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Healthcare in the 21st Century Co-operative Solutions

  1. 1. HEALTHCARE IN THE 21ST CENTURYCO-OPERATIVE SOLUTIONSWednesday 15 November 2006The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester United Co-operatives, in partnership with the Manchester Area Co-operative Party, the Co-operative College, The Appointments Commission and Mutuo, invites you to this ground-breaking event for non-executive directors, governors, managers and those with an interest in the dynamic opportunities offered by co-operatives in a changing NHS.
  2. 2. The National Health Service is changing fast. Alongside its commitment to involve privatesector healthcare organisations, the Government is determined that co-operatives andsocial enterprises will ensure there is a range of providers that share the values of theNHS. Co-operation and mutuality are the model for Foundation Trusts, which may soonprovide most acute hospitals in England; and Co-ops play their proud part in other areasof the healthcare economy, responding to the needs of local people. Co-operatives achievetheir aims without making profits for non-members, are open and accountable, and arerun according to strict values and principles shared and followed the world over. This iswhy they are the natural partners for the NHS.This one-day conference will provide the opportunity to hear about the practicalexperience of people involved in delivering co-operative healthcare. It will highlightdevelopments in the foundation trust sector, and new approaches in the co-operative andmutual organisation of primary care.Your participation is invited.‘‘ ’’ Mutual models can provide an attractive alternative to both stateand private provision of local services – devolving ownership and control ofservices to the people who care about them most.Rt Hon Ruth Kelly, MP, then Minister at the Cabinet Office
  3. 3. ProgrammeTime Activity10.00 Registration and refreshments10.30 Welcome10.40 Keynote speech Kathy Reade, Chair East Lancashire PCT11.00 Co-operative solutions to healthcare challenges Peter Hunt, Cliff Mills and Geraint Day11.45 Refreshments12.05 Workshops 1 How the co-operative option works for us David Bostock (Mastercall), Mo Girach (Foundation Medical Group) 2 Making healthcare mutual Peter Hunt (Mutuo), Cliff Mills (Cobbetts Solicitors) 3 A policy theme: Management, mutuality and risk Geraint Day (Institute of Directors) 4 The mutual experience two years on Chris Burke, Ian Mason (both Stockport NHS Foundation Trust) 5 In the face of dental need Steven Holmes (Genesis Dental Care) Caring for the good of it Margaret Elliot (Sunderland Homecare Associates) 6 Pharmacy at the heart of community Janice Perkins (United Co-operatives)1.05 Lunch2.00 Workshops repeated from earlier session3.00 The Co-operative Difference Dame Pauline Green (Co-operatives UK) Co-operation – a Healthy Future? Peter Marks (United Co-operatives) Closing remarks Chris Burke3.45 Close
  4. 4. Booking formEvent Title: Healthcare in the 21st Century – Co-operative SolutionsDate: Wednesday 15 November 2006Venue: The Bridgewater Hall, ManchesterPARTICIPANT’S DETAILS: (Block capitals)Mr/Mrs/Ms/ First Name: Surname:Organisation Address:Invoice address (if different from above)Email address:Do you have any special requirements (ie: disability, dietary)? Please give details:■ Member of United Co-operatives ■ Member of Co-operative PartyPlease indicate which two workshops you would like to attend. Workshop Choices 1 How the co-operative option works for us David Bostock (Mastercall), Mo Girach (Foundation Medical Group) Content: A Co-operative structure seemed the best option for two GP services, one in Stockport, one in London. Why this was so and how it is working out will be explored in this session. 2 Making healthcare mutual Peter Hunt (Mutuo), Cliff Mills (Cobbetts Solicitors) Content: Why are health mutuals and co-operatives the way forward? What are they and how can they be established? 3 A policy theme: Management, mutuality and risk Geraint Day (Institute of Directors) Content: The Government’s NHS plan, published in 2000, sought greater diversity among organisations delivering healthcare. The workshop explores the thinking behind this move and the lessons from mutual and co-operative organisations worldwide. 4 The mutual experience two years on Chris Burke, Ian Mason (both Stockport NHS Foundation Trust) Content: Two perspectives from the CEO and a board member from the local community on the experience of establishing a Hospital Foundation Trust. 5 In the face of dental need Steven Holmes, (Genesis Dental Care) Caring for the good of it Margaret Elliot (Sunderland Home Care Associates) Content: The experience of two organisations that are successfully meeting community health needs, with structures to meet the new challenges. 6 Pharmacy at the heart of community Janice Perkins, (United Co-operatives) Content: A view from Co-op Health Care of the challenges and opportunities being faced in providing a vital community service.Please return this form in the Freepost envelope provided Cancellation Policy – available on request.or to The Co-operative College, FREEPOST NWW8345A, This event is being recorded and photographed for eventManchester, M60 5FX and publicity purposes.or fax back to 0161 246 2946.If you have received this form electronically, you can email it Conference cost is £165 including refreshments and lunch,back to where you can also request welcome pack and entry. Cheques should be made out tofurther information. the Co-operative College, or an invoice will be sent. Book before 23 October and receive a £15 discount.If you would like to speak to someone about this event,please contact Amanda Sharp on 0161 246 2958 orSteve Kingman on 0161 246 2966.
  5. 5. Sponsor Information United Co-operatives Ltd United Co-operatives is one of the largest retail co-operatives in Europe, with a turnover in excess of £2bn and more than 16,000 staff employed from the Midlands to Cumbria and from Northern Ireland to the East Coast of Yorkshire. Its businesses include food retailing, travel, Sunwin Motor Group, funerals and healthcare. The Co-operative College The Co-operative College works with membership-based organisations and enterprises, helping them to become commercially and socially successful. Since its inception in 1919, the College has become recognised throughout the world as a centre of excellence for co-operative learning, offering a diverse and challenging range of learning programmes and services for members, directors, employees and managers in co-operatives, mutuals and social enterprises. The Appointments Commission The Appointments Commission was established in April 2001 and specialises in the recruitment, training and appraisal of people for board-level public appointments to NHS bodies, ministerial advisory bodies and other arms length bodies in England. The Co-operative Party The Co-operative Party works with the Labour Party in the UK to influence its policies towards more co-operative solutions. It believes in individual empowerment and self- help initiative. It believes that a better share of this planets wealth between northern and southern hemispheres and a greater respect for the environment will help to build a sustainable, safer and progressive society. Mutuo Mutuo (Communicate Mutuality Limited) brings together the different wings of the mutual sector to promote a common message of success and to encourage mutual approaches to business and public policy. Through Mutuo, consumer co-operatives, building societies, mutual insurers and friendly societies work together to promote their shared interests to the Government, the media and other decision makers. Mutuo operates as a not-for-profit Society.Venue The venue for this event is The Bridgewater Hall, on Lower Mosley Street in the heart of Manchester. It is situated close to St Peters Square Metrolink station, mainline railway stations and several car parks. Address The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3WS. Tel 0161 950 0000. Fax 0161 950 0001. Further venue details will be sent to attendees before the conference.
  6. 6. Speaker InformationDavid Bostock is Chairman of Mastercall, a not- Steven Holmes is a social entrepreneur who hasfor-profit GP co-operative offering an out of hours helped establish a range of enterprise initiatives.service. It provides a high-quality service to 500,000 He chairs the board of Genesis Dental Care, apeople in Stockport, Manchester and Trafford. network of community dental associations based in the East Midlands and trading as a not-for-profitChris Burke is a health service career professional organisation.and is now CEO of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.The Trust, which has a turnover of £170m, was one Peter Hunt established Mutuo in 2001 as the firstof the first NHS Foundation Trusts and is cross-sector body promoting mutuality to opinion-committed to providing a high-quality, accessible formers and decision-makers. Since 2004 moreand responsive service by putting the patient at the than 20 NHS foundation trusts have been advisedheart of all it does. on the adoption of new mutual membership structures and mutual structures have beenGeraint Day is Head of Health, Environment and developed for out-of-hours GP care. Peter is alsoTransport Policy at the Institute of Directors. He an advisor to the 2005 Healthcare Commissionformerly worked in the NHS, has chaired a review of first wave foundation trusts.Community Health Council and was a member ofthe Department of Health’s External Reference Peter Marks has worked in the Co-operativeGroup on Governance of NHS Foundation Trusts. Movement for more than 30 years. He is Chief Executive of United Co-operatives, a rapidlyMargaret Elliot has worked for Social Enterprises growing business with a turnover in excess of £2bn,for more than 30 years and helped found with interests in food retailing, travel, motorSunderland Home Care Associates in 1992. SHCA is dealerships, funerals and employee-owned company rooted firmly in theCo-operative Movement. It employs 175 people and Ian Mason is a former headteacher and a directorhas an annual turnover of £1.75m. The organisation of United Co-operatives. He is a founder boardhas been replicated in North Tyneside, Newcastle member of the Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.and Manchester Cliff Mills from Cobbetts Solicitors, specialises inMo Girach from the Foundation Medical Group, was providing advice to the co-operative and mutualformerly Chief Executive of SELDOC, a pioneering sector, particularly helping to establish newdoctor co-operative in London with 500 GP organisations.members. Mo has had a varied and wide ranging Janice Perkins is the Superintendent Pharmacistcareer in NHS management and was recently for United Co-op Health Care Ltd. A businessawarded the Inner City Entrepreneur award. providing a range of health services, the group nowDame Pauline Green is a former Labour and operates 230 health centre and communityCo-op MEP, and leader of the Socialist Group in the pharmacies.European Parliament. She is Chief Executive of Kathy Reade is the newly appointed Chair of EastCo-operatives UK, the national membership body Lancs Primary Care Trust. She formerly chairedfor co-operatives, and a strategic voice for the the Cumbria and Lancashire Strategic HealthCo-operative Movement, supporting the Authority, and is a member of the Court of thedevelopment and growth of new and existing University of Central Lancashire and theco-operatives. Lancashire Partnership.