The 16th National Health Summit

February 6th, Croke Park, Dublin

8.50

Welcome from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Broadcaster and Host, Morning Ireland, Radio 1

9.00

MINISTERIAL ADDRESS:

Simon Harris TD

Simon Harris TD

Minister for Health (invited)

MORNING PLENARY: Realising our 10-year vision for healthcare

9:20

MORNING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: 

Is changing from a Hospital system to a Health system the answer to transforming our health service?

Drawing on her experience with the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) in the USA, Joanne shares her work in transforming VA Healthcare over two decades from a hospital-based system to a health system. What are the lessons for Ireland?

Joanne Shear MS, FNP-BC

Joanne Shear MS, FNP-BC

President and CEO, Primary Care Transformation Experts, Former Clinical Program Manager, Office of Patient Care Services, Primary Care, Department of Veterans Affairs, USA

9:50

PANEL DISCUSSION:

HSE People and the future HSE: The view from the ground

Empowering frontline staff could be the key to delivering healthcare improvement. What really
matters to frontline staff in creating the new health service? We hear a diverse mix of voices offering
insights and learning about creating our future HSE.

Jennifer Brophy

Jennifer Brophy

Clinical Specialist Speech & Language Therapist (Adult Mental Health), HSE

Irish College of General Practitioners

Irish College of General Practitioners

Patricia Treacy

Patricia Treacy

National Personnel Records, Health Business Services, HSE

Irish Nurses & Midwives Association

Irish Nurses & Midwives Association

10:50

Morning Break

Choose your track

Stream 1: Regional re-organisation

Stream 2: The big challenge: Removing private care from public hospitals

STREAM 3: Healthcare innovation

1:10

Lunch

AFTERNOON PLENARY: Turning new ideas and thinking in healthcare delivery into reality

2:25

Welcome back from the Chair

Audrey Carville

Audrey Carville

Broadcaster and Host, Morning Ireland, Radio 1

2:30

INTERVIEW with the CEO of the HSE

We’ve examined some of the key new ideas being proposed to deliver improved healthcare to our citizens – the regional re-organisation of healthcare delivery, the future relationship between public and private healthcare and how innovation can be scaled across the healthcare system… Audrey discusses these issues and more with the HSE’s CEO                    

Paul Reid

Paul Reid

Chief Executive Officer, The Health Service Executive

3:00

Reimagining access to innovative medicines in Ireland

New ideas to achieve access for patients to the medicines they need

Ian Addie

Ian Addie

Head of Patient Access, Novartis Ireland

3:20

PANEL DISCUSSION: 

“I’ve a good idea but how do I turn it into reality?”

Our closing session explores lessons from a number of innovative programmes across the healthcare system and those who are living the journey of getting an innovative idea or practice adopted. Our panellists share real-life examples and experiences from across the innovation pipeline.

Eileen Byrne

Eileen Byrne

Managing Director, Clanwilliam Health

David Toohey

David Toohey

Co-Founder and CEO, Syncrophi

Dr Noirin Russell MD MRCPI MRCOG

Dr Noirin Russell MD MRCPI MRCOG

Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, Cork University Maternity Hospital

Lynda McGivney-Nolan

Lynda McGivney-Nolan

Association of Optometrists in Ireland

4.00

Closing remarks and summit close