NHS Technology: Harnessing Digital, Data and Technology in Healthcare


Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be:

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Registration, Refreshments and Networking
Chair’s Welcome Address

Professor Joe Harrison, Chief Executive, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Government Department Keynote Address: The NHS Long Term Plan: Setting Out The Future Of Digital Technology In The NHS
  • Setting out the vision for digital, data and technology in health and care: how digital services and IT systems will need to meet a clear set of open standards to ensure they can talk to each other and be replaced when better technologies become available
  • Enabling the NHS to make greater use of technology to make healthcare safer and more effective and giving people greater control over their own care
  • Offering a ‘digital first’ option in primary care within the next ten years, allowing for longer and richer face-to-face consultations with clinicians where patients want or need it
  • Giving patients access to their care plan and to communications from their care professionals via the NHS App by 2021/22
  • Getting CIOs and CCIOs on the board of every local NHS organisation by 2021/2

Simon Stevens, Chief Executive, NHS England (invited)


Case Study: Implementation, Benefits And Use Of The NHS e-Referral Service (e-RS)
  • Meeting the challenge of increasing demand on services whilst maintaining high standards of care for patients
  • Using the e-RS to enable patients to book appointments during the GP consultation or by using the Internet
  • Identifying deferred referrals and contacting patients within four working days
  • Determining the reasons for the increasing number of Appointment Slot Issues (ASIs)
  • Lesson learned and next steps

Sian Freeman, Outpatient Services Manager, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (CONFIRMED)



Key Supporter Session
Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Special Keynote Address: Developing A Digital  Ready Workforce In The NHS
  • Bringing people together in a culture that recognises the need to innovate and the role of digital in that innovation
  • Harnessing the benefits of technology without leaving staff behind
  • Empowering staff to be part of the solution and develop the capabilities to confidently understand how ‘digital’ can support innovation and transformation and service deliver
  • The digital literacy project: improving the digital capabilities of everyone working in health and social care
  • Ensuring staff are comfortable with digital tools that they can contribute to transformation and deliver the outcomes of their role quicker, easier, safer and at a higher level of quality

James Freed, Chief Information Officer, Health Education England (invited)


Case Study: The Role Of CCIOs In The Digital Transformation Of The NHS
  • Enabling clinicians to lead the way in digital health: combining the expertise of a medical clinician with the IT knowledge of a CIO role
  • Ensuring that digital is embedded into the organisation and forms part of the strategic objectives of the trust
  • Developing the necessary skills in healthcare improvement and redesign of care enabled by digital health and informatics
  • Understanding the importance of user-centred design of technology platforms and understand the critical role of patients and carers in stimulating and fostering innovation throughout healthcare organisations
  • The role of The Digital Academy in equipping CCIOS with key skills and expertise needed to lead digital innovation

Ayesha Rahim, Perinatal Psychiatrist and Deputy Medical Director/Chief Clinical Information Officer, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (CONFIRMED)


Case Study: Working In Partnership Across Primary And Acute Care Systems: Sharing Medical And Care Records Across An Integrated Care System
  • Selecting a population health management platform to supersede the existing shared integrated record system to help make the transition to Salford Together’s new model of integrated care
  • Sharing data across disparate systems within clinicians’ workflows
  • Offering a framework that enbles healthcare organisations to address their specific population health priorities
  • Using an electronic health record solution to record and track decisions about patient care and improve safety
  • Next steps and lessons learned

Caroline Rand, Head of Business Intelligence & Information Technology,NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (invited)

Questions and Answers Session
Lunch and Networking
Case Study: Using Technology Integrated Health Management (TIHM) To Provide Early Interventions For Dementia Patients At Home To Reduce Unnecessary A&E Attendances And GP Visits
  • Using internet enabled devices in combination with artificial intelligence
  • Using a network of 21 small devices spanning sensors, monitors and trackers in homes collecting physiological, behavioural and environmental data 24/7, including blood pressure, temperature, hydration, movement inside and outside of the home
  • Analysing and presenting the data on a digital dashboard
  • Identifying problems and triggering alerts which are investigated by the team who will liaise with other NHS services, the Alzheimer’s Society, social services or the police to provide support
  • Sharing information and learning to support the development of TIHM

Dr Helen Rostill, Director of Innovation and Development, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Case Study: Establishing Technology Enabled Care In General Practices At Scale – What Does It Take?
  • The Staffordshire story- 46 of 155 practices rated as digital champion practices
  • 15 practices interacting with resident patients in 25 Care Homes by videoconsultation
  • Around 100 of 155 practices using Facebook- allowing population health messaging at scale
  • Digital inclusion is vital – digital upskilling of frontline clinicians/ focusing technology enabled care on patients with long term conditions

Dr Ruth Chambers OBE, GP and Clinical Telehealth Lead, NHS Stoke-On-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group (CONFIRMED)


Keynote Address: The Role Of NHS Digital In Delivering The Commitments Set Out In The National Information Board’s Strategy For Personalised Health And Care 2020
  • Supporting the strategic objectives set out in the Five Year Forward View and the NHS Long Term Plan
  • The role of NHS Digital in the health and care system: harnessing the power of information and technology to make health and care better for the care professionals and people who work in the service, and for the people who receive them
  • Ensuring technology supports national and local service needs and enabling all sectors of the health and care system to work together
  • Helping local organisations make better use of existing national data and technology capability and responding to their future needs effectively
  • Making change happen: ensuring that recommendations are implemented effectively

Sarah Wilkinson, Chief Executive, NHS Digital (invited)


Questions and Answers Session
Refreshments and Networking
Case Study: Improving Operational Efficiency With Medic Bleep To Improve Patient Safety And Release Time To Care For Patients
  • Replacing a pager system where the communication method is one-way, the recipient is unaware who is bleeping, why, or the level of urgency
  • Splitting the pilot into four stages culminating in go-live implementation
  • Releasing time to care for patients by decreasing workflow disruption and enabling the receiver to quickly refer to a new message and prioritise their work
  • Reducing medical errors through clear written instructions and clarifications
  • Delivering potential savings of £4.5 million per annum by freeing up clinical capacity and reducing litigation

Sarah Nolasco, Programme Manager, Eastern Academic Health Science Network (CONFIRMED)

Dr Sandeep Bansal, Founder and CEO, Medic Creations (CONFIRMED)

Case Study: Becoming A Mental Health Global Digital Exemplar For Transforming Patient Care And Engagement Through New Technology
  • Delivering exceptional care using world-class digital technology and information and sharing learning and experiences
  • Rolling out a health and social care solution for all providers that patients, families and carers can access
  • Developing paperless wards and services, digitising observations, creating patient safety and early warning systems, and introducing ‘live bed’ capacity and real time dashboards for the crisis team
  • Developing a digital workforce, allowing staff to gather evidence around the effectiveness of services,
  • Creating evidence-based care packages, smart alerts and notifications directly supporting planned an unplanned care in the community and Skype clinician consultations

Dave Aston, Head of IT, Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (invited)


Case Study: Using Artificial Intelligence To Support Breast Screening
  • The Test Beds programme: testing combinations of digital technologies with pathway redesign in a clinical setting with real patients
  • Establishing a coalition of seven NHS acute trusts in the East Midlands to launch an 18 month project on using Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning to support breast screening
  • Screening and treating more people, supporting service capacity and helping ease workforce pressures.
  • Boosting public, patient and clinician confidence in using AI technology to assist with diagnosis
  • Improving patient care by minimising errors and ensuring consistency

Andrew Fearn, Accountable Officer, East Midlands Radiology Consortium (EMRAD) (CONFIRMED)

Simon Harris, EMRAD Project Manager, National Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Loughborough University (CONFIRMED)

Questions and Answers Session
Chair’s Summary and Close

*Programme subject to change


Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend?

Delegates who will have an interest in this event will be:

*This Conference is open to Public, Private and Third Sectors

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


Sponsorship and Exhibition

We are now taking bookings for our wide range of sponsorship and exhibition packages; we also offer bespoke packages tailored for your organisation.

Why Sponsor and Exhibit at this event:

 Network with key decision makers across the sector
 Meet your target audience in the Sector
 Listen and Learn from leading industry experts across the Sector
 Opportunity to demonstrate your products or services
 Speak alongside industry leading experts
 Work with your dedicated account manager to generate the maximum amount of leads

Exhibition and Sponsorship Packages:

Strategic Headline Sponsor:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Pre show marketing email to all registered delegates
  • Post show inclusion on presentation email
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or A4 Chair Drop
  • 5 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Speaker Pass

Key Supporter Package:

  • 20-minute speaking slot followed by Q&A
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • A4 Insert or Chair Drop
  • 1 Speaker Pass
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes

Exhibition Stand:

  • 3x2m Exhibition Space (In the Refreshments and Catering room)
  • Power, Wifi, Table and 2 Chairs (If required)
  • Branding on Website and Event Guide (Logo and 100 Word Profile)
  • 2 Delegate Conference Passes
  • 1 Stand Manager Pass

Insert or Chair Drop:

  • 1 Delegate Conference Pass
  • A4 insert into delegate pack or A4 Chair Drop

For more information or to discuss the available option please call 0203 961 5002 or email [email protected] 


Prices and Discount

Public Sector Rate:

  1.    £379
  2.    £349
  3. + £319

Private Sector Rate:

  1.    £550
  2. + £520

Voluntary Sector Rate:

  1.    £299
  2. + £269

Event Documentation: *If you can’t attend the event you can purchase the event documentation

Electronic – £99 Printed – £99

Group bookings: If you would like to make a group booking of 5 or more please call 0330 058 4285 to find out if we can offer any more discount.

*All prices are excluding VAT

For more information or to make a booking please call 0330 058 4285


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