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Independent healthcare convention 2009

Business Conference - Independent healthcare convention 2009
Business Conference

By : Laing & Buisson

Date : 2009

Location : United Kingdom UK / London

Audio 06h 34m
Description :

It includes fringe meetings, an exhbition area and networking opportunities as well as key debates covering important issues within the acute and mental health sectors.

Keywords :

Healthcare, Primary Care, NHS, innovation, polyclinics, independent sector providers, mental illness, prison, care pathway in mental health,

The third annual Independent Healthcare Convention is an event to be staged by Britain's premier healthcare analysts and publishers Laing & Buisson. The event includes fringe meetings, an exhbition area and networking opportunities as well as key debates covering important issues within the acute and mental health sectors.

Stream A: Acute Healthcare and Primary Care

Chair: Pam Garside, Newhealth, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge

The third annual Independent Healthcare Convention is an event to be staged by Britain's premier healthcare analysts and publishers Laing & Buisson. The event includes fringe meetings, an exhbition area and networking opportunities as well as key debates covering important issues within the acute and mental health sectors.


09.45 Debate 1: Will the independent sector, in its present form, survive the recession?
• Does the NHS still need the independent sector?
• Are top-ups an opportunity for radical change?
• What is the capacity of the independent sector for innovation?
• How can differentiation between the private health offering and the NHS be sustained ?
• Do managed care packages and products point the way ahead?


David Porter, Managing Partner of Apposite Capital,, Adrian Fawcett, Chief Executive Officer, General Healthcare Group, Ali Parsa, Managing Partner, Circle Health Ltd,

 

10.45 Morning coffee
 

11.10 Debate 2: Are polyclinics a dead end for independent sector providers?
• Do the public and professions want them?
• What’s the real opportunity for the independent sector?
• What alternative models should be promoted?
• If integrated care is the underlying objective, who is best placed to take the lead in pulling services together - GPs, corporate groups, LIFT schemes, etc.


Jill Matthews, Director for Primary Care and Community Services Strategy, Department of Health, Dr Oliver Bernath, Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Health Partners, Dr Rory McCrea, Chairman, ChilversMcCreaHealthcare, Mark Hunt, Managing Director, Care UK

 

12.15 Lunch & visit exhibition area
13.20 Fringe activity
14.15 Debate 3: Is the independent sector ready for greater scrutiny of its clinical data?
• Is the Hellenic project the dawn of a new age of comparative data?
• Will comparative data become a genuine driver of choice?
• Will the independent sector be transparent, whatever the outcomes?
• Is the role of regulator clear?
Baroness Barbara Young, Chair, Care Quality Commission, Dr Jean-Jacques De Gorter, Clinical Services
Director, Spire Healthcare, Martin Orton, Strategic Advisor, Information Centre for Health & Social Care , Tim
Baker, Managing Director, Dr Foster Research


Stream B: Mental Health


Chair: Peter Farrier, Formerly Chief Executive of Partnerships in Care


09.45 Debate 1: Is NHS commissioning of mental health services conducted on a level playing field?
• Are NHS Mental Health Trusts still favoured in tenders?
• Does the multiplicity of commissioning channels (Specialised Commissioning Groups, PCTs, collaborative Procurement Hubs) hinder or help a level playing field?
• Will Payment by Results, if implemented, made a difference?


Bill Leason, Partner, Hempsons ,Peter Howitt, Mental Health Payment by Results Development Lead, Department of Health, Professor Chris Thompson, Chief Medical Officer, Priory Group, Caroline Stevens, Specialist Mental Health Commisioner,London South East


10.45 Debate 2: Are care pathways in mental health working?
• Are mental health outcome measures sufficiently robust to support care pathway planning?
• Should high dependency providers aim to offer the full range of step down services in-house, should they seek strategic alliances to deliver comprehensive solutions, or should they simply leave commissioners to fit the jigsaw together?
• Are patients who are a danger to themselves or others being pushed along care pathways too fast in the interests of cost containment?


Ken Wilson, Executive Chairman, Cygnet Health Care, Dr Tony Romero, Group Clinical Director, Cambian Healthcare Ltd,Becki Hipkins, Care Pathway Advisor, Specialist commissioning Team, West Midlands , Jaya Balakrishna, Medical Director, North London Clinic, Partnerships in Care


11.45 Morning coffee

 

12.10 Fringe activity

 

13.10 Lunch & visit exhibition area

 

14.15 Debate 3: Should all offenders with serious mental illness be moved
out of prison?
• How many prisoners could/should be transferred to healthcare settings?
• What are the relative costs of incarceration versus treatment?
• How successful is treatment?
• Is it a false economy to keep severely mentally ill people in prison rather than a secure hospital?


Mark Morris, Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy, Personality Disorder Service, Partnerships in Care, Angela Greatley, Chief Executive, Sainsbury Centre for Mental Health, Dr Annie Bartlett, Reader in Forensic
Psychiatry & Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist , St Georges Medical School & HMP Holloway

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Product Type : Business Conference

Author : Various - Laing & Buisson

Audio 06h 34m

Languages : English

Organizer : Laing & Buisson

Founded by William Laing in 1986, Laing & Buisson is one the UK’s foremost provider of information and market intelligence on the independent health, community care and childcare sectors. Laing & Buisson offers a highly focused range of conferences which attract delegates from every area of health and social care. Their events bring together the public, private and voluntary sectors providing informed debate taking in the perspectives of all interested parties. In addition to one-off conferences on subjects selected for their special interest or topicality, Laing & Buisson’s annual programme features a series of annual conferences - considered definitive events covering key developments and leading edge practice in specific areas including homecare, telecare and assistive technology, children’s nurseries and childcare, extra-care, long term care for older people, mental health, acute healthcare, private healthcare insurance and investing in healthcare.