Videos and Transcripts – Future NHS Stage

Full videos and transcripts of a selection of speeches and panel discussions featured on the Future NHS Stage are available on this page. If you can’t find the session you need, please contact us at

Welcome to Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017

Prof Sir Malcolm Grant, Chair of NHS England, and Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester, appeared together to open Expo 2017.

Sir Malcolm welcomed attendees to Expo and highlighted the importance of innovation. Andy Burnham paid tribute to NHS staff and the people of Manchester following the terrorist attack on Manchester Arena, and called for the NHS to become a service focused on keeping people well.

Welcome to Expo 2017

Prof Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director, NHS England

Prof Sir Bruce Keogh made his final major appearance for NHS England on the second day of Expo 2017.

Sir Bruce will step down at the end of 2017 to become Chair of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. In a wide-ranging speech he reflected on his decade in the national post, and announced co-ordinated action to improve cardiovascular care.

Bruce Keogh – keynote

Leading support for those with mental health issues and learning disabilities

Prof Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for NHS England, and Claire Murdoch, National Clinical Director for Mental Health at NHS England, led conversation in this panel discussion.

They were joined by senior nursing colleagues from throughout England, along with staff and service user representatives.

Leading Support for those with mental health issues and learning disabilities

Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, Secretary of State for Health

Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP made the closing keynote address of Expo 2017.

He used the speech to set out his vision for the use of digital technology in the NHS, pledging that by the end of 2018 everyone in England would be able to use their smartphones and tablets to access NHS 111 and GP services, and to manage their patient records.

Jeremy Hunt – keynote

NHS Efficiency Summit

Professor Sir Muir Gray, founder of NHS RightCare, and Professor Matthew Cripps, National Director for NHS RightCare at NHS England, led conversation about achieving better, more sustainable care through efficient working.

They were joined by Celia Ingham-Clarke, Medical Director for Clinical Effectiveness, NHS England; Professor Tim Briggs, Chair of Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) at NHS Improvement; and Henry Black, Chief Financial Officer for the London STP.

NHS Efficiency Summit

Leading System Change: What does it take to be a good Accountable Care System?

Local and regional leaders took part in this panel discussion and audience Q&A focused on the ways in which individual organisations should work together to develop successful integrated health and care systems.
Amanda Doyle, Chief Clinical Officer at Blackpool CCG and Co-Chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners; Jon Rouse, Chief Officer for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership; and Cathy Winfield, Chief Officer at Berkshire West CCGs, discussed their experiences. Matthew Swindells, National Director: Operations and Information, NHS England, gave a national perspective.

Leading System Change

The economic case for embedding prevention in everything the NHS does

Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health England, appeared alongside Prof Matthew Cripps, National Director for NHS RightCare at NHS England, and David Buck, Senior Fellow at the King’s Fund.
They discussed the range of opportunities for improved health and healthcare efficiency through prevention, and answered questions from audience members about the different challenges in their own local areas and specialties.

The economic case for embedding prevention in everything the NHS does

The Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards 2017

The Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards are given to individuals, teams and organisations who demonstrate outstanding care for their patients. Now in their fourth year, the awards were set up by Kate Granger, the terminally ill doctor who worked tirelessly to raise awareness around compassion in the NHS, through her #hellomynameis social media campaign.
This year’s awards were sponsored by HIMMS UK, and hosted by Kate’s widower, healthcare campaigner Chris Pointon, and NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer Prof Jane Cummings.

The Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards 2017

Document Container

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England

PDF, 324 KB

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, was joined by longest-serving NHS worker Ethel Armstrong, who was on duty as a nurse on the first day of the NHS in 1948, and by Dr Luke Kane, a London trainee GP who traveled to Sierra Leone to help treat the Ebola epidemic, before taking part in the Channel 4 series Mutiny.

Document Container

Digital Transformation Leadership Panel

PDF, 312 KB

National leaders from NHS England and NHS Digital joined together to take part in this panel session, chaired by David Brindle from The Guardian.
They discussed the current progress and future plans for digital transformation across England, and the ways in which this work will change how services are delivered.

Document Container

The NHS as a Digital Exemplar: How will technology empower NHS patients and carers in future?

PDF, 310 KB

This session was sponsored by Teva and chaired by Chris Smyth, Health Editor at The Times.
Chris was joined by Juliet Bauer, Chief Digital Officer, NHS England; Bruce Greenstein, Chief Technology Officer, US Department of Health and Human Services; Sophie Castle-Clarke, Fellow in Health Policy, Nuffield Trust; and Jason DeGoes, Senior Vice President of Global Patient Solutions, Teva.
This interactive panel discussion and audience Q&A gave insights into the progress of digital technology development in England.

Document Container

Managing change and creating a culture of success and agility: Insights from Google

PDF, 309 KB

This session was sponsored by Google. Kim Wylie, Head of Customer Change and Culture at Google Cloud Professional Services, gave a keynote speech focused on organisational change and how a culture of agility has competitive advantages. She discussed how to empower people to be the most important asset for a successful transformation, and gave examples of how a well structured change management approach can help employees to adopt new technology, work smarter, and to become agents of change.

Document Container

What is the public's current perception of the NHS?

PDF, 248 KB

This panel discussion featured Claire Enston, Chair, Insight and Feedback Lead, NHS England; Dan Wellings, Senior Fellow, The Kings Fund; Neil Tester, Deputy Director, HealthWatch England; and Amen Dhesi, Founder, Imagine Bradford.
It explored the changing public expectations of the NHS, and asked what should be expected of the public in return. The latest polling from the Kings Fund was revealed in this session, with guest panel members discussing the implications.

Document Container

Developing People - Improving Care

PDF, 289 KB

Ed Smith, former Chair of NHS Improvement, chaired this session. He was joined by Adam Sewell-Jones, Executive Director of Improvement, NHS Improvement; Lynne Winstanley, Director of Sustainable Improvement, NHS England; Dr Malte Gerhold, Executive Director of Strategy & Intelligence, CQC; and Nicky Latham, Executive Director of Performance and Development, Health Education England.
Developing People - Improving Care is the national framework to develop leadership and improvement capability throughout the health and care system. The panel discussed the progress that has been made since the framework was launched in Oct 2016, and the plans for the year ahead.

Document Container

Co-production with patients and carers: what it is and why we should be doing it in the NHS

PDF, 224 KB

Professor Jane Cummings, NHS England's Chief Nursing Officer, led this panel session. She was joined by Camilla Ball, Young Carers Health Champion, Blackpool Carers; Helen Lee, Head of Quality Improvement and Experience, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust; Carol Munt, Patient Leader, The Leading Together Programme; and Dr Navina Evans, Chief Executive Officer, East London NHS Foundation Trust.
The audience heard about examples of genuine partnerships through coproduction from patients, carers and NHS leaders and the difference that collaboration between them has made in transforming local services.