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The digital response to Covid-19 and beyond


Helen Olsen Bedford Publisher

Digital and data’s role in the response to Covid-19 and beyond will come under the spotlight at UKAuthority’s Digital Health and Social Care virtual conference later this month.

Set to take place over three 90-minute sessions, 11:00 to 12:30 on 24, 25 and 26 June, it will encompass the lessons from the sector’s response to the pandemic, look at success stories, some of the barriers that had to be overcome, and how this will inform the future deployment of technology within, across and between the health and social care sectors.

This covers initiatives within the NHS to provide better patient care, and in local authorities to coordinate the delivery of personalised social care that keeps vulnerable people safe and, when possible, independent.

Speakers include representatives from NHSX, Socitm, the Welsh Government, NHS trusts and local authorities, providing a range of experiences and insights to inform future digital and data initiatives in the sector:

  • Sam Smith, President – Socitm, Head of Digital and IT for 3C Shared Services. Strategic IT Lead – Cambridgeshire County and Peterborough City Councils
  • Dawn Monaghan, Head of IG Policy, NHSX
  • Rob Harder, CTO, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
  • Andrew Puddephatt, head of public sector, Nutanix
  • Steven Pollard, Head of Information and Business Intelligence, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Tom Wright, Head of Digital Engagement, NDL
  • Sarah Douglas, Project Manager, Durham County Council
  • Catherine McShane, Project Manager – Digital Care Homes, County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tony Bracey, Head of Programmes, Welsh Government
  • Richard Duffield, Senior Consultant, GeoPlace
  • Tom Knight, Director, Affinity Works

The event is free to attend and is accredited for five hours continuous professional development for public sector delegates. This provides a great learning opportunity for professionals in health and social care, and can be accessed from any location.

Book your tickets now to join us online for Digital Health & Social Care


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