GGI Breakfast Webinar - The New NHS: ICS Series | 17 February 2021 | Zoom Conference Call | Good Governance Institute

GGI Breakfast Webinar – The New NHS: ICS Series | 17 February 2021 | Zoom Conference Call


Last year GGI ran a series of six events about future ICS and systems work and developed a number of briefings prior to the publication of the NHS E/I ICS consultation paper in December.

There has been a real appetite and requests for further breakfast meetings to be held on the subject matter. Therefore, we are putting together a further series of events and topics ‘The New NHS: ICS Series’ to be held fortnightly throughout February and March.


Date:               Wednesday, 17 February 2021
Time:               08:30 – 09:30
Place:              Zoom Conference Call

Hosted by: Good Governance Institute
Panel: Usman Khan, Senior Advisor to Good Governance Institute
Professor Áine Carroll, Director and Senior Associate, Foundation for Integrated Care
Pascal Garel, Chief Executive, European Hospital & Healthcare Federation

Theme:  ‘The New NHS – ICS Series: Home thoughts from abroad’

Following the insights from the panel members the meeting will then open up to the participants for a facilitated open discussion encouraging comments, questions and answers.

About Usman:  Usman joined GGI as a Special Advisor for Health Policy in April 2020, having most recently worked in Brussels as Executive Director of the European Health Management Association and subsequently the European Patients Forum.

He has been Managing Director of Modus Europe Ltd since 2012, through which he has undertaken a range of health consultancy projects in Europe, the USA and China. A health policy and management professional with in excess of 25 years’ executive level experience within the public, private and not for profit sectors, Usman spent over a decade working in academia, before moving into health and social care consulting in 2000. As Managing Director of Matrix Insight until 2012, he led a consultancy team of thirty in delivering impact assessments and related research studies for the European Commission and other related
government bodies.

Usman has held a number of high profile non-executive positions in health and social care and currently holds visiting academic positions at George Washington University and New York University (London).

About Áine:  Áine is Professor of Healthcare Integration and Improvement at University College Dublin, Ireland and a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine at the National Rehabilitation Hospital in Dublin. She is a Director and Senior Associate of the International Foundation for Integrated Care (IFIC) and co-Director of IFIC Ireland.

Prior to this, she was National Director of the Clinical Strategy and Programmes Division in the Health Services Executive. During her tenure, Áine established the Integrated Care Programmes for older persons, chronic disease, children’s health and patient flow to promote coordinated care and teamwork across services and specialties, ensuring that care is provided effectively and seamlessly to patients as they move through the system.

Áine is acknowledged Internationally for her expertise in whole system change and implementation. An experienced Improvement advisor, she has provided advice, guidance and training on improvement and change to leaders of healthcare systems across the world. She is passionate about Person Centred Coordinated Care and Implementation Science.

About Pascal:  Pascal is Chief Executive of HOPE, the European Hospital and Healthcare Federation since 2005. HOPE gathers 36 national organisations from 30 European countries, covering around 80% of the hospital sector but also other health and social services. He has been actively involved in mechanisms of decision in the hospital sector on various issues including research, hospital management, quality and patient safety development for more than twenty years, at hospital level, in national, European and international contexts.

His main professional background is healthcare management, with a twelve-year experience in France in two Teaching Hospital Centres, Nantes and Rouen. Previous posts also include director of the European and International Department of the French Hospital Federation and responsibilities for Central and Eastern Europe at the French Ministry of Health. Associated lecturer at the University Paris Dauphine, he also teaches at the French National School of Public Health and Sciences Po Paris.

Educated in political science (Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, 1986) and European law (University of Rennes, 1992), he became Hospital Manager in 1989 with the diploma of the French National School of Public Health.


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