'Evolution to Resolution' HCA Leadership & Development Forum - 11-12 April 2019
Wednesday 10 April
|16.00 - 18.00||
NEW FOR 2019 – Meet The buyer sessions
Delegates arriving on Wednesday will be invited to join the exhibitors in one-to-one Meet the Buyer sessions between 4pm and 6pm on Wednesday afternoon. A maximum of 6 appointments with key suppliers to hospital catering will be set during these times; in return delegates who take part will be given additional drinks vouchers for the Wednesday evening informal dinner.
Thursday 11 April
|11.00 - 11.30||Opening of the 2019 Forum
Welcome to Wales
|11.30 - 12.00||Keynote Address - Evolution to Resolution
Dr Andrew Goodall, CEO, NHS Wales
12.00 - 12.30
Life from the frontline
|12.30 - 14.00||Lunch and exhibition viewing|
|14.00 - 14.20||
Power of Three – the Nurses’ Perspective - Professor Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer, Wales
|14.20 - 15.15||
Waste reduction session followed by panel discussion
|15.15 - 16.15||Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing|
|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|
Review of Stewart McKenzie’s two years as HCA Chair
Review of day 1 and day 2 opens
|10.35 - 11.15||
Friday Keynote Address
Simon’s session will cover NHS Improvements’ plans for hospital catering including the planned review of hospital food standards and the plans to introduce nutrition training for medical staff announced in the NHS 10 year plan this January through to managing plate and production waste, plastic use reduction and sustainability.
|11.15 - 11.45||
Brexit and Hospital Catering - Speaker tbc, Food Foundation
|11.45 - 12.15||
HCA Governance Update
|12.15 - 13.00||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.
|13.00 - 14.15||Lunch and exhibition viewing, presentation of stand prizes|
|14.15 - 14.45||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.
|14.45 - 15.45||Simplifying the Procurement Maze
England – Rona Miranda, Account Director for NHSSC: Food, 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?
|15.45 - 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.