Lords to hear from NHS England on NHS long term future


House of Lords-care industry newsThe House of Lords Committee on the Long-term Sustainability of the NHS will this week take evidence from NHS England and leading health think tanks as it continues its inquiry.

You can watch live here: http://www.parliamentlive.tv/





The evidence sessions will start at 10:05am on Tuesday 19 July in Committee Room 1 of the House of Lords. The witnesses will be:


Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust

Richard Murray, Director of Policy, The King’s Fund

Dr Jennifer Dixon, Chief Executive, The Health Foundation


Michael Macdonnell, Director of Strategy, NHS England

Sam Higginson, Director of Strategic Finance, NHS England

Caroline Corrigan, National Workforce Lead – New Care Models NHS England

Richard Gleave, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer, Public Health England

Bob Alexander, Executive Director of Resources and Deputy Chief Executive, NHS Improvement

In the first session the Committee will ask the witnesses what changes are needed to make the NHS sustainable in the next 15-20 years, how the NHS workforce will need to adapt and how staff can be retained and how health and social care can be properly integrated.

In the second session with NHS England, Public Health England and NHS Improvement, the Committee will quiz the officials on what thinking their organisations have done on long-term sustainability, how they are planning for the future NHS workforce and their long-term strategies for public health prevention.



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