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  • Interview: Derek Lickorish MBE, Chairman, Fuel Poverty Advisory Group
    Interview Interview: Derek Lickorish MBE, Chairman, Fuel Poverty Advisory Group
  • Interview: Jane Forshaw, Director of Environment, Cardiff City Council
    Interview Interview: Jane Forshaw, Director of Environment, Cardiff City Council
  • Interview: Dr Sheldon Stone, Senior Lecturer, UCL Medical School
    Interview Interview: Dr Sheldon Stone, Senior Lecturer, UCL Medical School
  • Interview: Thea Stein, CEO, Carers Trust
    Interview Interview: Thea Stein, CEO, Carers Trust
  • Interview: Professor Dame Julia King, Vice Chancellor, Aston University
    Interview Interview: Professor Dame Julia King, Vice Chancellor, Aston University
  • Richard Rugg
    Interview Richard Rugg
  • Interview with Kathryn Dapre, Energy and Climate Change Manager, NHS National Services Scotland
    Interview Interview with Kathryn Dapre, Energy and Climate Change Manager, NHS National Services Scotland
  • Interview with Janet Barrett
    Interview Interview with Janet Barrett
Interview Interview: Derek Lickorish MBE, Chairman, Fuel Poverty Advisory Group

Govtoday debates

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    Sustainable Procurement in the NHS: The role of innovation in driving efficiency and productivity

    Fergus Walsh Chairs a Govtoday Debate addressing the task the NHS faces to reduce its carbon emissions and embed sustainability within everyday practices.Joining Fergus on the panel are some of the leading experts in their field, including; David Pencheon OBE, Tim Pryce and Hugh Montgomery.

    Participants:
    • Andrew Croston, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Head of Procurement and Commercial
    • Roy Macgregor, James Wigg Practice, Managing Partner
    • Hugh Montgomery, University College London, Director of Human Health and Performance
    • David Pencheon OBE, Sustainable Development Unit, Director
    • Tim Pryce, The Carbon Trust, Head of Public Sector
    • Fergus Walsh, Journalist & Broadcaster, Conference Facilitator
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    Reducing HCAIs-Creating a Culture of Patient Safety-Sponsored by Cook Medical



    Fergus Walsh introduces the first in a series of Govtoday Debates looking at infection control and creating a culture of patient safety within the healthcare system. Via a satellite link-up with America, the panel discuss current infection control practices and the challenges which remain for healthcare settings both in the UK and U.S.

    Participants:
    • Clive Beggs, University of Bradford, Professor of Medical Technology
    • Professor Brian Duerden CBE, The Department of Health (DH), Inspector of Microbiology and Infection Control
    • Mark Goldman, The Department of Health (DH), National Leadership Council (NLC), Lead for Clinical Leadership
    • Dennis Maki, University of Wisconsin Medical School Madison, Ovid O. Meyer Professor of Medicine
    • Dr Peter Pronovost, John Hopkins Hospital, intensive care specialist physician
    • Fergus Walsh, Journalist & Broadcaster, Conference Facilitator
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    Creating Green Growth: The Role of Innovation in the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

    This Govtoday Debate, hosted by Krishnan Guru-Murty, takes a look at the role innovation can play within the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme. The Debate brings together some of the leading experts in carbon management and reduction the UK. These include Dr Peter Bonfield, Chief Executive at BRE and Barry Gardiner, member of the Energy and Climate Change Committee.

    Participants:
    • Grant Bailey, Thermal Energy International, Sales and Marketing Director
    • Dr Peter Bonfield, BRE, Chief Executive
    • Malcolm Fergusson, Environment Agency, Head of Climate Change
    • Barry Gardiner MP, Energy and Climate Change Committee, Member or Parliament for Brent North and Member
    • Harry Morrison, Carbon Trust (The Carbon Trust), General Manager, Carbon Trust Standard
    • Nicola Walker, CBI, Prinicipal Policy Advisor
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    Delivering Decontamination strategies within the NHS

    Govtoday Editor, Scott Buckler chairs the second in the series of Govtoday debates looking at infection control and patient safety. In this debate a panel of senior experts discuss decontamination and sterilization strategies.

    Participants:
    • Dr Anita Frankenberger, Advanced Sterilization Products, Director Corporate Accounts Medical Device Manufacturers
    • Joy Markey, Health Service Executive, National Decontamination Lead
    • Wayne Spencer, Spencer Nickson, Director
    • Jimmy Walker, Health Protection Agency, Principal Investigator – Decontamination
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    The True Cost of Hand Hygiene

    This Govtoday Debate addresses the important role hand hygiene plays in reducing HCAIs. A panel of experts will discuss key areas within Hand Hygiene such as; leadership, training, awareness and innovation

    Participants:
    • Adam Aronson, Arrowsight, CEO
    • Judith Dyson, University of Hull, Lecturer Mental Health
    • Aidan Halligan, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Director of Education
    • Annette Jeanes, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Director of Infection Prevention & Control and Consultant Nurse
    • David Leaper, Newcastle University, Emeritus Professor of Surgery
    • Katherine Murphy, The Patients Association, Chief Executive
    • Julie Storr, K-S Healthcare Consulting Ltd, Consultant in Global Infection Prevention and Control
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    Is Energy Management within the NHS important?

    This Govtoday Debate will address how the NHS can harness energy management to create financial and environmental savings. Sponsored by British Gas, the Debate calls upon the leaders within the fields of energy management and sustainability across the public, private and third sector

    Participants:
    • Jerome Baddley, Nottingham Energy Partnership, Sustainable Energy Development Manager
    • Randall Bowen, British Gas, Head of Energy Performance Business Manager
    • Trevor Payne, Barts Health NHS Trust, Director of Estates and Facilities
    • David Pencheon OBE, Sustainable Development Unit, Director
    • Martin Townsend, BRE, Director, BREEAM
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    Placing pain on the local agenda

    Jonathan Mason (chair), Clinical Advisor (medicines), NHS England

    Phillip Woodward, Chair of LGRG, NICE

    Paula Grayson, Public Governor, South Essex University NHS Trust

    Martin Johnson, Honorary Secretary, British Pain Society

    Alicia Alinia, Trustee, Pain UK

    Eve Richardson, Chief Executive, NCPC

    Participants:
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    • Sustainable Communities 2013
    • Improving Care 2013
    • Carbon Reduction 2013
    • Public Health 2013
    • Reducing HCAIs 2013
    • Sustainable Transport 2013
    • NHS Sustainable Development 2013
    • Greening Government 2013
    • Reducing HCAIs 2013
    • Greening Education 2013
    • Public Health 2013
    • Social Care 2013
    • NHS Sustainable Development 2013
    • Reducing HCAIs 2013
    • Carbon Reduction 2012
    • Sustainable Communities 2012
    • Sustainable Transport 2012
    • Greening Government 2012
    • Reducing HCAIs 2012
    • Healthy Communities 2012
    • Energy and Power 2012
    • Natural Environment 2012
    • Reducing HCAIs 2012
    • Greening the FE & HE Sectors 2012
    • Efficiency & Productivity 2012
    • Reducing HCAIs 2012
    • NHS Sustainable Development 2012
    • Carbon Reduction 2011
    • Sustainable Communities 2011
    • NHS Efficiency and Productivity 2011
    • Greening Government 2011
    • Reducing HCAIs 2011
    • Greening the FE&HE; Sectors 2011
    • Efficiency and Procurement 2011
    • CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme 2011
    • Sustainable Transport 2011
    • Commercial Capabilities for the NHS 2011
    • NHS Sustainable Development 2011
    • Sustainable Communities 2010
    • Sustainable Transport 2010
    • Healthy Communities 2010
    • Greening Government 2010
    • Reducing HCAIs 2010
    • Carbon Reduction 2010
    • Reducing HCAIs 2010
    • CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme 2010
    • Reducing HCAIs 2010
    • Health and Social Care 2010
    • NHS Sustainable Development 2010
    • Sustainable Communities 2009
    • Reducing HCAIs 2009
    • Heat & Energy 2009
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