Moving from Independent Organizational Leadership to System Leadership:Seeing Profile of Helen Bevanand Working in an Interdependent Way

Helen Bevan, Chief Transformation Officer, NHS

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Helen Bevan has been supporting quality improvement within the health and care system for nearly 30 years. She has led and facilitated many nationwide initiatives to improve care, including in cancer services, urgent and emergency care, services for people living with dementia and care in the community. Helen has demonstrated a constancy of purpose and resilience to stay within the system over the years that is rare in internal change agents. She has managed to keep learning, growing and delivering change. Over time, her focus has shifted from managing big programmes of change to approaches that mobilise and build energy and commitment to change on a very large scale. Helen has an ability to connect directly with thousands of frontline staff and patient leaders. She is the number one social influencer in the NHS, and one of the top influencers globally, reaching more than a million people each month through her social media connections, virtual presentations, commentaries and blogs.

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Agents of Change: the role of expert advisers in shaping health policy Brian Abel-Smith, 1926 – 1996

Presented by: Professor Sally Sheard, University of Liverpool

Since the Second World War, the involvement of expert advisers in the development of health and social welfare policy has been seen by governments and international health organizations as indispensable. Many of these advisers came from academic backgrounds, and indeed maintained their university posts while taking on consultancies and other short-term appointments.

Brian Abel-Smith was one of the most influential figures of the twentieth century in shaping health and social welfare, in relation to the NHS in Britain and in setting the agenda for global campaigns such as Health for All by the year 2000. This seminar will use Abel-Smith as a case study for discussing the development of a more nuanced model of policy formation, which moves away from structural and path dependency theories, towards a greater appreciation of the role of the individual.

Sally Sheard is the Andrew Geddes and John Rankin chair of Modern History at the University of Liverpool. Her research focuses on the interface between expert advisers and policymakers in the UK and in international organisations. She currently is a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator, leading a five year project: The Governance of Health: medical, economic and managerial expertise in Britain since 1948. Her latest book is The Passionate Economist: how Brian Abel-Smith shaped global health and social welfare (Bristol, 2013). She has also written on the history of hospitals, the finance of British medicine, the development of the NHS and medical education.