Teddy Chester lecture “68 years old and counting… prospects for the NHS in its seventh decade”@MBSnews

Tuesday 15 November, 6.15pm – 7.30pm (networking reception from 5.30pm).

University Place, The University of Manchester.

This year’s annual Teddy Chester lecture at Alliance Manchester Business School is being given by Simon Stevens, the chief executive of NHS England, and his chosen topic is “68 years old and counting… prospects for the NHS in its seventh decade”. It promises to be a very stimulating evening – more information about the lecture can be found on the events page of Manchester Business School. 

There is no charge but booking is essential – to reserve a place, please click here .

This annual lecture marks the contribution of Professor Teddy Chester, who was the first professor of social administration at the University of Manchester. From his appointment in the early 1950s, to his retirement in the 1970s he was an influential pioneer in management development, using evidence and research with policy makers, and working with clinical leaders. He was involved in founding the Health Services Management Unit in 1956, in setting up the NHS Graduate Training Scheme, and in founding Manchester Business School.

The year 2016 marks the 60th anniversary of the Healthcare Management Group at the University of Manchester, and its longstanding contribution to healthcare management education, development, analysis and research in the UK and internationally. You can find more information about the work of Manchester Business School in all these areas on their website at http://www.research.mbs.ac.uk/health.


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