The full list of members of the Digital Health Awards 2018 judging panel has today been announced. Be sure to nominate yourself or a colleague who you think is making a difference in the world of UK healthcare IT.

The Digital Health Awards are the only health IT awards where the winners will be chosen by the members of the Networks.

We aim to recognise and celebrate the achievements of the leaders making the biggest contributions to UK healthcare IT.

So please go ahead and nominate yourself or a colleague for CIO, CCIO, CNIO, IT team, Future Digital Leader or Outstanding Contribution category in association with BCS Health and Care.

The nominations are open to everyone in the NHS, and it takes only 5 minutes to complete the online form. You have until 7 May to submit your entry.

A judging panel (drawn from the advisory panels of the CCIO, Health CIO and CNIO Networks) will review the entries and come up with a shortlist in each category.

The shortlisted candidates will then go through a round of voting, and the nominee with maximum votes (from their respective Network members) will be chosen as the winner, followed by two runners up.

The winners will be announced at the annual Digital Health Summer Schools, 19-20 July, University of Birmingham.

So don’t forget to take part take part in the only awards voted by your peers – enter your nomination here.

You can spread the word on social media by using the hashtag #DHAwards2018.

Judging panel members include:

Jon Hoeksma – CEO of Digital Health

Dr James Reed –  CCIO of Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Darren McKenna – Director of Informatics at Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Rhidian Bramley – CCIO at The Christie

Stephen Docherty – CIO of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Mark Garrick – Director of Medical Director’s Services at University Hospitals Birmingham

Andy Kinnear – Chair of BCS Health and Care

Luke Readman – CIO at East London Health and Care Partnership

Lou Sinclair – Co-founder of One HealthTech

Eve Roodhouse – Director of Implementation at NHS Digital

James Freed – CIO of Health Education England

Jo Dickson – CNIO of Nuffield Health

Rachel Dunscombe – CEO of NHS Digital Academy

Lisa Emery – CIO of of West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Georgina Moulton – Senior Lecturer in Bio-Health Informatics at University of Manchester

Heather Cook – Associate Director of IT at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust