National Market Development Forum - Spring 2016

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TLAP staged the first of the quarterly-held National Market Development Forum on Wednesday 23 March 2016 in Grosvenor Square in London. The National Market Development Forum is an event that brings together a range of people, including those who use services and carers, as well as senior leaders from provider organisations, strategic bodies and the Department of Health.

The purpose of the forum is to learn from each other's perspectives and contribute to a co-produced response to the challenges facing those commissioning and providing or receiving support. Overall, the National Market Development Forum aims to influence the creation of a sustainable market which delivers high quality, personalised support during a time of austerity and increasing demand.

The format of the meeting included speakers, Q&A sessions, table discussions and plenty of opportunity for networking.

Talks included:

  • The Care Act, 12 months on - a view from people who use services by Members of the National Co-production Advisory Group John Evans and Bill Davidson.
  • The Department of Health's future work programme on care markets by Policy Manager Social Care Markets Department of Health Stephen Airey and Tabitha Brufal, who is the Deputy Director Social Care Policy and Legislation Department of Health.
  • Commissioning home care and developing ISF's in Calderdale by Elaine James, Service Manager Strategic Commissioning Calderdale Council and Shabir Hussain, Owner Bluebird Care Calderdale.
  • New Models of Care - Working together to provide older people in care homes better more personalised health and care services, by William Roberts who is the National Care Homes Lead New Care Models Programme and Chris Badger who is the Interim Strategic Director NHS East and North Hertfordshire CCG.
  • Integrated Personal Commissioning Sam Bennett Head of Integrated Personal Commissioning NHS England (co-chair of the NMDF).
  • Hot topics for future discussion from Lynda Tarpey Director Think Local Act Personal.

Slides are available as attachments.