The Spectator Health Summit

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The annual Spectator Health Summit, chaired by Alastair Stewart, is a unique opportunity for health and care leaders to examine the unprecedented challenges to the NHS, social care and research and development caused by Covid-19.

The Spectator Health Summit will cover a wide range of topics, including:

The impact of Coronavirus on the NHS

Preparing for pandemics: How can the NHS restructure and retain staff to deal with the challenge of Covid-19 whilst preparing against a winter crisis?

The social care crisis

How can we solve the social care crisis, exacerbated by Covid-19? How do we better protect the vulnerable in care homes and ensure greater integration between the health service and social care which Covid-19 has exposed with such devastating impact? How can we fund a better system when we can barely afford the current one?

How can the UK maximise its potential as a world leader in science, research and development of vaccines?

The UK leads Europe in early-stage clinical research for new vaccines and medicines, as well as research into heart disease. The medical research sector also brought over £300 million in income to the NHS last year. But in the Covid-19 era, even the best has proven to not be enough. How can the UK capitalise on its position as a world leader in science, research, and the development of vaccines?

Speakers to be announced shortly. This event is held in association with MSD.

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