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What does a Labour government mean for the independent health & social care sector?

15 Jan 2024

Given recent polling results a change in government looks increasingly likely. It was therefore timely that Compass Executives recently hosted its annual thought leadership dinner.

Chaired by Andrew Neil with independent health and care Chairs, CEOs, and leaders we discussed what a Labour Government could look like for the sector.


  • Andrew Neil – Discussion Chair
  • Justin Ash – CEO, Spire Healthcare
  • Hannah Farrar – CEO, Carnall Farrar
  • Hedley Goldberg – Managing Director & Global Head of Healthcare Services, Rothschild & Co
  • Steven Fergus – Head of Healthcare, Barclays
  • Dr Natalie-Jane McDonald – Sector Chair, Health & Social Care
  • Rt Hon Anne Milton – Chair, Health Sector Expert
  • Douglas Quinn – Chair, Private Equity & Social Care
  • Professor Vic Rayner OBE – CEO, National Care Forum
  • Tom Riall – Sector Chair, Primary & Healthcare
  • Dr Tony Romero – CEO, Cygnet Health Care
  • James Tugendhat – CEO, HC-One
  • Henry Elphick – Non-Executive Chair, CRS
  • Sam Leighton-Smith – Group Managing Director, CRS
  • Luke Osborne – Director, Compass Executives

Key areas of discussion

Impact on budgeting, where investors should look, psychology of the NHS, staffing, general health of the nation and solutions via medical innovation, tech and collaboration between health and care.

To obtain a copy of the full report and the responses to each question, sign up to download a copy here: Labour in Power Report.

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