The likely transition to a smaller acute sector, managers’ ‘hopeless’ promotion of change and a controversial proposal to reshape services all provoked lively debate at an HSJ roundtable on the future of hospitals, in association with McKinsey

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Roundtable participants

  • Alastair McLellan, HSJ editor and roundtable chair
  • Dr Penny Dash, principal, McKinsey
  • Candace Imison, deputy director of policy, The King’s Fund
  • Dr Mark Newbold, chief executive of Heart of England Foundation Trust
  • Dr Linda Patterson, clinical vice-president of the Royal College of Physicians
  • Dr Charles Alessi, interim chair of NHS Clinical Commissioners
  • Dr Gordon Coutts, chief executive of Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust
  • Dr Mark Goldman, independent healthcare consultant and interim chief executive
  • Michael Watson, operations director at Circle
  • Sir Len Fenwick, chief executive of Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Peter Griffiths, chair of the Foundation Trust Network and chair at Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation Trust
  • Mandy Wearne, director of service experience at NHS North West