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The New Care Models for Integrating Health & Social Care

News and updates from today's conference chaired by Grainne Siggins Trustee and Policy Lead ADASS.

Today's conference opens with an update from Samantha Jones Director, New Care Models Programme NHS England on 'The New Care Models Programme: The importance of integration and the opportunities'.  Her presentation covered:

• the frameworks to increase integration of health and care services 

• what we have learnt from the vanguard sites 

• priorities and challenges moving forward 

• questions and answers

Full powerpoint presentation

Samantha Jones Biography:

Samantha started her NHS career as an adult and paediatric nurse and was a national management trainee.  Having worked in a variety of operational management roles, and in the national clinical governance support team, she became the Chief Executive of Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. 

Following this, Samantha worked in the independent sector before she was appointed Chief Executive of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust in February 2013.  

In 2014, Samantha was named as the Health Service Journal’s (HSJ) Chief Executive of the Year, and West Hertfordshire’s ‘Onion’ was highly commended in the patient safety category of the same awards.   ‘Onion’ was an initiative which focused on supporting staff to be open and transparent about concerns and empowered them to help address them.

In January 2015, Samantha was appointed by NHS England as Director – New Care Models Programme and is leading on the implementation of the new care models outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View.  This includes launching 50 vanguards which are taking the lead on the developing new care models which will act as the blueprints for the NHS.

This was followed by a presentation from Alison Holbourn Deputy Chief Inspector for General Practice CQC on 'Shaping the future CQC’s strategy for 2016 to 2021' and covered:

• what our strategy means for the health and adult social care services we regulate 

• CQC plans for: New Care Models, registration, hospitals, primary medical services, adult social care & enforcement

Full powerpoint presentation

Future events of interest:

Effective Nurse Director National Summit
Wednesday 26 April 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Leading Effective Integration: Free Breakfast Masterclass
Monday 15 May 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Hospital at Night Summit: Improving Out of Hours Care in Hospitals
Friday 9 June 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

National Data Security Standards for Health and Social Care: Information Governance Summit 2017
Monday 26 June 
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

27 March 2017


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