Finance directors and commercial leads - 6 September 2018

Date 06 September 2018

Time 10:30

Venue Woburn House Conference Centre, Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9HQ

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This is one of 13 professional networks that meet regularly (three times a year) to provide members with opportunities to:

Who is it for?

Anyone with responsibility for managing the financial accounts or commercial portfolio of their trusts, for example: director of finance/performance/corporate affairs/contracting/business development/commercial development/investments, chief finance officer and deputy chief executive.
Interim/acting/assistant/deputy directors are also welcome to attend.

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6 September 2018 – 10.30am to 3.30pm

Woburn Conference Centre, 20 Tavistock Square, London WC1H 9HQ



10.00 – 10.30am


10.30 – 10.40am                                                                                                   

Steve Grange, Executive Director of Strategy, Commercial & Strategic Development, South Staffordshire & Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Mark Orchard, Director of Finance, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

10.40 – 11.50am

An update on strategic and policy issues affecting NHS providers and an opportunity for a roundtable discussion to talk about particular topics and share feedback with NHS Providers team and rest of the group.

Miriam Deakin, Deputy Director of Policy and Strategy, NHS Providers

11.50 – 12.30pm                                                                   

The joint pricing team will present details on the current proposals for the next two year national tariff.

Chris Walters, Chief Pricing Officer, NHS Improvement and Martin Campbell, Head of Pricing, NHS England


12.30 – 12.45pm

An opportunity to input into the network’s forward work plan to ensure that it continues to be effective and distinct in its role and purpose.

            Mark Orchard, Director of Finance, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

12.45 – 1.30pm  


1.30 - 2.30pm

System and thought leaders will debate what the priorities should be for the forthcoming NHS ten year plan. Audience members will be encouraged to participate in the discussion.

                Sally Gainsbury, Senior Policy Analyst, Nuffield Trust

                Tim Jaggard, Finance Director, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

                Paul Scott, Chief Finance Officer, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


2.30 – 3.30pm

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust successfully secured a Section 106 agreement with its local authority to part-finance its new hospital site. In this presentation the trust will detail the process it went through to secure this funding.      

Jayne Blacklay, Director of Development/Project Support Manager, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust 


Wrap up and close

Any other business and date of next meeting

The next meeting will take place on 11 December 2018 at Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1Q 0RN. 

Today’s meeting will close at 3.30pm.

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