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Star speakers lined up for Expo 2016

More than 5,500 delegates expected at Manchester Central for September 7 & 8.

An array of inspirational speakers is being lined up for Health and Care Innovation Expo 2016 – the most significant health and social care event of the year.

They will include NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, the Director of New Care Models Samantha Jones, the Chief Nursing Officer for England, Jane Cummings, and NHS England’s National Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, as well as National Cancer Director Cally Palmer.

Other inspirational speakers will include Life Sciences Minister George Freeman,  Professor Bob Wachter, who is leading the national review on ‘Making IT work’, and National Data Guardian Fiona Caldicott.

The overarching theme for the event will be the Five Year Forward View and, as well as the two main stages, there will be four feature zones focussing on the key areas of digital health, the new care models at the vanguard of change and the NHS Right Care programme.

Delegates can now book their place at Expo 2016, with early-bird applicants able to secure a free ticket and guaranteed to be part of another stunning event – the third of its kind at the iconic Manchester Central venue.

Also taking centre stage will be NHS England’s chairman Professor Sir Malcolm Grant.

Sir Malcolm described Expo 2016 as an opportunity to “take the pulse of the health and social care system”, adding: “The sense of excitement and urgency at last year’s event means that I am already looking forward to our return to Manchester Central for Expo 2016. By then, we will be 18 months into implementing the ground breaking NHS Five Year Forward View, and we will be able to celebrate and share the NHS’s significant achievements, while collectively looking forward to the work still to do.”

With many more exciting and inspirational speakers to be announced over the next few months, the number of delegates this year is expected to top 5,500 – including leaders, innovators and key people from within the NHS and care services.

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