The Commissioning Show 2015, , kicks off today with the NHS Five Year Forward View and its ambitions for delivering integrated and new models of care at the top of the agenda.
Returning this year as part of Health+Care, the two-day Commissioning Show is the largest national event for health and care professionals.
Hosted at Excel in London, the event features a host of distinguished speakers this year including Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Shadow Health Secretary Andy Burnham.
As well as giving commissioners and providers the opportunity to seek out new ideas and solutions for improving local health and care systems, the Commissioning Show also features over 300 speakers delivering ‘live’ case studies, insightful debates and practical solutions to current healthcare challenges.
Additional speakers include Professor Michael Sharpe, Professor of Psychological Medicine,
University of Oxford and Royal College of Psychiatrists; Clare Max, President, Royal College of Surgeons; and Tim Kelsey, National Director for Patients and Information, NHS England; and Professor Heather Tierney-Moore OBE, Chief Executive, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.