Day two – 14 March 2019

9.00am – Opening day 2

  • Victoria MacDonald and Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England

9.05am – National workforce implementation plan

  • Baroness Dido Harding, Chair, NHS Improvement
  • Julian Hartley, Chief Executive, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Professor Ian Cummings OBE, Chief Executive, Health Education England
  • Alison Smith, Executive Chief Nurse, North Cumbria Integrated Health Care System
  • Katie Clarke-Day, patient leader

9.50am – The best place to work

  • Shaun Lintern, Senior Correspondent, Health Service Journal, with
  • Dr Navina Evans, Chief Executive, East London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Mark Radford, Director of Nursing – Improvement, NHS Improvement
  • Caroline Alexander, Chief Nurse, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Professor Lisa Bayliss-Pratt, Chief Nurse and Interim Regional Director for London, Health Education England

10.35am – Keynote address

11.15am – Break

11.45am – Parallel breakout sessions

Improving health, wellbeing and retention of nursing and midwifery staff

  • Professor Mark Radford, Director of Nursing – Improvement, NHS Improvement
  • Danny Mortimer, Chief Executive, NHS Employers
  • Alison Lynch, Chief Nurse and Director of Quality Governance, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Caroline Corrigan, National Director for People Strategy, NHS Improvement
  • Dr Bob Dent, Senior Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer, Midland Memorial Hospital, Texas

Leadership development and talent management

  • Peter Homa CBE, Chair, NHS Leadership Academy
  • Paul Jebb, Deputy Director of Nursing, Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust.

Enabling a digital future

  • Sir David Behan CBE, Chair, Health Education England
  • Jackie Murphy, Executive Director of Nursing/Deputy Chief Executive, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust

21st century volunteering – supporting patients and staff

  • Dr Neil Churchill OBE, Director for Experience, Participation and Equalities, NHS England
  • Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett DL, Chair, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and founder of Helpforce
  • Emma Easton, Head of Voluntary Partnerships, NHS England
  • Mandy Preece, Volunteer at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sam Foster, Chief Nurse, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Implementation of the new future nurse standards

  • Susan Aitkenhead, Director of Nursing – Professional Development, NHS England
  • Andrea Sutcliffe CBE, Chief Executive, Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Professor Dame Jill Macleod Clark, Independent Chair of the Future Nurse Oversight Board
  • Professor Margaret Rowe, Executive Dean for the School of Health and Society, University of Salford

12.30pm – Workforce race equality in nursing and midwifery

  • Yvonne Coghill CBE, OBE, Director – NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) Implementation, NHS England

13.15pm – Closing remarks

  • Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England

13.30pm to 14.30pm – Lunch