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Thursday 23 October: IHPN Annual Summit 2019

On 23 October 2019, the Independent Healthcare Providers Network (IHPN) will be holding its Annual Summit in central London. Now in its fifth year, the Summit is a fixture in the health calendar and this year will be focusing on how safety and quality improvement is being driven forward across the industry; how the sector is helping deliver the vision of the NHS long-term plan; and to showcase and highlight the innovative service models the sector is delivering to NHS and private patients.

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Past events

19 March, 3.30-5pm: “How will patient choice and personalisation work in integrated care systems?”

While better coordinating and joining up healthcare services should undoubtedly be a key goal for the NHS, there remains questions around what the role of patient choice and personalisation will be in more “integrated” structures, including how current mechanisms to enable choice and control such as Payment By Results, the National Tariff and, more broadly, the purchaser/provider split, will work in these new models of care.

This event, sponsored by Bevan Brittan, will be an opportunity to hear from key figures from health world including NHS England’s Director of Personalised Care James Sanderson, Rachel Power, CEO of The Patients Association, Reform Director Andrew Haldenby and STP lead Richard Samuel, on how patient choice and control will work in integrated care systems to ensure a more sustainable and responsive NHS that delivers for patients and taxpayers alike.


25-26 September: UK Health Show 2018

The UK Health Show, now in its third year and set to attract over 5000 professionals, is the UK’s leading show connecting senior healthcare decision makers, managers, influencers and buyers from across the NHS and the entire UK health sector. This includes NHS Trusts, CCGs, national NHS bodies, local authorities, independent healthcare providers, central Government, private hospitals, and academia.
The show is executed through four key industry sectors; Technology, Cyber Security, Procurement, and Commissioning; each showcasing a number of open theatres, seminar lounges, content stages, panel sessions and hundreds of industry-specific exhibitors.

At the show the IHPN will be holding a panel session on how NHS & independent sector partnerships are helping to improve early diagnosis. With demand for access to fast, more accurate diagnoses rising every year, the NHS faces a real challenge to improve both the capacity and efficiency of diagnostics facilities. IHPN Chief Executive David will be chairing a session on 26 September, with speakers from InHealth Diagnostics and Alliance Medical discussing their work with the NHS to invest in the latest technology, deliver greater efficiencies and value for money and improve the patient pathway.

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Thursday 15 November: IHPN Annual Partnerships Summit 2018

The Independent Healthcare Providers Network held its fourth annual NHS Partnerships Summit on 15 November 2018 in central London. The event was an opportunity to learn about what is happening across the country to deliver integrated, effective and personalised care, and to hear from national leaders about their vision for the future.

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