Programme 2017-18

In search of the perfect health system: emerging issues in global health

Tuesday 5 June 2018, 18.00


  • Mark Britnell, Chairman and Partner, Global Health Practice at KPMG
  • Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive of the NHS 2006-2014
  • Dr Peter Drobac, Director Skoll Centre, Saïd Business School, Oxford

All health systems around the world, particularly in emerging and developing economies, vary widely in many aspects including funding, policies and structure. They all face a number of similar issues, including for example universal provision and workforce planning. This seminar explored those emerging and future challenges they have in common, with the aim of informing and influencing policy, practice and the direction of research. The seminar was aimed at practitioners, academics, policy makers and students.

Next steps in health system transformation: making it happen

Wednesday 13 December 2017, 17:30 – 18:30

Report: ‘Next steps in health system transformation: making it happen’

Speaker: David J Hunter, Professor of Health Policy & Management, Newcastle University.

A health and care initiative for Green Templeton? A college-wide discussion

Monday 4 December 2017, 17:30

Integration of health and social care in England: integrated care ‘pilots’ and their evaluation

Thursday 23 November 2017, 18:00

Report: ‘Integration of health and social care in England’

Speaker: Professor Nicholas Mays, LSHTM (View Professor Mays’ presentation slides)

Discussant: David Smith, Chief Executive, Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group

How do we integrate health and social care? Lessons from research and practice

Wednesday 18 October 2017, 18:00
Report: ‘How do we integrate health and social care?’

  • Speaker: Professor Martin Knapp, Director of the NIHR School for Social Care Research and Professor of Social Policy, London School of Economics (View Professor Knapp’s slides (PFD)
  • Discussant: Sara Livadeas, Social Care Works, Oxford
  • Chair: Professor Mary Daly, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Oxford