Network pioneer Joe McDonald to retire after 30 years
This week sees the retirement of Professor Joe McDonald, who has been child psychiatrist for 30 years and is regarded as one of the country’s leading CCIOs.
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North west based “robodocs” talk telehealth Covid-19 programme
Two “robodocs” working across the north west of England have spoken about how they helped develop a tele-neonatology programme in response to Covid-19.
Joe’s View: Educated fools, marshmallows and the NHS Covid tracing app
In a column for Digital Health, Joe McDonald, stresses why the public needs to get behind the NHS Covid-19 app in order to beat the virus.
HEE calls on NHS digital leaders to help shape future workforce
Health Education England (HEE) is looking for ten CCIOS, CIOs, CNIOs and digital leaders to take part in a informatics forecasting exercise.
Midlands event explores how Covid-19 has changed the digital landscape
One theme raised during the Digital Health Network: Midlands regional event was making sure the NHS has the right structures built.
NHS Providers publishes guidance on NHS boards supporting digital
A guide designed to help trust leaders support NHS boards to lead their organisations into the next stage of digitisation has been published.
Inaugural CNIO survey reveals desire for formal career pathways
Many nurses and allied health professionals who are working in healthcare IT feel their role should be certified, a Digital Health survey has revealed.
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International Nurses Day: Natasha Phillips reveals her ambitions for NHSX
Inclusion in the decision-making process is vital, the NHSX CNIO says, as is encouraging digital nurses to bring other nurses along on the journey.
Joe McDonald leaves GNCR behind for new role at Sleepstation
Joe McDonald has said he is “excited” to be taking on new role as medical director of Sleepstation as he moves on from the Great North Care Record.
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Natasha Phillips named NHSX chief nursing information officer
Natasha Phillips, who has been a nurse for 26 years, is the current chief nursing information officer at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.