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THE 2020 FESTIVAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
DIGITAL-FIRST EVENT 7-15 NOV 2020
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Using the past to understand the future dynamics of medical care

12th November 2020 10:30 - 12:00
Talk/Webinar, Workshop

About this event

This public forum as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Science programme for 2020 highlights the importance of understanding historical dynamics of medical care to rethinking their future. Featuring the work of Dr Michael Lambert, an honorary member of the University of Liverpool's Governance of Health research team directed by Professor Sally Sheard, this event provides an overview of health policy and management changes in the Liverpool City Region from 1900 to the present day. The event will include a 30-minute pre-recorded video followed by a panel discussion:

Chair: Professor Sally Sheard, Head of Department for Public Health at the University Liverpool and a leading historian of health policy and the National Health Service. She continues to lead the Governance of Health research project from which the event is drawn.

Panellists: Professor Iain Buchan, Executive Dean of the Institution for Population Health Science at the University of Liverpool and an internationally recognised public health and informatics research leader.

Jan Ledward, Chief Officer for Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group and with more than thirty five years management experience in the National Health Service.

Steve Warburton, Chief Executive Officer for Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust with extensive senior financial and management roles across the city region.

Joe Rafferty, Chief Executive Officer with Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust with a career spanning a range of senior roles in the NHS in the North West and nationally.

The event speakers beyond the city region to think how, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its pressures, in order to build a national service we need to rethink local provision and delivery