25th September to 26th September

HaCIRIC International Conference 2013 - London

Building Future Healthcare - Radical Approaches


25 September 2013

Radical change: Evidence of what is possible

The first day of the conference will detail the latest evidence generated by HaCIRIC and other programmes, on how innovation can transform healthcare delivery.

08:30 - 09:00 Registration and coffee

09:00 - 09:30 Welcome: Professor Richard Baldwin, HaCIRIC; Overview: Professor James Barlow, HaCIRIC 

09:30 - 10:00 Keynote Opening Speech
What might the NHS look like in 2030?
Chris Evennett, (author of forthcoming ‘NHS 2030’ report)

10:00 - 10:15 Questions

This session examines what we should do about centralising services and infrastructure where necessary and decentralising where possible, while keeping patients at the heart.

10:15 - 11:00 CENTRALISATION
1. Urgent Care Russell Emeny, Director, Urgent and Emergency Care Intensive Support Team, NHS IMAS
2. Stroke Care - Dr Henry Feldman, Assistant Prof of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.
3. Mantaining access - Dr Grant Mills, HaCIRIC/Loughborough

11:00 - 11:15 Questions

11:15 - 11:45 Coffee

1. The case for / against Telecare Professor Stan Newman, City University
2. Why home not hospital could deliver more effective healthcare Rachel Cashman, UK’s 3 Million Lives Programme; Head of Innovation Strategy and Programmes, NHS England

3. Localising renal care- Dr Sandip Mitra, Consultant Nephrologist Manchester Royal Infirmary

12:30 - 12:45 Questions

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch

13:45 - 14:15 Afternoon Keynote Speech
Sunand Prasad (Senior Partner, Penoyre & Prasad and former President of Royal Institute of British Architects) on how design can impact on healthy living and well-being


This session will look at promising innovations in hospitals that offer enhanced quality in terms of patient safety and better outcomes while reflecting the economics of our times.

14:15 - 14:35 The Danish experience building Super-Hospitals
Diana Arsovic Nielsen, Director, Health Innovation of Southern Denmark

14:35 - 14:55 Studying complex interventions: Lessons from the Safer Patients Initiative?
Jonathan Benn, NIHR Centre for Patient Safety

14:55 - 15:15 Latest infrastructural research and infection control
Professor Nigel Klein on HaCIRIC research into infection control and infrastructure

15:15 - 15:30 Pembury: the case for and against single patient room hospitals
Dr Janet Anderson, King’s College London

15:30 - 15:45 Researching the impact of quality and safety interventions in hospitals
Jeremy Myerson (The Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design)

15:45 - 16:00 Coffee

16:00 - 17:00 PANEL DISCUSSION: Chair Professor James Barlow
What challenges are involved in achieving the right kind of evidence in such a complex field?

Professor James Barlow, HaCIRIC, lead presenter + chair 
Dr Vanya Gant, Divisional Clinical Director for Infection, Department of Microbiology, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust 
Dr Jonathan Benn, NIHR Centre for Patient Safety 
Dr Ellen Nolte,  PIRU (RAND Europe)

17:00 - 17:10 Summing up Professor James Barlow

17:10 - 17:15 Thanks and close Professor Colin Gray

26 September 2013  

Delivering Radical Change in Healthcare

The second day examines how to ensure evidence is incorporated into complex infrastructural decision-making to best effect, both in Britain and internationally. It will question models of care, suggest new financial vehicles and look at ways to achieve radical change and consensus with multiple stakeholders.

09:00 - 09:30 Welcome Professor James Barlow, HaCIRIC; Overview Professor Colin Gray, HaCIRIC


This session explores the implementation of infrastructural change in the NHS.

9:30 - 10:15 Keynote Opening Speech
A vision of modern health and social care infrastructure
Mike Farrar, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

10:15 - 10:30 Questions

10:30 - 11:00 Second Keynote Opening Speech
Should we tear up traditional models of delivery?
Lord Warner, former Health Minister, Ex-Director of Social Services (Kent) and member of Dilnot Commission.

11:00 - 11:15 Questions

11:15 - 11:30 Coffee 


11:45 - 12:15 Do we still need hospitals?
Rory Coonan, Hon.FRIBA, Director of Architecture, Design and Planning, Circle Healthcare (2015-12) and former Director of Architecture, Arts Council of Great Britain
Mike Nightingale, architect and founder of IBI Nightingale

12:15 - 12:30 Can we meet the global healthcare infrastructure challenge? 
John Hicks
, director, AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services.

12:30 - 12:45 Questions

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch


This session looks at the process of infrastructural change, examining how change will happen within existing institutional frameworks, how data might be handled to reduce risk and improve multi-stakeholder consensus and how change can be paid for.

13:45 - 14:15 Afternoon Keynote Speech
Doing it for real – how to make change happen?
Professor Laurie McMahon, Professor in Strategy and Organisational Design, Cass Business School, London & Director of Loop2

14:15 - 14:40 Driving the health and wealth innovation agenda using AHSNs
Rob Berry, Kent, Surrey and Sussex AHSN and Chris Streather, South London AHSN

14:40 - 15:05 Minimising risk, increasing consensus
Loy Lobo, Director of Strategy and Innovation, BT Health and John Crawford, Healthcare Industry Leader, IBM Healthcare and Life Science, discuss how modelling and better handling of data, as advocated by the Cumberland Initiative, could support a more flexible, predictive, efficient NHS, using methods developed in other industries.

15:05 - 15:50 Innovation in finance for healthcare in difficult times
1. PPPs in Europe - Steve Wright, Executive Director of ECHAA and Honorary Research Fellow, LSHTM 
2. Social finance for health – Ben Jupp, Director, Social Finance
3. Governance instruments - Antonio Duran, Director, Tecnicas de Salud, Spain

15:50 - 16:00 Coffee

16:00 - 16:55 PANEL DISCUSSION: Chair Professor Colin Gray
Is the new NHS fit for purpose to innovate and change? Do we have the organisational capacity and institutions to make the changes in services and infrastructure that are needed and evidenced?
Adrian Bull, Lead Presenter, Managing Director, Imperial College Health Partners
John de Pury Senior Policy Adviser: Health Research & Innovation, Universities UK.
Ben Jupp, Director, Social Finance 
John Crawford, Healthcare Industry Leader, IBM Healthcare and Life Sciences
Loy Lobo, Director of Strategy and Innovation, BT Health
Chris Streather, South London AHSN

16:55 - 17:00 Summing up Professor James Barlow 

17:00 - 17:05 Thanks and Close Professor Richard Baldwin