The 18th National Health Summit

February 8th 2022, Virtual Summit

9.00

Welcome from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Broadcaster and Host, Morning Ireland, Radio 1

MORNING PLENARY: Health, medicine and politics in Ireland

9.10

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS:

Stephen Donnelly TD

Stephen Donnelly TD

Minister for Health

Invited

9:20

MORNING KEYNOTE: 

Delivering Universal Health Coverage: How policy-makers can succeed in achieving UHC

A review of the critical policy choices:

  • What to cover? The choices and trade-offs policymakers need to make between the dimensions of population coverage, service coverage and financial protection.
  • How to pay for UHC: Raising the necessary resources, then allocating and managing these resources efficiently and equitably.
  • How to implement UHC: The issues that need to be addressed to implement UHC reforms successfully.
Sir David Nicholson CBE

Sir David Nicholson CBE

Chair, Herefordshire and Worcestershire Integrated Care System (ICS) and Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust and former Chief Executive of the NHS

9:40

Sláintecare implementation update

Robert Watt

Robert Watt

Secretary General, Department of Health

10:00

Networking break

10:15

Driving health transformation through modernising data platforms

John Ward

John Ward

Partner and Head of Digital & Emerging Technology, EY Ireland

10:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: Health, Medicine and Politics in Ireland: How universal health coverage (UHC) is a political struggle and governance challenge  

We have heard of “institutional resistance” to implementing elements of Sláintecare. Whether this is true or not, the fact is healthcare reform plans in Ireland have repeatedly fallen short due to political, organisational and implementation failures. How do we ensure that Sláintecare doesn’t go the same way?

Sheelah Connolly

Sheelah Connolly

Research Officer, Economic and Social Research Institute

Tony O’Brien

Tony O’Brien

Former Director General, HSE

Dr. Eddie Molloy

Dr. Eddie Molloy

Director, Advanced Organisation

Dr. Donal de Buitléir

Dr. Donal de Buitléir

Chair of the Independent Review Group that examined private activity in public hospitals

11:10

Networking break and join your stream

Choose your track

STREAM 1: Building back better or continuing as we are?

STREAM 2: Delivering on the promise of integrated care

STREAM 3: Healthcare innovation and the future patient experience

1:00

Lunch

AFTERNOON PLENARY: Enabling sustainable change

1:45

Welcome back from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Journalist and Broadcaster, host of Radio 1’s Morning Ireland

1:50

PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of healthcare regulation

The regulatory landscape for the provision of healthcare across certain parts of the sector has never been more challenging. At this panel, our speakers will explore these challenges and also the opportunities for the different healthcare providers interacting within their own regulatory framework.

Joanelle O’Cleirigh

Joanelle O’Cleirigh

Partner, Arthur Cox LLP

Tadhg Daly

Tadhg Daly

Chief Executive, Nursing Homes Ireland

2:25

Healthcare delivery in a world transformed by crisis: What will the new reality look like?

In conversation with Paul Reid, Chief Executive of the HSE…

 

Paul Reid

Paul Reid

Chief Executive Officer, Health Services Executive

2:45

PANEL DISCUSSION: Positive service shifts accelerated by COVID-19: Lessons for Leaders

Rapid innovation and learning have been at the heart of our response to Covid-19. We will bring together a range of perspectives to dig beneath the surface and explore what’s really needed to enable sustainable change and understand what leaders need to do to keep the momentum going.

 Dr Audrey Derveloy

Dr Audrey Derveloy

General Manager and Country President, Novartis Pharma

Dr. Sara Burke

Dr. Sara Burke

Research Assistant Professor, Public Health & Primary Care, Centre for Health Policy & Management, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin

Dr. Gabrielle Colleran

Dr. Gabrielle Colleran

Vice President, Irish Hospital Consultants Association

3.20

Closing remarks and summit close

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Journalist and Broadcaster, host of Radio 1’s Morning Ireland