iWantGreatCare's 7th National Symposium: new speakers confirmed

iWantGreatCare's Symposium, "Building fantastic staff morale, improving quality and reducing costs" has an incredible line up of speakers and panellists who will share their experience and knowledge throughout the event.

The Symposium will take place on 21 June at the King's Fund in London from 9am to 2pm. Read more about who will be speaking - and reserve your place now.

Alwen Williams - CEO, Barts Health NHS Trust

Alwen has been a manager in the NHS since 1980, working in primary care, community and acute services, commissioning and joint planning. She became chief executive of Tower Hamlets Primary Care Trusts (PCT) in June 2004, was seconded to the post of chief executive of East London and in January 2011 became the Chief Executive of NHS East London and the City.

In December 2011 Alwen also took on the role of chief executive of NHS Outer North East London leading the two Primary Care Trust clusters which covered all the London boroughs in north east London.
From April 2013, Alwen assumed the national role of director of delivery and development for the NHS Trust Development Authority.

On 1 June 2015, Alwen moved to Barts Health NHS Trust as interim chief executive and became substantive chief executive on 21 October 2015.

Dr Nadeem Moghal - Medical Director, Barking, Havering & Redbridge NHS Trust

Dr Moghal is a paediatrician and paediatric nephrologist who spent just over 15 years as a consultant in Newcastle where he led the tertiary level regional paediatric nephrology service. He transformed its  primary purpose from one focused on delivering the various facets that define a renal service to one focused on preventing children reaching dialysis, achieving one of the highest pre-emptive transplant rates for a paediatric population.

The completion of his MBA led to a fellowship at the NHS Institute where he had the privilege of learning from the great minds at the Institute of Healthcare in Boston. As a quality improvement advisor, he has worked to improve and transform a wide range of services extending from a substance misuse community based practice through to the flow of work in a super tertiary centre.

He is passionate about delivering excellent clinical outcomes and a great patient experience, be it for the mother of a premature baby or the frail and elderly grandmother and her family; we will all be patients one day.

David Behan - CEO, Care Quality Commission

David was born and brought up in Blackburn in Lancashire and graduated from Bradford University in 1978. He was awarded a CBE in 2003 and, in 2004, was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Law by Greenwich University.

He was previously the Director General of Social Care, Local Government and Care Partnerships at the Department of Health, the President of the Association of Directors of Social Services, and the first Chief Inspector of the Commission for Social Care Inspection.

From 1996 to 2003, David was Director of Social Services at London Borough of Greenwich as well as a member of the Greenwich Primary Care Trust Board and the Professional Executive Committee.

Liz Mouland - Chief Nurse, First Community Health & Care

Liz joined the NHS in 1983 and trained as a Registered Nurse at Guy’s Hospital London. She moved into community nursing in 1993 and worked clinically in East Surrey community health care for 17 years, in district nursing and nurse education. Appointed as a consultant nurse in 2004, Liz worked across adult health and social care services taking the strategic and operational lead for community IV services whilst holding positions on both PCG and PCT Trust Boards and PCT Professional Executive Committees.

In 2009, Liz formed part of a staff ‘Right to Request’ under the Transforming Community Services agenda and successfully created a social enterprise community interest Company providing NHS community services in east Surrey and parts of West Sussex.

Since the creation of First Community in October 2011, she is Chief Nurse and Director of Clinical Standards, taking the lead for patient safety, quality and experience.

Dr. Jeremy Howick - Epidemiologist, University of Oxford

Dr. Howick is a clinical epidemiologist and philosopher with extensive expertise the philosophy of evidence-based medicine and placebo interventions. He recently founded the Oxford Empathy Programme, whose aim is to promote the value of empathy in clinical practice and clinical ‘systems’.

He has published over 50 academic papers, his work has been featured in The Times, Sky News, the BBC, and the Washington Post. He is also a keen science communicator who has won several teaching awards.

Charles Vincent, University of Oxford

Charles trained as a clinical psychologist and worked in the British NHS for several years. Since 1985 he has focused on conducting research on the causes of harm to patients, the consequences for patients and staff and methods of improving the safety of healthcare. He established the Clinical Risk Unit at the Department of Psychology, University College London where he was Professor of Psychology.  


In 2002 he became Professor of Clinical Safety Research in the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College, leaving in 2007 to take the role of Director of the National Institute of Health Research Centre for Patient Safety & Service Quality at Imperial College. He moved to the Department of Experimental Psychology in January 2014 with the support of the Health Foundation continues his work on safety in healthcare.




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