Policy Forum for Northern Ireland

The future for healthcare in Northern Ireland: implementing the Delivering Together targets

Morning, Wednesday, 28th June 2017

Belfast

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar will provide a timely opportunity to discuss implementation of the Department of Health’s 10-year plan for the reform of health and social care in Northern Ireland - Health and Wellness 2026 - Delivering Together - examining priorities and next steps for the Transformational Implementation Group.


Delegates will discuss latest thinking on tackling key challenges facing the health service - including in emergency care and waiting lists - and assess the latest work of the Transformation Advisory Board on the first 12-month action plan.


Further sessions assess priorities in primary, community care and adult social care and for the integration of services, and the future of regulation and patient safety.


The agenda also examines the Department’s proposals for the reform of structures and services within the health service, as well as the Workforce Strategy and HSC-wide Leadership Strategy - and next steps in primary, community and social care services.


For this conference we expect speakers and other delegates to be an informed group including Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly, senior government officials involved in this area of public policy, together with representatives from across the health and social care sector, private and third-sector health and social care providers, advocacy and patient groups, charities, academics and commentators, and others with an interest in the important issues being discussed.



Guest of Honour

Mark Taylor

Lead Clinician, Mater Hospital, Belfast; Secretary, Great Britain and Ireland Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association and Member, Transformation Implementation Group, Department of Health

Guest of Honour

Mark Taylor

Lead Clinician, Mater Hospital, Belfast; Secretary, Great Britain and Ireland Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association and Member, Transformation Implementation Group, Department of Health

Keynote Speaker

Kieran Donnelly

Comptroller and Auditor General, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Chairs

Paula Bradley MLA, Northern Ireland Assembly

Paula Bradshaw MLA

Northern Ireland Assembly

Speakers

Colum Conway

Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Social Care Council

Michelle Tennyson

Assistant Director, Allied Health Professions & Personal and Public Involvement, Public Health Agency

Christine Armstrong

Regional Lead, 10,000 Voices Initiative and Public Health Agency

Professor Deirdre Heenan

Provost (Coleraine and Magee), Ulster University

Janice Smyth

Director, Royal College of Nursing, Northern Ireland

Dean Sullivan

Director of Commissioning, Health and Social Care Board

Dr Laurence Dorman

Deputy Chair, Royal College of General Practitioners Northern Ireland