The HSJ Clinical Policy Series of one-day forums allow attendees to translate the national perspective into their own work locally. Each forum is focused on a specific clinical priority: mental health, cardiology, diabetes, respiratory and cancer.

Through debates and discussions, presentations and case studies; each forum provides attendees with practical solutions and ideas to achieve national aims at a local level

HSJ National Cardio Forum


17 September 2020 - DoubleTree Tower of London

The next HSJ National Cardio Forum event will support clinicians and local leaders to further achieve the goals set out in the NHS Long Term Plan. Key themes include early detection, preventative treatments and cardiac rehabilitation.


HSJ National Cancer Forum


1 October - Park Plaza Victoria

Bringing together core stakeholders from across the cancer community to discuss current challenges, exciting innovations and groundbreaking projects within the sector. Key themes include workforce, approaches to RDCs, and new treatment and technology


HSJ National Diabetes Forum


13 October 2020 – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London

The inaugural forum will bring together the entire diabetes community to share practical solutions to achieving national priorities, including type 2 prevention, improving access to diabetes professionals, and increasing use of digital to improve care.


HSJ National Respiratory Forum


24 November 2020 – Central London

The launch forum will focus on delivering national priorities including patient access to testing, appropriate medication and expanding rehabilitation services.


HSJ National Mental Health Forum

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13 May 2021 - DoubleTree Tower of London

This forum will focus on national commitments on mental health and help local leaders to implement strategic and practical changes to services. Key themes include treatment of people suffering severe mental illness, community development, and expanding specialist services.




Clinical chairs and directors of commissioning from CCGs


Clinical leads and clinical directors from STPs/ICSs


Executive directors and clinical leads from GP Federations and Primary Care Networks


Heads of Clinical Networks


Clinical directors, consultants, specialist nurses, pharmacists


GPs, community nurses and practice nurses


Very senior managers from arms’ length bodies including NHS England and NHS Improvement


Leaders in public health from local authorities