'Evolution to Resolution' HCA Leadership & Development Forum - 11-12 April 2019
Wednesday 10 April
Thursday 11 April
|11.00 - 11.30||Opening of the 2019 Forum
Welcome to Wales
|11.30 - 12.00||Keynote Address - Dr Andrew Goodall, Director General of Health and Social Services/Chief Executive, NHS Wales|
12.00 - 12.30
Scene Setting – Members Survey
|12.30 - 13.00||Life from the frontline - David Wismann, Cardiff Vale UHB
Following his presentation at 2018’s Forum, Dave will take delegates behind the scenes at Cardiff Vale Hospital to see the Model Ward in action with a video filmed early in 2019. Following this, delegates will be served lunch with recipes taken from the All Wales Menu which is used in all Welsh hospitals on a daily basis
|13.00 - 14.30||Lunch and exhibition viewing|
|14.30 - 15.00||
Power of Three – the Nurses’ Perspective - Professor Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer, Wales
|15.00 - 16.00||Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing|
|16.00 - 16.15||Learning & Development update - Stewart McKenzie, Chair, HCA
With training the focus of his tenure as Chairman, Stewart will update delegates on how this has been progressed before he hands over to the next Chairman during the AGM on Friday morning.
|16.15 - 17.15||Inclusion in the Workplace - Nigel Owens
Best known as a rugby union referee, Nigel Owens implements rules fairly but allows the game to flow; he imposes his authority – but he isn’t afraid to show a sense of humour on the pitch. He’s also the only openly gay official in what’s seen as an especially macho sport and has spoken recently about his struggles with an eating disorder. In his presentation, Nigel will about the hurdles he had to overcome, and the skills you require to make tough decisions with tough characters.
|19.00 - 01.00||
Drinks Reception & President's Gala & Awards Dinner
Friday 12 April
|09.15 - 10.00||AGM (members only)
Includes the handover of National Chair chain of office
|10.00 - 10.30||Coffee Break and exhibition viewing|
|10.30 - 10.35||Review of Day 1 & Day 2 opens - Conference chair|
|10.35 - 11.15||
Friday Keynote Address
|11.15 - 11.30||
What is waste...and how to reduce it
|11.30 - 12.00||
Brexit and Hospital Catering - Speaker tbc, Food Foundation
|12.00 - 12.45||Improving your staff and visitor offer
Julian Edwards, Foodservice Consultants Society International
The FCSI work within the public sector to advise on their catering operation which for hospitals includes deciding whether to manage their visitor catering in-house or outsource to a high street operation. Julian will put the case for both options to delegates during his presentation.
William Cook, Dietitian; Laura Tighe, Retail Director; David Harris, Contract Director – Elior UK.
|12.45 - 14.00||Lunch and exhibition viewing, presentation of stand prizes|
|14.00 - 14.20||Improving the image of Hospital food - Gail Walker, Open Door PR
The public perception of hospital food is often a far cry from what caterers deliver every day to patients, staff and visitors – hear from Gail on how Open Door PR are working with the HCA to improve the image of hospital food to the wider world.
|14.20 - 14.30||A thank you from Droplet Hydration - Speaker tbc
After successfully launching at HCA Forum 18 and winning the best stand prize, Droplet Hydration would like to thank delegates for embracing their product designed to improve patient hydration.
|14.30 - 15.30||Simplifying the Procurement Maze
England – speaker tbc, Foodbuy
Each of the four nations has its own procurement strategy for hospital caterers. What are the common themes running through the four nations and, more importantly, what are other nations doing to improve procurement that could be adapted across the board?
|15.30 - 15.45||Afternoon tea|
|15.45 - 16.30||
Closing presentation – achieving the remarkable against the odds - ‘Big’ Phil Campion
After being given up for adoption at birth, Phil ended up with violent adoptive parents and was sent to a series of children's homes. He left school at 16 and with no qualifications to his name, he saw himself as fit for one thing only - the life of a soldier. He joined the Royal Hampshires and in spite of such a challenging start, went on to extraordinary achievements, passing both the Royal Marines Commando selection and the Parachute Regiment, before going for the ultimate - selection into the Special Air Service (22 SAS).
Having served with distinction in many cutting edge combat operations in the SAS, he moved on to working the private military circuit and became a global gun for hire. He propelled himself to the top of his game and commanded teams of up to 100 private military operators around the globe, inventing a digital dog tag that has revolutionized personal security and medical care in remote danger zones.
Phil's story is one of enormous inspiration, proving how the human spirit can endure against all odds and achieve the remarkable
|16.30 - 16.45||Official forum close and branch handover|
|19.00 - 01.00||Drinks Reception & Branch Dinner|
NB: All timings and session content subject to change.