Diverse Leaders in Healthcare

09.00

Registration & refreshments

09.45

Chair’s introduction 

CHAIR: Jane Dacre, Professor of Medical Education, Former President of the Royal College of Physicians, University College London

10.00

Opening address
Examining diversity across leadership in healthcare

  • Statistics on diversity at all levels, sector figures & key organisational objectives
  • Latest strategies to improve diversity in leadership across healthcare
  • Challenges faced so far in improving diversity & inclusivity in leadership

SPEAKER: Shahana Ramsden, Head of Diversity & Inclusion, NHS England

10.30

Morning panel 
Leadership for all: challenging traditional leadership paths & behaviours

  • Personal reflections of leadership journey
  • Tackling the cultural and practical obstacles diverse leaders face in healthcare

SPEAKER: Karamjit Singh CBE, Chairman, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
SPEAKER: Joan Saddler, Director of Partnerships and Equality, NHS Confederation
SPEAKER: Dr Habib Naqvi MBE, Deputy Director, NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard

11.30

Networking & refreshment break

12.00

Midday workshop
Tackling unconscious bias in the workplace

An interactive workshop providing practical examples and tips for tackling unconscious bias.

FACILITATOR: Gamiel Yafai, Managing Director, Diversity Marketplace

13.15

Lunch

14.00

Afternoon panel
Amplifying diverse voices: leveraging our differences to drive success

An interactive discussion on the benefits of having a diverse leadership team, improving results & driving success across an organisation. 

SPEAKER: Elizabeth Nyawade, Deputy Director of HR & OD, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
SPEAKER: Lorraine Sunduza, Chief Nurse, East London NHS Foundation Trust
SPEAKER: Anne- Marie Archard, Director, London Leadership Academy
SPEAKER: Ian Adams, Director of Membership and Stakeholder Engagement, NHS Resolution

15.15

Closing address
Leading a change in culture: where do we go from here?

  • Building a culture of inclusion and respect across healthcare
  • Raising the visibility of diverse leaders in healthcare
  • Practical advice for increasing & championing diversity throughout your organisation
  • Managing the challenges of modern leadership: getting on and staying on

SPEAKER: Loretta Outhwaite, Interim Chief Executive, Institute of Healthcare Management

15.55

Chair's closing remarks

CHAIR: Jane Dacre, Professor of Medical Education, Former President of the Royal College of Physicians, University College London

16.00

Conference close