Conservative Party Conference fringe events

When: 30 / 9 / 2019 10am - 30 / 9 / 2019 3pm

When: 30 / 9 / 2019 10am - 30 / 9 / 2019 3pm
Where: Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Address: 303 Deansgate
Manchester
M3 4LQ
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The NHS Confederation will be hosting two fringe events at the Conservative Party Conference.

These will be two panel discussions which are open to Confederation members to attend and put forward their views and questions to the panels.

The Mental Health Network will also be hosting a session to share the steps employers can take to better support the mental health of their staff.

The venue, Hilton Manchester Deansgate is outside of the secure zone of the Conservative Party Conference.

If you would like to submit a question to one of our panels, or would like any further information about this event, please contact Victoria.fowler@nhsconfed.org

The NHS in a post-Brexit world

10:00 – 11:00
Meeting rooms 2,3 and 4. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to event start.

The panel will be discussing what opportunities and dangers are posed to the NHS in the current domestic policy environment, not least owing to the UK’s departure from the European Union.

The panel event will be chaired by Niall Dickson (Chief Executive, NHS Confederation). Panellists include:

  • Vicky Ford MP (former MEP; current member of the Science and Technology Select Committee)
  • Camilla Tominey (Associate Editor of The Telegraph)
  • Mike Thompson (Chief Executive of the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry; member of the Brexit Health Alliance)
  • Nadra Ahmed OBE DL (Executive Chairman of the National Care Association; member of the Cavendish Coalition)

Thriving at work - how to truly improve mental health, save money and boost the economy

11.30-12.30
Meeting rooms 2,3 and 4. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to event start.

Boris Johnson’s Telegraph article during his campaign for the Conservative Party leadership highlighted the positive links between mental health and employment and called for employers to do more to support the mental wellbeing of their workforce. In our Mental Health Network session at the Conservative Party Conference, Thriving at work - how to truly improve mental health, save money and boost the economy experts from across the private, third and public sectors will share the steps employers can take to better support the mental health of their staff and the wider impact it can achieve.

The session will be chaired by, Beatrice Fraenkel, Chair, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, and joining the session is: 

  • Paul Farmer CBE (Chief Executive, Mind) 
  • Simon Blake OBE (Chief Executive, Mental Health First Aid England) 
  • Poppy Jaman OBE (Chief Executive, City Mental Health Alliance) 
  • Sean Russel (Implementation Director Mental Health, Well-being and Radical Prevention, West Midlands Combined Authority)

Can the Conservative Party deliver a solution to the social care crisis?

14:00 – 15:00
Meeting rooms 2,3 and 4.
Please arrive 10 minutes prior to event start.

The panel will be discussing ways to address the shortages of funding, staffing and provision in England.

The panel event will be chaired by Niall Dickson (Chief Executive, NHS Confederation). Panellists include:

  • Kevin Hollinrake MP (Member of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Care)
  • Cllr Ian Hudspeth (Chair of the Local Government Association’s Community Wellbeing Board; Leader of Oxfordshire County Council)
  • Karen Howell (Chief Executive of Wirral Community Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Professor Tahir Masud (President of the British Geriatric Society; Consultant Physician at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust)

EVENT CONTACT DETAILS

Victoria Fowler
Victoria.Fowler@nhsconfed.org

When:
30 / 9 / 2019 10am - 30 / 9 / 2019 3pm
Where: Hilton Manchester Deansgate
Address:
303 Deansgate
Manchester
M3 4LQ
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