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June 2007

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    A selection of New Health Network activities are listed below – follow the links for further information

    Hot Topics Seminar – Inequalities in Outcome
    Date: 09/04/2007

    Wednesday 23rd May 2007, 6pm, Central London Free for members. Contact [email protected]

    Hot Topics Seminar – Urgent and Emergency Care
    Date: 15/01/2007

    Monday 15th January 2007, 5.30pm for 6.00pm – 8.30 pm, Central London. Clinician Forum meeting with Professor Sir George Alberti, National Clinical Director for Emergency Access.

    Next steps for the NHS – national conference 7th November
    Date: 07/11/2006

    Next steps for the NHS – moving from demand management to effective care. Tuesday 7th November 2006, London With keynote speaker Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP, Secretary of State for HealthClick here for speech

    Progress Check on Renal Services
    Date: 09/10/2006

    Clinician Forum roundtable discussion Monday 9th October 2006

    Events at the Autumn 2006 Political Party Conferences
    Date: 18/09/2006

    The New Health Network is once again holding events at all three main political party conferences. The Network is also part of the Health Hotel, a collaboration of 36 major health organisations committed to putting health at the top of the political agenda.

    What’s in it for patients? Why should they want a choice of providers?
    Date: 12/07/2006

    12th July 2006 at the Royal Society of Medicine, London. A Clinician Forum seminar focusing on improving the quality of patient care and outcomes through innovative clinical practice.

    The role of clinicians in achieving value
    Date: 15/06/2006

    The New Health Network breakfast at the NHS Confederation Annual Conference 2006 Thursday 15th June 2006, 7.45am

    Is Dr Finlay dead? Joint NHN/CMS debate
    Date: 18/05/2006

    This joint New Health Network / Conservative Medical Society event debated the role of the traditional family doctor in the modern NHS. Thursday, 18th May 2006 at 6.30pm Westminster, London SW1

    Prime Minister speaks to NHN Clinician Forum
    Date: 18/04/2006

    Tuesday 18th April, One Great George Street, Westminster, London. To read the Prime Minister’s speech click here

    A new direction for community services – what next for primary care?
    Date: 22/03/2006

    An evening seminar on the new White Paper Wednesday 22nd March 2006, 6pm (for 6.30 pm) – 8.30pm, Central London

    Commissioning for clinical and cost effectiveness
    Date: 16/02/2006

    A cutting-edge seminar looking at the future of commissioning. 16th February 2006, 9am – 11am, Whitehall, London

    Pamphlet calls for larger models of general practice
    Date: 15/11/2005

    “Size matters – making GP services fit for purpose” by Professor Paul Corrigan. ISBN 0 9547842 38. Copies £10 from The New Health Network, 7.G.2 The Leathermarket, Weston Street, London, SE1 3ER; call 020 7407 1618 or email [email protected]
    Click here for downloadable pamphlet

    An evening with Richard Jeavons, Director of IT Service Implementation, Department of Health
    Date: 25/10/2005

    Tuesday 25th October 2005, 5.30 pm (for 6.00 pm start) – 8.00 pm, central London

    Cutting-edge conference “The shape of things to come – the role of clinicians in creating a patient-led NHS”
    Date: 11/10/2005

    A New Health Network cutting-edge conference held on 11th October 2005 called “The shape of things to come – the role of clinicians in creating a patient-led NHS” included a speech by the Secretary of State for Health.

    Autumn Political Party Conferences 2005
    Date: 19/09/2005

    The New Health Network held a full programme of fringe meetings, dinners and breakfast discussions at all three major Party Political Conferences during Autumn 2005. We were also once again members of The Health Hotel (, a collaboration of 35 health-related organisations working together to promote health issues at the Party Political Conferences. Full details of public events available by clicking on the title above.

    Diversity and Leadership – is the NHS on track?
    Date: 25/04/2005

    Evening seminar 17 May 2005, Central London

    Next Steps for Preventing Cancer, 4th April 2005
    Date: 04/04/2005

    With Professor Mike Richards, National Cancer Director

    Next Steps for Diabetes, 23rd March 2005
    Date: 23/03/2005

    With Rosie Winterton MP, Minister of State for Health and Sue Roberts, National Clinical Director for Diabetes

    Public Health Update, 8th March 2005
    Date: 08/03/2005

    Guest speaker: Dr Fiona Adshead, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health

    Cutting Edge Conference 1st March 2005 “Practice Based Commissioning – Opportunities and Implications”
    Date: 01/03/2005

    A national half-day conference in central London. Confirmed speakers included: John Hutton MP, Minister of State for Health; Dr David Colin-Thomé GP, National Clinical Director for Primary Care; Dr Richard Lewis, visiting Fellow, The Kings Fund; Dr Beverley Malone, General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing; Dame Gill Morgan, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation; and many others
    Click here for John Hutton’s key-note speech (word doc)

    17 million reasons; improving the lives of people with long-term conditions
    Date: 08/09/2004

    The New Health Network is proud to be one of the 20 organisations that have come together to make the case for a better deal for the 17 million people in the UK living with long-term conditions.

    Autumn Political Party Conferences 2004
    Date: 13/08/2004

    The New Health Network held events at all three major party political autumn conferences. We are also members of The Health Hotel.

    Personalisation and Prevention
    Date: 01/07/2004

    Three seminars exploring currrent practical dilemmas.

    Patient Power – the impact of patient choice on the future NHS
    Date: 30/06/2004

    A collection of eleven essays from key opinion formers, edited by Margaret Mythen and Dr Tom Coffey GP. Published 30th June 2004. ISBN 0 9547842 3 5. Non-members price: £15 (+ £1.25 p+p) Available from The New Health Network (Tel 020 7407 1618) or email [email protected]

    Cutting edge conference “Patient Power – what will increased patient choice mean for you?”
    Date: 30/06/2004

    Central London, 30th June 2004 with Rt Hon Dr John Reid MP, Secretary of State for Health
    Click here for programme

    Too much accountability not enough governance?
    Date: 29/06/2004

    A joint New Health Network and IPEG Seminar Tuesday 29 June 2004, 8.30am – 10.30am, Central London

    Parliamentary Reception
    Date: 04/05/2004

    Progress in Diabetes – a joint New Health Network and Aventis Parliamentary Reception on the Terrace of the House of Commons 4th May 2004

    Quality and Efficiency – a US experience of reform with Dr Ken Kizer
    Date: 02/03/2004

    A New Health Network seminar held on Tuesday March 2nd, 6pm at The Kings Fund. Chaired by Simon Stevens, health policy adviser to the Prime Minister
    To view Dr Kizer’s powerpoint presentation click here

    Choice, Capacity and Culture Conference 7th November central London
    Date: 07/11/2003

    This meeting explored the role that non-NHS organisations could play in improving the quality, equity and responsiveness of services available to patients within the NHS.
    Click here for Secretary of State’s speech

    Local Health Commissioners
    Date: 14/08/2003

    A joint Nuffield Trust / New Health Network study tour to Baltimore, USA, observed the role of local health commissioners. Margaret Mythen suggests that high profile local health commissioners could help push public health up the UK agenda.
    Reprint of Health Service Journal article, 14 August 2003

    Choice and Equity
    Date: 16/07/2003

    The Secretary of State, John Reid, addresses a New Health Network meeting (July 2003)
    Click here for full text of speech

    Party Conference Season 2003
    Date: 14/07/2003

    What next for chronic conditions?

    Summer Season Seminars 2003
    Date: 05/06/2003

    New Health Network events that took place in June and July 2003.

    The New Health Network’s Improving Patient Access Category, HSJ Management Awards 2003
    Date: 04/06/2003

    The New Health Network Improving Patient Access Category
    Click here for the HSJ Awards 2003 site

    Including staff in change – lessons from the PFI process
    Date: 03/06/2003

    A New Health Network breakout session at the 2002 HR in the NHS Conference in Birmingham
    Click here for the power point presentation (626KB)

    Locality and Diversity in the new NHS
    Date: 05/02/2003

    With Rt. Hon. Alan Milburn MP, Secretary of State for Health (February 2003)

    The New Health Network’s Improving Patient Access Category, HSJ Management Awards 2002
    Date: 18/11/2002

    The New Health Network sponsored the Improving Patient Access category of the HSJ Management Awards 2002.

    Whose NHS is it anyway? A New Health Network fringe meeting
    Date: 18/10/2002

    This fringe meeting at the NHS Alliance Conference 2002 looked at the potential of patient choice to improve commissioning.
    Power Point Presentation

    Fringe meetings at party conferences
    Date: 22/09/2002

    Once again The New Health Network held fringe meetings at the three major political party conferences.

    Working towards the Diabetes NSF seminar
    Date: 27/03/2002

    This seminar brought together more than 40 senior health professionals and policy makers to explore the implications the Diabetes National Service Framework might have for health service organisations.
    Click here to read the seminar report.

    The Future Hospital
    Date: 06/02/2002

    This one-day conference looked at where patients will be diagnosed and treated in 5, 10 and 20 years time.
    Click here to see the programme.

    Priorities for Strategic Health Authorities
    Date: 15/01/2002

    This seminar explored what patients, the public and health staff expect from the new Strategic Health Authorities. The Secretary of State for Health gave a keynote speech on ‘Redefining the NHS’.
    The Rt Hon Alan Milburn’s keynote speech on ‘Redefining the NHS’

    Involving patients and the public in healthcare
    Date: 10/10/2001

    A seminar with health minister Hazel Blears MP.
    Click here to read a NHN report on public and patient involvement (Oct 2001)

    Cultural change in the NHS – could the collaborative approach hold the key?
    Date: 12/03/2001

    Key note speaker: Rt Hon John Denham MP, Minister of State for Health

    NHS Frontline – better and faster gateway systems to healthcare
    Date: 06/06/2000

    Speakers included Rt Hon Alan Milburn MP, Secretary of State for Health.
    Rt Hon Alan Milburns speech

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