Keynote Arena

The P4H 2017 Keynote Arena will bring together policy makers and thought leaders to present their views on the current and future landscape of NHS public sector procurement in the UK.

Hear from leading experts who will discuss the latest policies which impact on the roles of purchasing and commissioning within the public sector.

Keynote Arena Agenda

10:10 - 10:20

Welcome from the Meeting Chair

Professor Duncan Eaton

Executive Advisor, All-Party Parliamentary Health Group

10:20 - 10:45

NHS Policy Context

Phillippa Hentsch

Head of Analysis, NHS Providers

10:45- 11:10

NHS Financial Environment - Impact on Procurement

Chris Calkin

Senior Consultant, IMD Consultancy

11:10 - 11:35

Procurement Overview - a National Update

Jim Craig

Deputy Programme Director, Procurement Transformation Programme, Department of Health

11:35 - 12:00

Alyson Brett

CEO, NHS Commercial Solutions

12:00 - 12:25

Gary Welch

Director of Procurement and Supply Chain, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Programme Director, Shelford Group Procurement Programme

12:25 - 12:50

Cyber Security in Healthcare

Paul McKiernan

HP Security Advisor EMEA

12:50 - 13:10


Jane Hawkes

Head of Procurement & Supplies & Scan4Safety Programme Lead, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Glen Hodgson

Head of Healthcare, GS1 UK

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