A&E Waiting times are the worst since records began in 2004,
as newly released performance statistics from NHS England reveal the growing challenge facing NHS trusts.
- Baroness Professor Finlay of Llandaff, Vice Chair, NICE Guidelines & Deputy Speaker, House of Lords
- Imelda Redmond CBE, National Director, Healthwatch
- Alfredo Thompson, Workforce Programmes Director, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
- Andy Bell, Deputy Chief Executive, Centre for Mental Health
- Martin Wilson, Chief Operating Officer, Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Dr Penny Kechagioglou, Clinical Oncologist, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
- Professor Gwyn Bevan, Policy Analyst, London School of Economics
- Veeru Kasivisvanathan, Urologist, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Westminster Insight’s inaugural NHS Waiting Times forum will examine how to reduce average waiting times for services, exploring the long-term plan in creating a patient-centred health service and an engaged NHS workforce.
You will learn more on how NHS Waiting times can be improved through innovation, investment and policy implementation. Reviewing the pressures of waiting times on employees, services and patients in order to better manage public expectation, this forum will explore how to improve organisational development.
Hear how Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust has taken a holistic approach across multiple services to deliver cohesive care and drive down waiting times across the locality. Through early intervention and community-based provisions designed to reduce the volume of referrals to CAMHS and AMHS, you'll also gain insight into the decisions mental health services are taking in tackling growing waiting times.
Join colleagues from a range of different services to hear how innovative strategies, new technologies and investment in services are helping alleviate pressures on patient accessibility to the NHS.