Policy Forum for Wales

Health and social care quality in Wales - governance and transparency, workforce development, and next steps for inspection, regulation and legislation

Morning, Wednesday, 4th December 2019

Central Cardiff

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This seminar focuses on key issues for raising the quality of health and social care in Wales.


Delegates will discuss the future for inspection and regulation - and recruitment, development, and support of the workforce.


It will be an opportunity to discuss the Health and Social Care (Quality and Engagement) (Wales) Bill as it progresses through the National Assembly - including its proposals for a ‘duty of candour’ for NHS bodies and the creation of a citizen voice body to replace Community Health Councils.


Keynote speakers


  • Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW);
  • Darren Hughes, Director, Welsh NHS Confederation;
  • Mario Kreft, Chair, Care Forum Wales;
  • Dame Clare Marx, Chair, General Medical Council; and
  • John Pearce, Chair, Board of Community Health Councils in Wales.

The agenda


  • The way forward for raising the quality of health and social care;
  • The Quality and Engagement Bill - assessing the potential impact on improving care and outcomes for patients and service users;
  • Governance and transparency of health boards and enhancing the voice of patients;
  • The workforce and delivering higher quality care - recruitment, development, and support for health and social care professionals;
  • Inspection and the regulation system in Wales; and
  • Regulating professional standards.


Keynote Speakers

Dr Kate Chamberlain

Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Mario Kreft

Chair, Care Forum Wales

Dame Clare Marx

Chair, General Medical Council

John Pearce

Chair, Board of Community Health Councils in Wales

Darren Hughes

Director, Welsh NHS Confederation

Keynote Speakers

Dame Clare Marx

Chair, General Medical Council

John Pearce

Chair, Board of Community Health Councils in Wales

Darren Hughes

Director, Welsh NHS Confederation

Mario Kreft

Chair, Care Forum Wales

Dr Kate Chamberlain

Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Speakers

Claire Morgan

Director, Carers Wales

Nigel Downes

Associate Director, Interim Employment Relations, RCN Wales

Louise Hughes

Programme Manager, Golden Thread Advocacy Programme, Age Cymru

Dr David Bailey

Chair, Welsh Council, BMA Cymru Wales