Voices of Care

Newcross Healthcare presents Voices of Care, a new podcast series hosted by healthcare market expert Suhail Mirza to discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities facing health and social care in the UK today. We are delighted to welcome wisdom and insight from leaders in NHS, private healthcare and from across social care: Sir David Nicholson, Dr Jane Townson, Professor Martin Green, Roisin Fallon-Williams and many more. Among other things, we’ll be debating how we can enable the workforce of the future through focuses on wellness, inclusion, retention, recruitment, and technology. Visit our Twitter and LinkedIn pages to get involved in the conversation.

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Wednesday Sep 20, 2023

In this episode we’re joined by Charlie Massey, CEO at the General Medical Council. Charlie sits down with our host, Suhail Mirza, to discuss the unprecedented workforce pressure and burnout the medical profession is facing, and the transformation envisaged by the NHS workforce plan.

Wednesday Sep 06, 2023

Dr Rowena Christmas, Chair at The Royal College of General Practitioners Wales features on this episode of Voices of Care. Rowena sits down with host Suhail Mirza to discuss the transformation of the primary care sector in Wales & the prominent roles GPs will face within it.

Wednesday Aug 09, 2023

Toby Lewis, CEO at Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust, features on this episode of Voices of Care. 
Toby sits down with Suhail to discuss health inequalities, retention, the NHS Long Term Workforce Plan, recruitment pathways and more.  

Wednesday Jul 26, 2023

Dr Ian Gargan, CEO at Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) sits down with Voices of Care host Suhail Mirza to discuss the current status of the independent sector and the role it can play in supporting the NHS.

Wednesday Jul 12, 2023

Siva Anandaciva, Chief Analyst at The King’s Fund, joins Voices of Care host Suhail Mirza this week to offer his insight into funding, international comparisons, the state of clinical facilities and more.

Wednesday Jun 28, 2023

Former Secretary of State for Health and Chair of Public Policy Projects Stephen Dorrell is our guest on #VoicesofCare this week.
Stephen and host Suhail Mirza explore the issues facing healthcare, and what their solutions could look like, in this insightful episode.

Wednesday Jun 14, 2023

Matthew Kershaw, CEO of Croydon Health Services NHS Trust, joins Suhail Mirza on the first episode of Voices of Care: Season 2.
Matthew boasts more than 30 years’ experience in healthcare and sits down with Suhail to discuss topics such as integration, transformation, partnerships and health inequalities.

Wednesday May 17, 2023

Michael Manuccia, CEO of FuturU, joins Suhail Mirza on this week’s Voices of Care to discuss staff shortages and development, technology and his vision for the future.

Wednesday May 10, 2023

Helen Whyley, Director for the Royal College of Nursing in Wales, joins host Suhail Mirza on this week’s Voices of Care episode to discuss the pressures that led to industrial action, the future of nursing, diversity and much, much more.

Wednesday May 03, 2023

Sim Scavazza, Acting Chair at NHS Buckinghamshire Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care Board, sits down with Voices of Care host Suhail Mirza to discuss diversity, cultural change, innovation and the ongoing crisis the industry finds itself in.

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