Panel discussion: The problems and challenges facing the NHS


  • 12/11/2015
The IEA is delighted to invite you to a panel discussion on the challenges and problems that are likely to face the NHS in the coming months and years.

RSVP by email or call 020 7799 8900.

Panellists include:

  • James Bartholomew, Author of The Welfare of Nations

  • Lord Bichard KCB, Chair, Social Care Institute For Excellence

  • Ryan Bourne, Head of Public Policy, IEA (chair)

  • Emily Crawford, Research Associate, Respublica; Author of The Care Collapse: The imminent crisis in residential care and its impact on the NHS

  • Dr Kristian Niemietz, Head of Health and Welfare, IEA

More speakers to be announced.

Topics will include (but are not limited to):

  • The NHS’ ability to adapt to an ageing population with different health needs (and the funding implications of this)

  • Relatively poor outcomes compared to other developed western countries

  • Increasing politicisation of the NHS


A Paragon Inititative Event

This event is part of The Paragon Initiative, a five year programme which will provide a fundamental reassessment of what Government should – and shouldn’t – do. It will put every area of Government activity under the microscope and analyse the failure of current policies.

Read more about the initiative here.