Speakers

  • Caroline Lamb

    Chief Executive NHS Education for Scotland

    Caroline is the Chief Executive of NHS Education for Scotland, appointed in October 2015. Caroline graduated from Kings College London and trained as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG, working with clients including Castle Cement, Citibank, Nestle and the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva.

    After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant Caroline moved to Scotland and her first Director of Finance post was at Edinvar Housing Association. From Edinvar she moved into Higher Education, joining the University of Abertay Dundee as Director of Finance and then moving to the post of University Secretary and Director of Operations.

    Caroline joined NES in 2004 as Director of Finance and Corporate Resources and Deputy Chief Executive and was appointed Chief Executive of the organisation in October 2015. 

    Caroline  Lamb

    Sessions with Caroline Lamb:

    • Developing the modern workforce with the necessary skills to drive digital change.

      Ensuring high quality, efficient delivery of digital education and training to health and care staff in Scotland.

  • Dr Alistair Hann

    Chief Technology Officer NHS Education for Scotland Digital Service

    Dr Alistair Hann

    Sessions with Dr Alistair Hann:

    • Using modern consumer product development to deliver technology that helps clinicians, care workers and citizens.

      Health and social care data in Scotland are spread across fourteen regions with hundreds of systems in each of them. There is limited sharing of information between GPs, hospitals, and social care.

  • Stephen Hart

    Managing Director NHS Leadership Academy Health Education England

    Stephen is the Managing Director of the NHS Leadership Academy and the National Director for Leadership Development for Health Education England. The NHS Leadership Academy supports and enables outstanding leadership across NHS funded services by ensuring that there are leaders at every level of the NHS with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours required to promote cultures of compassion, collaboration, inclusion and learning. 

    Prior to joining the NHS Leadership Academy in 2016 Stephen served for 20 years in leadership and management positions in the Military including time as the Head of Command Leadership and Management training for the Army Division at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.  

    Stephen Hart

    Sessions with Stephen Hart:

    • Effective leadership for a 21st century digital health and care service.

      Creating the right culture, systems and processes in place to identify, develop, deploy and support leaders.

  • Dr Ceri Thompson

    Head of Policy, eHealth, Wellbeing and Ageing, DG CNECT, European Commission DG CNECT, European Commission

    Dr Ceri Thompson is head of the policy sector in DG CNECT’s eHealth, Wellbeing and Ageing unit.  Within the European Commission, Ceri has previously worked for DG SANTE and Eurostat. She has experience across a range of EU health policy areas, including nutrition & physical activity, alcohol and drugs, tobacco, pharmaceutical policy and health inequalities. 

    Prior to joining the Commission she worked on Global Health for DFID, and in KPMG’s international healthcare practice, conducting strategic and efficiency reviews of health systems in the CARICOM and EECCA regions, and of various UK hospitals. 

    Ceri graduated with a degree in Mathematics from Durham University in 1992, and she holds an MSc and a Doctorate in Public Health both from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

    Dr Ceri Thompson

    Sessions with Dr Ceri Thompson:

    • A ‘paradigm shift’ towards a data-driven healthcare system: enabling the digital transformation of health and care in the Digital Single Market.

      Developing a Europe-wide eco-system for the harmonisation of electronic health records (EHRs).

    • Expert Panel: Securing Scotland's future in the Digital Single Market

      This session will provide an insight into the work being done at EU level to harmonise data standards across Member States

  • Prof. Mahmood Adil

    Medical Director, Information Services Division (ISD) & Health Protection Scotland NHS National Services Scotland

    Prof Mahmood Adil has 25 years of medical, public health and executive management experience in the NHS and USA. His current remit, as a Medical Director in the NHS National Services Scotland, is to oversee the health intelligence and health protection functions of Scotland.

    He provides leadership in utilising the most comprehensive national health data and informatics capability to improve broad ranging clinical outcomes from cancer to infection control through new service models and supporting digital health. He is Honorary Professor of Health Intelligence & Service Effectiveness (University of Glasgow) & Professor of International Health Systems (University of Strathclyde).

    Previously, he was National Quality & Efficiency Advisor at the Department of Health (England) and World Bank advisor to various countries. He is an alumni of the Harvard Kennedy School, Institute of Healthcare Improvement (USA) and Yale School of Public Health.

     

    Prof. Mahmood Adil

    Sessions with Prof. Mahmood Adil:

    • The digital value chain:

      Using our national health data to deliver innovative new services and educating our clinical workers to use them

    • The digital value chain: from stethoscope to datascope

      Using our national health data to deliver innovative new services and educating our clinical workers to use them.

    • Expert Panel: Securing Scotland's future in the Digital Single Market

      This session will provide an insight into the work being done at EU level to harmonise data standards across Member States

  • Ian Bond

    Co-founder Bond Digital Health Solutions

    Ian Bond is the co-founder of Bond Digital Health a business that grew out of the need to introduce digital supported self-management tools for patients with chronic disease.
    The business began trading in 2017 and has grown rapidly through extending the applications of their App and Cloud digital solutions to suit multiple projects.

    Bond collaborates extensively with academic and commercial partners here and abroad, bringing together skills and resources to meet a range of challenges in the human health and agri-food sectors.
    Ian is a passionate advocate of self-management, being a COPD patient himself and experienced at first-hand how ‘digital’ can make a difference not only to the person but to the relationship with the health services.

    It will lead to evidence led partnerships between patient and doctor, targeted treatment, better outcomes, improved compliance.
    Bond has left behind the mantra of ‘Disruptive technology’ and believes that their Adaptive and Enabling technology can transform care on a large scale.

    Ian Bond

    Sessions with Ian Bond:

    • Expert Panel: Business change management in a multi-stakeholder digital health & care environment.

      Establishing effective cross-sectoral collaboration between key public, third sector and industry partner organisations.

  • Zahid Deen

    Director, Digital and Service Transformation Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

    Zahid actively works to increase citizen and third sector participation in innovative digital health and care. He is project director of ‘Our GP’, one of the largest co-design projects undertaken in Scotland, through which citizens and professionals collaborated to design future GP digital services. Zahid brings 16 years’ experience in digital with previous roles in competition policy at Ofcom as well as leading Telecommunications Policy at the Scottish Government.

    Zahid Deen

    Sessions with Zahid Deen:

    • Expert Panel: Business change management in a multi-stakeholder digital health & care environment.

      Establishing effective cross-sectoral collaboration between key public, third sector and industry partner organisations.

  • Hamish Dibley

    Managing Consultant & Healthcare Lead Capgemini

    Hamish Dibley is a senior management consultant and healthcare lead with Capgemini Invent who has pioneered a new way to understand and improve healthcare systems. He has delivered better service outcomes and cost reductions across the NHS and adult social care.

    Hamish Dibley

    Sessions with Hamish Dibley:

    • Supporting the “vital few”: human, collaborative & connected care

      Exploring how a human-centred approach to digitally-enabled care can radically reduce avoidable activity in the NHS and social care, create capacity, improve performance & most importantly, improve health outcomes.

  • Barbara Mills

    Challenge Sponsor Manager CivTech The Scottish Government

    Barbara has a key role in the CivTech team, taking public sector problems, forging them into Challenges, and leading Challenge Sponsors through the CivTech Programme. She’s led the delivery of Olympic venues, run her own business, and consulted on innovation for organisations including the French Atomic Energy Commission. She’s passionate about the wider impacts CivTech can make, including developing CivTech’s first Citizen Sourced challenge focused on Young People and Mental Health.

    Barbara  Mills

    Sessions with Barbara Mills:

    • CivTech: a new model for government service delivery

      Using a 'challenge-based' approach to solving health and social care problems, from the ground up

  • Peder Jest

    Executive Director Odense University Hospital

    Peder is MD, specialized in internal medicine and geriatrics, former associated professor in geriatrics. Since 1990 he has been CMO at hospitals in Denmark, from smaller hospitals to hospital systems and since 2007 Executive Director, CMO and member of the board at Odense University Hospital (OUH). He developed the first Electronic Health Record (EHR) record in 1992 and has been working within this field ever since. He is also the Clinical Chief Information Officer, covering the Region of Southern Denmark, too. He is a member of the Regional Research Council, chairman of the Research Council at OUH. He is chairman of The Innovation Council at OUH and the founder of Centre of Innovative Medical Technologies (CIMT) at OUH and The University of Southern Denmark. 

    Peder  Jest

    Sessions with Peder Jest:

    • International keynote: Creating a 'Digital First' health nation.

      Something amazing is happening in Denmark - where the world's first eHealth ‘test city’ is being established in Svendborg.

    • Expert Panel: Securing Scotland's future in the Digital Single Market

      This session will provide an insight into the work being done at EU level to harmonise data standards across Member States

  • Helen Puttick

    Health Correspondent The Times Scotland

    Helen Puttick

    Sessions with Helen Puttick:

    • Opening remarks from Chair, Helen Puttick, Scottish Health Correspondent, The Times Scotland

      Setting the scene for the digitisation of health and care in Scotland: the journey towards improved patient care

  • Richard Hayes

    Vice President, Head of Health & Devolved Government Capgemini

    Richard  Hayes

    Sessions with Richard Hayes :

    • Supporting the “vital few”: human, collaborative & connected care

      Exploring how a human-centred approach to digitally-enabled care can radically reduce avoidable activity in the NHS and social care, create capacity, improve performance & most importantly, improve health outcomes.

  • Fiona MacKenzie

    Service Manager NHS NSS

    Fiona MacKenzie NHS NSS Service Manager - Mental Health, Waiting Times and Unscheduled Care
    Fiona has worked in the NHS for nearly 28 years. Her first role was working in a GP practice updating information on a newly installed IT system. Following that she moved to NHS Forth Valley and worked in public health collecting and analysing various data. It was during this role that she discovered an enthusiasm for data and the power of using it as evidence to make changes. She moved to ISD in the mid 1990’s and has had a number of roles across the organisation including Data Quality Assurance Manager, Programme Principal for Data Development. For the past few years she has been Service Manager for Analytics and Intelligence covering three topics – Waiting times, Unscheduled Care and Mental Health. 

    Fiona MacKenzie

    Sessions with Fiona MacKenzie :

    • CivTech: a new model for government service delivery

      Using a 'challenge-based' approach to solving health and social care problems, from the ground up

  • Elaine Gemmell

    Head of Special Projects SHIL

    Joining SHIL in 2002, Elaine helped establish the organisation. With more than fifteen years’ experience of medical device development, she is a certified ISO 13485 /ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and has experience of regulatory approval and CE marking for medical devices.

    Joining SHIL spinout company, Clear Surgical, as a Director, Head of Regulatory Compliance and laterally Chief Operating Officer, she helped to establish the company with ISO 13485 accreditation and launched two innovative devices onto the market.

    With BSc, BEng in Engineering, Elaine previously worked with Motorola Semiconductors for twenty years gaining experience in manufacturing, design and technical marketing and returned to SHIL in 2017 as Head of Special Projects. 

    Elaine  Gemmell

    Sessions with Elaine Gemmell:

    • Expert Panel: Business change management in a multi-stakeholder digital health & care environment.

      Establishing effective cross-sectoral collaboration between key public, third sector and industry partner organisations.

  • Dr Charles Weller

    General Manager NHS Research Scotland

    Dr Charles  Weller

    Sessions with Dr Charles Weller:

    • Expert Panel: Securing Scotland's future in the Digital Single Market

      This session will provide an insight into the work being done at EU level to harmonise data standards across Member States

  • Phillip Gillespie

    Director of Development & Innovation Scottish Social Services Council

    Phillip joined the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) in April 2016 as Head of Learning and Development.  This followed 18 years in local government where he held a range of management and frontline posts.

    Prior to joining the SSSC Phillip held the post of Assistant Head of Social Services (Adult Care) for Clackmannanshire Council and Stirling Council (shared service).  He has a particular interest in work based learning, workforce planning and emerging models of care that support the integration of the  Health and Social Services workforce.

    Phillip  Gillespie

    Sessions with Phillip Gillespie:

    • Expert Panel: Business change management in a multi-stakeholder digital health & care environment.

      Establishing effective cross-sectoral collaboration between key public, third sector and industry partner organisations.

  • Aidan Kelly

    Workplace Advisor TextHelp

    Aidan is a recent addition to the Texthelp Team having joined the company just shy of a year ago. Though in that short time he has built up a strong drive to promote Literacy and Neurodiversity,  bringing Texthelps Accessibility software into the Health & Social Care Sector, working with Health, Housing and Not for profit organisations across England, Scotland and Wales. With 4 years of industry experience already, Aidan hopes to add to this as a champion of accessibility in Texthelp. 

    Aidan  Kelly

    Sessions with Aidan Kelly:

    • Inclusive cultures and assistive tech - Harnessing the power of software to overcome workplace barriers

      Our workplace has changed dramatically. Whilst digital natives navigate this brave new world confidently many staff members and patients struggle to keep on top of the unrelenting wave of information and remain a productive part of their organisation.

  • Jim Ward

    UK Managing Director Fastroi

    Jim Ward has worked in the Public Sector for over 35 years, with the past 10 specialising in Health & Care systems.

    Originally an Education Advisor, Jim moved into ICT in the early days of network computing and was involved in the earlier Internet implementations.
    He became a specialist in Mobile technologies, with the first NHS implementations of SMS and digital communications.

    He now runs the UK operation of a Finnish company specialising in Care Management Systems with products to fit the emerging integrated Health & Social Care market.
    His experience inn Digital Transformation gives indicators on transforming patient communication, feedback, pathway management and overlaying existing workflows with digital technologies.

    Jim Ward

    Sessions with Jim Ward:

    • Digital Transformation of Health & Social Care, with a focus on the future of Care in the Home

      Showcasing Finland in Digital Transformation of Care and advances that will bring end-to-end solutions to the UK Heath & Social Care marketplace.

  • Dr Andrew Winter

    Consultant in Sexual Health & HIV Medicine & Joint Clinical Lead for e-Health, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde/NHS Digital Academy

    Dr Winter has been a clinical e-health lead in NHS Greater Glasgow since 2015 working closely with the e-Health team to help transform clinical engagement and leadership. He is a member of the first cohort of the NHS Digital Academy and was elected a Fellow of the Faculty of Informatics in August 2018. By background a sexual health and HIV specialist, he has worked across community and acute settings and has led the digital transformation of sexual health services in Scotland since 2006.

    His interests include clinical decision support, the clinical/diagnostics interface and safer management of results, and citizen-held records. His dream is to make using technology in the NHS or social care as easy, fun and normal as using technology at home. 

    Dr Andrew Winter

    Sessions with Dr Andrew Winter:

    • Expert Panel: Business change management in a multi-stakeholder digital health & care environment.

      Establishing effective cross-sectoral collaboration between key public, third sector and industry partner organisations.

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