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Building resilience and efficiency into the NHS estate


Registration & refreshments


Chair’s opening remarks

Ben Clover,
Bureau Chief, HSJ


Panel Discussion: Designing master plans to best utilise the existing estate and increase service resilience

  • Learning from covid-19 to create and maintain secure areas
  • Pushing modular builds with ability to zone and flex to respond to a major incident
  • Changing activity flows according to service demand

Keynote Session: Directing capital flow – how to secure and maximise allocation

  • Update on the HIP programme progress and upcoming priorities
  • How to build an effective business case
  • Making every penny count: Getting the most out of your spend

Morning refreshments and networking


Interactive Discussion Groups:
Join these intimate and focused small-group discussions to share experiences with senior colleagues and get your pressing questions answered. With tables limited to just 12 participants, ensure you sign up early to secure your place at your preferred 2 tables.

1. Exploring alternative funding models 4. How to build your business case
2. Maximising digital tools to model demand 5. Responding to service pressures rapidly and effectively
3. How to effectively manage joint venture partnerships 6. Supporting staff (particularly at home)

Networking Lunch


Panel Discussion: Optimising use of the existing estate for improved service delivery across all care settings

  • Incorporating digital tools to model demand in acute setting
  • Understanding potential demand shifts to create a flexible and resilient estates plan
  • Improving the primary care estate to deal with demand pressure

Panel Discussion: Meeting the net zero target – Quick wins and a longer-term view

  • Reducing carbon emissions through retrofitting
  • Leveraging move to remote working and virtual care to reduce travel and capacity demand
  • Joining up planning to take a holistic approach to sustainability

Afternoon Refreshments & Networking


Panel Discussion: Collaborating across the system to embed estates planning in ICS strategies

  • Overview of upcoming demand pressures on existing estates facilities
  • Aligning with other public infrastructure investments in a locality
  • Developing a governance model across healthcare, local government, large employers, and others to function cohesively

Panellists include:
Alistair Rose, Estates Lead Lancashire & South Cumbria ICS/ Project Support Estates Workstreams, Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria ICS


Panel Discussion: Prioritising the next steps for optimising the NHS estate
Discuss national and regional ICS objectives, and the factors likely to impact the NHS estate over the next six months to ensure you are prepared for what lies ahead.


Chair’s Closing Remarks
Ben Clover, Bureau Chief, HSJ