The Health Foundation will be exhibiting at NHS Confederation’s annual conference and exhibition on the 14 - 15 June 2017.

The event brings together the health and social care community to strengthen relationships and showcase innovative solutions to meet the changing needs of organisations across the health and care sector.

Come along to the Health Foundation stand to say hello and enjoy a coffee from our barista.


The Health Foundation will be presenting several workshops and presentations in partnership with Q:

Under pressure: Making change happen in today’s NHS (Wednesday 14 June, 12.00)

Penny Pereira, Deputy Director of Improvement at the Health Foundation

Tracy Webb, Head of Q Labs at the Health Foundation

Suzie Bailey, Director of Leadership and Quality Improvement at NHS Improvement

This workshop will explore how organisations and individuals can continuously learn and improve as part of a wider health care system.


Panel discussion: First 100 days - What does the NHS need from the next government? (Wednesday 14 June, 18.00)

Stephen Dorrell, Chair of NHS Confederation

Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive at the Health Foundation 

Professor Chris Ham, Chief Executive at The King’s Fund 

Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive at the Nuffield Trust 

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of NHS Confederation

Dr Amanda Doyle, Chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners 

This session brings together the big thinkers in health and care to discuss what the NHS needs from the next government and what is likely to happen over the coming months that will impact on health and care services.


Pulling out all the stops: How a focus on whole system flow can help to deliver improved quality, efficiency and patient experience (Wednesday 14 June, 18.45)

Penny Pereira, Deputy Director of Improvement at the Health Foundation

Bryan Jones, Improvement Fellow at the Health Foundation

John Dean, Deputy Medical Director (Transformation) at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

This fringe session will share learning about the steps NHS and social care leaders can take to improve flow in their local health economies.


Counting The People – How can the NHS make the most of its workforce and support them to be more productive?  (Thursday 15 June, 08.30)

Anita Charlesworth, Director of Research and Economics at the Health Foundation

Caroline Corrigan, National Lead for Leadership and Workforce Re-design, New Care Models team at NHS Improvement

Paul Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer at Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust

Alastair Henderson, Chief Executive at the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges

This breakout session will consider the factors for enabling the NHS to make the most of its workforce and consultants.

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Location details


ACC Liverpool