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Catch up on the latest news with our dedicated newsletters for all our UK e-Health Week delegates!

UK e-Health Week 2017 - 23 February

Catch-up on the latest UK e-Health Week 2017 news, including a round-up of our confirmed main stage and theatre sessions, speakers, key takeaways from our recent pre-UK e-Health Week 2017 roundtable at the King’s Fund, and a great blog by Cathy Fuhrman from Onbase by Hyland on their work with Global Digital Exemplar University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.

UK e-Health Week 2017 - 27th January

We're back with the latest on UK e-Health Week 2017, including a sneak peek at our Global Digital Exemplars Zone initial design and news our new patient ambassador Mark Duman, who'll be working with us to ensure a patient-focused programme. We also bring you news that our key note speaker, Beverley Bryant, has been awarded Digital Leader of the Year at this year's Women in IT Awards!

UK e-Health Week 2017 - January 2017

Happy New Year from the UK e-Health Week 2017 team! Here's our round-up of the latest UK e-Health Week 2017 news, including new speaker and sessions, a blog post from HIMSS UK director of strategy Jane Dwelly outlining her predictions for health IT in 2017, and details of the exclusive UK e-Health Week 2017 mobile app.

Latest updates from UK e-Health Week 2017 – December 2016

Catch up on all the latest UK e-Health Week 2017 news including new confirmed speakers such as Matthew Swindells, National Director: Operations and Information at NHS England, update on theatres, December’s pre-UK e-Health Wof eek roundtable on improving supplier/NHS working relationship, and a blog post from HIMSS UK’s Director Strategy Jane Dwelly on the value of peer-to-peer engagement on health IT.

Latest updates from UK e-Health Week 2017 – November 2016

Catch up on the latest UK e-Health Week 2017 news including our recently-secured speakers, the Global Digital Exemplars Zone, BCS’s packed programme across the two days and the launch of the HIMSS-backed Kate Granger Awards for Compassionate Care 2017.

Registration live as UK e-Health Week returns to London Olympia for Spring 2017

Registration live as UK e-Health Week returns to London Olympia for Spring 2017!
In partnership with NHS England and following the success of this years event, UK e-Health Week 2017 will bring you up to 10 programmes each day with plenty of inspiring and thought-provoking keynote speakers, panel sessions, debates and discussions to choose from.

UK e-Health Week Presentations now available online

UK e-Health Week 2016 might be over but you can continue to learn and enjoy some of this year's highlights! Presentations from the main stage and the extremely popular NHS plenaries including Primary Care, Vanguards, Commissioning and Nursing are now available online.


The Best Bits: UK e-Health Week News Day 2

As UK e-Health Week 2016 draws to a successful close, there has once again been almost too much news to cram into one short newsletter, but here is a quick round-up of some of the key stories that were announced on the second day of UK e-Health Week.


The Best Bits: UK e-Health Week News Day 1

As an action-packed first day draws to a close, there has been much to chew over. The opening keynote from Beverley Bryant touched on a number of topical subjects including why interoperability and business is at the heart of achieving a paperless NHS by 2020.


Two years into the Five Year Forward View the focus is moving to implementation at scale.

UK e-Health Week 2016 takes place in less than four days and comes at an important time for the transformation of the NHS. 


New to UK e-Health Week 2016 - The Unplugged Stage

What is the optimum time to inspire people without sending them to sleep? 15 minutes! That’s why our Unplugged Stage is the perfect place for delegates to get involved and hear from leaders in health and care.

 

National information Board Leadership to take place on Day 2 of UK e-Health Week

Chief Executives from across the health and care system will review the portfolio and governance plans for Personalised Health and Care 2020 following the outcome of the Spending Review.


Final 100 complimentary tickets released for UK e-Health Week evening reception

What better way to unwind and network then by attending the UK e-Health week evening reception?


George Freeman confirmed to speak at UK e-Health Week in 2 weeks 

George Freeman, Life Sciences Minister is the latest speaker confirmed to speak on the main stage at UK e-Health Week

 

Healthy London Partnership to show prototype at UK e-Health Week

The Healthy London Partnership, launched by NHS England and London’s 32 Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) will show the first prototype of its digital programme at UK e-Health Week 


Head of Nursing urges ‘major cultural change’ ahead of Digital Nursing Strategy Launch

Head of Nursing for NHS England, Susan Aitkenhead, has urged all stakeholders to ‘pull together’ in the same direction as a “major cultural change will need to be embraced, as the NHS moves towards a new era.”


Beverley Bryant, NHS England – “It’s not ok to do nothing anymore”

Beverley Bryant, Director of Digital Technology for NHS England has called on NHS providers to ‘step up’ to the digital challenge claiming that they now have the support required to make a real difference.


First ever Vanguard Plenary to take UK e-Health Week from 10.30 to 13.00 on 19th April

The Vanguard plenary at UK e-Health Week will provide delegates with the opportunity to find out how e-Health is creating exciting developments in Vanguard and Pioneer sites, as well as providing a strategic overview of the programme.

Introducing the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme at UK e-Health Week

UK e-Health Week is pleased to be featuring the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme on the Main Stage at 12.15 on the 20th April. Noel Gordon, Non Executive Director of NHS England will introduce the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme and chair a panel of NIA Fellows, talking about their high impact innovations. This programme has been developed to help ensure proven innovations are adopted faster and more systematically across the NHS. It is delivered collaboratively by NHS England, UCL Partners and The Health Foundation.

 

Exciting main stage updates from UK e-Health Week

We are announcing the latest keynote speakers to join the main stage at UK e-Health Week on the 19th and 20th of April. Take a look now and join us for the largest digital health conference this spring!


UK e-Health Week 2016 Primary Care Plenary will address the priorities and challenges of IT

A new Primary Care Plenary will be one of the major new streams taking place at UK e-Health Week in partnership with NHS England this Spring. This unique, complimentary one day plenary taking place during the event on 19th and 20th April at London’s Olympia, will focus on using technology to put the Five Year Forward View into action.


 eHealth - Where is the evidence? 

This year at UK e-Health Week 2016 BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT have eight fantastic sessions showcasing some of the best available evidence to ensure technology-enabled change in the health and social care world can deliver better and safer care for the citizen. 

 

Improve your knowledge and ultimately make a real difference to the NHS by attending one of HIMSS UK’s leading eHealth events

Make 2016 the year that you commit to increase your learning, improve your knowledge and ultimately make a real difference to the NHS by attending one of HIMSS UK’s leading eHealth events.

 

Current NHS data is ‘virtually useless’ – says Senior Public Health England Adviser

A Senior Advisor for Public Health England has said that the data that the NHS has about its patients and its services is ‘virtually useless’ in its current form.

 

New for 2016 - a dedicated Commissioning Plenary

UK e-Health Week will be bringing together key leaders from the commissioning community to share and discuss the importance of e-Health. This will come at a critical time for CCGs who will be submitting their digital roadmaps in April.

 

Your involvement in implementing the Five Year Forward View

UK e-Health Week comes at an important time for the Five Year Forward View as it becomes time to put it into practice. At e-Health Week we will look at the early outcomes from vanguard sites, improved joined-up care within hospitals, data analytics, data integration and better patient information.

 

"Every patient to have interactive access to their online medical record in 2016" - Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt

This week, health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced that every patient will be able to access their full online medical record within 12 months. The announcement comes at the time of the official launch of UK e-Health Week in partnership with NHS England, which aims to inform, challenge and deliver the health service's digital agenda.

 

Key themes for UK e-Health week 2016 including Vanguard Sites, Population Health, Data Sharing and many more

 

Registration live as UK e-Health Week returns to London Olympia for Spring 2016!

The free to attend event is the largest and most influential springtime event focused on bringing together the latest e-Health innovations with those who commission, implement and use them on the frontline.