Updated: Apr 29, 2021
The health & care webinar event is organised by the ‘Our NHS Our Concern’ group, in association with the National Pensioners Convention, with Jan Shortt NPC General Secretary being one of the guest speakers. See the details and agenda below.
HEALTH AND CARE FOR ALL WEBINAR
REGISTRATION IS FREE BUT MANDATORY.
LINK FOR REGISTRATION:
Saturday, 8th May 2021, 10am to 12pm
Organised by OurNHSOurConcern
In association with the National Pensioners Convention
Senior physicians to discuss the urgent need for a National Care Service (More information on:https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/national-care-service-1)
This important free event will make the case for bringing together Hospital Care, Primary Care, Community & Social Care as a unified service with a common budget in all localities with the service user at its heart.
Hosted by Professor Parag Singhal, Consultant Endocrinologist & Founder Director of Our NHS Our Concern (ONOC)
Professor Singhal will introduce several speakers including
Ms. Jan Shortt, General Secretary of the National Pensioner’s Convention: She is campaigning for the National Care Service (NPC) following the launch of the NPC’s ground-breaking report, ‘Goodbye Cinderella: A New Settlement for Care Services”
Dr Arun Baksi, Former Emeritus Consultant Physician and Founder Director of ONOC will explain why it is right time for a fundamental change in how care services to be delivered and funded.
Professor Allyson Pollock, University of Newcastle
Professor Kailash Chand, OBE
Professor Christopher Moulton
AGENDA 10.00 Welcome address: Professor Parag Singhal, Consultant Physician & Founder Director of ONOC 10.15 ‘The case for a National Care Service’: Ms. Jan Shortt, General Secretary, National Pensioners’ Convention 10.35 Questions 10.45 ‘Campaign for a National Care Service’: Dr.Arun Baksi, Former Emeritus Consultant Physician and Founder Director of Our NHS Our Concern 11.00 ‘In support of the campaign’: Professor Kailash Chand OBE 11.10 ‘Reinstating health and social care as a publicly funded & publicly accountable universal service.’: Professor Allyson Pollock, University of Newcastle 11.30 Questions to the panel of speakers and Professor Christopher Moulton 12.00 Closing remarks Ms.Jan Shortt, NPC General Secretary said: “Never before has it become more clear that the care system is so broken. Only a radical change will make it the quality of service citizens deserve. A National Care Service working alongside the NHS free at the point of need is the only way to ensure the health of the nation is delivered publicly and accountable. ONOC is very much in line with the NPC policy for a National Care Service and we are happy to support the Conference.” For any questions for speakers or queries: Contact Dr. Arun Baksi at firstname.lastname@example.org Note: Panelists and media DO NOT need to register for this event. You will receive an invitation email directly from the event organisers separately.
With Best Wishes
The event flyer can be downloaded below