NHS Property 2024

Wednesday 6th November 2024

One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA


We are pleased to announce that the NHS Property conference is back for it’s 14th year again at the beautiful One Great George Street venue in Westminster (The Institute of Civil Engineers).

The focus for this year will be ‘Utilisation – Efficiency – Funding – The art of the possible in your NHS Estate’

Circa 150 NHS property professionals will meet on the 8th November for a day of learning, discussions and networking featuring speakers from event partners NHS Property Services and Community Health Partnerships along with the wider public sector and expert service providers from the private sector.

Delegate places are free of charge for all property professionals employed within the UK public sector*. Places will be allocated on a ‘first come, first served’ basis and must be booked in advance.

Conference Agenda

Wednesday 6th November 2024, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA

Sessions to be covered will include:

  • When is ‘Good’ good enough?
  • Proving ROI
  • How to unlock vale in your estate
  • Backlog maintenance
  • Clever use of space
  • How NHS Property Services can assist with accessing funding
  • Disposals
  • Rationalising the estate
  • Handing back power – positives & negatives
  • Is the NHS estate fit for purpose?
  • What are the real priorities for the estate to ensure good care

Agenda may be subject to change and will be updated regularly

Plenary Speakers

NHS Property 2024 – Wednesday 6th November 2024, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA

Conference Chair: Dave Sweeney

Executive Director of Partnerships

Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership

Dave is a multi-award-winning commissioner with 21 years’ experience working in NHS and Local Authority transformation and various levels of change management. He is passionate about mental wellbeing, social movement and harnessing the power of communities. In December 2016 Dave picked up an NHS Leadership Award for ‘Service Development and Innovation’. He graduated from and is part of the alumni from the Yale Global Leadership program on behalf of Cheshire and Merseyside.

In 2017 Dave left his Chief Officer role at NHS Halton CCG to help build the vision/design the implementation for Cheshire and Merseyside STP, a challenging role that covered 12 CCGs and 9 places. He designed the 10 point plan that was adopted across all places to support successful place integrated implementation. Dave spent 3 years working as Public Sector Director for Renover, ensuring the connectivity to ensure optimisation of NHS estate.

Dave is now a Director in the newly established NHS Cheshire and Merseyside and leads on Sustainability and a wide range of system aspects including the Green plan and implementing place and scale opportunities to meet the net zero targets. In summer of 2022 Dave was honoured to be named as the new Chair for Liverpool and Sefton Health Partnership Board.

Session speakers and panel members

Karina Dare

Primary Care Estate Strategy Lead

NHS Property Services

Karina has 15+ years’ experience in primary and community estate management and development including strategy for and delivery of office, general practice and community hospital schemes.

Fouzia Harrington

Programme Director (West Sussex Strategy)

NHS Sussex

Fouzia leads neighbourhood focused programmes, bringing a health population driven approach to service development and planning.  Her current focus is an innovative whole system approach to tackling health inequalities and improving health outcomes for Crawley. The Programme is tailoring a range of services to meet the needs of the population with a particular focus on those most disadvantaged communities. This is being underpinned by a neighbourhood approach to estate planning to enable the services to deliver new models of care.

She has worked in the NHS for almost 30 years, extensively in strategic planning across a range of organisations.

Nikki Hopkins

Business Delivery Programme Director

Community Health Partnerships

With over 20 years’ experience in the health and social care property sectors, Nikki understands how to make change happen by working with clients and partners to realise their estates vision, transforming places and unlocking potential. In the past Nikki’s led on several new-build development projects including an award winning £24m integrated primary and community health care facility, in my hometown of Coventry.

Having worked in the sector creating innovative high-quality estate, Nikki will now be leading a national strategic planning programme to fully understand the capacity and capability of our infrastructure to deliver the health care services of the future. This is seen as the start of an exciting national strategic health planning journey, the likes of which have never been tackled on this scale before.

Jon Murphy

Primary Care Estates, Commercial Directorate

NHS England

Jon is the National Head of Strategy – Primary and Community Care Estates and works in the national Primary Care Estates team within the Estates Strategy directorate in NHS England focused on planning, developing national capital & policy strategies and supporting systems with regard to the Primary Care Estate translating the intentions of the Long Term Plan direction of travel and the role of in-community care in relation to Integrated Care Systems.

Professor Duane Passman

Experienced NHS Programme and Project Director

Duane, originally an Astrophysicist, has worked on major investment programmes and projects in the NHS for over 35 years utilising public funding and PFI.  He has worked on some of the largest projects in the NHS, being directly involved in well over £2 billion of investment to date and has now established his own company providing advice, guidance and support across the capital investment lifecycle.

Duane is a Fellow of IHEEM and a member of the Conference and Exhibition Committee, the Strategic Estates Management Advisory Group (and two working groups) and is Co-Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Working Group.

Duane is a graduate of the Cabinet Office’s Major Project Leadership Academy programme and has been a Gateway Reviewer for High-Risk major programmes and projects since 2003.   He is also an accredited Business Case Practitioner.

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Event Timetable

NHS Property 2024 – Wednesday 6th November 2024, One Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA

08:30 – 09:30 Registration, refreshments and networking

09:3010:45 Plenary and Q&A

Unlocking value in the NHS estate through master-planning and collaboration

10:45 – 11:15 Refreshments and networking

11:10 – 11:40 – Choose to attend one of 2 breakout sessions:

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11:45 – 12:15 – Choose to attend one of 2 breakout sessions:

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12:20 – 12:50 – Presentation

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12:50 – 13:40 Lunch and networking

13:40 – 15:10 – Presentations

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15:10 – 15:30 Refreshments and networking

15:25 – 16:05 – Presentations

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16.05 – 16.30 Panel debate, Q&A and Chair’s closing remarks

16:30 Drinks Reception

17:30 Conference Close

Please note agenda will be updated regularly, speakers, subject matter and timings may be subject to change

Venue, Travel & Hotels – One Great George Street

NHS Property 2023 – Wednesday 8th November 2023, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA

Venue Information

Set in a magnificent Grade II listed, four-domed, Edwardian building the conference centre is very close to the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and St James’s Park.

One Great George Street

Venue Tel: 020 7665 2323

E-mail: info@onegreatgeorgestreet.com

Website: http://www.onegreatgeorgestreet.com/

How to Reach Us

By London Underground
Both Westminster (Exit 6) on the District, Circle and Jubilee lines, and St James’s Park on the District and Circle lines, are just 5 minutes walk away. For more information, visit the Transport for London website.

Walking Directions from Westminster Tube (exit 6)
When you arrive at the top of the stairs you will be on Whitehall. Turn around (as if you were to walk back down the stairs) you are now facing Parliament Square. Walk around to the right onto Great George Street until you come to two sets of traffic lights. Cross over both and continue walking straight down Great George Street for about 1 minute. One Great George Street is the last building on the corner of Great George Street and Storey’s Gate. The building is also the home of the Institution of Civil Engineers.

Disabled Parking
The nearest Blue Badge disabled parking bay is located on Matthew Parker Street (drive down Storey’s Gate to the west of the venue and take the second right). Alternatively, a little further away, there are bays on Old Queen Street and Queen Anne’s Gate. These Blue Badge bays offer free parking for up to 4 hours between 08.30 and 18.30 Mon-Fri and unlimited parking at any other time. Please see Westminster Council‘s website for further information.

By River
A River Bus Service runs every 20 minutes during peak time from Embankment to Woolwich Arsenal; the nearest pier to us is the London Eye.

By Car
The nearest car parks provided by Q-Park are located in Abingdon Street and on the south side of Trafalgar Square. Limited meter parking is also available in and around adjacent streets.

By Bicycle
The nearest TFL bike hire docking station is 0.4miles away on Abby Orchard Street. Click on the Cycle for Hire website and type in our post code SW1P 3AA. If your bike folds our cloak room can hold approximately 5 bikes at one time.

By Rail
London’s mainline stations at Waterloo, Victoria and Charing Cross are minutes away by foot or by Underground. For further information visit the National Rail website.

By Bus
Numerous bus routes pass within a 1-2 minute walk of One Great George Street. Bus routes stopping near Parliament Square include: 3, 11, 12, 24, 53, 87, 88, 148, 159, 211 and 453. For further information visit the Transport for London website.

GPS co-ordinates
Main entrance – 51 30.0822 N and 0 07.7500 W and Princes Mews – 51 30.0420 N and 0 07.7185 W

Congestion Charge
One Great George Street lies within the charging area. For more information, including charges, visit the Transport for London website.


There are many hotels near the venue to suit a range of budgets:

Contact Us

Delegate Enquiries (Including Bookings)

Georgia Richardson – Conference Manager
– 0161 482 7853

Exhibition & Sponsorship Enquiries

Sharon Quinn – Head of Business Development
– 0161 482 7859

Conference Logistics & Presentation & Print Enquiries

Georgia Richardson – Conference Manager
– 0161 482 7853


– 0161 482 7853


Public Sector Connect Ltd
Lockside Mill
St Martins Road

(please note this is the organisers business address – NOT the venue for the event)