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Programme

Programme

08.40 Registration
09.20 Chair’s opening remarks
09.30 – 10.10

The General Practice Forward View and a vision for the future of primary care 

  • The progress that has been made in many areas of the General Practice Forward View since its publication in April 2016.
  • Plans for the transformation of general practice to enable a sustainable future.
  • A vision for the future of primary care, including self-care, technology, the wider workforce and models of ‘at scale’ provision.

Dr Raj Patel, Deputy National Medical Director for Primary Care and Deputy Regional Medical Director North, NHS England @Dr_Raj_Patel

 

STREAM 1

Chair: Dr Rory Mcrea, Chairman, ChilversMcCrea and Board Member, Family  Doctor Association

STREAM 2

Chair:  Dr Alan Dow, Chair, NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group

10.15 – 10.55

Increasing patient engagement through digital technology

  • Explore some of the challenges and opportunities in engaging with and supporting patients through digital channels.
  • Understand how to meet the changing requirements of patients in an ‘always on’ world.
  • See how small changes to ways of working can have wide reaching benefits for practices and patients.

Dr Sarah Jarvis, GP and Clinical Director, Patient Platform Limited

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Key legal issues relating to GP surgery premises: Including avoiding and resolving disputes

  • ETTF and other funding opportunities.
  • New surgery developments and leases (including sale and leaseback).
  • Landlord and tenant, and other, premises disputes, including between partners.

Lisa Geary, Partner, Capsticks LLP and Mia Branchette, Solicitor, Capsticks LLP 

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10.55 – 11.30 Exhibition and networking

11.30

– 12.10

 Could DNAman be a Transformer?

  • DNA’s are a problem, not just a chance to catch up.
  • We have been tackling DNA’s in Partnership with Patient Group Representatives and it shows community collaboration is worth the effort as DNA man shows.
  • Education to the effect of DNA’s is important to be embedded into the Psyche.

Blake Foster, Practice Manager, Chapelgreen Practice, Sheffield @BlakeFosterGPSM and Dr Amar Rughani, GP Partner, Chapelgreen Practice, Sheffield @AmarRughani

Panel discussion: GP leadership and the wider  primary care offer to LCOs

  • Improving access to primary care services in Greater Manchester.
  • Empowering patients through self-care, social prescribing and community based initiatives.
  • Expanding the primary care workforce to improve patient care.

Dharmesh Patel, Chair, Primary Care Advisory Group, GMHSCP @DharmeshP108, Dr Joanna Bircher, Clinical Director for GP Excellence, GMHSCP @joannabircherQI  and Paul Lynch, Deputy Director of Strategy, GM Health and Social Care Partnership @pmly04

12.15 – 12.55

Managing business risk in general practice

  • Your people are your most valuable asset and your biggest risk.
  • Planning for future change (expect the unexpected).
  • Growing the business, minimising risk and maintaining profitability.

Graham Leyfield, Business Development Manager, Wesleyan Financial Services Ltd. @Wesleyan

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Creating a sustainable and resilient primary care workforce

This session explores two of the biggest challenges faced by Primary Care – recruitment and retention of the workforce. The session includes;

  • Modelling services based on clinical need rather than patient demand.
  • Delivering the employee life cycle, from induction to career progression.
  • Retaining talent – investing in your workforce.

Caroline Richardson, Learning and Development Director, OneWorkforce @one_workforce  

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12.55 – 13.55 Lunch, exhibition and networking
13.55 – 14.35

Manchester’s Local Care Organisation:  Lessons learnt from the 2 year set up and the operation from April 2018

  • GP practices working in federations.
  • Top tips for integrated care.
  • Looking forward:  what next?

Michael McCourt, Chief Officer, Manchester LCO and Dr Sohail Munshi, Medical Director, Manchester LCO

Employment law masterclass

  • Sickness, Absence & Long term sickness.
  • Disciplinaries & Dismissals.
  • Managing Employees.

Simon Wallace, Senior Employment Law Consultant, Avensure

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14.40 – 15.20

An update from the CQC – Now and the what’s coming up

  • Gain a better understanding of our next phase of inspections.
  • Learn from the best practice examples we have found in our inspections.
  • Find out more about our latest and upcoming publications.

Alison Holbourn, Deputy Chief Inspector of Primary Care, Care Quality Commission

Working at Scale – Our Health Partnership  – A Solution

  • What does a ‘true’ partnership offer?
  • How can this model help provide an Integrated Care solution?
  • What does OHP do for their Practices?

Lesley Evans, Director of Operations, Our Health Partnership @OurHealthPship

 

15.20 – 15.45

Exhibition and networking

15.45 – 16.25

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) update   

  • GDPR implementation. 
  • Minimising risk.
  • What don’t we know.

Dr Farah Jameel, GPC England Executive Team, British Medical Association @DrFJameel 

More than Medicine – how Social Prescribing has impacted at Alvanley Family Practice?

  • Engaging with volunteers and developing Practice Health Champions.
  • Finding out what’s already happening in your community.
  • Impact of Social Prescribing on the practice team as well as your patients.

Kay Keane FRSA, Practice Business Manager; Alvanley Family Practice, Stockport CCG

16.30 Close of conference

Prepared by Cogora on 21/05/2018

*Please note that the agenda is subject to change

Accredited by AMSPAR

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