Spinning Out in Health and Social Care
12 Jul 2011
Mutual and Social Enterprise Series 2011. Held at Westminster Studio, London SW1

Headline Speakers

This conference looked to the practical issues which need to be addressed, not just by those forming mutuals or social enterprises, but those giving out the contracts. The programme set out the range of options and routes to change for staff, managers and commissioners.

Jonathan Bland, Jonathan Bland, Director, Social Business International
Welcome and introduction from conference Chair

Professor Julian Le Grand, Lead Mutuals Taskforce
Keynote Address: Making it possible to grow the social enterprise market

Panel discussion: The impact of spinning out on the health and wellbeing of the nation
Session speakers to be joined by: Dr Ali Parsa, Group Chief Executive, Circle

Refreshments, networking and exhibition
Dr Ali Parsa, Group Chief Executive, Circle
Reflections of a leader: the opportunities, the obstacles, the practicalities

Joop Tanis, Head of Health Launchpad Programme and Social Entrepreneurs in Residence Programme, The Young Foundation
Choosing the right model and putting in place effective leadership

John Maddocks, Policy & Technical Manager: Sustainability & 3rd Sector, CIPFA
Assessing the financial feasibility: new revenue streams, asset management and securing private investment

Bernd Sass, Policy & External Relations Manager, National Centre for Independent Living
Commissioning health and social care

Questions and discussion: Session 2
Buffet Lunch, networking and exhibition
Seminar 1: The legalities of spinning out in health and social care
Christian Dingwall, Partner, Hempsons

Seminar 2: Developing a high performing social enterprise
Bill Mather, Managing Director, SocialPioneers

Refreshments, networking and exhibition
Spinning out in youth services
Brendan O'Keefe, Head of Services to Young People, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; Craig Dearden-Phillips, Managing Director, Stepping Out.

The journey of a Government spinout pathfinder: the integration of Community Health and Adult Social Services in Swindon into a cooperative
Gavin Jones, Chief Executive, Swindon Borough Council; Heather Mitchell, Chief Executive Designate Care and Support, Swindon Borough Council.

Panel discussion: Are social enterprise and mutuals the future for the public provision of health and social care?
Session four speakers