Day 2: 8 March 2018



Opening day 2

Professor Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England


A safe workforce for the future – a global perspective

Dr Linda Aiken, Director of the Centre for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania


Building a resilient workforce – the role of the regulators

Ian Dalton CBE, Chief Executive, NHS Improvement


Parallel breakout sessions

Infection prevention and control

Ruth May, Executive Director of Nursing, NHS Improvement

Care sector, primary and acute collaboration within an integrated care organisation

Jacqui Burrow, Director of Nursing, Salford Integrated Care Organisation
Bernadette Enright, Divisional Director of Social Care, Salford Health and Social Care

An insight into patient and carer leadership

Jake Ashton, NHS youth forum
Tommy Whitelaw, UK Project Lead, Dementia Carers Voices
Julia Jones, Johns Campaign


Keynote address and Q&A

Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care




Nursing, midwifery and care leadership in Integrated Care Systems

Buckinghamshire Integrated Care System

Louise Patten, Accountable Officer, Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern CCGs
Carolyn Morrice, Chief Nurse, Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

Plus other ACS contributors for Q & A / panel discussion, including;

Fatima Khan-Shah, Lay member, West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership
Vanessa Read, Director of Nursing and Quality, NHS Dorset Clinical Commissioning Group.


Leadership resilience – coping with change and adversity

Tom and Nic Ray & Pippa Bagnall, Resilience & Co

“ … two voices, with a shared message that is life giving and life saving: resilience”


Introduction to afternoon sessions

Carrie Grant




Leading Change Adding Value: From ‘we commitments’ to ‘I actions’ on prevention and population health

Professor Viv Bennett CBE, Chief Nurse, Public Health England

14.30 – 15.30


Parallel breakout sessions

Pre-registration standards and Standards for Nursing Associates

Professor Geraldine Walters, Director of Education, Policy and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council

Key actions in 2018 to make maternity services safe and personal

Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent OBE, Head of Maternity, Children & Young People, NHS England
Matt Tagney, Programme Director, Maternity Transformation Programme, NHS England
Sascha Wells, Director of Midwifery, University Hospitals of Morecombe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Alison Talbot, Head of Midwifery and Associate Director of Nursing for Women, Children and Safeguarding, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
Pippa Nightingale, Chief Nurse, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Creating a positive narrative

Professor Brian Dolan, Visiting Professor of Nursing, Oxford Institute for Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Research (OxINMAHR), Oxford

Improving personal presence and impact

RADA in business