Local Health Service Partnerships: Enhancing Access, Service Quality and Patient Outcomes Through Multi-Agency Collaboration

Local Health

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be those working in Health, Social Care and Local Government Sectors.

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Registration, Refreshments and Networking
Chair’s Welcome Address

Imelda Redmond, Chief Executive, Healthwatch England (invited)


Keynote Address: The NHS Long Term Plan: Addressing Local Health Needs Through Service Integration
  • Outlining the plan to establish Integrated Care Systems (ICS) across England, including arrangements, joint commissioning and partnerships between the NHS, local authorities and other voluntary, community and social organisations
  • Strengthening primary and community care through a ring-fenced, localised funding commitment for an extra £4.5bn per year in real terms by 2023/2024
  • Bringing together GPs, pharmacists, district nurses and other health professionals within fully-integrated, community-based health and social care systems
  • Establishing local fora for health and care planning and the pooling of staff, expertise and resources
  • Involving the community and encouraging participation of the public, partners, patient groups and the voluntary sector to identify innovative, effective and efficient ways of designing, delivering and joining up services

Caroline Dinenage MP, Minister of State for Care, Department for Health and Social Care (invited)


Keynote Address: The Better Care Fund: Bringing Together Local Health
  • Establishing integrated, preventative and person-centred care through local-level Integrated Care Systems (ICS) to keep people in the community and out of hospital
  • Promoting an equal partnership between Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) and local government in developing realistic, locally-driven targets to ensure national targets meet local needs
  • Making best use of community assets beyond health and social care to support local health and wellbeing in a whole-of system approach, involving the NHS, the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) and the Local Government Association (LGA)
  • Skills and lessons for local leaders to work across health, social care and wellbeing

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England (invited)




Keynote Address: Integrated Care Systems: Key Principles for Local Development
  • Assessing which model of Integrated Care System (ICS) works best for the community based on on local conditions, complexities and requirements
  • Delivering integrated care on a realistic timeframe with measurable indicators of progress in improving local health outcomes
  • Reviewing how national regulations, bodies and funding streams can best support local-level ICSs and remove obstacles to their functionality
  • Involving key stakeholders in the local community, including local authorities, voluntary and community sector organisations, patients and the public
  • Strengthening partnerships between organisations within ICSs through leadership, governance and exchange of best practice

Richard Murray, Chief Executive, The King’s Fund (invited)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Case Study: Delivering More Effective Service Delivery Through Local Community Funding
  • Organising local care professionals into community teams through the Multi-Specialty Community Provider (MCP) model
  • Moving health and social care specialists into the community to enhance patient access
  • Partnering with social workers, district nurses, mental health workers and voluntary sector link workers to keep patients at home and out of hospital
  • Supporting and sustaining communities in partnership with voluntary, community sector, housing and social organisations in a whole-of-system approach
  • Tailoring the local health and social care economy to the seven-day service standard

Dr David Hegarty, Chair, Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group (invited)


Case Study: Pioneering New Collaborative Approaches To Local Health
  • Outlining the development of the Primary and Acute Care Systems (PACS) in mid-Nottinghamshire as a whole-of-system integration of hospital, community, social and primary care
  • Developing the Commissioner Provider Alliance Agreement to provide a legal foundation to partnership and collective decision-making on public funds for local needs
  • Establishing local integrated care teams (LICTs) to deliver health and social care community services through the PRISM framework
  • Collaborating between secondary and primary care staff and local housing officers to ensure safe and timely discharge of patients
  • Fostering an atmosphere conducive to inter-organisational co-operation and exchange on best practice

Nicholas Tully, Communications, NHS Mansfield and Ashfield Clinical Commissioning Group (invited)


Case Study: Joining Local Areas To Pool Funding And Resources For Service Delivery
  • Delivering a ground-breaking, integrated, multi-disciplinary early intervention and prevention service
  • Linking nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, mental health workers, rehab assistants, assessors, health care assistants, carers, doctors, pharmacists and clerical staff to support patient-centred care
  • Facilitating safe and timely transfers from secondary care to the community through the Early Supported Discharge pathway, providing for the resettlement and reablement of patients via interim social care packages
  • Preventing unnecessary admissions through rapid, unplanned response at home
  • Facilitating cross-border co-operation across health and social care

Katherine Murray, Head of Services, NHS Central and North-West London Trust & Tri-borough Community Independence Service (invited)


Questions and Answers Session
Lunch and Networking
Keynote Address: An Evidence-Based Approach To Action On Local Health Partnerships
  • Developing a national standard to provide a framework for action at the local level
  • Expanding local integration beyond structure and process to include patient perspectives and incorporate social, community and primary care
  • Reviewing the statutory and regulatory environment to ensure funding strategies support local integration goals
  • Strengthening governance frameworks to enhance joint working, joint commissioning, strategic alliances and formal networks as well as local interoperability and data-sharing
  • Tailoring integration to local context to accommodate variability and avoid a ‘one size fits all’ approach

Cllr Ian Hudspeth, Chair, Community Wellbeing Board, Local Government Association (invited)


Case Study: Opportunities For Voluntary, Community And Social Organisations In Local Health Service Delivery
  • Partnering with NHS England in the Coalition for Collaborative Care (C4CC) to support person-centred care for people with long-term conditions
  • Promoting co-production of health and social care services with patients and users
  • Building strong community-based supports through community development and developing peer support and support for self-management
  • Fostering volunteer networks to support implementation
  • Facilitating dialogue between health professionals and patients to ensure integrated, person-centred care and support planning

Chris Askew, Chair, Richmond Group of Charities (invited)


Case Study: Delivering An Integrated Multi-Agency First Response Service On A 24/7 Standard
  • Partnering with the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and leads from local acute hospital A&E care departments, as well as local authorities, Occupational Health, volunteer and third sector mental health support services, through the Crisis Care Concordat
  • Providing a co-ordinated, joined-up approach to mental health to prevent crisis, reduce admissions and support people in the community
  • Agreeing joint funding streams with local commissioners to pilot a 24/7 crisis assessment service
  • Working with service users, as well as their families and carers, to ensure patient satisfaction
  • Integrating and standardising processes within a single organisation to provide a single point of access and referral for patients’ convenience

Christopher Dixon, Clinical Lead of Acute Community Mental Health Services, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Case Study: The Dividends Of Digital Interoperability In Local Service Delivery
  • Joining together local partners, providers and third sector agencies through data-sharing and collaboration
  • Developing an integrated digital care record (IDCR) across organisations in the locality
  • Providing access to quality, comprehensive and up-to-date information on patients between health and care organisations
  • Utilising data intelligence to inform strategy and improve patient pathways and services
  • Establishing a comprehensive geographic data set to inform processes

Amy Freeman, Senior Responsible Officer for Digital, Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Case Study: Building Healthy, Active And Sustainable Communities: The Role Of Local Government
  • Using local government as a central hub for housing, health and social care to ensure symbiotic decision-making
  • Integrating health and social care concerns into the design of local planning
  • Concentrating local medical services in health campuses, bringing together GPs, physiotherapists, pharmacists, district nurses and other medical officers
  • Supporting healthy living as well as health services through traffic management, housing policy and provision of physical facilities and spaces
  • Learning how to adapt housing and community support to public health challenges, such as a growing, ageing population and people with long-term conditions

Dr Rose Rowe, Bicester Healthy New Town Programme Director, Cherwell District Council (CONFIRMED)


Case Study: Driving Innovation In Local Health Care Through Research And Exchange
  • Enhancing clinical research, informatics, innovation and healthcare delivery through the Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN)
  • Improving local population health outcomes by integrating health care services and ensuring evidence-based practice
  • Establishing networks to exchange knowledge, best practice and evaluation and thereby promote new innovations
  • Fostering a culture of partnership and collaboration to achieve local priorities
  • Integrating the local government ecosystem to improve health outcomes and drive sustainable, transformational change across traditional boundaries

Tara Donnelly, Chief Digital Officer, NHS England (invited)


Questions and Answers Session
Chair’s Summary and Close

*Programme subject to change

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Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be those working in Health, Social Care and Local Government Sectors.

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Sponsorship and Exhibition

We are now taking bookings for our wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages; we also offer bespoke packages tailored for your organisation.

Why Sponsor and Exhibit at this event:

 Network with key decision makers across the Health, Social Care and Local Government Sectors
 Meet your target audience in the Sector
 Listen and Learn from leading industry experts across the Sector
 Opportunity to demonstrate your products or services
 Speak alongside industry leading experts
 Work with your dedicated account manager to generate the maximum amount of leads

Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages:

Strategic Headline Sponsor:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Pre show marketing email to all registered delegates
  • Post show inclusion on presentation email
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or A4 Chair Drop
  • 5 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Speaker Pass

Key Supporter Package:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or Chair Drop
  • 1 Speaker Pass
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes

Exhibition Stand:

  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Power, Wifi, Table and 2 Chairs (If required)
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Stand Manager Pass

Insert or Chair Drop:

  • 1 Delegate Conference Pass
  • A4 insert into delegate pack or A4 Chair Drop

For more information or to discuss the available option please call 0203 961 5002 or email [email protected] 


Prices and Discount

Public Sector Rate:

  1.    £379
  2.    £349
  3. + £319

Private Sector Rate:

  1.    £550
  2. + £520

Voluntary Sector Rate:

  1.    £299
  2. + £269

Event Documentation: *If you can’t attend the event you can purchase the event documentation

Electronic – £99 Printed – £99

Group bookings: If you would like to make a group booking of 5 or more please call 0330 058 4285 to find out if we can offer any more discount.

*All prices are excluding VAT

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


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