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, Thursday, 30th April 2020

Central Cardiff

THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED



This conference focuses on:


  • Raising the quality of health and social care in Wales;
  • 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.


It also comes as the National Health Service (Indemnities) (Wales) Bill - determining the steps that the Welsh Government can take to protect professionals from increasing costs of indemnity -  begins its passage through the Welsh Assembly.


Speakers


Keynote contributors:


  • Dr Kate Chamberlain, Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales (HIW); and
  • Dame Clare Marx, Chair, General Medical Council.

Further speakers include: Darren Hughes, Welsh NHS Confederation; Mario Kreft, Care Forum Wales; John Pearce, Board of Community Health Councils in Wales; Claire Morgan, Carers Wales; Professor Aled Jones, Cardiff University; and Anna Prytherch, Rural Health and Care Wales.


The agenda


  • The way forward for raising the quality of health and social care;
  • Developing the governance and transparency of health boards and enhancing the voice of patients;
  • Improving inspection and the regulation system in Wales;
  • Medical Regulation: looking to the future;
  • The workforce and delivering higher quality care - recruitment, development, and support for health and social care professionals; and
  • The Quality and Engagement Bill - assessing the potential impact on improving care and outcomes for patients and service users.


Keynote Speakers

Dr Kate Chamberlain

Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Mario Kreft

Chair, Care Forum Wales

Dame Clare Marx

Chair, General Medical Council

Darren Hughes

Director, Welsh NHS Confederation

Keynote Speakers

Dame Clare Marx

Chair, General Medical Council

Darren Hughes

Director, Welsh NHS Confederation

John Pearce

Chair, Board of Community Health Councils in Wales

Mario Kreft

Chair, Care Forum Wales

Dr Kate Chamberlain

Chief Executive, Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Speakers

Claire Morgan

Director, Carers Wales

Dr David Bailey

Chair, Welsh Council, BMA Cymru Wales

Helen Whyley

Director, RCN Wales

Professor Aled Jones

Professor, Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality, Cardiff University

Anna Prytherch

Project Manager, Rural Health and Care Wales

Donna Ockenden

Chief Midwife, Princess Royal University Hospital