Full ALF 2019 Agenda

ALF 2019 Agenda - Day 1

 Conference Chair:
Lena Samuels, Chair, SCAS
09.00Pre-conference registration, refreshments and networking
10.00Introduction & Welcome:
Anthony Marsh QAM,
National Strategic Adviser of Ambulance Services, CEO WMAS, and Chair AACE

Pre-recorded message
Stephen Hammond MP,
Minister of State for Health
10.20Chris Hopson, CEO, NHS Providers

"Turning the long term plan into reality: a look at the NHS landscape"
10.50Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer, NHS Horizons

“Unleashing the transformational power of frontline staff and patients”
11.20Short refreshment break
11.50Pam Brown, Head of Diversity and Inclusion, WMAS

"Unkinking the hosepipe"
12.20Research Abstracts Presentations (5 x 10 minutes)

Introduced by Professor Julia Williams, University of Hertfordshire:

Peter Eaton-Williams, SECAMB
A qualitative study of UK paramedic perceptions of current clinical performance feedback and their attitudes towards formal provision of patient outcome feedback

Tim Edwards, LAS
Maximising the contribution of Advanced Paramedic Practitioners (APP) – a comparison of treat-and-leave rates between APP and standard ambulance responses

Liz Harris, College of Paramedics
Factors affecting the retention of Paramedics within the ambulance service workforce

Josh Miller, WMAS
“We wear too many caps”: role conflict among ambulance service managers

Steven Scholes, NWAS
Can paramedics use the Manchester Triage System to triage patients and refer patients into clinical pathways of care from scene?

Session supported by Optima, an R1 Company

13.15Buffet lunch and networking

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

Award presentation by Chris Callsen
Vice President Analytics, Optima

14.30Lord Patrick Carter of Coles
Non-Executive Director, NHS Improvement
15.00Michael West, Head of Thought Leadership, The Kings Fund

"Culture and Leadership in the NHS"


Sue Burgin, Development Advisor, NHS Improvement
Yvonne Ormston MBE, CEO, NEAS
Abigail Pawlowski, Relationship Lead, NHS Improvement

15.45Refreshment break
16.10Michael West, Head of Thought Leadership, The Kings Fund

"Culture and Leadership in the NHS" continued


Sue Burgin, Development Advisor, NHS Improvement
Yvonne Ormston MBE, CEO, NEAS
Abigail Pawlowski, Relationship Lead, NHS Improvement
17.30Plenary Conference Close
18.45Pre-dinner Reception

Join our sponsors and guests for networking in the Grange Bar.
19.30Gala Awards Dinner – Kenilworth Suite

Introduced by 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’.

(until Close)

ALF 2019 Agenda - Day 2

 Stream 1

David Astley, SECAMB
Stream 2

Kathryn Lavery, YAS
Stream 3

Tony Fox, SWASFT
8.30 - 9.00New Managers: Challenges & Support

Kris Gagliardi &
Daniel Ohs

St John New Zealand
Implementing the recommendations; making Carter work

Mark Gough
Senior Ambulance Lead, NHS Improvement

Ambulance Radio Programme & Digital Enablement:
Starting to Deliver

Ian Hough
Director, Ambulance Radio Programme

9.05 - 9.35Cultural Intelligence & Diversity

Jennifer Izekor
Executive Director, Above Difference

Do response times still matter?

Dave Etheridge OBE, FIFireE, MIOSH
Director - Greston Associates Ltd

Graham Holland
Principal Consultant, ORH

Session supported by ORH

Digital Transformation in the Ambulance Service

Phil Collins
Head of Information Management & Technology, WMAS

9.35 - 10.00Early Coffee
10.00 - 10.30Identifying Dispatch Stress

Jonny McMullan
Control Services Trainer, NIAS

Session supported by Priority Dispatch

Putting Engagement, Empowerment and Wellbeing at the Heart of Rosters

Rob Crossman
Commercial Director, Working Time Solutions

Chris Nelson
Branch Chair for UNISON, South Western Ambulance & Allied Health Branch

Session supported by Working Time Solutions
Co-production and Co-design: A delivery model for the future

Philip Astle
Chief Operating Officer, SCAS

Volker Kellermann
Director for Business Development, SCAS

10.35 - 11.05Speak Up or Put Up?
What could Freedom to Speak Up data be telling us about culture in English ambulance trusts?

Jock Crawford

Anna Price

Partnering to deliver effective solutions, efficiencies & savings: lessons from other frontlines

Brigadier Matt Bazeley
Commandant of the Royal School of Military Engineering

Sue Budden
Director of Corporate Services, London Fire Brigade

Nik Chapman CBE
Managing Director, Holdfast Training Services Limited

Samir Maha
Director, Emergency Services, Land, Babcock International Group

Session supported by Babcock International
Optimising patient data to enhance pre-hospital care.

Prof Richard Lyon MBE
Emergency Department Consultant & Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer,
University of Edinburgh

Session supported by RDT

11.05 - 11.30Reset Room & Coffee
11.30 - 12.15International Learning: from Suffolk to California - some EMS observations

Rob Lawrence
Chief Operating Officer,
Paramedics Plus, California USA

13.15Extreme Leadership: How to Improve Your Leadership in Challenging Times

Helio Vogas
Extreme Motivational Speaker

14.15 - 14.25Anna Parry
Head of Strategy and Programmes,
Association of Ambulance Chief Executives

Conference Close

14.30 - 17.00Workstream and Director Group Meetings (by prior arrangement)

14.30 - 15.30 ACEG & NHSI Stoneleigh Room
14.30 - 17.00 NASMeD Oberon Room
14.30 - 17.00 IM&T Leads Prospero Room
14.30 - 17.00 QGARD & NAUECG Hamlet Room
14.30 - 17.00 NACOM Warwick Room

17.00 -18.00 GPLA Country Leads Meeting Stoneleigh Room

19.00 - 21.30Global Paramedic Leadership Alliance
Welcome Reception: Stratford Room