Life Sciences Hub Wales launched the first Value in Health Week (12-16 October) in partnership with the national Value in Health Team on Monday 12 October.

Four building blocks

The opening session ‘Value in Health – What does it mean for Wales?’ brought together over 190 individuals from across Wales, UK and Europe for an exciting week of events focussed on value based healthcare. 

The event panel included Prof Chris Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Prof Alan Brace, Director of Finance Health and Social Services, Dr Sally Lewis, National Lead for Value in Health, Helen Thomas, Director of NHS Informatics, Judith Paget, CEO of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and Cari-Anne Quinn, CEO of Life Sciences Hub Wales. 

Dr Sally Lewis set the scene and outlined the key issues relating to value based healthcare. This included, the challenges faced by health and care in Wales, to need to identify the interventions required to improve patient outcomes and experiences, and how we work in collaboration to co-create and deliver effective approaches to procurement, innovation and learning.

Prof Chris Jones, Deputy Chief Medical Officer welcomed the focus on value based healthcare, particularly as the healthcare service continues to respond to Covid-19. 

An industry-focussed commitment to value based healthcare 

Life Sciences Hub Wales recently launched its priorities for 2020/21, which includes a commitment to develop collaborative partnerships between industry partners and NHS Wales to deliver value-based healthcare.

Cari-Anne Quinn, CEO of Life Sciences Hub Wales said: 

“We are delighted to be in such fantastic company as we launch Value in Health Week 2020. Not only does this provide us with an opportunity to outline our ambition, but it also provides us with the opportunity to work with businesses to support this important focus.

“We have established a team of experts to support value-based healthcare as we collaborate with industry to deliver products and services that maximise outcomes for patients.”

Value in Health Week 2020

It’s not too late to book! Value in Health Week is set to deliver a series of specialist events, training sessions, case studies and expert speakers across procurement, health, Industry and academia celebrating value based healthcare adoption in Wales. 


To find out more about our focus on value based healthcare and how industry can get involved, visit: Value based healthcare, the challenge, the opportunity.