A distinguished panel discuss the Dutch reform experience and its relevence to the UK, and examine the case for integrating health and aged care budgets.
The conference includes the following talk:
Can the English National Health Service learn from the Dutch reforms? by Professor R Gwyn Bevan, Imperial College Business School
This event is generously sponsored by BUPA.
Gwyn Bevan is Professor of Management Science and Director of the MSc in Public Management and Governance in the Department of Management at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
His current research includes comparisons of performance of health care and schools across the UK and developing methods for reducing expenditure on health care for least harm. He is a member of the Department of Health's two advisory groups on resource allocation, and his report for the Secretary of State for Health on the developments of the formulas used in the allocation of resources was published in 2008. He was seconded (2001 to 2003) to the Commission for Health Improvement (CHI), where he was Director of the Office for Information on Health Care Performance. This was responsible, for the NHS in England, for reporting annual performance 'star' ratings; national surveys of staff and patients; developing national clinical audits; and undertaking analyses for CHI's reviews, investigations, and national studies. He has worked for the National Coal Board, HM Treasury, and an economic consultancy; and, as an academic, at Warwick Business School, and the Medical Schools of St Thomas's Hospital and Bristol University.