Nationally recognised NHS leader and Newcastle Hospitals CEO, Sir Jim Mackey, has been confirmed as an opening joint keynote at Digital Health Summer Schools 2024.

With more than over 20 years’ experience as an NHS CEO, having previously held senior positions as CEO of NHS Improvement and interim COO at NHS England, Mackey is one of the UK’s most established and high-profile system leaders.

He will discuss the challenges of digital maturity and how to use digital to drive improvements in performance and productivity at the two-day residential retreat taking place at Durham University on 18-19 July 2024.

Joining Mackey as an opening keynote is Shauna McMahon, CIO of Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Appointed to the post last year, she leads the IT strategy as well as digital innovation and service change at the HIMSS Level 6 accredited trust.

As part of the executive team and trust board, McMahon brings 20 years’ healthcare experience including various NHS CIO roles and has led complex NHS digital transformational change programmes.

Digital Health Summer Schools, which is exclusively available for members of Digital Health Networks, brings together CCIOs, CIOs and CNIOs, together with current and aspiring digital health leaders for CPD-accredited content, networking and best practices exchange.

The event provides a unique opportunity to learn from the very best digital health leaders from across the UK, exploring the evolving challenges of being an effective digital leader in the NHS and the different dimensions of leadership roles. 

The event is supported by Networks sponsors AlcidionAlteraCereCoreDell TechnologiesImprivataInsourceIntelIntersystemsNuance, and Salesforce. 

Spaces are limited. Prices start from £369 +VAT. Secure your place today and register here.