Agenda
  • COMMISSIONING (CiH)
    • Commissioning for the Future Stage
    • New Models of Care Theatre
    • Primary Care Theatre
    • Clinical Commissioning in Practice Theatre
  • CYBER SECURITY (CSiH)
    • Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
    • Information Governance and Safe Data Theatre
  • PROCUREMENT (PiH)
    • Procurement in Healthcare Stage
    • Supply Chain and Workforce Theatre
  • TECHNOLOGY (HETT)
    • Big Data Theatre
    • Clinical Technology Theatre
    • Data-Driven Transformation Theatre
    • Digital NHS Stage
    • Digitally Empowered Patient Theatre
    • Interoperability and Infrastructure Theatre

Agenda

9:30am - 9:35am
Digital NHS Stage
Chair’s Welcome Address
NHS Digital
9:30am - 9:35am
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Chair’s Welcome Address
Dr Phil Moore, Deputy Chair (Clinical), Kingston CCG; Chair, NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners’ Network 
9:30am - 9:35am
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Chair’s Welcome Address
9:30am - 9:35am
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
Chair’s Welcome Address
John Thornton, Secretary, Digital Government Security Forum 
9:30am - 4:00pm
New Models of Care Theatre
New Models of Care Theatre
NHS England’s new care models programme has brought health and care systems together on a local scale to radically redesign healthcare for the populations they serve and to help realise the ambitions of the Five Year Forward View. With the programme now in its final year and made up of...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Primary Care Theatre
Primary Care Theatre
The push towards primary care at scale, set out in the General Practice Forward View, and instigating the provision of services across much larger units, is central to the plan to transform the NHS. With existing primary care services seen as both the issue and the solution to addressing current pressures...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Clinical Commissioning in Practice Theatre
Clinical Commissioning in Practice Theatre
A clinically led model of healthcare commissioning through Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) continues to retain its influence in advancing good health outcomes for local communities, even with the establishment of Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs), New Care Models (NCMs) and integrated provider organisations. Yet in order to respond to new and evolving commissioning models,...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Clinical Technology Theatre
Clinical Technology Theatre
Technological innovation in the field of medicine and healthcare is accelerating at a rapid pace. The modern hospital is now at the centre of a digitally sophisticated healthcare system, making the development of an equally savvy workforce crucial to bridging the gap between clinicians and engineers. This theatre will outline...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Data-Driven Transformation Theatre
Data-Driven Transformation Theatre
Data-driven healthcare is fast becoming a reality in the UK and an indispensable part of the overall effort to fully digitalise the NHS. Latest developments in the fields of data storage and analytics have laid the foundations for modern medicine to make a giant leap forward. As today’s technology firms...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Interoperability and Infrastructure Theatre
Interoperability and Infrastructure Theatre
As new technologies, care models and network architectures are introduced into the UK healthcare market, there is a strong requirement for more effective information sharing between care settings, organisations and geographies, as well as between clinicians, devices and patients. This is reliant on the ability of IT systems and technology...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Big Data Theatre
Big Data Theatre
Big data is an untapped land of potential for the NHS, with its offer spanning improved patient care, joined up systems, workforce productivity, procurement, estates and infrastructure efficiency. Providers can use big data to digitally collate, store and analyse all information relating to its patients’ conditions in real-time, with proven...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Digitally Empowered Patient Theatre
Digitally Empowered Patient Theatre
Information and digital technology offers a landmark opportunity for the NHS to create a better relationship between patients and clinicians. It has also sparked a revolution in the way that patients understand and practically manage their own conditions by empowering individuals through personalised digital services, tools and communication. With the...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Supply Chain and Workforce Theatre
Supply Chain and Workforce Theatre
The Carter Review recommendations clearly envisaged a radical overhaul of procurement within the NHS, mandating much greater collaboration between NHS Trusts to eliminate variation in the supply chain, reduce catalogue sizes and harness the greater efficiencies achievable through workforce productivity. With this comes the need for increased aggregation of demand,...
9:30am - 4:00pm
Information Governance and Safe Data Theatre
Information Governance and Safe Data Theatre
Following Caldicott and CQC reviews of NHS data security standards, there has been increased consensus that the NHS needs to improve its data security capabilities with the focus on technology, people and processes. To enforce a sustainable, long-term strategy, there is an even greater requirement for effective information governance, tried...
Whole-System and Place-Based Commissioning of Services
9:35am - 9:50am
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Taking the reins – leading delivery of the FYFV and strengthening STPs
Despite restructuring of the NHS commissioning landscape now arguably behind us, it is unlikely that there will be one single model of commissioning in the future. Yet as outcomes and place-based commissioning continue to steer the national policy agenda, the right kind of leadership must be sought. This address will...
Supporting Digital Transformation through to 2023
9:35am - 9:55am
Digital NHS Stage
The digital direction of travel for the NHS – driving policy into practice
The government and national NHS leaders have set out a high-level vision and goals for digitising the NHS. However, following the Wachter Review’s declaration of the need to extend the ‘unrealistic’ paperless 2020 goal to 2023 and further recommendations – the goal posts have shifted. This keynote will therefore provide...
Procurement Transformation and The Future
9:35am - 10:00am
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Design, development and delivery of the Future Operating Model (FOM)
When the current NHS Supply Chain contract with DHL ends in October 2018, the Department of Health’s Future Operating Model will split the NHS procurement system into eleven category towers. This keynote will therefore outline the updated model’s role in the wider procurement project, elaborate on the delivery of its five...
Funding and Facilitating a National Cyber Security Strategy in the NHS
9:35am - 9:55am
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
The national policy roadmap – responding to evolving cyber security threats
Whole-System and Place-Based Commissioning of Services
9:50am - 10:15am
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Nurturing outcomes-based and accountable care commissioning in the NHS
Shifting demographics, growing demand and financial pressures means the NHS must develop new models of care that deliver better outcomes at a lower cost and transform the relationship between clinicians and patients. Learning lessons from international models of care signals the way forward for the NHS, specifically in delivering new...
Supporting Digital Transformation through to 2023
9:55am - 10:15am
Digital NHS Stage
Leveraging technology for true system integration
The adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) has exploded over the last decade, giving rise to many new types of systems and products aimed at managing health outcomes. Whilst the benefits of connecting these systems across providers to offer patients a seamless experience appear obvious, there are costs and risks...
Funding and Facilitating a National Cyber Security Strategy in the NHS
9:55am - 10:20am
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
One year on – the National Cyber Security Centre in action
The launch of the NCSC in 2016 signified a turning point in the growing recognition that cyber security poses one of the biggest operational threats to the NHS in the 21st century. In this session, the NCSC will evaluate their progress one year on, outline where future funding will be...
Procurement Transformation and The Future
10:00am - 10:50am
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Mixing competition with collaboration – will the FOM serve to generate front-line efficiencies for Trusts? (panel discussion)
Since the announcement of the Future Operating Model was made in August 2016, concerns have been raised by key stakeholders regarding whether the move to competition over collaboration and procurement system restructuring, will ultimately generate front-line efficiencies or alternatively put the whole supply chain at risk. As the model’s design...
Supporting Digital Transformation through to 2023
10:15am - 10:50am
Digital NHS Stage
Digital steps on the road to personalised, paperless health and care by 2023
Making effective use of information, technology and data across the health and care system is an enormously important endeavour. This becomes even more prevalent with the primacy of Sustainability and Transformation Plans in 2017 and the need for Local Digital Roadmaps to now fit in. A robust portfolio of programmes...
Whole-System and Place-Based Commissioning of Services
10:15am - 10:50am
Commissioning for the Future Stage
STPs one year on – making plans a reality (panel discussion)
As Sustainability and Transformation Plan implementation has advanced in varying degrees, this panel will bring the strategic, commissioner, local authority and provider perspectives together to share real-time experience, discuss challenges and ask: Where are we now in terms of effective implementation and was the timeline realistic? How do STPs working...
10:15am - 10:50am
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING
Your chance to explore the exhibition floor and network with colleagues, delegates and solutions providers.
Funding and Facilitating a National Cyber Security Strategy in the NHS
10:20am - 10:40am
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
The Caldicott mandate – implementing the ten National Data Security Standards at scale
Dame Fiona Caldicott’s review instigated a switch change om the way in which patients’ confidential data is used and shared, particularly in protecting the rights of consent and opt-outs. With the recommendations being realised and the Care.data debacle far behind us, this session will: Consolidate priorities for implementation in 2018...
Funding and Facilitating a National Cyber Security Strategy in the NHS
10:40am - 10:50am
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
Questions and Answers
Leading Digital Maturity, Excellence and Patient Engagement
11:15am - 11:25am
Digital NHS Stage
Global Digital Exemplars – delivering a new breed of digitised services
The landmark proposals announced by the health secretary in September 2016, involving around 30 digitally mature trusts receiving up to £10m, have signalled a significant shift to prioritise the most digitally mature hospitals for central funding. With the ‘Global Digital Exemplars’ now having established themselves as the Ivy League of...
The Rise of Strategic Commissioning and Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs)
11:15am - 12:00pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Statutory vs shared functions – to what extent have CCGs moved into a new strategic space? (debate)
The NHS has undergone a period of major change, however with the 2016 overhaul of commissioning structures now largely in place, CCGs must seek to prioritise resources and adapt in line with changes to local services. Whilst CCGs cannot delegate their statutory functions, they can contract them differently through new...
Implementing the Carter Review Recommendations
11:15am - 11:40am
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Supporting operational productivity to reduce unwarranted variation
This session will explore how NHS Improvement is supporting providers to ensure greater operational productivity and the specific advances being made in regards to: Trust procurement performance and meeting the Carter targets Development of Procurement Transformation Plans (PTPs) Evaluation and proven benefits of the Purchasing Price Index and Benchmarking (PPIB)...
Spreading Awareness of Cyber Security Threats and Incidents
11:15am - 11:40am
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
CareCERT – enabling the NHS to drive forward improvements in security
NHS Digital’s CareCERT services have instigated a step change in the help provided to IT teams and the wider workforce alike, to drastically improve digital security across health and care organisations. With even greater programme expansion throughout 2017, Rob Shaw will: Assess the experience of early adopters and highlight real-time...
Leading Digital Maturity, Excellence and Patient Engagement
11:25am - 12:05pm
Digital NHS Stage
Digital centres of excellence in practice – how are exemplars capitalising on the £100m pot of funding in 2017 and beyond? (panel discussion)
The Global Digital Exemplars are at the core of a national movement towards sustainable digital excellence at scale. Bringing together national leadership with those trusts which form crucial pieces of the jigsaw, this panel will debate: What are the key ways in which the digital exemplars have sought to become...
Implementing the Carter Review Recommendations
11:35am - 11:50am
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Enforcing clinically-led category management and evaluation at a national level
The financial strain on the NHS is considerable and growing, making the launch of the NHS Clinical Evaluation Team in late 2016 undeniably crucial in addressing such pressures by effectively evaluating product ranges through clinical expertise. With the ultimate aim of informing the future development of national clinical criteria across...
Spreading Awareness of Cyber Security Threats and Incidents
11:40am - 12:30pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
How can we learn from and broadcast real-incidents of NHS cyber-attack to better protect in the future? (panel discussion)
Historically, there have been few cyber security attacks in the NHS which have gained major industry and media attention. Yet as the risks grow and further incidents occur, it becomes imperative for these to be broadcasted and for experiences to be shared among Trusts in order to tackle cyber security...
Implementing the Carter Review Recommendations
11:50am - 12:30pm
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
A core set of standardised NHS products in 2017 – how is this playing out in practice? (panel discussion)
On the back of the Carter Review, NHS Improvement are working directly with the NHS to standardise specifications and produce catalogues. A key feature of this has seen the launch of a set of standardised products to be used by all NHS providers, therefore seeking to make savings and ensure...
The Rise of Strategic Commissioning and Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs)
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Northumbria’s transition into a single Accountable Care Organisation (ACO)
ACOs have become the national progression from new models of care, which integrate services previously provided separately and see a group of providers agree to take responsibility for all care for a given population, under a contractual agreement with a commissioner. Stepping out of historical organisational boundaries, this case study...
Leading Digital Maturity, Excellence and Patient Engagement
12:05pm - 12:30pm
Digital NHS Stage
Empowering patients through technology and the growing role of public health
Information and digital technology offers a major opportunity for the NHS to create a better relationship between patients and clinicians, but must move faster to develop this through better digital services, tools and communication. Drawing on real patient experience, Juliet Bauer will update on plans and progress around: NHS Choices,...
12:30pm - 1:10pm
EXHIBITION & NETWORKING
Your chance to explore the exhibition floor and network with colleagues, delegates and solutions providers.
Utilising the Right Expertise to Enhance Digitisation
1:10pm - 1:40pm
Digital NHS Stage
The clinical informatics movement – improving workforce capability through a new generation of CCIOs
The drive towards technology and information modernisation in the NHS was given an even greater boost last year with three NHS England key appointments and a focus on developing current and future clinical information leaders across the NHS. With Keith McNeil now leading the clinical informatics movement, this session will...
eProcurement and Commerce
1:10pm - 1:30pm
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Scan4Safety – next steps, compliance and how Trusts can benefit
The benefits of implementing product track and trace systems among Trusts have now been widely recognised, ensuring the task in 2017 is to focus on accelerating these benefits and ensuring widespread adoption. In this session, Steve Graham will determine how the initiative has raised clinical standards, is moving beyond the demonstrator...
Patient Data Protection and Information Governance
1:10pm - 1:30pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
From concept to rollout at scale – bolstering blockchain in the NHS
The notion of using blockchain technology in the NHS has been largely dismissed to date; a proof of concept, pie-in-the-sky. Yet with real-time developments internationally and fresh recognition of the blockchain’s ability to disrupt the complex healthcare system, this session will uncover the technology’s: potential to provide technical assurance, security...
Finance, Efficiency and Performance Management
1:10pm - 1:35pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Strengthening the financial performance, standards of care and accountability of CCGs
Introduced in 2016, the CCG Improvement & Assessment Framework aims to unlock change and improvement in a number of key areas, whilst providing greater NHS England assistance to improve the quality of services provided by CCGs. This session will hence evaluate: To what extent has measuring progress in this way...
eProcurement and Commerce
1:30pm - 2:25pm
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Learning from the leaders – how are the S4S demonstrator sites influencing wide-scale Trust adoption of GS1 and PEPPOL?
Early results from the six Scan4Safety demonstrator sites have been heralded as evidence that the initiative has the potential to save lives and up to £1 billion for the NHS over 7 years. This panel will therefore explore the: Direct impact S4S is now having in hospitals across the country...
Patient Data Protection and Information Governance
1:30pm - 1:50pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
The GDPR impact on NHS data laws, protection and consent
With clarity on the Brexit timetable following triggering of Article 50, the NHS is now adapting to comply with new European data protection laws. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is being applied, with a much greater focus on accountability and enhanced processes around consent. This session will weigh up...
Finance, Efficiency and Performance Management
1:35pm - 2:00pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
NHS Planning Guidance 2017/19 – breaking out of the annual planning treadmill
2016’s Planning Guidance brought STPs to the NHS and the 2017/19 guidance has followed in its footsteps by enforcing another round of changes. Despite resulting operational complexities, this session will clarify the rationale behind implementation of the core planning elements and reflect on key progress, particularly in regards to embedding...
Utilising the Right Expertise to Enhance Digitisation
1:40pm - 2:10pm
Digital NHS Stage
The ICO Code of Practice – moving towards a more robust system of safeguards
Over the past year, concerns have been raised by both the ICO and privacy campaigners as to the robustness of the ICO Code of Practice, due to it not currently being statutory. This session will therefore explore whether compliance with the code should become mandatory and assess the right of...
Patient Data Protection and Information Governance
1:50pm - 2:10pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
The IG Toolkit shake-up – meeting the modern needs of patients and clinicians
In late 2016, NHS England set up a new Information Governance Network, indicating the big changes ahead for the IG Toolkit. The network’s inception and increasing perception of the toolkit’s complexity and inflexibility for those organisations applying it, has instigated an overhaul in the guidance which must be adhered to....
Finance, Efficiency and Performance Management
2:00pm - 2:15pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Questions and Answers
Utilising the Right Expertise to Enhance Digitisation
2:10pm - 2:25pm
Digital NHS Stage
Questions and Answers
Patient Data Protection and Information Governance
2:10pm - 2:25pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
Questions and Answers
Pioneering Technology, Population Health and Place-Based Care
2:55pm - 3:20pm
Digital NHS Stage
Aligning LDRs with STPs – overcoming practical, cultural and funding challenges
With Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) now acting as the “single application and approval process for being accepted onto programmes with transformational funding from 2017/18 onwards”, the Local Digital Roadmaps (LDR) initiative has seen submission and implementation deadlines directly aligned with STPs. With challenges and opportunities as a result, this...
Personalisation, Self-Care and the Individual
2:55pm - 3:20pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
The IPC Programme – expansion to improve services for patients with complex needs
The Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) programme, a natural progression from Personal Health Budgets (PHBs), has established an emerging framework which describes the five key shifts, as well as the underlying changes needed at service level to make IPC a reality. With the collaborative development process and rapid cycle implementation wholly...
Collaboration and Commercial Management
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
A shared service strategy – driving through efficiencies in back-office procurement
Lord Carter included a recommendation that “trusts should collaborate with other trusts to share data and resources to modernise their procurement function.” NHS Improvement have been even more prescriptive, challenging trusts to create shared back office functions – an objective which undoubtedly includes procurement. In this session, NHSI will review...
Creating Robust Security Infrastructure and Networks in Light of Digital Advances
2:55pm - 3:25pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
From N3 to HSCN – combating the exposed integration vulnerabilities
Since March this year, the HSCN has sought to provide a reliable, efficient and flexible way for health and care organisations to access and exchange electronic information through an integrated network. Yet with this major shift to sharing information more widely within the health and social care community, comes the...
Pioneering Technology, Population Health and Place-Based Care
3:20pm - 3:35pm
Digital NHS Stage
Creating the conditions and cultural change to accelerate innovation
The NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) is playing a crucial role in creating the conditions and cultural change necessary for proven innovations to be adopted faster and more systematically through the NHS. Dr Maruthappu will therefore explain how in its second year, the Accelerator is providing evidence of demonstrable patient and...
Personalisation, Self-Care and the Individual
3:20pm - 3:40pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Prioritising the commissioning of new specialised treatments
As of 2016, the wheels have been put in motion to prioritise the funding of ten new specialised treatments, as well as to devolve responsibility for particular services to CCGs and provide a major extension of the national HIV prevention programme. In this session, Jonathan Fielden will outline how these...
Collaboration and Commercial Management
3:25pm - 4:10pm
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
How is collaborative working in procurement driving savings and leveraging collective resource for the NHS?
With the NHS procurement hubs having formalised collaboration and running a number of frameworks to their combined membership, this panel will bring the four hubs together to discuss: To what extent has working to common principles significantly cut duplication and facilitated aggregation? How has closer collaboration enacted real-time developments for...
Creating Robust Security Infrastructure and Networks in Light of Digital Advances
3:25pm - 4:10pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
What are the predicted cyber security threats to the NHS in 2018 and how are they evolving? (panel discussion)
The NHS has reached a critical mass of digitisation and is seeing the frequent emergence of futuristic technologies, yet with this new reliance on electronic data systems and the portability of data that comes with it, comes a whole range of vulnerabilities to cyber security risks. This panel will therefore...
Pioneering Technology, Population Health and Place-Based Care
3:35pm - 4:10pm
Digital NHS Stage
Pioneering technology through NHS service innovation and Test Beds – how far have we come? (panel discussion)
Numerous initiatives have seen innovative technology being propelled into the limelight, pioneered and adopted primarily through Test Beds and the NIA. This panel will therefore evaluate how major technology trials and adoption of novel digital combinations have shown proven benefits to help patients stay well, as well as allowing them...
Personalisation, Self-Care and the Individual
3:40pm - 4:00pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
More than medicine – the commissioning of social prescribing
The rise of social-prescribing in recent years has seen the use of non-medical interventions to achieve sustained lifestyle change and improved self-care, particularly for long-term conditions. This session will highlight the importance of the wider determinants of health, opportunity afforded from harnessing patient and carer’s voices and key examples of innovative...
4:10pm - 4:15pm
Digital NHS Stage
Chair’s Closing Remarks
NHS Digital
4:10pm - 4:15pm
Commissioning for the Future Stage
Chair’s Closing Remarks
Dr Phil Moore, Deputy Chair (Clinical), Kingston CCG; Chair, NHSCC Mental Health Commissioners' Network 
4:10pm - 4:15pm
Procurement in Healthcare Stage
Chair’s Closing Remarks
4:10pm - 4:15pm
Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage
Chair’s Closing Remarks
John Thornton, Secretary, Digital Government Security Forum