Simon Stevens, NHS England CEO, welcomed DevoManc as ‘the greatest act of devolution in the history of the NHS’. With six billion pounds health and social care funding Greater Manchester by April 2016 and as further regional devolutions emerge post-election, the seminar explored the critical role for research and innovation in these policy initiatives.
- How academic health science assets and infrastructure will drive and underpin the success of these initiatives.
- How evaluative research can improve, validate and spread the 'Manchester
- How DevoManc can inform the challenges and opportunities of other devolutions
The event was introduced and chaired by Mark Easton, BBC Home Editor.
Speakers included (and to download their presentations please click on the links below):
- Mike Burrows, Managing Director, Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network
- Naomi Chambers, Professor of Healthcare Management, Manchester Business School
- Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive, Nuffield Trust
- Naomi Fulop, Professor of Health Care Organisation and Management, UCL - Chair, HSRN Board
- Phil McCarvill, Deputy Director of Policy, NHS Confederation
- Kieran Walshe, Professor of Health Policy and Management, Manchester Business School