A collection of podcasts, and photos from Comment Conference: Healthy Nation held in London on Wednesday 3rd October 2012


  • The Individual Patient: can the healthcare system personalise patient care?
    Chair: Kirsty Lang, Presenter - Front Row, BBC Radio 4
    Professor the Baroness Ilora Finlay of Llandaff, Chair of the APPG on Dying Well
    Dr Natalie-Jane Macdonald, Managing Director, Bupa Health and Wellbeing
    Christina Patterson, Writer & Columnist, The Independent
  • ‘In Conversation’
    Rt Hon Stephen Dorrell MP, Chair of the House of Commons Health Select Committee in conversation with Victoria Macdonald, Health and Social Care correspondent, Channel 4 News
  • Bright Ideas: New thinking in healthcare
    Chair: Shyama Perera, Writer and Broadcaster
    Michael Ash, Founder and MD, Nutri-Link
    'Functional medicine - benefits and relevance to UK healthcare'
    Charles Leadbeater, Author & leading authority on innovation and creativity:
    'Lessons to be learnt from the developing world’
    Professor Lewis Wolpert, Developmental biologist, author & broadcaster:
    ‘The importance of mental health education’
  • Hi-tech Health: will new technology save healthcare or cripple it financially?

    Chair: Jeremy Laurance, Health Editor, The Independent
    Professor Simon Lovestone, Professor Old Age Psychiatry, King’s College London and
    Research Director, King’s Health Partners
    Richard Seabrook, Head of Business Development -Technology Transfer, Wellcome Trust
    Derek Wyatt, Chair, Trinity Hospice & Digital Consultant

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