The Spectator Health Summit 2019

The annual Spectator Health Summit, chaired by Alastair Stewart, is a unique opportunity for health and care leaders to examine the priorities of the NHS, the role of AI and technology and how best to allocate the budget that will determine the health service’s direction for the next decade.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Healthcare professionals can apply for a free ticket. Please email with your full name, job title, company, email address and contact telephone number.

Timings and Programme

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and breakfast

09:00 – 09:05  Welcome from Alastair Stewart

09:05 – 09:35  Keynote from Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

09:35 – 10.20  Panel discussion: what should the NHS prioritise during the next 10 years?

10:20 – 10:50  Coffee break

10:50 – 11:35  Panel discussion: can technology and AI revolutionise the NHS?

11:35 – 12:20  Panel discussion: title tbc

12:20 – 12:25  Closing remarks

12:30               Event ends

Additional speakers and the topic for the last panel will be announced shortly.


Matthew Hancock

Matthew Hancock

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care

Alastair Stewart

Alastair Stewart


Journalist and newscaster

Richard Murray

Richard Murray

Chief executive, The King's Fund

Neil Mesher

Neil Mesher

CEO, Philips UK & Ireland


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