'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, Caernarfon Foyer, Level C1
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.
|19.30||Informal Dinner – Augusta Suite, 2010 Clubhouse|
Thursday 11 April
|08.00||Registration opens - Caernarfon Foyer, level C1|
|08.30||Exhibition Opens - Exhibition Hall, level C|
|11.00 - 11.30||Opening of the 2019 Forum - Caernarfon Suite, Level C1
The Rt Hon Lord Hunt of Kings Heath PC, OBE – HCA President Peter Jones, FMT 2019 Secretary
|11.30 - 12.00||Keynote Address - Evolution to Resolution
Dr Andrew Goodall, CEO, NHS Wales
The theme for our Forum is Evolution to Resolution looking at the changes facing members and how we can work together to achieve resolution in implementing these. During this keynote session, Dr Andrew Goodall will offer insight into the strategies within NHS Wales which could benefit from a four nation’s approach including the introduction and roll out of the All Wales National Menu.
12.00 - 12.30
Life from the frontline
|12.30 - 14.00||Lunch and exhibition viewing - Exhibition Hall, level C
|14.00 - 15.00||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.
|15.00 - 16.00||Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing - Exhibition Hall, level C|
|16.00 - 16.20||Power of Three – the Nurses’ Perspective - Professor Jean White, Chief Nursing Officer, Wales
The Power of Three is one of the hospital caterer’s biggest campaigns to bring clinicians, dietitians and nurses together to improve the patient feeding experience. Jean will give the nurses’ perspective on this key initiative and how this can be developed further and possibly improved.
|16.20 - 17.15||Waste reduction session followed by panel discussion
Hugh Jones from WRAP will present on on ways to reduce food waste in hospitals and the cost savings to the NHS which can be used for other initiatives eg recruitment of ward managers.
This will be followed by a panel discussion, panellists will include:
Professor Jean White
Judyth Jenkins MBE
Andy Jones, HCA lead on reducing waste
|18.45||VIP drinks reception – Caernarfon Foyer, Level C1|
|19.15||Drinks reception – Caernarfon Foyer, Level C1|
|19.45||President’s Dinner including the HCA Awards – Caernarfon Suite, Level C1|
Friday 12 April
|08.00||Registration opens - Caernarfon Foyer, Level C1|
|08.30||Exhibition opens - Exhibition Hall, Level C|
|09.15 - 10.00||AGM (members only) -Caernarfon Suite, level C1
Includes the handover of National Chair chain of office
|10.00 - 10.30||Coffee Break and exhibition viewing|
Forum day 2 opens - Caernarfon Foyer, Level C1
Review of day 1 and day 2 opens
|10.40 - 11.15||
|11.15 - 11.45||
The Food Foundation - Cat Kissick ANutr, Food Foundation
|11.45 - 12.15||
Developing Good Governance...For You...With You - Alison McCree and Mark Hayman, HCA Vice Presidents
|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 – Charlie Hudson, Head of Procurement, NHS Supply Chain: Food
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||Branch dinner drinks reception - Caernarfon Foyer, Level C1|
|19.45||Branch Dinner - Caernarfon Suite, Level C1|
NB: All timings and session content subject to change.