The Building Blocks For the Future
|09.00||IHSM - Annual General Meeting - Brompton Suite, Earls Court|
|10.45||Conference Opening - Introduction by David Dimbleby|
|11.00||Keeping the Faith|
Rt. Hon Frank Dobson MP
|11.30||A Personal View|
Christine Hancock, General Secretary RCN
|11.40||A Quality Review|
Professor Don Berwick, Director of the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, Boston
Don Berwick, a world expert on developing quality health will give his view on what needs to be done to improve patient care.
|12.05||A Personal View|
Karen Caines, Director IHSM
The first in a series of personal views
|12.15||Into the Next Millennium|
Howard Davies, Chairman, The Presidents Committee of The Millennium Debate and of the Financial Services Authority
The Debate of the Age is a nationwide project looking at how demography and other factors will shape our future. Howard Davies, chairs the debate and will give the Conference the latest thinking.
|12.35||A Personal View|
Kamlesh Bahl, Head of Equal Opportunities Commission
|12.50||Lunch and Fringe Sessions |
|14.30||Future Issues for the NHS - How will you colour the future?|
David Dimbleby introduces the results of a six month project that has used the latest consultation techniques to examine what professionals and users value in health services and how that can be sustained in the future.
Dramatic representations of scenarios of the future will be given and David Dimbleby will cross question a panel made up of:
- John Wyn Owen - Secretary Nuffield Trust and Project Chairman
- Karen Caines - Director IHSM
- Stephen Thornton - Chief Executive, NHS Confederation
- Ged Davies - Head of Scenario Planning, Shell UK
- Dr Tom Ling, Consultant in Public Sector Change
and have a face-to-face interview with Professor Donald Light, University of Medicine & Dentistry, New Jersey, who has been examining the issues for the NHS in an international context.
|16.00-17.30||The RCN Management Consortium will be running a series of parallel sessions open to all delegates.|
|16.45||Bars open and networking|
|17.45||A Journey Through The NHS|
Roy Lilley, Communicator Extraordinaire
Regional suppers will take place in the Earls Court complex and the Paragon and Swallow Hotels which are close by. Suppers are informal so delegates are recommended to stay on at Earls Court, where bars and the exhibition will be open until suppers begin.
Providing For The Future
|08.30||NHS Confederation AGM - Brompton Suite, Earls Court|
|09.10||Conference Starts - Introduction by David Dimbleby|
A leading political figure - introduced by Alan Langlands, Chief Executive, NHS Executive
|10.00||Values and the NHS - Still together after all these years?|
Rabbi Julia Neuberger, Chief Executive, The Kings Fund
Julia Neuberger will examine the important role values and ethics have always played in the health service and what might challenge them in the future.
|10.30||A Personal View|
Dr Sandy Macara, Chairman, British Medical Association
|10.40||Coffee and Exhibition time|
|11.40||Satellite Events and Focus Groups|
|13.10||Lunch and Fringe Sessions|
|15.15||Afternoon Sessions - Introduction by David Dimbleby|
|15.20||Costs, Benefits and Challenges|
Dr Uwe Reinhardt, Professor of Health Economics, University of Princeton
Uwe Reinhardt is a leading health economist and commentator, he will look at the age old challenge of balancing costs and benefits and give his view on how the NHS measures up internationally.
|15.50||Sheila McKechnie - A Personal View|
Director The Consumers Association
|16.00||A Healthy Future - A World View|
Dr N C Zuma, Minister of Health, South Africa
Dr Zuma has steered South African health services through immense change. Trained in the NHS she will look at how she sees the challenge of providing health care to the whole population.
|16.20||Tea and Exhibition time|
|17.30||The Hospital Heroes Awards presented by David Dimbleby|
The unsung heroes, men and women of the hospital and healthcare sector will discover which hero or heroine delegates have chosen to take this award. Sponsored by Norwich Union Healthcare.
|17.55||A Focus on Care - Professor Anthony Clare|
Anthony Clare, radio and TV's resident psychiatrist will look at how health services must focus on the needs of the individual, both in mind and body.
|20.00||Social Events - Gala Dinner - Royal Lancaster Hotel|
Definitely not the Gala Dinner - Forum Hotel
|09.15||Walk-in to Auditorium|
|09.30||Day Three - Introduction by David Dimbleby|
|09.35||The Challenge Ahead|
Alan Langlands, Chief Executive, NHS Executive
Followed by the presentation of the Golden Helix Quality Awards
Alan Langlands will set his own challenges for the NHS as it moves forward into the next millennium.
|10.05||A Cross Channel Perspective|
Gérard Larcher, Vice President of the French Senate & President of FHF
Gérard Larcher, the newly appointed President of the French Hospitals Federation will give a cross channel perspective of health services and look at how the people of Europe might work more closely together.
|10.15||A Personal View|
Professor Per-Gunnar Svensson, Director General International Hospital Federation
|10.25||The Future Partnership|
Heather Rabbatts, Chief Executive, Lambeth Council
Heather Rabbatts looks at the essential partnership for the future between health and local government - how can we make it work better?
|10.35||Coffee and Exhibition time|
|11.40||Introduction by David Dimbleby|
|11.45||Managing into the Millennium|
Peter Homa, Incoming President IHSM
Peter Homa, newly appointed waiting lists buster and Incoming President, IHSM will look at the challenge of managing into the next millennium and delivering the priorities.
|12.15||Medicine Of The Future|
Professor John Burn, Dept of Human Genetics, University of Newcastle
John Burn will look at the changes medical developments will bring and what this might mean for the health service.
|12.25||A Final View|
Stephen Thornton, Chief Executive, The NHS Confederation
|12.35||Results on the Future Issues of the NHS|
David Dimbleby concludes the Conference by reporting back on what you the delegates have said about the Future Issues work and examines the priorities for the years ahead.
|12.50||Close of Event||