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Fit for the Future: Leading the way in Health + Care

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138 Digbeth


B5 6DR

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The health and social care landscape is facing its greatest financial challenge of recent decades. Despite ring fenced budgets and the Government's commitment to 'frontloaded' funding, the next decade will be the toughest yet, with cuts to public health and social care having a marked impact on any projected increase in spend on the NHS. Health and care services are increasingly being called on to do more with less - and many argue this isn't possible with out transformational change to the system. What role do social enterprises and charities have to play in sustaining a quality health and care service in such financially testing times?

Keynote speakers:

John Appleby, Chief Economist, The King's Fund

Samantha Jones, Director, New Care Models Programme, NHS England

Norman Lamb MP

Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Chair of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Peter Holbrook, CEO, SEUK


10 am: registration, coffee, networking
10.30 am Opening plenary: Financing the Future

11.40 am - 12.00pm: Coffee, exhibitors, networking

12pm-1pm: Workshops x 3

1) Keeping it Local: Devolution and regional approaches to improving healthcare

Helga Edstrom, Cabinet Office, Office for Civil Society

Lyn Bacon, CEO, Nottingham City Health Care

2) New Models of Care

Brendan Martin, Founder and Managing Director, Public World

Mark Ellerby, Director, Cloudberry Innovation and Development

3) Financing the Future: Beyond the public sector

Chris Theobald, Associate Director, Advisory & Impact team, BWB.

Dan Brewer, CEO, Resonance

Vinay Nair, Director of Business Development, Social and Sustainable

Jon Siddall, Director of Investment Partnerships, SWAHSN


2pm-3pm: Workshops x 3

1) Commissioning and Contracting: Doing more with less

Andy Maud, Head of Strategy Numbers for Good

David Hunter, Consultant, BWB

Lorraine Cox, Head of Procurement, Halton Borough Council

2) Social enterprises and mutuals - sustainability through partnership

Andrew Laird, Mutual Ventures

Scott Darraugh, Social Adventures

3) Social Care: Is Social Enterprise the answer?

Brigit Parker, Leading Lives

Katherine Hewitt, CEO, Gateway Family Services

Malcolm McClean, Business Director, Possabilities

3:00pm - 3.15pm - coffee, exhibitors, networking

3.15pm -4:00pm Final plenary

Who is the event for?

  • Social enterprises and charities delivering health and social care services
  • Commissioners
  • Procurement staff
  • Local government, health and well-being boards
  • Housing Associations

Why attend?

  • Ensure your organisations is ready to weather financial challenges in health and care
  • Explore the way social models are changing health and care
  • Find out what health commissioners want from providers
  • Learn best practice from leaders in the sector
  • Gain practical insight that can be applied to your organisation
  • Look at key policy areas such as social value and how to demonstrate it when bidding
  • Network with leaders across the sector facing similar challenges and share solutions

Leading the way in Health and Care, Social Enterprises UK’s seventh annual health conference, is a practical one-day event designed to help social enterprises, charities, spinouts, housing associations and local authorities better engage with national health bodies and commissioners and navigate the economic environment. The event will help build effective partnerships between social enterprises, charities and national health bodies, to support the delivery of health services that create maximum social value for people and communities.

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