Summer Schools Blog

The newly elected chairs of the Digital Health Networks Advisory Panel have shared their priorities and aspirations for the future. In a keynote session on the first day of Digital Health Virtual Summer School 2021 (VSS) Network chairs Sarah Hanbridge, Lisa Emery, and Dr James Reed said they were keen to work together to build the Networks
As it celebrates its second birthday, the Shuri Network has issued a call of action to its allies to help promote change over the next 12 months. Speaking at the Virtual Summer School (VSS), two years on from when it officially launched in 2019, members and supporters of the network discussed how the NHS IT community can promote diversity
When consultant breast surgeon Liz O’Riordan was diagnosed with breast cancer, she turned to technology so she would not “have to go through cancer alone”. O’Riordan’s powerful opening speech at this year’s Digital Health Virtual Summer School (VSS) was a reminder that technology isn’t just a tool to benefit clinicians, it’s also a tool to empower patients.
On Friday 16 July, 12:50-13:50, you’ll have the opportunity to meet with our Virtual Summer School programme speakers during an hour-long lunchtime special. This session will give you direct access to our speakers to ask questions, delve further into experiences shared and learn more about the topics presented. The great line up of those joining
Over the lunchtime period of Friday 16th July, 12:50-13:50, we are hosting a networking special, where you will be able to join mini-showcase sessions presented by our Network Sponsors who will talk you through a range of topics including EPR usability, Integrated Care Systems, Cloud Strategy and Care Pathways and more. The great line up
Our lunchtime networking special taking place 12:30-13:30 on Thursday 15 July provides you with the opportunity to network directly with your newly elected advisory panel members of the CCIO, CIO and CNIO networks. Our advisory panel members are on hand for the hour to discuss hot topics, latest developments and your thoughts and ideas on
Time to get ready for Virtual Summer School 2021 Away from the packed programme of keynotes, panel discussions, big debates and leadership video diaries, you can take part in a range of additional experiences to make your time at Virtual Summer School even more special. Enjoy an all new networking experience Mix and mingle freely
Join the Virtual Summer School Fringe on Wednesday 14 July to explore in depth some of the emerging themes in digital health. Leadership, Entrepreneurship and Innovation 09:00 – 10:00 Hear from successful digital health entrepreneurs on their personal journeys, barriers encountered and their advice to others wanting to blaze their own paths. Applying the key
Throughout Virtual Summer School 2021, we’ll be showcasing some of the diverse members of the CCIO, CIO and CNIO Networks through five-minute leadership video diaries, exploring the leadership challenges and experiences of digital leaders from across the NHS. Join us on 15 – 16 July to hear Network members reflect on what it means to
Simon Bolton will make his first keynote speech as the CEO of NHS Digital on day two of Digital Health’s Virtual Summer School, 15-16 July.  Speaking at 9am on Friday 16 July, the former Test and Trace CIO will outline the priority areas to deliver on his ambition for NHS Digital “to be at the