Welsh NHS Confederation Conference 2018 programme

Welsh NHS Confederation


Sharing, learning, improving
7 February at Cardiff City Hall

7.45am Registration and refreshments

8.00 - 9.00 Breakfast session

Supported by Pricewaterhouse Coopers

9.05 - 9.10 Welcome 

Owain Clarke, BBC Wales health correspondent and conference anchor

9.10 - 9.20 Introduction

Bernardine Rees, Chair, Welsh NHS Confederation

9.25 - 9.45 Keynote speech

Vaughan Gething, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Welsh Government

9.50 - 10.35 Collaborative and compassionate leadership

Professor Michael West, Lancaster University and Head of Thought Leadership, Kings Fund

10.35 - 11.05 Exhibition and refreshments

11.10 - 12.10 Engaging clinicians to reduce care variation 

Chris Wood MD, Intermountain Healthcare, Utah, USA

12.10 - 1.10 Breakout workshop sessions – details available shortly

1.10 - 2.10 Exhibition and lunch

2.15 - 3.15 Health and care strategy across the UK devolved nations

Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General Health and Social Services and Chief Executive NHS Wales

Paul Gray, Director General Health and Social Care and Chief Executive of NHS Scotland

Richard Pengelly, Permanent Secretary, Department of Health, Northern Ireland

3.15 - 3.45 Exhibition and refreshments

3.50 - 4.30 Tackling violent crime through effective partnership working

Karyn McCluskey, Chief Executive, Community Justice Scotland

4.35 - 4.45 Close of conference

Vanessa Young, Director, Welsh NHS Confederation

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