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Bevan Commission International Conference 2018

3rd Jul 2018 - 4th Jul 2018

The Celtic Manor Resort, Newport, Wales

The Conference

70 years on, what does the future of health and care look like in Wales and beyond?

In 1948, Aneurin Bevan changed the way we think about healthcare forever. 70 years on from the birth of the NHS, join the Bevan Commission for a two-day international conference to explore what the future of health and care looks like in Wales and worldwide.

See the agenda on the right-hand side of the screen (note that this is subject to change).

Why join us?

  • CPD accredited
  • Hear from internationally acclaimed experts
  • Compare and contrast UK health systems
  • Debate the social model of health and care for the future
  • Help to develop a prudent, cooperative health charter
  • Discover new solutions that will help to transform the way we work together
  • Learn from leaders in industry, academia and the NHS showcasing collaborative innovation
  • Celebrate 70 years of the NHS and 10 years of the Bevan Commission
  • Network with practitioners, policy makers and community members

Discover our confirmed speakers below.

Breakout sessions will explore what’s next for health and care, including interactive debates on future workforce, digital innovation and smart communities.

Many of Wales’ most innovative and community-focused organisations have confirmed they will be leading discussions, including:

  • Wales Co-Operative Centre
  • Linc Care
  • Monmouthshire Council
  • Rhyl City Strategy
  • Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board
  • Cognitive Edge
  • Solva Care
  • Public Health Wales
  • Torfaen County Borough Council
  • Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
  • Swansea University
  • …and many more to be confirmed

Sponsorship & Exhibitor Details

Celtic Manor Accommodation Booking

If you engage in Continuing Professional Development this conference counts up to 15 CPD hours. You will receive a certificate after we receive your completed post-conference evaluation.

View the full terms and conditions here

Speaker profiles

Professor Chris Ham CBE

Chief Executive, The Kings Fund

Lieutenant-General (Retd) Louis Lillywhite

Surgeon General (Retired), UK Armed Forces and Chatham House

Vaughan Gething AM

Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services

Carwyn Jones

First Minister for Wales

Dr Jennifer Dixon

Chief Executive, Health Foundation

Professor Deirdre Heenan

Director, Health & Wellbeing Research Centre, Ulster University

Dr Andrew Goodall

Director General of Health and Social Services/ Chief Executive, NHS Wales

Sir Michael Marmot

Director, Institute of Health Equity, UCL

Sir Anthony Newman Taylor

Imperial College

Professor Marcus Longley

Chair, Cwm Taf University Health Board

Helen Howson

Director, Bevan Commission

Sir Mansel Aylward

Chair, Life Sciences Hub Wales and Bevan Commission

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