The second Total Transport Northern Group (TTNG) Conference, titled 'Delivering Smarter Health Transport', will be held at Keepmoat Stadium, Stadium Way, Doncaster, DN4 5JW on Friday 11 November 2016.
Total Transport is the pan-Government transport initiative to ensure that every £1 spent on transport is maximised. The conference is free to attend.
Keynote address by Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport and presentations by various healthcare partners. East Riding of Yorkshire Council is organising the event.
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A shuttle bus will be in operation between Doncaster Railway Station and the Keepmoat Stadium before and after the event for those wishing to travel on the rail network.
09:45 Registration opens
10:30 Welcome and Introductions
10:35 Key Note Address – Andrew Jones MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department for Transport
10:45 Questions for the Minister
10.55 Presentations by Partners – A brief introduction
11:00 Delivering Smarter Health Transport in Devon
11:20 The Medilink Service in Nottingham
11:35 Sustainable Transport for Hospitals – a view from an Acute Hospital Trust
11:50 Questions for the Speakers
12:00 The patients’ perspective on patient transport
12:15 The Fire Service and Health
12:30 Questions for the Speakers
12:45 Lunch and networking
13:45 A new ‘Total Transport’ model for Health Transport
14:00 Breakout session – “How can we implement the new model and when”
15:00 Feedback from the Groups
15:15 Next Steps
Ten local authorities are supporting the conference: East Riding of Yorkshire Council, North Yorkshire County Council, North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council, Lincolnshire County Council, Northumberland County Council, Durham County Council, Cheshire East Council, South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive and Transport for Greater Manchester.
These councils have received Total Transport funding from the DfT "that will allow local authorities in England to try new and better ways of delivering joined-up local transport in rural and isolated areas" (https://www.gov.uk/government/news/76-million-for-local-transport-in-rural-and-isolated-areas).