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The programme and speakers

Hear from senior NHS, Department of Health and government leaders at the GS1 UK Healthcare Conference 2017

Healthcare Conference Speakers

The conference is being held over two days, with plenary sessions in the morning and breakout streams in the afternoon.

For the morning sessions, we’ll be joined by leading figures in healthcare to discuss the current picture for the NHS and the future of GS1 standards in Trusts across England. Our afternoon panel sessions will cover the benefits, and challenges, of GS1 standards from real life implementations, with speakers from a range of backgrounds including procurement, finance, clinical, pharmacy and suppliers to the NHS.

An exhibition is running alongside the conference with many leading healthcare solution and application providers on hand to show how GS1 standards are embedded in what they do. And, of course, there’s our networking dinner on Tuesday evening with a pre-dinner drinks reception.

Agenda

Day 1
Tuesday 21 November

9.45am Welcome Glen Hodgson, Head of Healthcare at GS1 UK
10.00am The value of GS1 for patient safety Professor Terence Stephenson, Chair of the General Medical Council
10.30am The Current NHS Landscape Alastair McLellan, Editor of the Health Service Journal
11.00am My experience of acute care Anthony Bennett
11.30am Using standards to create a connected patient pathway and reduce unwarranted clinical variation Matthew Swindells, National Director: Operations and Information, NHS England
11.50am Q&A session Alastair McLellan with Matthew Swindells
12.00pm Break and exhibition
12.30pm Getting it right first time in endoscopy: use of barcodes to improve patient safety, patient flow and reduce resource wastage Dr Andrew Goddard, Registrar, Royal College of Physicians with Q&A from Alastair McLellan, Editor of the Health Service Journal
1.00pm Lunch and exhibition
2.15pm Our GS1 journey so far: what’s been achieved, what’s next and the longer term vision Panel session chaired by Professor Duncan Eaton with Alan Foster, CEO at North Tees, Gavin Boyle, CEO at Derby and Cara Charles-Barks, CEO at Salisbury
3.15pm Break and exhibition
3.30pm Afternoon insight sessions
Scan4Safety Procurement Nursing
Chair: Jane Hawkes, Head of Procurement & Supplies & Scan4Safety Programme Lead, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: Steve Graham, eProcurement lead, Department of Health

Speaker 2: Mark Songhusts, Information Analyst, Scan4Safety, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Chair: Alan Hoskins, Director of Procurement and Commercial Services, NHS South of England Procurement Services

Speaker 1: Jackie Pomroy, Head of Supply Chain, NHS South of England Procurement Services

Speaker 2: Andy McMinn, Chief Procurement Officer at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Chair: Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: Phil Evans, Consuktant Nurse, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

Speaker 2: Debbie Blackwood, Senior Clinical Nurse, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Finance Pharmacy Suppliers
 
Chair: Kevin Downs, Director of Finance and Performance, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: James Mayne, GS1, PEPPOL and eProcurement Manager, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 2: Keith Jones, Clinical Director of Surgery, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Chair: Professor Philip Dean, Head of Pharmacy & Quality Control Laboratory Services, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: Iain Davidson, Chief Pharmacist, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Speaker 2: Alistair Grey, Clinical Services Lead Pharmacist, East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust


Chair: Andy Crosbie, Head of Biosciences and Implants Unit Head, MHRA Devices Division

Speaker 1: Ian Whitham, Financial Director, Cook Medical

Speaker 2: Frankie Wallace, ‎eProcurement Specialist, Department of Health

Speaker 3: Vicky Green, Strategic Partnership Solutions Manager, Medtronic

Day 2
Wednesday 22 November

9.10am Welcome Glen Hodgson, Head of Healthcare at GS1 UK
9.15am After four years implementing GS1 standards, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust show the hard evidence Gavin Boyle, CEO, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Kevin Downs, Director of Finance and Performance, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Keith Jones, Clinical Director of Surgery, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
9.45am The benefits of GS1 standards in the NHS, delivered through the Scan4Safety programme and beyond Bob Alexander, Deputy Chief Executive, NHS Improvement
10.15am Break and exhibition
10.45am UDI implementation update John Wilkinson, Director of Devices, Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
11.15am FMD in England – challenges and opportunities for pharmacy Keith Farrar, Senior Responsible Owner, Digital Medicines at NHS England
11.30am Opportunities for GS1 standards implementation in the community setting Robert Flack, community healthcare leader
12.00pm Lunch and exhibition
1.15pm Revolutionising healthcare data using EPCIS – answering the Jeremy Hunt challenge Panel session chaired by Lord Hunt of Kings Heath with Alan Foster, CEO at North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, Nick Thomas, Deputy CEO at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust and Gavin Boyle, CEO at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
2.00pm Break and exhibition
2.15pm Afternoon insight sessions
Scan4Safety Procurement Nursing
Chair: Chris Slater, Associate Director, Commercial and Procurement, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Speaker 1: Steve Graham, eProcurement lead, Department of Health

Speaker 2: Rob Drag, Scan4Safety Programme Manager, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
Chair: David Lawson, Director of Procurement at Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: Graham Medwell, eBusiness Manager, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Speaker 2: Richard Price, Scan4Safety Programme Manager, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
Chair: Mandie Sunderland, Chief Nurse, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust

Speaker 1
: Lorna Wilkinson, Director of Nursing, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 2
: Jackie Whittle, Head of Nursing for Professional Practice, Clinical Standards & Safety, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Surgical Finance Pharmacy
Chair: Keith Jones, Clinical Director of Surgery, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: David Berridge, Consultant Vascular Surgeon, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Speaker 2: Tim Wells, Consultant Cardiologist, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust




Chair: Kevin Downs, Director of Finance and Performance, Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 1: Simon Moores, Director of Finance, St. James's Hospital Dublin

Speaker 2: John Cotter, Programme Director, Activity Based Funding, St. James's Hospital Dublin





Chair: Andrew Davies, National Professional Lead for Hospital Pharmacy, NHS Improvement

Speaker 1: Mary Evans, Chief Pharmacist, Luton & Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Speaker 2: Jo Goulding, Business Lead, Pharmacy Terminology, NHS Digital

3.45pm Close
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