ALF 2020 – Day 1: Agenda

ALF 2020 – Day 1 Agenda

 Conference Chair:
Lena Samuels, Chair, SCAS
08.30Pre-conference registration, refreshments and networking
09.15 - 09.30Introduction & Welcome:
Professor Anthony Marsh QAM,
Chair AACE, CEO WMAS and National Strategic Ambulance Advisor DHSC

09.30 - 10.15Baroness Dido Harding, Chair NHSI

Keynote address.
10.15 - 10.45Nigel Edwards, CEO Nuffield Trust

The current landscape and the challenges ahead.

10.45 - 11.15Refreshment break
11.15 - 11.45Niall Dickson, CEO NHS Confederation
11.45 - 12.15Yvonne Coghill, Director WRES Implementation Team, NHS England

12.15 - 13.15Research Abstracts Presentations (5 x 10 minutes)

Introduced by Professor Julia Williams, University of Hertfordshire:

Julia Whettam, North West Ambulance Service
Do Clinical Pharmacists add value to the Clinical Assessment Service Team working across both 999 and 111?

Florian Breitenbach, Rettungsdienst Kooperation in Schleswig Holstein, Germany
International Exchange and Collaboration in the Paramedic Profession: A review & recommendations

Sasha Johnston, South Western Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust
Exploring the perceptions and experiences of staff mental health support: A survey of ambulance service employees

Jane Clayton, North West Ambulance Service
The impact of an improvement collaborative on delays in ambulance service hospital handover during winter

Vanessa Simpson, Wellington Free Ambulance
The Pop-Up Experience: Exploring human centred design thinking to understand the Ambulance sectors contribution to the Health Ecosystem: A case study on rural / provincial New Zealand

13.15 - 14.15Buffet lunch and networking

Discussion of abstracts and opportunity to ‘Meet the Presenters’
14.15 - 14.30Research Abstracts: delegate voting - select the winner

Award presentation



14.30 - 15.15Our People: Mental Health & Wellbeing

Will Hancock, CEO, SCAS
Session Chair & Introduction:

Suicide prevention

Anna Parry, Deputy MD, AACE
• An ambulance service picture

Ruth Sutherland, CEO, Samaritans
• A national picture and reflections on the ambulance service

Supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff

Kerry Gulliver, HRD, EMAS
• An overview of our national health and wellbeing work

• #ambkeeptalking – personal experiences
15.15 - 15.45Bobby Pratap, Deputy Head of Mental Health, NHSE

Parity of esteem for Mental Health Patients?

15.45 - 16.15Refreshment break
16.15 - 17.15Chris Hopson, CEO, NHS Providers
The ambulance sector’s role in delivering urgent and emergency care in accordance with the Long Term Plan.

Followed by Panel & Q&A

"The ambulance service contribution to integrated healthcare - realising its potential"

Rachael Ellis, NHS Clinical Commissioners
Helen Ray, CEO, NEAS
Jason Killens, CEO, Welsh Ambulance

Moderated by Lena Samuels Chair, SCAS

17.15 - 17.30Lena Samuels
Chair's Summary of Day 1

Plenary Conference Close
18.45Pre Awards Dinner - Reception

Join our sponsors and guests for networking in the Rotunda
19.30Awards Dinner – Welcome to the Evening

Introduced by Professor Anthony Marsh QAM
21.30 Award Presentations

ALF brings together award recipients from right across the UK’s Ambulance services to be recognised for ‘Outstanding Service’.

Introduced by Perry McCarthy, Formula 1 motor racing driver, ‘Flat Out, Flat Broke’ author and a bit of a Stig…..

(until Close)