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The People’s Panel
Watch the guest speakers

To work out the health and care issues to tackle first, The People’s Panel got to call on professional experts to answer any burning questions. Here you can watch of selection of the presentations they heard.

Archive of Panel presentations:

An introduction to some of the key issues and challenges we face in health and care today

Guest speaker: The Rt Hon Sir Norman Lamb, former Health Minister

Making sense of the NHS

Guest speaker: John Hall, Healthcare adviser

An introduction to Adult Social Care

Guest speakers: Amardeep Grewal (Service Delivery Manager & Principal Social Worker, ADASS), Leire Agirre (Head of Safeguarding and Quality Improvement, ADASS) and Richard Humphries (Trustee, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, ADASS)

Spotlight on Funding and Innovation

Guest speakers: Richard Douglas (Chair, South East London Integrated Care System), Professor Chris Jones (Deputy Chief Medical Officer/Medical Director NHS Wales) and Clenton Farquharson (Chair of Think Local Act Personal Board)

Spotlight on Access and Waiting times

Guest speakers: Samira Ben Omar (Head of Engagement and Partnerships, NW London Clinical Commissioning Group), Robert Varnam (Head of GP practice development, NHS England and a practising GP in Manchester), Tom Pollard (Mental Health Social Worker) and Martin Routledge (Convenor at Social Care Future)

Spotlight on Workforce and Staffing

Guest speakers: Rachel Hollis (Chair of Royal College of Nursing’s Professional Nursing Committee), Leire Agirre (Head of Safeguarding and Quality Improvement, & Principal Social Worker in Central Bedfordshire/ADASS) and Sally Warren (Director of Policy at The King’s Fund)

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