'Delivering today, Enhancing Tomorrow'
Wednesday 11 April
Thursday 12 April
|11 - 11.30||Opening of the Forum
Andy Jones, Forum 2018 Secretary
Lord Hunt, HCA President
The Right Worshipful Mayor of Newport, Councillor David Fouweather
Roy Lilley, Forum Facilitator
|11.30 - 12.00||
|12.00 - 12.45||The Patient’s View
NHS England Children and young people rehabilitation working group - Amy Frounks
The importance of hospital food to dementia patients - Ann Johnson
In this session we hear from two patients, one at each end of the age spectrum and with very different requirements, on the importance of hospital food as part of the patient’s hospital experience.
|12.45 - 14.00||Lunch and exhibition viewing|
|14.00 - 14.15||
Update to BDA Digest
Maxine and Lauren will give delegates an overview of the recent update to the BDA Digest in this bitesize session.
|14.15 - 15.00||Food is the Best Medicine
Dr Michael Dixon, Chair, Royal College of Medicine
As a passionate advocate of the principle that food is as important to a patient’s recovery as the medical care they receive, Dr Michael Dixon will show how hospital caterers and clinicians can work together to improve patient care.
|15.00 - 16.00||Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing|
|16.00 - 16.30||
Power of three - Nottingham Case Study - PJ Paralysis initiative and memory menu
Nottingham NHS Trust are a great example of catering teams, dietitians and clinicians working together to improve a patient’s time in their care with initiatives such as ending “PJ paralysis” and working on a memory menu for those living with dementia.
|16.30 - 17.15||
|19.00 - 01.00||
Drinks Reception & President's Gala & Awards Dinner
Friday 13 April
|09.15 - 10.00||
AGM (members only)
|10.00 - 10.30||Coffee Break and exhibition viewing|
|10.30 - 10.35||Day two opens - Forum Facilitator|
|10.30 - 11.05||Friday keynote address – 'Enhancing Tomorrow'
Shirley Cramer CBE, Chief Executive, Royal Society for Public Health
Shirley will present on the important role of Public Health for the NHS and the role caterers can play in getting the right messages to patients, staff and the wider community our hospitals serve.
|11.05 - 12.00||
Future challenges – Panel session
|12.00 - 12.45||
|12.45 - 14.15||
Following on from his forum session, Dr Rupy Aujla will demonstrate some of his dishes in the exhibition live theatre area.
Lunch and exhibition viewing, presentation of stand prizes
|14.15 - 14.30||Chair’s update on Training, recruitment and apprenticeships
Stewart McKenzie, Chair, Hospital Caterers Association
Training, recruitment and apprenticeships are set to be the focus of the current HCA Chair’s tenure – hear from Stewart McKenzie on why these issues are so important to hospital caterers.
|14.30 - 15.15||
Last 9 Yards - The four nation’s approach
Each of the four nations will be represented in this session as we hear about examples of good practice on the all-important ‘Last 9 Yards’ initiatives in improving a patient’s hospital experience.
|15.15 - 16.15||Get the CLANGERS habit and save the NHS!
Dr Phil Hammond - The daily habits of healthy, happy people are easy to say but harder to do. Hear from Dr Phil Hammond on how to achieve your daily CLANGERS, and help others to do theirs. Changes in lifestyle are far more powerful than any drug we have to offer:
Connect | Learn | (be) Active | Notice | Give back | Eat Well | Relax | Sleep
|16.15 - 16.30||
Official forum close and branch handover
|19.00 - 01.00||
Drinks Reception & Branch Dinner
NB: All timings and session content subject to change.