RCGP Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017: 12-14 October, Liverpool ACC

Talk to NHS England on stand B12

General practice is at the heart of the care provided by the NHS. The need to invest in general practice has never felt more important for the long term sustainability of the NHS. Visit the NHS England stand to hear from national and regional representatives about how we are working to deliver on the commitments made in General Practice Forward View.

Ask us about

The following teams will be available on the NHS England stand throughout the conference:

Thursday

  • NHS Youth Forum
  • Improving access to general practice
  • Patient Online
  • RightCare
  • New Business Models
  • Social Prescribing in Practice
  • Pharmacy
  • Workforce

Friday

  • Personalisation and choice
  • Improving access to general practice
  • Patient Online
  • RightCare
  • New Business Models
  • Workforce
  • Nursing
  • GP Resilience

Mini-discussion space

Throughout the conference we will be holding formal Q&A’s on different subject areas – please come along and join the conversation. The schedule for these sessions can be found below:

Thursday 12 October

Team: Improving access to general practice
Time: 12.45pm to 13.10pm
Discussion topic: Ten top tips for providing primary care at scale. Lessons from the 57 schemes in the GP Access Fund
Discussion leads:

  • Robert Varnam – Director of general practice development
  • Louise Harvey – Programme Lead – Improving Access to General Practice Team

Team: NHS Youth Forum
Time: 13.10pm to 13.35pm
Discussion topic: Engaging young people in Patient participation Groups – Children and young people represent 25% of the population in England.  They account for 40% of primary care activity.  The NHS England Public Participation team have joined forces with the NHS national youth forum to develop and present a series of resources to support GP practices and commissioners to better engage with children and young people.
Discussion leads:

  • Nurjahan Ali Arobi – Patient and Public Participation manager
  • Lorna Mayo – NHS Youth Forum

Team: Workforce
Time: 13.35 pm to 14.00pm
Discussion topic: The role of a GP practice based pharmacist
Discussion leads:

  • Ravi Sharma – Programme Clinical Lead (Clinical Pharmacy) at NHS England and Senior GP Practice Pharmacist (Prescriber) at Lea Valley Health GP Federation.

Team: Social Prescribing in Practice
Time: 15.00 – 15.30
Discussion topic: The power of social prescribing and the arts
Discussion leads:

  • Helen McPeake – Wellbeing Enterprises
  • Lynn Swift – Wellbeing Enterprises

Friday 13 October

Team: Improving access to general practice
Time: 10.30am to 11.00am
Discussion topic: Right Access – a new approach to an old issue. Lessons from the Prime Minister’s GP Access Fund.
Discussion leads:

  • Robert Varnam – Director of general practice development
  • Louise Harvey – Programme Lead – Improving Access to General Practice Team

Team: GP Resilience
Time: 11.00am to 11.30am
Discussion topic:The session will be on the GP Resilience Programme, which will provide £40 million over four years (until 2020), aims to deliver a wide menu of support that will help practices to become more sustainable and resilient, better placed to tackle the challenges they face now and into the future, and securing continuing high quality care for patients. We will be looking to talk about the successes and challenges of the first year of the programme as well as providing an update on delivery this year.
Discussion leads:

  • Sarah Stephenson – Head of Primary Care Sustainability & Resilience

Team: Workforce
Time: 12.30pm to 12.55pm
Discussion topic: Delivering the workforce – how integrated IAPT can help deliver the additional 3,000 mental health therapists in primary care:

  • Overview of workforce commitment
  • Overview of IAPT and integrated IAPT
  • Why it’s important and how it can help GPs
  • Baselining and tracking therapist numbers
  • What you can do to help
  • Working collaboratively

Discussion leads:

  • Xanthe TownendIAPT Programme Lead

Team: General Practice Development Programme (GPDP)
Time: 12.55pm to 13.20pm
Discussion topic: 10 High Impact Actions to release time for care.
Discussion leads:

  • Robert Varnam – Director of general practice development

Team: Personalisation and choice
Time: 13.20pm to 13.45pm
Discussion topic: Dr David Paynton will talk about his experience as a local GP in Southampton, where he has embedded a more personalised approach to his patients with LTC and the benefits it has bought him and his patient and the wider local health system.
Discussion leads:

  • Dr David Paynton – Clinical lead Southampton Better Care, Solent NHS Trust.  National RCGP Clinical Lead for Commissioning

Talk to the new care models programme on stand B11

As part of the new care models programme local health and social care partnerships have been developing new models of care that are delivering real benefits for patients and staff around the country. Visit our stand to hear from some of these vanguards about the difference they are making and how their work will support the development of sustainability and transformation partnerships and accountable care systems.

anguards showcasing on the stand over the conference are listed below:

Thursday 12 October
8am-12.30pm: Leeds Pioneers
12.30 – 5.00pm: RM Partners – Accountable Cancer Network

Friday 13 October
8am-12.30pm: The Walton Centre
12.30pm-4.45pm: Symphony Healthcare

Listen to NHS England speakers:

Thursday 12 October

Title: Primary care in an Accountable Care Organisation (mini-theatre 2)
Time: 10.35am
Speaker:

  • Ed Waller

Title: Campaigning for General Practice: The GP Forward View: Progress to date and shaping the future (concurrent session)
Time: 11.45am
Speaker:

  • Dr Arvind Madan
  • Dr Robert Varnam

Title: Campaigning for General Practice: New models of care: The future NHS (concurrent session)
Time: 16.0pm
Speaker:

  • Dr Steve Mann, MCP Clinical Lead
  • Dr Steve Kell, Larwood and Bawtry primary care home rapid test site
  • Matthew Dolman, Somerset STP

Friday 13 October

Title: NHS Question Time (plenary)
Time: 09.30am
Speaker:

  • Arvind Madan

View the full conference programme.

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