Top speakers lined up for Expo 2017

More than 5,500 delegates expected at Manchester Central for 11 and 12 September

NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, and Secretary of State for Health, Jeremy Hunt, top the line-up of leading national speakers at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 – the most significant health and social care event of the year.

Delegates will have the chance to hear the latest on the progress of NHS England’s Five Year Forward View, which is leading the transformation of patient services in key areas such as cancer care, mental health and emergency and urgent care.

The high profile speaker list includes the Chief Nursing Officer for England, Jane Cummings, and NHS England’s National Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh. Others speaking on behalf of NHS England include Dr Arvind Madan, Director of Primary Care, Professor Chris Harrison, National Clinical Director for Cancer, and Claire Murdoch, National Director for Mental Health.

The programme covers the full breadth of the NHS, local government and social care to include Sir Andrew Dillon, the Chief Executive of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence; Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England; Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care for the Care Quality Commission; Richard Kemp CBE, Deputy Chair of the LGA’s Community Wellbeing Board; Mike Thompson, CEO of the British Pharmaceutical Industry and Professor Matthew Cripps, National Director for NHS Right care, NHS England.

The theme for this year’s event is ‘Collaboration to implement the NHS Five Year Forward View across health and social care’. As well as the two main ‘Future NHS’ and ‘Innovate’ stages, there will be four smaller theatre stages and four feature zones focussing on Transformation of Care, Urgent and Emergency Care, Primary Care and Digital Health.

Pop-Up Universities’ will feature again this year, showcasing the very best in innovative care, treatment and commissioning from across the NHS, local government and social care, as well as giving in-depth information on the latest developments in individual areas of the health and care sector. Workshops are led by some of the most senior and experienced professionals in England.

  • Early-bird delegate rates are still available for Expo 2017 with NHS, local government and public sector staff able to secure complimentary access.
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