Digital health and care congress 2019

22/05/2019 - 23/05/2019 • 11-13 Cavendish Square, London, W1G 0AN

Programme

  • 22 May
  • 23 May

Refreshments, networking, poster display and exhibition

08:30 AM 09:00 AM

Breakfast session: Breaking down the digital wall – can digital interoperability deliver truly personalised healthcare?

09:00 AM 09:45 AM

Prof Okan  Ekinci

Dr Indra  Joshi

Ben  Moody

Keith  Shrahan

Geoff  Twist

Session ONE: Celebrating the digital future of health and care

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

Tara Donnelly

Terence  Eden

Prof Trish Greenhalgh

Dr Indra  Joshi

Parker  Moss

Richard  Murray

Refreshments, networking, poster display and exhibition

11:15 AM 11:45 AM

W2A: Digital tools for clinicians, by clinicians

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Julie Bretland

Dr James Houston

Charles Lowe

W2B: Listening to patients and citizens

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Robert  Johnstone

Dr Mustafa Khanbhai

Eva Psychrani

Jackie van Dael

W2C: Place-based examples of population health

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Rachel Binks

Aaron  Brizell

David  Maguire

W2D: Creating a scalable and sustainable digital future for healthcare providers

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Johan Gustafsson

Dr Hejko Schlesinger

Lunch, networking, poster display and exhibition

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

W3A: Tech to support social care

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

Tarryn Gorre

Emma James

Charles Lowe

Sara Shaikh

W3B: Shared decision-making

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

Robert  Johnstone

BM Bharti Mistry

JN Jacqui Nettleton

Professor Julia Riley

Mr Edward St John

W3C: Scale and effectiveness in digital projects

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

Dr Victoria Betton

BD Bernice Dillon

Faye Edwards

Prof Trish Greenhalgh

Matthew Honeyman

Helen Williams

Refreshments, networking, poster display and exhibition

03:15 PM 03:45 PM

Session FOUR: Digital tools for the staff of the future

03:45 PM 04:45 PM

Dr Victoria Betton

James  Freed

Matthew Honeyman

Dr Alan  Karthikesalingam

SM Shauna  McMahon

Dr Ayesha  Rahim

Drinks reception and networking

04:45 PM 07:00 PM

Refreshments, networking, poster display and exhibition

08:30 AM 09:00 AM

Breakfast session: Connecting Care in the South West: six years of innovation

09:00 AM 09:45 AM

Fran  Draper

Session one: The empowered patient

10:00 AM 11:15 AM

Liz  Ashall-Payne

Mark  Doughty

Mark  Duman

Robert  Johnstone

Rashmi  Narayana

Neil  Tester

Refreshments, networking, poster display and exhibition

11:15 AM 11:45 AM

T2A: Tools to support acute pathways

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Christopher Ashton

Kenny Bloxham

Sue Elliston

KE Kate Evans

Dr David Lowe

Madeleine Starr MBE

Dr Alan Whitelaw

T2B: Using co-design in digital health and care

11:45 AM 01:00 PM

Deborah Fenney

Nicola  Gill

Peter Nuckley

Helen Parrott

Nik Thoren

T2C: Apps to support people living with long-term conditions

11:45 AM 12:45 PM

Nader Alaghband

Dr Scott Cunningham

Dr Bu Hayee

Charles Lowe

Prof Tom Wilkinson

Lunch, networking, poster display and exhibition

01:00 PM 02:00 PM

T3A: Digital innovations supporting mental health services

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

CF Christine Fawson

Dr Laura Goodwin

Professor Shanaya Rathod

Alyson Scurfield

T3B: Using technology to support parents and families

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

Matt Buttery

RF Ronan Fox

Shabira Papain

Kelly Pierce

Madeleine Starr MBE

T3C: Digitally supporting prevention and public health

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

Dr Ian Arnott

MB Mike Bell

Wendy  Lane

Peter  Lock

Charles Lowe

John  Vesey

Naeem Younis

T3D: How can Pharmacy support a digitally enabled NHS to deliver the Long Term Plan?

02:00 PM 03:15 PM

RC Richard Corbridge

SD Said Dajani

SW Stephen Watkins

DW Dr Harry Wyatt

Refreshments, networking, poster display and exhibition

03:15 PM 03:35 PM

Session four: The role of digital in delivering place-based health and care for the future

03:35 PM 04:30 PM

Dr Alisha  Davies

Mark  Duman

Dr Alexander  Finlayson

The Rt Hon Matt  Hancock MP

Matthew Honeyman

Richard  Murray

Kate  Warriner

Sponsors

Exhibitors

SME Zone

Event supporters

Posters

Slido questions

Speakers

Attendees

Nader Alaghband

Founder
Ampersand Health
Nader is founder and CEO of Ampersand Health, a social impact company that's developing the first scientifically-validated digital therapeutic for long term inflammatory conditions. Ampersand's primary objective is to improve the health and quality of life of patients with a range of conditions, including Crohn's, ulcerative colitis, arthritis, psoriasis and eczema. Ampersand works with leading clinicians, patient groups and industry to support collaborative, digitally driven self-management.


23 May

MA

Matthew Armstrong

Senior Manager - Pharmacy Contract and Project Development; Healthcare Public Affairs
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Dr Ian Arnott

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Western General Hospital
Ian trained in medicine at St.Andrews and Manchester University. He completed his postgraduate training in Gastroenterology in Edinburgh and UCLA, Los Angeles, USA. Ian is an accredited Specialist in gastroenterology. He has been a consultant at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh since 2003 and he is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Edinburgh.

Ian deals with a broad range of gastrointestinal disorders including inflammatory bowel disease, and other diarrhoeal conditions, gastrointestinal bleeding and upper GI cancer. Ian has an interest in endoscopic techniques including colonoscopy and video capsule endoscopy.

Ian has active interests in teaching and research, particularly in the cause and treatment of gastrointestinal inflammation. In addition to his clinical and academic interests he has a number of local and national roles in Gastroenterology, including:
  • Scottish representative, National IBD standards group
  • Secretary, MRCP(UK) speciality question group in Gastroenterology
  • Scottish Lead, RCP/BSG national audit of inflammatory bowel disease
  • BSG clinical trials group member
  • Physician advisor, National Association for Crohn's and colitis
  • Editorial board, IBD Monitor Journal
  • Medical Editor, NACC news, 2006-2007
  • Professional Lead, Gastroenterology, Western General Hospital

23 May

Liz Ashall-Payne

Chief Executive Officer and Founder
ORCHA
Passionate about the opportunities that technology and particularly apps offer to improve health and care efficiencies and outcomes, Liz founded ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Application in 2015, determined to present a way to offer much needed guidance to app developers to help raise app quality, as well as helping the public and professionals to confidently find and apply apps that could genuinely improve public, patient and organisational outcomes.

Initially a Speech and Language Therapist, Liz has almost 20 years NHS experience. She has successfully led innovative change and service transformation in complex health economies. She has led regional, national and European change programmes and networks to deliver transformational shift and has experience of working collaboratively with Public Sector, Industry and Academia.

Other roles include:
NHSE NIA Fellow
NHSE Coach Clinical Entrepreneur program
OCS Advisory Board member
BCS Associate Vice Chair for standards

23 May

Christopher Ashton

Co-ordinator
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust;

23 May

MB

Mike Bell

Chair
Croydon Health Services NHS
Mike is chair at Croydon Health Services NHS

23 May

Dr Victoria Betton

Managing Director
mHabitat - a trading arm of Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Victoria is founder and director of mHabitat - an NHS hosted organisation which supports people-centred digital innovation in health and care, and Co>Space North - a digital health and tech for good co-working and collaboration space. She is a qualified social worker and coach with over twenty year’s experience in local government, third sector and the NHS. She has Masters degrees in Women’s Studies, Social Work and a Diploma in Public Sector Relations. Her doctoral research was on the theme of mental health and online social networks. She is a member of the HIMSS UK Advisory Board and a trustee for Solace, a refugee and asylum seeker charity. She is co-author of Teen Mental Health in an Online World and you can find her blog atwww.codesigndigitalhealth.co.uk You can find her on Twitter @VictoriaBetton and herPets as Therapy dog Bibi on Instagram at bibithepatdog.

22 May

22 May

Rachel Binks

Nurse Consultant
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

22 May

Kenny Bloxham

Commercial Director
Healthcare Communications

23 May

Julie Bretland

Founder & CEO
Our Mobile Health
Julie Bretland founded Our Mobile Health, to improve quality and provide confidence in the digital health sector by assessing health apps for app developers and health care organisations. This builds on a background of developing, launching and managing innovative mobile services for many years for big corporates and start-ups across Europe and Africa.

She was an expert advisor on digital health at the London Health Commission and set up DigitalHealth.London on behalf of the on behalf of the 3 London Academic Health Science Networks, MedCity and the London Mayor. She sits on the EU mhealth working group and supports the UK National Information Board in the work of evaluating apps. Julie studied for her MBA at London Business School as a recipient of the prestigious Celia Atkin Advent scholarship.

She was a winner of the Deloitte’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Founders Award, and is a founding member of the GSM Association’s ‘Connected Women’ programme. Her input has been sought by a variety of academic researchers as well by the Royal Academy of Engineering white paper on Digital Futures and Academy of Medical Sciences white paper on digital health. She is a regular speaker on health innovation.

22 May

Aaron Brizell

Population Health Programme Manager
Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

22 May

Matt Buttery

Chief Executive
Triple P UK
With responsibilities for the dissemination of the Triple P – Positive Parenting Program® across the UK and Europe, Matt Buttery is a passionate advocate of parenting as a public health issue, and using evidence-based practice to help families and communities develop strong, healthy relationships and resilience.
Matt has held various senior roles in the voluntary, statutory and private sectors. He has influenced and implemented health and social care policy across government and held senior positions in charities and in the governance of non-departmental arm’s length bodies.

23 May

Paul Charnley

Director of IT and Information
Wirral University Teaching Hospital
Paul is Director of IT and Information looking after Systems, IT, Information, Information Governance and Health Records.

He has more than 35 years experience in health care informatics and a Masters in Technology Management. He has worked in senior roles at the National Programme for IT and Cheshire and Merseyside Strategic Health Authority. He also worked for Hamad Medical Corporation in Qatar for 5 years leading their strategic Informatics programme (2010-2015).

Paul has previously worked for Wirral before as the Director of Health Care Informatics and Wirral Health Informatics Service.
RC

Richard Corbridge

Director of Innovation
Boots UK

23 May

Dr Paula Cowan

Medical Director
NHS Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group
Having qualified in 1995 from the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Dr Cowan practised in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Anaesthesia within Ireland.

In 2001, she embarked on a career in Primary care and completed General Practice training through the Mersey Deanery. Dr Cowan has been a GP partner at the Eastham Group Practice since 2003.
Dr Cowan has been involved in Wirral CCG activity since 2010, as Executive Board member for Wirral Health Commissioning Consortium, and also as Urgent Care lead for Wirral Health Commissioning Consortium from 2012-2015.

She was an active Wirral LMC committee member and held the position of vice chair from 2007-2013. In April 2015 Dr Cowan was appointed to the role of Clinical Lead for Urgent Care at Wirral CCG which she held until November 2016.

This role involved leading on key projects, encouraging integrated working across partner organisations aiming to facilitate transformational change in the delivery of urgent care.

In November 2016, she was elected as Medical Director of Wirral CCG. Dr Cowan is also our nominated Caldicott Guardian.

Dr Scott Cunningham

Senior Research Fellow
School of Medicine, University of Dundee
Having qualified in 1995 from the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Dr Cowan practised in Internal Medicine, Critical Care, and Anaesthesia within Ireland.

In 2001, she embarked on a career in Primary care and completed General Practice training through the Mersey Deanery. Dr Cowan has been a GP partner at the Eastham Group Practice since 2003.
Dr Cowan has been involved in Wirral CCG activity since 2010, as Executive Board member for Wirral Health Commissioning Consortium, and also as Urgent Care lead for Wirral Health Commissioning Consortium from 2012-2015.

She was an active Wirral LMC committee member and held the position of vice chair from 2007-2013.

In April 2015 Dr Cowan was appointed to the role of Clinical Lead for Urgent Care at Wirral CCG which she held until November 2016.
This role involved leading on key projects, encouraging integrated working across partner organisations aiming to facilitate transformational change in the delivery of urgent care.

In November 2016, she was elected as Medical Director of Wirral CCG. Dr Cowan is also our nominated Caldicott Guardian.

23 May

SD

Said Dajani

Head of Digital
Diabetes UK

23 May

Dr Alisha Davies

Head of Research and Development
Public Health Wales
Alisha Davies is a Consultant in Public Health and joined Public Health Wales in April 2016 as Head of Research and Development.

Prior to joining PHW Alisha worked at the Nuffield Trust, a health policy and research think tank in England, on a number of high profile work programs including person based resource allocation (2011); informing the Department of Health’s strategy for integrated care (2012); reviewing quality ratings for the Secretary of State for Health (2013); and evaluations of new models of care (2014/5).

Alisha has also worked in public health roles in a primary care trust, local authority, and an acute trust. She holds two MSc’s (Demography and Health, and Medical Parasitology) and completed her PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine –investigating differences in the treatment and coronary heart disease outcomes across the four constituent countries of the UK.

23 May

BD

Bernice Dillon

Technical Adviser ( Evaluations)
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

22 May

Tara Donnelly

Chief Digital Officer
NHS England
Tara Donnelly is the interim Chief Digital Officer at NHS England.
She oversees a portfolio of citizen facing digital services, including the NHS website, NHS App and the development of digital services which meet people’s needs, target prevention and offer a personalised experience.

Tara is on secondment from her role as Chief Executive of the Health Innovation Network. She has led the Health Innovation Network for over three years and is also a non-executive director at the Nuffield Trust.

She has an extensive background in leadership roles within the NHS and the voluntary and community sector and has spent the past 18 years at board level. She has worked in the NHS for 30 years, with her first role being as a Ward Housekeeper when she was 18.

22 May

Mark Doughty

Senior Consultant, Leadership and Organisational Development
The King’s Fund
Mark is part of the leadership and organisational development team and he brings an in-depth knowledge and experience of developing patient and community leaders to the Fund.

His work focuses on supporting the development of new relationships between patients, communities, and health and care professionals by embedding collaborative and partnership working across the health and care system. He is currently the co-director of the Leading Collaboratively with Patients and Communities programme at the Fund.

Mark is co-founder and director of The Centre for Patient Leadership. He has designed a number of award-winning patient leader programmes and advised organisations, including NHS England, on patient leadership. He has consulted on and facilitated the development of organisational cultures that support new relationships (including collaborative and partnership working) between staff, patients and local communities. He also works as an executive coach supporting senior leaders with their personal and professional development.

23 May

Fran Draper

Engagement Lead and Senior Project Manager, Connecting Care Programme,
NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit
Fran is the Engagement Lead and a Senior Project Manager for 'Connecting Care’ – the innovative partnership & interoperability programme across Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire.

Using practical methods, our standards-based, digital sharing solutions between local health, mental health and social care organisations support better and safer care for individuals. Our portal and personal health record information delivers benefits to staff and individuals across our region.

Fran has varied experience across mental health, technology integration within health and social care and even TV and advertising. Her passion remains making sure that the individual is at the heart of care.

23 May

Mark Duman

Chief Patient Officer
MD Healthcare Consultants
Mark is a rare blend of clinician, management consultant and
patient advocate.He works with organisations to help them realise
the full benefit of their services and products, especially through
the often untapped potential of patients and the public.

At The King’s Fund, Mark promoted shared decision making, founded the Ask About Medicines campaign & authored ‘Producing Patient Information’. In the BBC he developed a range of behavioural change interventions to improve people’s health and lifestyle.

Following roles in publishing and telecoms, Mark moved into consulting with clients including Cancer Research UK, Care Quality Commission, Pfizer, NHS England and Microsoft.

In addition to various advisory and mentor roles, he is a Non-Executive Director of the Patient Information Forum, a Director at Intelesant working on Smarter Homes, Health & Care and an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Salford.

Mark is a NW Service Champion for Diabetes UK who lives happily married in Salford, England (despite being Scottish).

23 May

23 May

Terence Eden

Senior Technology Advisor
NHSX

22 May

Faye Edwards

Programme Manager (AF)
AHSN Network
Faye is the National Programme Manager for the Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Programme across the 15 Academic Health Science Networks, she oversees the AF programme across the three programme elements; Detect, Protect and Perfect. This includes the national roll out of AF detection devices, raising public awareness of AF, improving the quality of anticoagulation services and the spread and adoption of best practice in AF nationwide. Faye is a Podiatrist with several years of programme management experience across the NHS.

22 May

Prof Okan Ekinci

Chief Medical Officer
Roche Diagnostic Information Systems
Okan is the Chief Medical Officer in Roche DIS, an organization focused on decision support solutions, powered by aggregated data and advanced analytics, in support of Roche’s personalized healthcare (PHC) strategy. He brings along 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector, among which eight years of clinical practice in cardiology.

He worked previously at Siemens Healthineers, where he was most recently Global Head of the Healthcare Consulting business, a unit that offers data-driven, digitally-enabled transformation and clinical consulting services.

Prior to that, he established the Global Medical Office of Healthineers and served as its first CMO. He is an adjunct professor of medicine at University College Dublin Medical School, Ireland. Okan holds an MBA from the European School of Management and Technology, Berlin, Germany, and an MD from the University of Mainz, Germany. He studied Medicine in Turkey, Germany and the USA.

22 May

Sue Elliston

Directorate Manager of Centralised Outpatients and Administratio
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

23 May

KE

Kate Evans

Director and Senior Account Manager
d2 Digital By Design Ltd

23 May

CF

Christine Fawson

General Manager, Acute Services
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust

23 May

Deborah Fenney

Researcher
The King's Fund
Deborah works in the policy team. Before joining the Fund in 2018, Deborah worked for two years as a senior analyst at the Care Quality Commission (CQC). While at CQC she worked on various projects including reviews of health and social care systems in local authority areas and a review of how NHS trusts investigate deaths of patients.
Deborah has a PhD in sociology and social policy from the University of Leeds, which explored disabled people’s access to sustainable lifestyles.

23 May

Dr Alexander Finlayson

GP, Co-founder, Nye Health, and Doll Fellow, Green Templeton College
University of Oxford
Alexander is a co-founder of Nye, an early stage healthcare company with a big dream to build a health system which maximises welfare and an individual’s ability to flourish. He is also a practicing primary care physician and on the faculty at Oxford University.

He was previously a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard University where he studied System Biology and Genetics and was the Head of Research at the King’s Centre for Global Health. In 2008, Alexander started an award-winning health technology company which delivers health system capacity building in fragile states, with a particular focus on Somalia. Most recently MedicineAfrica and partners were awarded the first of UKAID’s flagship global Higher Education programme, Strategic Partnerships in Higher Education Innovation and Reform (SPHEIR). He likes to ski and play the bagpipes.

23 May

RF

Ronan Fox

Joint Children's Commissioner
NHS Barking and Dagenham CCG

23 May

James Freed

Chief Information Officer
Health Education England
James Freed is Chief Information Officer for Health Education England and is passionate about digital literacy and the professionalism of health informaticians across the health and care system.

He trained as a molecular biologist for several years before making the move to process redesign and IT. James worked in hospitals in South West London for the Cancer Services Collaborative. He cut his teeth on national IT implementation following a move to NHS Connecting for Health where he worked in pathology, order communications, and prevention, screening and surveillance.

James moved to the Health Protection Agency where he managed an operational Information Management department. He then became Head of Information Strategy at Public Health England.

22 May

Miss Tracey Gillies

Medical Director
NHS Lothian
Miss Gillies, who is a general surgeon, took up the Medical Director’s post on 1st February 2017. Tracey spent a significant part of her career at NHS Lothian, before joining NHS Forth Valley in 2014.

In her role as Medical Director, Tracey will be responsible for providing professional advice to the board and leadership to medical professionals, pharmacists, healthcare scientists and occupational health and safety staff across the Lothians.

She will also be the Lead Director for medical workforce planning and the education and training of doctors to secure high quality teaching and training in partnership with the University of Edinburgh Medical School and NHS Education Scotland.

Nicola Gill

Programme Director
NHS Digital
Nicola is the Programme Lead for Widening Digital Participation at NHS Digital.The programme was set up to ensure that digital health tools and services are accessible to everyone – especially vulnerable and excluded groups.She is particularly passionate about inclusive design and co-production and also works on projects to develop standards and embed these principles across the NHS.

Nicola has over 17 years’ experience working in the area of health and wellness and worked as a Product Manager at NHS.UK for 6 years leading on the design and delivery of their mental health products.She also worked at GDS on the development of the Government Digital Inclusion Strategy to support the government’s bid to ensure that the UK population is empowered to fully realise the benefits of digital technologies.

23 May

Dr Laura Goodwin

Senior Lecturer in the Epidemiology of Mental Health and Addiction
Department of Psychological Sciences, University of Liverpool
Dr Laura Goodwin is Lead for the Addiction Research Group at the University of Liverpool and is a Senior Lecturer in the Epidemiology of Mental Health and Addiction and a Visiting Lecturer at King’s College London. Laura has a PhD in Health Psychology and postdoctoral experience in Psychiatric Epidemiology. Interests include military health, links between physical and mental health, alcohol research, and life course epidemiology, with expertise in cohort studies, electronic healthcare records, and development of electronic interventions. Laura hasled a number of high impact studies around alcohol and mental health comorbidity, including a highly cited systematic review on the comorbidity of alcohol misuse and post-traumatic stress disorder. She has been funded by the ESRC for a data linkage study on the longer term consequences of alcohol misuse, by the MRC to develop an electronic alcohol app (InDEx) for veterans and by the Forces in Mind Trust for two projects around help seeking for alcohol problems in veterans and identifying the current mental health needs of veterans in the UK. Laura has published over 40 peer reviewed articles.

23 May

Ronen Gordon

Clinical Lead of AI
Deloitte MCS

Tarryn Gorre

CEO & Co-Founder
Kafoodle
Tarryn Gorre is the CEO and Co-Founder of Kafoodle, an award-winning food technology company providing innovative software solutions for the health and social care sector. Her belief is that when the right technology is introduced and embraced, it can streamline processes and simplify tasks, leading to increased efficiency and the improvement of health globally.

22 May

Prof Trish Greenhalgh

Professor of Primary Care Health Services
University of Oxford
Trish Greenhalgh is Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at the University of Oxford. She undertakes interdisciplinary and applied research at the interface between healthcare, management and social sciences. She currently holds a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award to study assisted living technologies and an NIHR Biomedical Research Centre award to build partnerships for innovation between NHS, policymakers, patients and the public, industry and academia. With Dr Victoria Betton’s team from mHabitat and Professor Harvey Maylor from the Saïd Business School, Oxford, she developed the NASSS-CAT tool for guiding and evaluating complex technology-supported change projects. For further details email Trish on trish.greenhalgh@phc.ox.ac.uk.


22 May

22 May

Johan Gustafsson

CEO/Co-Founder
Visiba Care
Johan Gustafsson has delivered exceptional technologies focused on improving lives for more than 15 years. Johan’s passion to provide patients with a positive healthcare experience through digital transformation, while complementing healthcare providers, has led to Visiba Care being recognised as a market leader in the Nordic region. Johan is now leading Visiba Care into global expansion as the need to support current healthcare providers becomes ever apparent.

22 May

The Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care
Department of Health and Social Care
Matt Hancock MP was appointed Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on 9 July 2018.

He was Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport from 8 January 2018 to 9 July 2018. He was previously Minister of State for Digital from July 2016 to January 2018.

Matt Hancock is the MP for West Suffolk, having been elected in the 2010 general election. From 2010 Matt served as a backbencher on the Public Accounts Committee and the Standards & Privileges Committee. Matt entered government in September 2012 and has served in a number of Ministerial Roles, including for skills and business, and as Paymaster General. He oversaw the expansion of apprenticeships, and championed the digital transformation of government.

From July 2016 he served at DCMS as Minister of State for Digital and was responsible for broadband, broadcasting, creative industries, cyber and the tech industry.

Before entering politics, Matt worked for his family business, as an economist at the Bank of England, and as Chief of Staff to the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer. He holds degrees from Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Matt is married to Martha and has three young children. He is the first MP in modern times to win a horse race, having raced to victory at the Newmarket July Course in August 2012.

He is an avid cricketer and plays for the Lords & Commons Cricket team. Matthew once played the most northerly game of cricket on record, and succumbed to frostbite en route to the Pole. He retains all his fingers

23 May

Dr Bu Hayee

Consultant Gastroenterologist & Clinical Lead
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Hayee is a Consultant Gastroenterologist and Physician at King's College Hospital. He is nationally accredited for bowel cancer screening colonoscopy and has specialist interests in inflammatory bowel disease and high quality endoscopy. Dr Hayee specialises in luminal gastroenterology and has a commitment to innovation and delivering the highest quality service with an emphasis on communication, clarity of information and thoughtfulness. Dr Hayee trained at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School graduating in 1999. He was awarded MRCP in 2002 and his PhD in 2010 in which he examined the role of innate immunity and neutrophil function in Crohn's disease. In 2011 he undertook a fellowship in Japan to study advanced endoscopic techniques. Bu Hayee puts patient-centred care, patient involvement and non-invasive testing at the core of his work to minimise health care costs and the burden on patients. He has co-created, together with Ampersand, MyIBD Care, a digital self-management platform for patients suffering from IBD.


23 May

Matthew Honeyman

Researcher
The King's Fund
As a researcher in the policy team, Matthew contributes to the Fund's research and analysis on a range of projects across health and social care policy and practice. His recent work has covered pressures in general practice and the integration of mental and physical health care.
Matthew has a special interest in the relationship between health care, public policy and digital technology, and writes about how new technology can be deployed in the health system. He is a member of the scientific committee for the Fund’s annual Digital Health and Care Congress.
Before joining the Fund, Matthew worked as a researcher and co-ordinator at the Innovation Unit, a social enterprise that works with public services to reshape the services they deliver. Matthew has also worked as an intern at University College London's Constitution Unit.
He holds a philosophy, politics and economics degree from Oxford University.

22 May

22 May

23 May

Dr James Houston

Co-founder
Dr Toolbox
James is currently a Trauma and Orthopaedic Registrar within South West London, and maintains a keen interest in the role modern technology can play in teaching and patient safety.
James originally graduated with a master's degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from Oxford University before going on to study medicine at St George's, University of London.

James Houston is a co-founder of Dr Toolbox. The project’s aim is to improve both patient safety and junior doctor’s working efficiency, by retaining local knowledge through the use of an innovative online and app based induction system. James set-up Dr Toolbox with Dr Will Barker in 2012 when they were both Foundation Doctors, after being frustrated by the time wasted when trying to find out how to perform common tasks in hospital.


22 May

Emma James

Teletraige Nurse
Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust

22 May

Robert Johnstone

International Alliance of Patients Organisations (IAPO)
Board Member, European Patients Forum (EPF)
Robert was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis at three years old. Initially he felt he was very much a passive recipient of health care, but while at university in the 70s, he began to take more responsibility for his life, and is now an active self-manager.

His health has not allowed him to enter a full or part-time conventional career, but since the early 90s, he has been actively involved in a voluntary capacity, as a representative and campaigner on behalf of disabled people and those with chronic health needs.

Robert is part of numerous groups and on a local, regional and national level supporting co-production and patient advocacy. He is also active in National Voices as a member of their Long-Term Conditions Group and is board member of the European Patients Forum (EPF) and the International Alliance of Patients Organisations (IAPO).

Robert was also involved in the early set-up work for the Coalition for Collaborative Care (C4CC) and is passionate about bringing the patient’s voice back into the process, to make healthcare a warm human experience and improving cost effective care.

22 May

22 May

23 May

Dr Indra Joshi

Digital Health and AI Clinical Lead
NHS England
Dr Indra Joshi is the Clinical Lead for NHS England’s Empower the Person Portfolio overseeing the national citizen facing digital initiatives within the NHS with a focus on evidence, data, digital health standards and policy for AI.

Indra has a unique portfolio with experience stretching across policy, governance, digital health and marketing, national project strategy and implementation; whilst remaining true to her professional training as an emergency medic.

She is the Clinical Director of One HealthTech – a network which campaigns for the need and importance of better inclusion of all backgrounds, skillsets and disciplines in health technology.

Alongside she is a Vice Chair for the British Computer Society (Health), an international speaker and consultant on digital health, an expedition medic, and most importantly a mum to two wonderful little munchkins

22 May

22 May

Dr Alan Karthikesalingam

Senior Clinician Scientist
Google DeepMind Health
Alan Karthikesalingam is a Senior Clinician Scientist at DeepMind, leading the translation between our health research and Streams teams.

After studying medicine at the University of Cambridge, Alan trained in vascular and endovascular surgery in London, Lille and New York. At St George’s University of London, he completed his PhD and led a successful research group investigating neural networks for medical imaging, new approaches to randomised trials, and the use of routine data to understand care.

Alongside clinical practice, he published over 125 peer-reviewed papers, including award-winning first-author studies in the Lancet and the New England Journal of Medicine.

Prior to joining DeepMind, he co-launched an app still in use across the London Ambulance Service in a study of vascular emergency triage.

22 May

Dr Mustafa Khanbhai

Clinical Research Fellow
Centre for Health Policy, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London and St Mary's Hospital, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Mustafa Khanbhai is a General Surgery Registrar, Clinical Research Fellow and PhD candidate at Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London and Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. The focus of his PhD aims to integrate patient feedback narratives using natural language processing and machine learning techniques in order to identify areas requiring improvement in real-time. This work has received the 2019 BMJ Award for Digital Innovation and its currently being trialled in other healthcare settings and hospitals.

22 May

Wendy Lane

Consultancy Services Director
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Wendy is Consultancy Services Director at Arden & GEM. She established and leads our multi-award winning redesign and transformational team that deliver change support for commissioners, providers and NHS England. Her role focusses specifically on designing, delivering and embedding change to care models, working practices, health and care systems and cultures.

With a passion for digitally enabled care, Wendy and her team have worked closely with the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) sites to evaluate and share learning across the network.

Wendy has over 25 years’ experience in the health service, where she has had senior roles in both acute providers and commissioning organisations. She has extensive experience of delivering change in health and care services with a particular emphasis on integration, provider service reconfiguration and digital transformation. Wendy is currently leading STP transformation programmes for stroke and maternity services.

23 May

Peter Lock

Director
Deloitte MCS Limited
Peter trained in economics and health economics at Durham University and the University of York respectively.

Peter has 18 years’ consulting experience working across the NHS focusing on the delivering operational improvement projects, providing strategic advisory services and technology solutions.

Peter leads Deloitte’s health practice in Scotland as well as the firms Health Automation practice across the UK. His specific interest is to help the NHS take advantage of the latest advances in Robotic and Cognitive Automation (RCA) technologies to deliver improvements in patient care.

23 May

Dr Dafydd Loughran

CEO. Surgical Consent
Surgical Consent
Dafydd Loughran, 28, a fluent Welsh speaker from Carmarthen, moved to Cardiff when he began studying medicine at Cardiff University, and has never looked back since. He chose to train in Wales due to its supportive and innovative training culture, the friendly working environment, and the broad range of adventure opportunities right on the doorstep.

Dafydd is currently undertaking a Clinical Leadership Training Fellowship (WCLTF) with the Aneurin Bevan Continuous Improvement (ABCi) Hub – one example of the innovative training opportunities offered by the Wales Deanery. As part of this programme, Dafydd is undergoing training and gaining hands-on experience in clinical leadership and management, helping to develop ground-breaking initiatives that can improve healthcare and training in Wales.

Outside of work, Dafydd enjoys playing tennis in the local David Lloyd Club, and exploring scenic runs around Castell Coch and Roath Park.

Charles Lowe

Managing Director
Digital Health and Care Alliance (DHACA)
Charles is Managing Director at Digital Health and Care Alliance, and additionally assists NetScientific plc in improving the predictive ability of telehealth.
Following an early financial career, Charles was at the centre of BT’s collaboration with the UK Government to deliver UKonline and other path-breaking public uses of the Internet. He has also run a programme for the London Borough of Newham’s Social Services Departments, where he established a large telecare programme with some 3000 users.
In 2007 Charles won Department of Health ‘Whole System Demonstrator’ funding for the London borough of Newham to include telehealth. Charles’s telecare work won a 2008 NHS London Health and Social Care Innovation Award.

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Dr David Lowe

Consultant Emergency Medicine
Emergency Department, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
David is a Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Co Director of EmQuire the QEUH ED Research Group. He leads a portfolio of projects centred on unscheduled care and specifically data, devices and decisions within this space.

Collaborations include Glasgow, Strathclyde University, Glasgow School of Art, private and third sector, seeking to create innovative solutions that can create impactful and sustainable change. His research focuses on decision-making within acute care and the interface between data, the clinician and the patient.

As the clinical lead for a SBRI data visualisation challenge, he is developing novel app based solutions with a number of commercial companies to support and enhance clinical decision-making.

23 May

David Maguire

Senior Analyst
The King's Fund
David Maguire is a senior analyst in the policy team and is responsible for the analysis of quantitative data, using a range of methods, across topics including workforce, primary care, inequalities, productivity and social care.
Before joining the Fund, David worked at the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust in Northern Ireland where he supported managers to make their services more financially sustainable. He has an MA in health economics from the University of York and previous experience in the commissioning sector in Northern Ireland.

22 May

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Bharti Mistry

Programme Manager
Central Sussex and East Surrey Alliance (North)

22 May

Ben Moody

Head of Health and Social Care
techUK
Ben leads techUK's work on Health and Social Care, managing a team that works closely with stakeholders including DHSC, NHS England, NHS Digital, NICE and Local Government.

Ben began his career in Accenture’s Public Sector practice, where he worked on transformation projects with a number of Government departments. He then worked for a Member of Parliament and in Senior Policy and Public Affairs roles in the Health Charity sector.

He has a degree in Economics from the University of Leeds and Queen’s University (Ontario, Canada) and a Masters degree in International Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (London).

22 May

Parker Moss

Entrepreneur in Residence, Health Technology
F-Prime Capital and Eight Roads
Parker is a technology strategist who has held executive roles in the healthcare and the telecom industry. Parker is the current Health Technology Entrepreneur in Residence at two Fidelity backed funds, F-Prime (Biotech & Therapeutics Fund) and Eight Roads (Tech Fund) where he focusses on Series A&B Health Technology Venture opportunities in Europe & Israel. Parker’s specific area of investment focus is Genomics & Informatics – looking for companies that will accelerate the translation of molecular insights in cancer and rare disease into the clinic.

Parker’s NHS experience includes Head of Digital Strategy & Transformation at Europe’s premier Children Hospital, Great Ormond Street, and Chief Technology Officer at Virgin Care. Parker was motived to join the health sector after his 4-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer in 2012.

Before 2012, Parker was an executive in the telecom sector: Roles include Vice President for Strategy & Marketing for Alcatel Lucent’s global wireless & IP divisions; Prime Minister’s Strategy unit on telco policy; Head of Strategy for the GSMA; Telecom Equity Research at Sanford Bernstein.

Parker has a degree in Physics and Philosophy from Durham and
lives in London with his wife and two daughters. His main passion outside of work is classical music.

22 May

Richard Murray

Chief Executive
The King's Fund
Richard was appointed as Chief Executive of The King's Fund in January 2019, after five years as the Director of Policy.

Before joining the Fund in January 2014, Richard was chief analyst at NHS England and had held a number of roles at the Department of Health, including senior economic adviser, director of strategy, director of financial planning and chief analyst, and director of finance, quality, strategy and analysis.

Richard initially trained as an economist and spent five years in academia before joining the Department of Health as an economic adviser. Following this he spent four years as a health care specialist at McKinsey & Co.

22 May

23 May

Rashmi Narayana

Head of Clinical and Regulatory Affairs
Medopad

23 May

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Jacqui Nettleton

Head of Community Services
Central Sussex and East Surrey Alliance (North)

22 May

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Nigel Newman

Digital Healthcare Programme
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Peter Nuckley

Delivery Manager
Good Things Foundation
Peter's role at Good Things Foundation centres around stakeholder management and embedding Agile processes for the NHS Widening Digital Participation project.

Peter enjoys building relationships and showing other ways of working - making sure that the end user is at the heart of everything that is done.

23 May

Ade Odunlade

Divisional Director
Central & North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Ade Odunlade has been the Divisional Director of Jameson at Central and North West London NHS Trust since September 2018.

He was previously the Associate Director of Operations for Acute Services at Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust.
Ade is a mental health professional experienced in clinical leadership, transformation, workforce development and learning and development.

He has a wide range of qualifications in Mental Health, Medical Sociology, Therapy, Medication Management, Medical Law, Business Administration and Healthcare Leadership.

Shabira Papain

Deputy CEO and COO
Best Beginnings
Shabira is a global citizen, born in Portugal, raised in Australia and currently bringing her own children up in London. Shabira has a Master’s degree in Health Psychology and her background combines both education and health.

She has taught social justice modules at Murdoch University working with students to explore issues of discrimination, power and identity.
Her career in health began in 2003 leading a community health intervention focused on increasing self-management and self-care behaviours.

She became increasingly aware that the voluntary sector plays a pivotal role in supporting the health system to be reflexive and adaptive. Passionate about maternity and mental health, Shabira has designed and implemented several coproduction health projects that have been sighted in NICE good practice guidelines.

She has supported and led the development of several user-led mental health networks promoting agency and subsidiarity of communities of people with long and enduring mental ill health. Shabira is a passionate community development practitioner and a champion of social action.

23 May

Dr Gareth Parkes

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Barts Health NHS Trust
Dr Gareth Parkes is a consultant gastroenterologist at Barts Health NHS Trust. He graduated from the University of London in 2000 and entered the specialist register for both gastroenterology and general (internal) medicine in December 2013.

Gareth has been involved in research in a number of areas including Crohn’s Disease, the effects of smoking on inflammatory bowel disease and the use of probiotics and prebiotics.

Helen Parrott

Associate Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust
Helen Parrott has been working in the NHS for over 16 years as a Physiotherapist. Her career at the Royal Brompton, specialising in the management of adults with cystic fibrosis, has seen her advance her clinical practice and make impacts on service delivery through her drive for quality improvement and innovative thinking.

Helen now holds the position of Associate Director of Rehabilitation and Therapies. Helen is passionate about challenging the status quo and continually improving services to meet the needs of the patients they serve.

23 May

Kelly Pierce

Consultant Midwife in Public Health
West Sussex County Council

23 May

Eva Psychrani

Engagement Lead
Healthwatch Central West London
Eva works across Hammersmith and Fulham as the Engagement Lead.
Her role involves listening to people’s experiences of using heath or social care services in the Borough and ensuring that their voice can influence key decision makers.

She comes from a mixed background with skills in community organising and group facilitation, and strongly believes that people should be actively and collectively involved in the design and delivery of the services they receive.

If you live or work in Hammersmith & Fulham, get in touch.

22 May

Dr Ayesha Rahim

Chief Clinical Information Officer
Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
Ayesha Rahim is a perinatal psychiatrist and CCIO in Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust. She is interested in Quality Improvement, clinical leadership, and data literacy to inform service development and delivery. She is currently overseeing the roll out of a major transformation project in her organisation in the form of a replacement Electronic Patient Record. 

22 May

Professor Shanaya Rathod

Consultant Psychiatrist & Director of Research
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Shanaya Rathod is a Consultant Psychiatrist, Director of Research with Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. and visiting Professor at the Faculty of Science, University of Portsmouth.

She is the Mental Health Clinical Lead for Wessex Clinical Research Network and Academic Health Sciences Network. She has been a Fellow of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (2010 – 2013).

Dr Rathod specialized as a Psychiatrist in Wessex, gaining full membership of the Royal College Of Psychiatrists and accreditation with the GMC as a specialist in adult and old age psychiatry.

She completed a Doctorate in Medicine from the University of Southampton and a Masters in Leadership from the University of Birmingham and NHS Leadership Academy.

Over the years she has mastered specialist skills in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of common and severe enduring mental health conditions. She has expertise in supporting people through stressful times, through developing their resilience and coaching them towards recovery.

She aims to provide a high quality personalized and friendly service where a patient’s experience, choice, and needs come first. She understands the needs of carers and does her best to provide family friendly services.

23 May

Professor Julia Riley

Clinical Lead
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Julia Riley is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at The Royal Marsden and the Royal Brompton Hospital, Visiting Professor of Palliative Medicine & End of Life Care, Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College, London. She is clinical lead for Coordinate My Care.

She is also:
  • Member of the RM Partners Palliative care Group
  • Trustee of St John & Elizabeth’s Hospital and Hospice

Professor Riley has two main research interests. The first is in the inter-individual variation in patients’ response to opioids. The second is the development of models of end-of-life care that involve a seamless transition between the acute and the community sector, improve quality of life, decrease the number of unnecessary hospital admissions and increase the number of patients being cared for and dying in their preferred place.

Professor Riley is also committed to the development of individualised urgent care plans for people with chronic health care conditions and/or life-limiting illnesses in order that they might express their wishes and preferences for how and where they are treated and cared for.

22 May

Dr Hejko Schlesinger

GP, Bra Liv nära
Digital Primary Care Practice, Sweden
Hejko is a practicing GP with over 20 years of experience of providing care to patients within the public healthcare industry.

Since 2017 he has worked for the digital primary care practice Bra Liv nära in the Region Jönköping. Since then he has performed over 2 000 digital consultations.

22 May

Alyson Scurfield

Chief Executive
TSA
Alyson is a proven entrepreneurial, visionary leader of service transformation, service delivery and business development in Telecare, Telehealth, Community Alarms, Support and Care, Customer Service and Housing Management. Her career within Telecare commenced in 2002, she has held both operational and strategic positions within the Telecare Industry and is currently Chief Executive for the Telecare Services Association (TSA). She leads strategic development, implementation and risk management of the Associations aspirational vision to growth the Industry at scale and improve lives nationally.
Alyson has led transformational programmes to achieve integration of health, housing and social care to transform individuals lives enabled through technology including the on-going development of a whole-system, whole-concept for prevention approach in the North East of England.

23 May

Sara Shaikh

Commissioning Manager Unplanned Care
Wirral Health and Care Commissioning (Wirral Council & Wirral CCG)

22 May

Keith Shrahan

Principle Clinical Lead, Social Care Programme
NHS Digital
Working for NHS Digital, Keith is a registered Social Worker and is the Principle Clinical Lead in the Social Care Programme.Keith has experience working in community, hospital, mental health and primary care settings.

In his career, he has also created, led and implemented award winning large-scale transfer of care projects between health and social care. One of these included joining up hospitals and local authorities in London; overcoming the cross-boundary issues.

He is currently taking forward a national project to help improve secure information sharing with social care providers. This has including instigating sector-led, Information Governance and Cyber Security Guidance and the offer of NHSmail for care providers. This work has been built on in May 19 with the new Digital Social Care website www.digitalsocialcare.co.uk which is run by care providers for care providers.

Keith was the first from Social Care to become a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics and in May 2018 was elected to the Faculty's Council.

Keith is a longstanding member of the Professional Records Standards Body (PRSB) representing social care. In this role Keith has been highlighting the benefits of ‘About Me’ information, which has influenced the PRSB ‘Digital Care and Support Standard’ and the draft PRSB core data set for Local Health and Social Care Records. In April 19, Keith presented to the PRSB Advisory group on this topic alongside a carer of a young man with severe learning disabilities.

22 May

Madeleine Starr MBE

Director of Business Development and Innovation
Carers UK
Madeleine leads on business development and innovation, with responsibility for training and consultancy, technology and the Employers for Carers membership forum. She ensures that our income-generating activities meet our charitable objectives, helping to improve carers lives while ensuring that the organisation is sustainable in the future.

23 May

23 May

Mr Edward St John

Chief Medical Officer
Concentric

22 May

Neil Tester

Deputy Director
Healthwatch England
Neil has led our policy, communications and external affairs work since 2015 and became Deputy Director in April 2017. He has a focus on developing how we maximise our impact and show the difference it makes to health and social care services when people talk to their local Healthwatch.

Neil started out in journalism on The House Magazine and The Parliamentary Monitor before moving into communications, marketing, policy, strategy, public affairs and network development in a range of leadership roles in membership organisations including the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, in federated charities such as Girlguiding UK and Relate, and in the public sector.

23 May

Nik Thoren

Programme Manager (BECCA)
Breast Cancer Care

23 May

Geoff Twist

Managing Director UK & Ireland and Head of Management Centre European Agents
Roche Diagnostics
With a career in the pharmaceutical and medical diagnostic and device industry spanning more than 20 years, Geoff Twist has not only developed substantial global experience of diverse healthcare environments, but also a real passion for the science and technology that creates medical value for patients and those healthcare professionals who interact with them every day.

Having worked all over the world in a variety of commercial roles with increasing responsibilities, Geoff describes himself as ‘passionate about diagnostics’ driven by a keen interest in emerging technologies and scientific discovery.

His education consisted of a broad finance, economics and company law degree with his BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance.He continued with his professional development and become a Chartered Management Accountant with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (C.I.M.A) in 1996.

Geoff started his career as a finance profession working across different industrial settings prior to joining Roche in 1996. Since then, he has been a leader in both the Pharmaceutical and Diagnostics fields and has enjoyed the diversity that comes from living and working in different countries and healthcare markets.

These country experiences include the east coast of USA, Switzerland, UK, Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands and most recently the west coast of the USA where he held the position of Chief Commercial Officer, Roche Sequencing Solutions prior to taking up the position of Managing Director, Roche Diagnostics UK & Ireland and Head of Management Centre European Agents (Israel, Cyprus, Malta and Iceland in October this year.

Geoff is a passionate leader who has built up significant knowledge and experience of the healthcare industry.He is committed to ‘the value of Diagnostics’ and the ‘power of knowing’ it can bring to healthcare professionals, patients and their loved ones

22 May

Jackie van Dael

PhD Researcher
NIHR Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC), Imperial College
Jackie van Dael is a Research Postgraduate at the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (NIHR Imperial PSTRC). Her research examines healthcare complaints processes in secondary care, and works towards improving organisational listening to patient complaints.

Jackie developed her interest in patient voice during her previous role as a researcher at the Psychology and Behavioural Sciences department at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) where she helped to develop service-user based methodologies for organisational learning.

Jackie holds an MSc in Social and Cultural Psychology (LSE) and a double undergraduate degree in Social and Clinical Psychology (Universiteit van Amsterdam).

22 May

John Vesey

Business Manager – Health and Wellbeing
Satellite Application Catapult

23 May

Tony Ward

Dietitian
Salford Royal Foundation Trust and Kafoodle
Tony has been a dietitian for 13 years, working in many different areas including elderly care, mental health, gastroenterology, diabetes, and patients with head and neck trauma.

Both a registered dietitian in the UK and USA, Tony has had extensive experience within hospitals and more recently, as a Band 7 dietitian, has been leading a team of dietitians in the community for the Salford Royal Foundation Trust.

Kate Warriner

Chief Digital and Information Officer
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

23 May

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Stephen Watkins

Director of Pharmacy Items
Boots

23 May

Dr Alan Whitelaw

Clinical Director, Emergency Medicine
Emergency Department, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow
Graduating from the University of Glasgow in 1998, winner of the Alison Gourdie Memorial Medal in 2009, Alan has been a consultant in Emergency Medicine since 2009 and has worked in the ED of QEUH since its opening in 2015.

As Clinical Director for Emergency Medicine, Alan has a passion for driving excellence in patient care through Quality Improvement, Innovation, Research and Education. Alan has a particular interest in Innovation in the Emergency Department with a focus around medical neo-tech. Currently the centre of his attention is the development of the Scottish Trauma Network backed trauma app, and a project linking patient experience feedback with improvements in the ED. A modern iconoclast with a drive to improve patient experiences and outcomes.

23 May

Prof Tom Wilkinson

Consultant in Respiratory Medicine
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Professor Tom Wilkinson is Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Honorary NHS Consultant Physician within Medicine at the University of Southampton.

Professor Tom Wilkinson was appointed as Consultant and Senior Lecturer to a joint post held between the Respiratory and Nutrition BRUs and allied to the faculty of medicine in July 2010. He was subsequently awarded a HEFCE New Blood Senior Lectureship on the basis of his track record of clinically focused research in COPD and respiratory infection having been recognised as European COPD researcher of the year prior to his move from UCL. Since his appointment in Southampton Dr Wilkinson has raised over £7m for COPD and infection research.

Professor Wilkinson’s work focuses on understanding the mechanisms which contribute to the vulnerability to and impact of respiratory infections in patients with chronic lung disease. He is co-lead of the Southampton COPD group and is establishing a cohort of deeply phenotyped patients with COPD to determine the mechanisms driving exacerbations of this disease.

Close collaborations in Southampton, London and Oxford have been established to uncover the interaction between nutritional status, immune responses and infection. He has contributed to the establishment of unique ex-vivo and in vivo infection challenge models and is clinical lead on the EVITA programme (ex-vivo models of infection and therapeutics in airways disease) which has established a translational pathway for novel therapies from simple cell systems to complex human viral challenge models.

Tom was appointed to the role of Associate Director of Innovation and Enterprise for the faculty of Medicine and has a lead role in fostering major collaborations between industrial partners and the faculty.

23 May

Helen Williams

Clinical Advisor( AF)
AHSN Network
Helen is a consultant pharmacist and clinical associate for cardiovascular disease at NHS Southwark Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). She serves as a cardiovascular clinical lead at NHS Lambeth CCG.

She works for a number of NHS organisations across the South London sector in developing and implementing local CV prescribing guidance across 11 PCTs and 10 acute Trusts; assisting in service redesign to maximise patient outcomes; supporting pharmacist CV led clinics in primary and secondary care; promoting high quality and cost effective prescribing for cardiac and stroke patients across South London; and managing the entry of new CV drugs across the health economy.
Helen holds the position of clinical director at Health Innovation Network, the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for South London, and serve as a clinical adviser for the national AF programme for the AHSNs.

22 May

Dr Jamie Wilson

Founder and CEO
Hometouch
Dr Jamie Wilson is hometouch’s founder and Chief Medical Officer. Jamie’s creation of hometouch was inspired by his work as a dementia psychiatrist in the NHS, and he has written about healthcare issues in The Times and the Evening Standard.

Jamie has a MBBS from the University of Leeds and has spent a decade in the NHS, working as a Psychiatric Registrar and Memory Specialist at Imperial College Hospital.
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Dr Harry Wyatt

GP Trainee
The King's Fund

23 May

Naeem Younis

Director
Strasys
Naeem is the Founder and Managing Director of Strasys. He has over 20 years of experience working with leadership teams across both the public and private sectors.

As a trusted advisor to boards he helps clients to discover the art of the possible, solve complex business challenges, improve business performance and make better decisions.

At Strasys, Naeem is focused on pushing the boundaries in combining leading research, rigorous thinking, new technologies and behavioural science to help organisations to reimagine their products and businesses, and establish the organisational behaviours to succeed.

As well as growing Strasys, he is a passionate promoter of curiosity and making Strasys the very best place to work and innovate.
Prior to Strasys, Naeem has worked at Arthur Andersen, Barclays, Accenture and The Berkeley Partnership.

23 May

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Intisar Abdul-Kader

Patient and Public Involvement Coordinator
The Tavistock and Portman NHS FT
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Simon Adams

Associate Director IM&T
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital FT
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Aamir Ahmad

Non Executive Director
East London FT
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Manzoor Ahmed

Patient Leader
Royal Berkshire FT
MA

Manisha Ahya

Representative
Like minded
DA

Dr Gizdem Akdur

Teaching Fellow in Digital Economy and Society
King's College London
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Duncan Allen

Sales Manager
InterSystems
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Nuno Almeida

Chief Executive Officer
Nourish Care
DA

Dr Michael Anderson

GP/Research Officer
London School of Economics
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Trevor Arnold

Regional Director Partnerships
Siemens Healthineers
IA

Ian Arnott

Consultant Gastroenterologist
Western General Hospital
SA

Shivam Arora

Digital and Web manager
NRAS
LA

Liz  Ashall-Payne 

Chief Executive Officer and Founder 
ORCHA
EA

Elly Aylwin-Foster

Writer and researcher
Patient
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Oli Bailey

Assistant Director
NEL
RB

Richard Ballerand

Governor
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS FT
RB

Robin Barclay

Implementation EMEA & LATAM DIS
Roche
CB

Carla Bartlett

Head of SLT
Cygnet Healthcare LTD
CB

Chantelle Bateman

Senior Project Officer
NHS Crawley CCG
EB

Elizabeth Beck

Account Director
Incisive Health
EB

Elizabeth Bedford

Communications Officer
Healthwatch CWL
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Lydia Benevicius

Fees and Income Manager
Care Quality Commission
EB

Erica Bennett

Senior Marketing Programmes Manager
InterSystems
PB

Paul Berney

CMO
Anthropos Digital Care
AB

Anastasia Berry

Policy Manager (Welfare and Technology)
MS Society
RB

Reeta Bhatiani

Head of Communications
Roche
SB

Samrina Bhatti

Chief Pharmaceutical Officer’s Clinical Fellow
Specialist Pharmacy Service
LB

Laura Bimpson

Senior Partnership Manager
NHS England
GB

Gary Birks

General Manager - UK & Ireland
Orion Health
PB

Polly Bishop

Head of Digital Strategy and Engagement
NHSx
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Zoe Blake

Chief Executive Officer
XenZone
KB

Kenny Bloxham

Commercial Director
Healthcare Communications
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Jeff Boateng

Director of Clinical Information
Camden And Islington NHS FT
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Henry Bodkin

Health and Science Correspondent
The Telegraph
LB

Lorraine Boggis

Therapy Lead
ACE
RB

Rachel Bowman

Provider Relations Manager
Current Health
RB

Rachel Box

Clinical Specialist Occupational Therapist
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT
EB

Emma Braithwaite

Market Development Manager
Abbott
AB

Alison Brattle

Marketing Programmes Manager
InterSystems
AB

Alison Brattle

Marketing Programmes Manager
InterSystems
SB

Sally Britnell

Lecturer
Auckland University Of Technology
IB

Iain Brogan

Chief Executive
Map My Health
KB

Katy Brooks

Senior Marketing Manager
Orion Health
CB

Cornelia Broqvist

Head of Marketing & Communications
Visiba Care
RB

Rob Brougham

UK Managing Director
Luscii
KB

Karen Broughton

Director of Strategy and Transformation
South West London Health and Care Partnership
CB

Cornelia Brune

Clinical Informatics Specialist
Alfred Health
MB

Maria Buckland

Consultant
Accenture
CB

Craig Buckley

Head of Research and Scientific Collaborations
Siemens Healthineers
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Jonathan Buckley

Marketing Executive
Orion Health
SB

Sven Bunn

Director of Whitechapel Development
Barts Health NHS trust
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Forrest Burgin

Systems Administrator
One Health Group Ltd
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Vincent Buscemi

Partner
Bevan Brittan LLP
MB

Matt Buttery

Chief Executive
Triple P UK
MC

Mark Cahalane

MHCS Programme Manager IT
Cardiff and Vale NHS FT
MC

Matt Carter

Senior Consultant
Mutual Ventures
FC

Faye Casey

PA to CEO
Triple P UK
RC

Ravi Chana

Head of Business Development
Roche Diagnostics
XC

Xin Chen

Industry Development Director
Huawei
WC

Wai Hing Chiu

Department Operation Manager
Hospital Authority
DC

Dr Cindy Chu

Consultant Geriatrician
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
GC

Gill Clayton

Programme Manager
The Health Foundation
MC

Mary-Louise Clews

Content Director
Journalist
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Olivia Clymer

Chief Executive Officer
Healthwatch Central West London
YC

Yossi Cohen

Physician Executive
InterSystems
DC

Dr Lucie Collinson

Public Health Specialty Registrar
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
LC

Laura Cook

Head of IT & Digital
NHS North East Essex CCG
PC

Paul Cook

Sales Manager
InterSystems
DC

Dr Nathan Cope

Digital Health Director
Otsuka
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Jane Coppard

Public Affairs Manager
Roche Diagnostics
JC

John Copps

Managing Consultant
Mutual Ventures
DC

Daria Cosentino

Senior Clinical Analyst
HCA Healthcare
MC

Mike Cosgrove

Business & Service Development Manager
City Health Care Partnership
GC

Graeme Crawford

Retired
Notting Hill Genesis
HC

Helen Crocker

UC

Ulrika Crossfield

Director of Consulting
Ideal Health
TC

Tim Cross

Director, Clinical Information & Analytics
HCA Healthcare
BC

Brendan Crowley

Doctor
360 Medical
LC

Lindsay Crozier

Marketing Manager
Care Sourcer
SC

Scott Cunningham

Senior Research Fellow
School of Medicine, University of Dundee
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Harry Daniels

Head of Partnerships
Lantum
JD

John Dart

CX Account Director
Oracle
RD

Rishi Das-Gupta

Chief Information Officer
Royal Brompton and Harfield NHS FT
JD

Julie Davidson

Head of Contract/Social Care Procurement
South Eastern HSC Trust
AD

Andrew Davies

Market Access Director
Association of British Healthcare Industries
JD

James Davis

Consultant
NEL
FD

Fiona Dawson

Associate Director
Mayden
JD

James de Bathe

Director of Partnerships & Market Development
Ieso Digital Health
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Sakina Dharas

Instructional Designer and Clinical Pharmacist
University College Hospitals NHS FT
PD

Pavan Dhariwal

Head of Applications Development
Cygnet Healthcare
GD

Garry Diack

Senior Lecturer
Manchester Metropolitan University
JD

John Dibb

Director / Founder
Priority Digital Health Ltd
AD

Andrew Dickenson

Regional Dental Dean
Health Education England
JD

James Dickson

Chief Executive Officer
Piota
DD

Dimitrios Doudesis

PhD Student
University of Edinburgh
AD

Athina Doyle

Programme Manager
KSS AHSN
AD

Adam Drage

GDE Clinical Manager
Mersey Care NHS FT
AD

Anne Dreyer

Digital Business Manager
Roche Diagnostics
DD

Denis Duignan

Head of Technology
Health Innovation Network
SD

Sara Dunn

MD
SDA Ltd/CuppaCare
FE

Faye Edwards

Programme Manager (AF)
AHSN Network
OE

Okan Ekinci

CMO
Roche Diagnostics
CE

Chris Elkin

Head of Healthcare
Piota
CE

Clive Elliott

Business Partner
Court Street Medical Practice
DE

Dan Evans

Director, UK Government Affairs
Abbott
ME

Malcolm Evans

Public Affairs Manager, Europe
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals Europe Ltd.
JF

Joe Farrington-Douglas

Head of Policy & External Affairs
Asthma UK
MF

Mark Filby

Information Systems Programme Manger
City Health Care Partnership
MF

Mark Filby

Information Systems Programme Manager
City Health Care Partnership CIC
KF

Kit Fitton

Director of Partnerships
Big Health / Sleepio
JF

Jane Fitzgerald

Lecturer in Health Informatics
University of Central Lancashire
JF

Jordanne Florio

Public Affairs Manager
Roche Products
SF

Simon Fogg

Senior Business Development Manager
Roche
PF

Paul Fradgley

Head of Marketing
NHS Arden & GEM CSU
JF

James Freed

Chief Information Officer 
Health Education England 
WF

Wai Man Fung

Advanced Practice Nurse
Hospital Authority
MG

Maria Gaganova

Diabetes Care Senior Market Manager
Roche
GG

Georgiana Ghetie-Doncu

Patient, Carer and Former Health Policy Student
London School of Economics
PG

Paul Giles

Director
Kinder Health
JG

Jora Gill 

Chief Digital Officer, SHL and Non-Executive Board Member 
CQC
JG

John Glynn

Market Access Manager
Roche Diagnostics
DG

Dr Martin Godfrey

GP
Lambeth CCG
DG

Dr Laura Goodwin