This site is intended for health professionals only

Commissioning development director added to NAPC conference line-up

Dame Barbara Hakin is the latest speaker to be added to the programme for this year’s NAPC conference.

Dame Barbara was recently announced as the new national managing director of commissioning development.

Other speakers include former health secretary Stephen Dorrell, now chair of the Health Select Committee, and Sir David Nicholson, NHS chief executive.

The conference will provide detailed insight into the implications of the white paper and what it means for commissioners.

It takes place in Birmingham on 20-21 October. For further information go to

Barbara Hakin will be speaking at the NAPC annual conference