New care model events

Browse upcoming events where you can come and meet members of the new care models team.  You will also be able to learn more about the vanguards by attending their open days; further details of these days and registration can be found below.

October 2017

Event: Care Show annual conference
When: 10 – 11 October
Where: NEC, Birmingham

Come and meet members from the National Care Home team on stand E20.

Event: National children and adult services conference and exhibition
10 – 13 October
Bournemouth International Centre, Bournemouth

The new care models programme will be hosting an early morning fringe session between 8.00 – 9.00am on 11 October in the Bayview suit.

You will be able to hear from healthcare leaders in Dorset accountable care system on building relationships that transcend organisational boundaries to bring social care and NHS services closer together.  NHS England Enhanced Health in Care Homes lead, William Roberts will talk about how the framework for improving care for care home residents is being adopted across the country and how even small changes can make a big difference to the way residents are cared for.

This panel session will explore the behaviours and leadership skills needed to drive change.


  • Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell, Chair of the NHS Confederation


  • Jill Haynes – Chair of the Dorset System Partnership Board, Deputy Leader of Dorset County Council, and Cabinet Member for Health and Care
  • Dr Karen Kirkham – Clinical Lead for the Dorset Accountable Care System and Assistant Clinical Chair of Dorset CCG
  • William Roberts – New Care Models lead for enhanced health in care homes (@WilliamR0b3rts)
  • David Pearson CBE – Director of Adult Social Care, Health and the Public Protection and STP Lead, Nottinghamshire and ADASS

EventRoyal College of GPs Annual Primary Care Conference
When: 12 to 14 October
Where: Liverpool

View the agenda for this conference.

Come and meet representatives from Leeds Pioneers; The Accountable Cancer Network; The Neuro Network and Symphony Integrated Healthcare who are showcasing their work over the two days on stand B11.

There will also be an opportunity to hear from various speakers within the Campaigning for General Practice stream at 4.00pm on 12 October.

‘New models of care: The future NHS’ will explore the steps that are already being taken to develop new models of care, such as the development of contracts for the MCP and PACS models and developing a new model of care which delivers good quality and effective care.


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

Further opportunities to hear from the programme include two mini-theatre sessions:

Ed Waller, Director, New Business Models and Primary Care Contracts Groups is talking within mini-theatre 2 on 12 October between 10.35-10.50am on a session entitled: Primary care in an Accountable Care Organisation.

Hear from members of the Symphony Integrated Healthcare vanguard who are talking about the development and impact of our new models of care within primary care in Somerset on 13 October between 1.15-1.30pm in mini-theatre 1.

Event: Data – The Big Questions Webinar
When : 13 October, 12pm

Dawn Monaghan, Head of Data Sharing and Privacy for NHS England talked to GP Steven Edgar and Jeremy Martin, Programme Lead from Somerset Symphony vanguard about the process they have been through to ensure that their extensivist model complied with information governance.

They discussed how integral the issue of data sharing is to their care model and how support from NHS Digital assisted with fully signed off data flows.

You can watch their discussion and then join the conversation by asking the panel questions on the topic during the webinar.

Event: New Care Models harnessing technology webinar
When: 16 October
Where: Webinar

A new technology model has been launched to help decision makers and technology teams in vanguards better understand their current digital capabilities and what the opportunities for the future could look like.

This webinar will introduce the model and how it can be helpful to vanguards. You can also find out more about the support team that will shortly be providing one -to-one help for each vanguard to adapt the model.

To find out more or to book your place please email

Event: Best Practice – National Association of Primary Care Annual Conference
When: 18 to 19 October
Where: Birmingham

Members from the national programme will be on stand N38 alongside Symphony Integrated Healthcare; Stockport Together and Wellbeing Erewash vanguards who are showcasing their work over the two days.

There will also be the opportunity to hear from Robert Varnam, Director of general practice development, NHS England who is hosting a session entitled: ‘From rhetoric to reality: how to deliver large scale change in primary care’ in the NAPC Keynote Theatre on Wednesday 18 October between 2:55pm – 3:25pm.

Event: South Somerset Symphony Programme Open Event
When: Friday 27 October
Where: Yeovil District Hospital

November 2017

EventPrincipia vanguard showcase event
When: 2 November
Where: National Watersports Centre, Adbolton Lane, Nottingham. NG12 2LU

An event for leaders, programme managers, and clinicians working to deliver the Five Year Forward View through the New Care Models (Vanguard) Programme, STPs, and the development of Accountable Care models.

Keynote speaker: Stephen M. Shortell PhD, MPH, MBA, Professor of the Graduate School, Berkeley School of Public Health, Dean Emeritus

Agenda includes:

  • Our journey – embedding innovation
  • Impact – latest evaluation
  • Principia’s future – replication through the Nottinghamshire Accountable Care System (ACS)

Event: New Care Models harnessing technology webinar
When: 2 November
Where: Webinar

The Community Equipment Code of Practice Scheme (CECOPS) will raise awareness of its role in the technology enabled care space and discuss:

  • The International Code of Practice for Planning, commissioning and providing technology enabled care services
  • Outcome-based quality framework for procurement and provision of services
  • Organisational readiness (using iCOPS® software tool) & accelerating readiness
  • Commissioning outcomes and continuous improvement
  • Sharing good practice and community building across wider geographical areas
  • Shaping the marketplace

To find out more or to book your place please email

Event: NHS Clinical Commissioners national members event
When: 2 November
Where: Venue details TBC

EventEast and North Herts Care Home Vanguard showcase event
When: 2 November
Where:  Fielder Centre, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield.  AL10 9TP

Innovation, technology, workforce and medicines optimisation – lessons for ‘A Healthier Future’ from a Care Homes Vanguard.

On Thursday 2 November, 2017, East and North Hertfordshire CCG and partners will be showcasing their Care Homes Vanguard at the University of Hertfordshire’s Conference Centre in Hatfield.

This event will allow delegates to learn from successes, benefit from lessons learned and take away practical ideas to integrate Vanguard best practice into their own improvement programmes.

The format of the showcase is:

  • a national overview on Vanguard learning, from William Roberts, National Lead, Enhanced Health in Care Homes, New Care Models Programme
  • Followed by four themed workshops:
    • Improving hospital discharge processes  – the role of the ‘Impartial Assessor’ and the care home ‘Red Bag’ scheme
    • Multi-disciplinary working – Medicine Optimisation in care homes and the East of England Ambulance Service Trust’s Early Intervention Vehicle
    • Multi-disciplinary working – Medicine Optimisation in care homes and the East of England Ambulance Service Trust’s Early Intervention Vehicle
    • Technology in care homes – and real-time GP access to patient records
    • Workforce development – up-skilling care home staff to prevent avoidable hospital admissions

We look forward to seeing you there. As there is a limit on the numbers we can accommodate please book early to reserve your place and to advise us of dietary requirements.

For any further questions, please contact:

EventNHS Providers annual conference  
When: 78 November
Where: The International Convention Centre, Birmingham

The new care models programme will be hosting an hour long breakfast session during the conference.  Further details on this will be released soon.

Event: New Care Models harnessing technology webinar
When: 8 November
Where: Webinar

Two vanguards will talk about how interoperability is delivering a better end of life service across providers, lessons learnt and how you can use interoperability in various projects in the delivery of care.

To find out more or to book your place please email

EventNew care models: What can we learn and the journey to the Accountable Care
When: 28 November
Where: TBC, London

This is a repeat of the event which ran on 28 September.

NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners, the Local Government Association and NHS Confederation are delivering a joint programme to spread the learning from the new care models across the health and care sector. As part of this, we are delighted to be holding this upcoming event, which will offer insight into the outcomes and lessons from the vanguards, and explore how they can inform broader transformation work around the development of sustainability and transformation partnerships and accountable care systems.

The programme includes:

  • A showcase of projects, lessons and outcomes from a range of vanguards
  • Insight into the next steps for new care models in the context of sustainability and transformation partnerships and accountable care systems

Effective leadership to achieve transformation across complex, system-level health and care systems.

If you have any questions about these events, please contact the team on or visit the website for further information.

January 2018

Event: Symphony Programme – Showcase Event
When: 25 January 2018
Where: Yeovil District Hospital, Higher Kingston, Yeovil.  BA21 4AT

We are offering a series of Open Events for other NHS providers, vanguard sites and employees from key NHS healthcare organisations to share best practice, talk through our journey so far and our plans for the future.

Each open event will feature key staff who have been instrumental in developing and leading the different workstreams from within our vanguard site and will offer an opportunity to ask questions, share your own learning and explore opportunities for future development.