conditions (LTCs) affect more than 15 million people in England alone. As ICSs work in partnership to optimise pathways for those affected by LTCs while generating efficiency savings and ca ...
    abbvie
09:00
  1. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    This session will explore how health and care system leaders across the NHS, local government and voluntary and community groups within ICSs can develop preventative healthcare models focused on wellb ...
  2. Central 4
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    This session will demonstrate how urgent care services are working closely with local charities and community organisations to deliver safe and effective discharge, prevent hospital readmissions and s ...
  3. Central 3
    60 mins
    • People
    In the wake of the Messenger review and the clear benefits of collaborative cultures, this session discusses how leaders can embed inclusive leadership across their organisations and systems to mainst ...
  4. Central 5
    60 mins
    • Operational delivery
    The Fuller stocktake report set out the need for integrated neighbourhood teams as a next step to integrating primary care, evolving from primary care networks (PCNs) and creating ‘teams of teams’ to ...
09:30
  1. Charter 2&3 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    A key aim of the 2022 Health and Care Act and NHS England's Operating Framework is to give ICBs greater responsibility for the commissioning of some services previously directly led by NHS England. Th ...
  2. Exchange auditorium
    40 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Main stage - panel
    Patricia Hewitt and key stakeholders involved in her review of the oversight and governance of integrated care systems will reflect on what the recommendations mean for the health and care sector.
  3. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    30 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    This panel session will reveal consumer desires to manage healthcare and how wearable technologies like Fitbit can support consumers and caregivers as patients take ownership of managing their health. ...
    Google Health
  4. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Join this session to better understand how linking data for population health management, alongside surfacing your own practice activity data, can: improve the health and wellbeing of staff improve pa ...
    Optum
10:00
  1. Exchange hall
    60 mins
    • Mental health, learning disability & autism
    • Main stage - panel
    • Operational delivery
    Integration is at the heart of the NHS. The future of healthcare lies in our ability to bring physical and mental healthcare together, with people’s needs at the centre of service delivery. Today, adu ...
  2. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Sustainable healthcare
    In this session we will discuss how an ICS can become an anchor institution by supporting inclusive recruitment from the local community and attracting young people to the health and social care secto ...
  3. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    30 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Aligning with consumer trends, patients increasingly look to online content to understand and manage their health. Learn from leading content creators and YouTube Health on how to develop accurate, in ...
    Google Health
  4. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    Learn about the impact that AHSNs have had over the last ten years following the Innovation Health and Wealth report. Hear actionable guidance for ICSs considering implementation; learn how the models ...
  5. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    The Nuffield Trust is an independent think tank which often draws on experience from international systems to inform its policy research and analysis. With the health and care workforce facing numerou ...
  6. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • System collaboration
    This session will showcase the Managing Heart Failure @home approach, its key components and the early evidence and impact insights. We’ll explore how the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundatio ...
  7. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    On 22 June 1948, HMT Empire Windrush arrived in the UK, carrying over 1000 passengers from the West Indies. Mainly former service personnel, this was the first wave of post-war immigration and many of ...
  8. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    • Supporter session
    Jacob West, director of health and life sciences at Microsoft UK, joins Channel 4’s health editor Victoria Macdonald to explore the ways in which the NHS is currently using AI in healthcare, both to h ...
  9. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Mental health, learning disability & autism
    The session plans to address the key actions that integrated care boards should take to avoid admission to and accelerate discharge from mental health hospitals for autistic adults. The session will c ...
  10. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    This session will highlight how West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership ensures the balance between system and place level is maintained to get the best outcomes for people and commun ...
10:30
  1. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    How well do we understand older people’s experience of increasing frailty and are we equipped to support them to live their most fulfilling lives? This session showcases examples of teams collaboratin ...
  2. Central 3
    60 mins
    • People
    The NHS People Plan set out a key ambition to have more people working differently in a compassionate and inclusive culture. This session will examine key concepts that underpin staff engagement in th ...
  3. Central 5
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Data saves lives. Trusts across the country are building data platforms to bring together their data with a view to driving better clinical decision-making, operational management, and patient communi ...
    Microsoft
  4. Central 4
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Supporter session
    This session will look at the opportunity for population-level risk reduction and increased commissioning focus on improving chronic respiratory disease care, namely asthma and COPD. We will explore: ...
    AstraZeneca
  5. Exchange auditorium
    40 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Keynote
    • Supporter session
    This session will explore the innovative, simple, effective methods of patient communication being put into practice across the system, supported by technology. It will explore how these can be used t ...
    Accurx logo
  6. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    30 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    As healthcare becomes increasingly digitalised, concerns emerge about patient safety, data protection and delivering quality care online. Join this panel to dissect the issues and understand the impor ...
    Google Health
  7. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    This session will explore how trust can be built between communities and clinicians to break down barriers, equipping leaders to drive innovation in service design and development and improve outcomes ...
11:00
  1. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    Dr Maxine Mackintosh, programme lead on diverse data at Genomics England, in conversation with Victoria Macdonald. This session is part of the 'In Conversation With' Theatre, which is supported by the ...
11:30
  1. Charter 2&3 - Cabaret
    90 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Throughout the pandemic, cloud providers partnered with the NHS and the wider healthcare partner ecosystem to manage the COVID-19 response at a national, regional and local level. Join this session to ...
    Amazon Web Services
  2. Charter 1 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • Mental health, learning disability & autism
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    The health inequalities faced by people with severe and enduring mental illness, people with learning disabilities and autistic people are stark. We know they are at greater risk of poor physical heal ...
  3. Exchange hall
    60 mins
    • People
    The price paid by individuals and communities impacted by racism are incalculable and should be all the evidence we need to drive change. But how can the economic argument also focus minds? This sessi ...
  4. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    60 mins
    Vaccination ranks second only to clean water as the most effective public health intervention to prevent disease. Through vaccination, diseases that were previously common are now rare or non-existent ...
11:40
  1. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Mental health, learning disability & autism
    The session will address ways of overcoming barriers and challenges to increasing uptake of annual health checks for harder-to-engage groups on the learning disability register. It will be based on th ...
  2. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    Hear from the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) Healthcare on how it is nurturing the delivery of digital change into the NHS, and from Life Sciences Hub Wales on its All-Wales Robotic Assiste ...
  3. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    • Supporter session
    The UK Canada AgeTech Innovation Exchange programme represents a consortium of organisations across the UK and Canada, working together to improve the health and wellbeing of older people by supportin ...
  4. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    From the day it launched, the NHS has innovated and adapted to meet the needs of each successive generation, delivering huge medical advances such as the world’s first liver, heart and lung transplant ...
  5. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    Join us to learn how to use outcomes partnerships to tackle health inequalities and invest in prevention. The session will focus on community led health partnerships and projects in North East Lincoln ...
  6. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Sustainable healthcare
    Building a sustainable NHS estate can seem like a mammoth task, one which wouldn’t be possible without our workforce. This session will explore how the Workforce Action Plan will help trusts and ICSs ...
  7. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • System collaboration
    With increasing numbers of people being cared for by virtual wards across England, this session will explore the benefits of providing hospital-level care at home and consider what’s next for this inn ...
  8. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    This session will bring together a panel of speakers from across the social care sector to explore system digital transformation and the opportunities that shared data creates for increased access and ...
12:00
  1. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    How many times have we heard, 'if only there was an app for that'? From simple tasks that help families get updates on loved ones in ITU, to back-office functions that need to be streamlined and you w ...
    Microsoft
  2. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    In 2022, integrated care boards (ICBs) were at different stages of maturity when it came to digital. What does the landscape look like now?​ This session will bring together learning from one year of ...
  3. Central 5
    60 mins
    • Health inequalities improvement
    Inequalities among children and young people have a lasting impact on their physical and mental health outcomes as children, young people and, eventually, adults. This session will explore how taking ...
  4. Central 3
    60 mins
    • People
    Join representatives from NHS England’s National Retention Programme as they discuss and share outcomes from the NHS People Promise Exemplars Programme. This programme supports 23 trusts in each regio ...
  5. In conversation with...
    30 mins
    • In conversation with...
    Dr Dominique Allwood, chief medical officer and Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) deputy at UCL Partners, and Michael Wood, head of health economic partnerships at the NHS Confederation, in conve ...
  6. Central 4
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    This two-part session will focus on early diagnosis in flu and heart failure. We will focus on the importance of diagnosing flu patients early and encouraging the audience to think about the state of ...
    Roche
12:30
13:00
  1. Exchange hall
    30 mins
    • Main stage - panel
    • People
    • Supporter session
    The NHS workforce has been under increasing pressure since the pandemic, and workload and wellbeing remain pressing concerns. Against this backdrop, this panel session will consider the concept of ‘on ...
    NHS Professionals
13:10
  1. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    • Supporter session
    To meet the demands of backlog and system recovery, this session will focus on how innovation can help primary care proactively improve patient outcomes through risk stratification and advanced data m ...
  2. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    This interactive joint session will focus on how to create the right culture for integrated workforce thinking and planning. Delivered by Partners in Care and Health (a partnership of the Local Govern ...
  3. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Supporter session
    • Sustainable healthcare
    The NHS has ambitious targets to harness data to drive system transformation and create a more sustainable health service, with the ultimate ambition to improve outcomes for patients. But we know that ...
    Boehringer Ingelheim
  4. System collaboration zone
    40 mins
    • Supporter session
    • System collaboration
    This session will look at how AHSN North East and North Cumbria facilitated a system-wide approach to affect behavioral change, embed historical learnings, mobilise resourcing and maximise funding acq ...
    Novartis
  5. In conversation with...
    40 mins
    • In conversation with...
    • Supporter session
    Integrated care systems (ICSs) have an ambition and statutory duty to improve population health outcomes and tackle inequalities. Also, under the Health & Care Act, ICSs are required to promote, facil ...
    ABPI
  6. Primary care & mental health theatre
    40 mins
    • Mental health, learning disability & autism
    This session will look at the role of digital mental health support and what needs to be put in place to ensure it is integrated into mental health pathways to improve access to safe and demonstrably, ...
  7. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    Hear about the potential for innovation to help the NHS achieve its net zero targets. Learn about the importance of considering the net zero agenda alongside other factors such as health inequalities ...
  8. The NHS at 75 zone
    40 mins
    • NHS at 75
    • Supporter session
    The role of psychological safety in promoting healthcare team learning, confidence and effectiveness is well established. However, many organisations still struggle to embed a culture which fully embr ...
    RLDatix
  9. International zone
    40 mins
    • International
    • Supporter session
    Fast-growing countries in the developing world are importing some of the NHS's key ideas to help transform their health services. Countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America are working with NHS organ ...
    Healthcare UK
13:30
  1. Exchange hall
    30 mins
    • Main stage - panel
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    • Supporter session
    Imagine a world where patients and the public feel they are engaged as individuals and can digitally interact with care services in the same ways as they do with other aspects of their life. Where thi ...
    IBM
15:00
  1. Central 8
    60 mins
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    Genomics, the study of the genes in our DNA and their function, is transforming care for people living with cancer by delivering faster and more accurate diagnoses, more effective and targeted treatme ...
  2. Social care zone
    40 mins
    • Social care
    Nick Gordon talks with Pip, Isaac and Tom about their experience. This session will share insight and learning from people with lived experience about their experiences of being listened too, sharing ...
  3. Sustainable healthcare theatre
    40 mins
    • Sustainable healthcare
    This session will support a discussion around creating and building a sustainable NHS workforce for the future. Key to achieving this is the need to expand, develop and retain our colleagues for longe ...
  4. Improving health outcomes theatre
    40 mins
    • Improving health outcomes
    Hear from Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust about how a new data-led solution is helping to better track patients being referred with suspected cancer to receive vital treatment an ...
  5. Innovation zone
    40 mins
    • Innovation
    The NHS Long Term Plan sets out the priorities for expanding children and young people’s mental health services (CYPMHS) over the next ten years. It aims to widen access to services closer to home, re ...
  6. Exchange hall
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    • Main stage - panel
    ConfedExpo23 marks a year since ICSs were legally established. This session will explore where ICSs are now and where they are going, and how they are managing increasingly complex challenges and find ...
  7. Exchange auditorium
    50 mins
    • Main stage - panel
    • Quality, transformation and innovation
    Adopting innovation can be challenging because NHS leaders face operational pressures every day. For the NHS and the wider health and care system to survive and thrive for the benefit of their users, ...
  8. Exchange 8-10 - Cabaret
    75 mins
    • People
    Existing evidence, including from the NHS Staff Survey, Workforce Race Equality Standard and Workforce Disability Equality Standard, has highlighted disparities in the experience of NHS staff with pro ...
  9. Central 7
    60 mins
    • Operational delivery
    There is a strong rationale for integrated care systems and their primary care partners to prioritise prevention. Over the last century, we have seen significant improvements in healthy life expectanc ...
  10. Central 3
    60 mins
    • Collaboration & partnerships
    This session, led by world-renowned ageing expert Professor Sir Muir Gray, will explore how we change the narrative around ageing and how we frame the health and social care agenda to better suit an a ...