What is a Place in the new NHS structure? What role will Place leaders have in decision-making? What will this new structure mean for the way Pharma and Medtech engage with primary care in the NHS?
Jack Wagstaff (Place Leader & Alliance Chief Officer, North West Surrey) joined Tom Clarke (Director, Mtech Access) to explore all this and more in our live webinar on Friday 19th November at 2.00 pm.
In our November #WhispersWordsofWisdom webinar, Tom Clarke spoke to Jack Wagstaff about the new NHS organisational structure: the ‘Place’. From the concept itself, to the people who work there, and the way they are reimagining healthcare, they explored all aspects of Places.
Jack was appointed Place Leader (or Alliance Chief Officer) for North West Surrey, following a 10-year career in the NHS, where he has held leadership roles in the local integrated care partnership (ICP) and clinical commissioning group (CCG).
The North West Surrey Health & Care Alliance is a formal partnership of 10 NHS, healthcare, local government and charitable sector organisations created to improve the lives, wellbeing and health outcomes of local people. As Alliance Chief Officer, Jack provides strategic leadership across North West Surrey to bring different teams and organisations together to meet people’s needs in an integrated way and drive innovation through new networks across sectors.
Jack is perfectly positioned to give us an inside look at Places and their position in the integration agenda.
We were delighted to welcome Jack to the Whispers’ Words of Wisdom webinar series.
This webinar forms part of our monthly Whispers’ Words of Wisdom series, in which we have in-depth, comprehensive conversations with senior colleagues from the NHS. We explore what their immediate priorities are, what they see as the greatest challenges currently faced by the NHS, and how the NHS might respond to these challenges.
Our previous webinars are available on demand:
- October 2021: ‘Optimising the NHS – How will medicines be valued in integrated systems?’ with guest speaker Ellen Rule (Programme Director, Gloucestershire ICS)
- September 2021: ‘A new paradigm for the NHS: Partnering to deliver lasting and meaningful care improvements’ with guest speaker Dr Phil Webb (Chief Executive of Respiratory Innovation Wales)
- August 2021: ‘Innovations to address health inequalities in the NHS and how Pharma and Medtech can help’ with guest speaker Jon Siddall (Chief Executive of South West AHSN)
- June 2021: ‘The hidden heroes of the NHS – The role of Ambulance Trusts in keeping patients and systems moving’ with guest speaker Helen Ray (Chief Executive of North East Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust)
- May 2021: ‘Population to Person – how will the voice of the individual drive health & care development?’ with guest speaker Steph Edusei (Chief Executive of St Oswald’s Hospice)
- April 2021: ‘Know your Place – where will power really sit in the new NHS?’ with guest speaker Dr Steven Michael OBE (Chair of East Cheshire Partnership)
- March 2021: ‘Pharmacy, Medicines, and Specialised Commissioning in the new NHS’ with guest speaker Professor Inderjit Singh (Chief Pharmacist at University Hospitals Birmingham)
- February 2021: ‘The White Paper and integrated care in the NHS: What it really means in practice for clinicians, patients and us’ with guest speaker Dr John Ribchester (GP and Clinical Director at Whitstable Primary Care Network)
- January 2021: ‘Heads at the heart of the NHS: How mental health is central to everything in the new NHS’ with guest speaker Brent Kilmurray (Chief Executive of Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust)
- December 2020: ‘Pharmacy and Medicines in the Integrated Care Systems (ICS) of the new NHS’ with guest speaker Laura Angus (Interim Lead Pharmacist, Humber Coast and Vale ICS)
- November 2020: ‘Is prevention better than the cure? How can the NHS and public health work closer to improve population health?’ with guest speaker Dr Peter Brambleby (Independent Public Health Consultant)