Annual conference keynote sessions


NAPC Annual Conference 2018


Keynote sessions

TV presenter John Stapleton will be chairing the keynote sessions.

Day one: Wednesday 17 October 2018

13.40 – 14.20 Welcome

Opening welcome: Dr Minesh Patel Chair, NAPC, Dr Nav Chana, Director, NAPC, and Matthew Swindells, National Director: Operations and Information, NHS England.

14.30 – 15.00 Integrated care systems (ICSs) – can they deliver?

Panel: Dr Karen Kirkham, Clinical Lead for Primary Care, Dorset Integrated Care System, Dr Nina Pearson, GP Lead, Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes (BLMK) Integrated Care System, Dr Claire Fuller, Senior Responsible Officer, Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership and Stephen Dorrell, Chair, NHS Confederation.

15.10 – 15.40 Primary and acute care – breaking down the barriers

Speakers: Dr James Morrow, GP, Managing Partner and Lead, Granta Primary Care Home, Susan Acott, Chief Executive, East Kent Hospitals NHS University Foundation Trust and Nicola Ayton, Director of Strategy and Major Projects, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

15.50 – 16.20 Surviving winter all year round

Speakers: Ash Soni, President, Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Executive Member, NAPC, Dr Ash Peshen, GP and Lead, Thanet Health Community Interest Company (CIC) Primary Care Home and Dr Miles Langdon, Chief Medical Officer and GP Partner, Lakeside Stamford Primary Care Home.

Day two: Thursday 18 October 2018

9.10 – 9.50 Primary care homes making an impact

Speakers: Professor James Kingsland OBE, President, NAPC, Dr Steve Kell OBE, GP Partner and Lead, Larwood and Bawtry Primary Care Home, Dr Philip Wallek, GP and Lead,  Lewes Primary Care Home and Dr Stewart Smith, GP and Lead, St Austell Healthcare Primary Care Home.

10.30 – 11.00 Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock MP

13.50 – 14.20 The future of primary care as the NHS turns 70

Speakers: Dominic Hardy, Director of Primary Care Delivery, NHS England, Dr Nav Chana, Director, NAPC and Dr Michelle Drage, Chief Executive, Londonwide Local Medical Committees (LMCs).

15.10 – 15.40 Wellness not illness

Speakers: Dr Mark Spencer, GP and Lead, Healthier Fleetwood Primary Care Home, Pauline Kennedy, resident, Healthier Fleetwood Primary Care Home and Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive, Alzheimer’s Society.

15:45 – 16:00 Close

Speaker: Professor James Kingsland OBE, President, NAPC