London seminar: Working together – innovation supporting the NHS
Date 26 November 2018
Venue Church House, London
Working together – innovation supporting the NHS
NHS Providers Connect is a programme to match NHS member trusts to suppliers who have the solutions they need to move to new models of care and reduce costs. It has the potential to make a significant contribution to the maintenance of an NHS providing care free at the point of need - helping to solve healthcare’s toughest problems.
Free to members, these events are an opportunity to:
- Hear about the latest national policy environment from Chris Hopson, chief executive, NHS Providers
- Find out about innovative ways to save money and drive efficiency
- Listen to NHS trusts’ experience of working with our partners
- Network with other members looking to transform service delivery.
2.00pm Registration and refreshments
2.30pm Welcome and introduction
2.40pm NHS Providers Connect Programme
An introduction to the programme which match NHS member trusts to suppliers who have the solutions they need to move to new models of care and reduce costs, making a significant contribution to the NHS - helping to solve healthcare’s toughest problems.
David Morgan, business development manager, NHS Providers
3.00pm The policy challenge
The current policy climate requires that all trusts look to make savings. Chris Hopson provides an overview of the current policy climate and the direction trusts should be heading. He explains why we should be looking to make efficiencies in the way services are delivered in order to support the future of health and care provision.
Chris Hopson, chief executive, NHS Providers
3.30pm Case study 1: Supporting a smooth way home – British Red Cross
The British Red Cross help people live independently, and as a result avoid unnecessary hospital admissions and delayed discharges. They work closely with partners to help people move more swiftly and safely though the care system. Their range of services provide a person‑centered approach to ensure all the practical and emotional needs of a person are met, to help them get back on their feet and live independently.
Speaker: trust representative
3.55pm Case study 2: Avoiding unnecessary agency fees – Locum’s Nest
Locum’s Nest is a web and mobile app platform helping hospitals bypass agencies when hiring locum doctors, over the last 6 months, they have matched over 4,000 shifts, given hospitals access to 2,500 doctors, launched the NHS’ first truly collaborative Staff Bank and have already saved their partner hospitals over £250,000 to date.
Speaker: trust representative
4.20pm Roundtable discussions
An opportunity to discuss today’s presentations in further detail, tables will be led by today’s speakers and their colleagues, 3 rounds of 13 minutes (inc changeover time).
5.00pm Closing remarks
5.15pm Drinks reception and networking
How to book
This event is free to attend but spaced are limited. Book your place online