Midlands Digital Health and Care Week

12 October 2020 Webinar

From October 12, 2020 08:30 until October 16, 2020 13:30

Midlands Digital Health and Care Week will be brought to you by the West Midlands and East Midlands Academic Health Science Networks (AHSN). This series of short, virtual sessions will take place over the week of 12-16 October with an aim to share strategy information and in-depth insights and learnings from digital health and care projects from across the Midlands region.

These sessions are open to NHS, Social Care, Government and Local Authority colleagues, therefore only bookings with a relevant email address will be accepted. 

Click the links below to register your place on the sessions you are interested in. If you are unable to attend on the day, please register and you will receive a recording following the session.

Sessions will include case studies and speakers from a range of health and care organisations using examples of their digital projects, the individual session pages will be updated once speakers and topics are confirmed.


Monday 12 October 2020

Building digital foundations

Time: 8:30am – 9:15am

Join this session to hear about barriers and enablers to digital innovation in the NHS and how the system can develop approaches that increase the chances of digital success, for example utilising cloud services.

Speaker:
 
  • Andy Callow, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Using digital to deliver services at scale

Time: 12.30 – 1.30pm

This session will highlight the digital and technology enablers that can support the NHS and social care to deliver services at scale.

Join us to hear how next-generation infrastructure, robotic process automation, and understanding and building people’s digital capability has supported the delivery of health and care services across the region.

Speakers (not listed in presentation order): 

  • Darren Dovey, Configuration Manager, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - Robotic Process Automation (back office and clinical admin processes)
  • Ian Roddis, Deputy Chief Digital and Information Officer, Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trus- Robotic Process Automation (Centre of Excellence)
  • Rosie Atkin, Project Implementation Manager, Connected Nottinghamshire - Nottinghamshire Digital and Social Inclusion Project
  • Sam Johnson, Apprentice, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and University Warwick and Ellen Hughes, Digital Health Innovation Manager, West Midlands AHSN - Healthcare Science Apprenticeships

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Tuesday 13 October 2020

Providing care at a distance using digital tools (part 1)

Time: 12.30 – 1.30pm

This session will demonstrate the value that technology can bring for health and care professionals, enabling them to maintain connections with services and the people they care for.

Join us to hear how digital services that support communication between people and health and care services have been developed and implemented. Examples include remote monitoring and digital questionnaires, as well as using consumer digital services to stay connected to people.

Speakers (not listed in presentation order): 

  • Speaker TBC, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - Electronic Pre-operative Assessments
  • Dr Ananth Sivanandan, Specialist Registrar in Clinical Oncology and Daniel Wardle-Millar, Digital Services Project Manager, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust - My Online Care – digital outpatient programme
  • Ron Daley, Alex Rowley and Paul Beaney - Alexa Echo for GP practices
  • Dr Yazdan. Zargham, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust - Facebook portals and pages for GP practices

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Wednesday 14 October 2020 

Using digital to connect care homes

Time: 8:30am – 9:15am

This session will cover the national digital care homes agenda and how this is applied regionally and will look at the use of 5G to connect care homes to the wider health and care landscape.

Speakers: 

  • Mike Emery, SRO for Digital Care Homes
  • Further speakers TBC

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Exploring digital technology in care homes

Time: 12.30 – 1.45pm

This session considers the role of technology in supporting the management of care home residents and patients in the community. This session will showcase the experiences of deploying and using contact-free examination and telehealth solutions in care homes at scale. In addition, there will be a section focused on digital literacy and supporting the digital capability of care professionals.

Speakers (not listed in presentation order): 

  • Theo Jarratt, County Manager – Quality & Information, Lincolnshire County Council - Deploying WHZAN Telehealth solution in Lincolnshire
  • Jane Scarborough, Project and Change Manager (Assistive Technologies), Connected Nottinghamshire - Nottinghamshire GP Vital Signs Monitoring project
  • Mark Nicholas, Chief Social Worker, NHS Digital and Health Education England
  • Speaker TBC - Facebook in care homes portal

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Thursday 15 October 2020 

Providing care at a distance using digital tools (part 2)

Time: 12.30 – 1.30pm

This session will demonstrate the value that technology can bring for health and care professionals, enabling them to maintain connections with services and the people they care for.

Building on Tuesday’s session of the same title, join us to hear further examples of how digital services that support communication between people and health and care services have been developed and implemented.

Speakers (not listed in presentation order): 

  • Saadia Shafeeq-Uddin, Digital Innovations Hub Delivery Manager, Leicestershire Health Informatics Service - Photo sharing app for clinicians
  • Ian Roddis, Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Virtual Visiting
  • Ben Rogers, Consultant Clinical Psychologist/Trust Lead for Psychological Interventions, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust - Bestie – online mental health and wellbeing resource and app
  • Jayne Birch-Jones, Change Management Lead for Assistive Technologies and Programme Manager for Patient Facing Digital Services, Connected Nottinghamshire - Using PKB personal health records to support workload during COVID-19
  • Speaker TBC - Digital Stethoscopes

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Friday 16 October 2020

Digital transformation – the golden thread of the new world

Time: 8:30am – 9:15am

Join this session to hear key updates from the NHS England Midlands region Digital Transformation Team on sustaining and embedding the changes made through the new ways of working brought about by COVID-19.

Speakers: 

  • Midlands Region Digital Transformation Team

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Empowering care professionals through data sharing

Time: 12.30 – 1.30pm

This session will showcase how the effective sharing and visualisation of data can support care across different health and care settings.

Join us to hear how effective visualisation of data is helping to both predict health and social care use and is allowing the more effective management of social care services. This session will also showcase how shared data is supporting the delivery of emergency care, the management of medicines and identifying gaps in care delivery across a health and care system.

Speakers (not listed in presentation order): 

  • Oliver Webb, PMO Lead, NHS Lincolnshire CCG - GP Connect platform
  • Briony Leighton, Primary Care Pharmacist and Stephen Murdock, Primary Care IT Implementation Manager, Nottingham, and Nottinghamshire CCG - Structured Medicines Review template
  • Mark Gibbs, Project Manager, Wolverhampton City Council - Using AI to predict hospital admission and social care provision
  • Richard James, Strategic Development Lead at Shropshire Council, Shropshire County Council - A data visualisation command centre for Adult Social Services
  • Dr Mike O’Neil, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG - The General Practice Repository for Clinical Care and population health management

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