- Summer schools 2018
19 July 2018 - 20 July 2018
09:00 - 17:00
“I really enjoyed my time at the Summer Schools. The energy and collaboration was intense, and produced great ideas.” – CCIO Networks member
Digital Health Summer Schools have become firmly established as the essential digital health leadership event of the year, focused on collaboration, practical best practice sessions and site visits and essential knowledge exchange.
Attended by over 400 digital NHS leaders from across the UK and Irish health and care systems, the three, two-day residential Summer Schools will have both dedicated tracks and share site visits, a networking dinner and interactive workshops. Together they will provide a unique environment to network and collaborate and is the year’s most important gathering of NHS IT leaders.
- Chief Clinical Information Officer Summer School (sixth edition)
- Health Clinical Information Officer Summer School, (fifth edition)
- Chief Nursing Officer and Allied Health Professionals Summer School (second edition)
If you want to learn from your peers, help shape the future direction of NHS IT and it’s networking and develops personally as a digital health leader, register now to attend the key event of 2018.
Summer schools nursing and Allied Health Professional first timers can attend for free of charge.
Venue: Birmingham University, The Great Hall, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Date: 18-20 July 2018
Audience: The Summer Schools are exclusive to members of the CCIO/CIO and CNIO Networks. If you are a Health CIO, CCIO or CNIO looking to learn more about your field of expertise, are interested in meeting national NHS IT leaders from organisations such as NHS Digital and NHS England, this is the event for you.
“I have received such positive feedback from the Irish contingent” – CNIO Networks member
Summer Schools overview
18 July 2017
09:00 – 17:00
NHS Hack Day – The Summer Schools Hack Day will bring current NHS digital leaders and their development teams together with digital health innovators and disruptors to test and prove new ideas, develop working prototypes and create solutions to some of the NHS’ most pressing issues.
Projects developed at the Hackday will be presented back on day one of the main Summer Schools and delegates will have a chance to meet the teams.
We’re encouraging CCIOs, CIOs and CNIOs & AHPs to sign-up and bring their development teams with them and come and take part in helping to disrupt the future of digital health. To register your interest click here.
19:00 – 22:00 – Pre-conference welcome social and orientation
We want to make sure that the Summer Schools are a great experience for all attendees, both past and new attendees. Join the Digital Health team for our pre-conference networking and orientation session. Get to know the people you will be spending the next few days with and learn what the summer schools are all about.
19 July 2018 – Summer Schools, day one and networking dinner
The Summer Schools kick off with introductions, keynote presentations, dedicated CCIO, CIO, Nursing and Allied Health Professionals session streams and networking opportunities. These will be followed by an afternoon choice a series if site visits to one of Birmingham’s surrounding NHS trusts or collaboration sessions.
We then meet back at the university to unwind for a 3 course networking dinner, preceded by welcome drinks.
For 2018 we’ll also be launching the new CCIO/CIO/CNIO & AHP Network Awards and Hack Day presentations.
20 July 2018 – Summer Schools, day two
Day two sees the focus shift to collaboration and best practice sessions from network members, including the infamous quick fire 6 in 60 sessions, helping you get to the heart of what matters to you.
Pre-conference evening networking reception – 18 July 2018 19:00 – 23:00 Icebreaker and conference orientation – Location TBC 19:30 – 20:30 Getting to know your way around the Summer Schools – Whether you are a first-time attendee or a regular, our Network chairs will be on hand to guide you through how to get the most from your Summer Schools experience.
- Adrian Byrne, Health CIO network
- Professor Joe McDonald, CCIO network
- Anne Cooper, CNIO and AHP network
- Dr George Moulton, Future Digital Leaders Network
Summer Schools programme day 1 – 19 July 2018 09.00 – 09:30 Registration and networking refreshments 09.30 – 09.45 Welcome – TBC 09.45 – 10:30 National opening keynote – Dr Simon Eccles, CCIO, NHS England and Sarah Wilkinson, CEO, NHS Digital (tbc) 10:30 – 10:50 Wachter progress update: Review of recommendations with interactive voting – Dr Robert Wachter, (via video link) 10:50 – 11:10 Audience debate and interactive voting on progress and Wachter Review recommendations
- Andy Kinnear, Chair, BCS Health and Care
- Rachel Dunscombe, CEO, NHS Digital Academy
- Simon Eccles, CCIO, NHS England
- Will Smart, CIO NHS England
- Juliet Bauer, NHS England
- Professor Joe MacDonald, Great North Care Record
11:10 – 11:30 Networking refreshments 11:30 – 12:30 Day 1 workshops (pre-booking required) Networking across the home nations
Dr Simon Eccles, CCIO, NHS England
Dr Rhidian Hurle, CCIO NHS Wales
Dr Martin O’Curly, CIO HSE Ireland
Dr Jonathan Watts, University of Ulster
Unpacking UX and Usability
David Rew, SUHT
Alana Wood, Google Deepmind (TBC)
Empowering the person
Juliet Bauer, Director, NHS England
Delivering data liquidity
Luke Readman, CIO, East London Health and Care Partnership
Rachel Dunscombe, Group CIO, Salford Royal FT
Dr Jack Barker, CIO Kings College (TBC)
Paul Charnley, CIO Wirral Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
Dr Afzul Chaudhry, Cambridge University Hospitals FT
Dr Gareth Thomas, Group CCIO, Salford Royal FT
What’s App, doc?
Cleveland Henry, Director, NHS Digital
Dr Mona Johnson, Clinical Lead, NHS Digital
Dr Jonathan Bloor, Director of Clinical Information, System C
12:30 – 13:20 Networking Lunch Site Visits, Collaborathon, and Future Digital Leaders track (pre-booking required, limited numbers) 13:30 – 17:30
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust site visit (50 places)
13:30 – 17:30
Birmingham and Walsall Mental Health Foundation Trust site visit
13:30 – 17:30
Primary and integrated care Birmingham CCG site visit
13:30 – 17:30
WCS Care Home Coventry
13:30 – 17:30
Organised in partnership with One Health Tech
15:45 – 16:00
13:30 – 17:30
Future Digital Leaders track
The Human Platform
Digital self – Disruption through digital technology
15:45 – 16:00
16:00 – 17:30 Hack Day presentations and voting – Dr Marcus Baw, Baw Medical 19:00 – 19:30 Arrival drink reception – University of Birmingham Elgar Concert Hall 19:30 – 23:00 Networking dinner and live Rockeoke band 19:50 – 20:00 Presentation and announcement of the network voted Digital Health awards for by the Networks 22:00 – 23:00 Evening entertainment – Rockeoke – Sing your favourite songs backed by a live band Summer Schools programme day 2 – 20 July 2018 09:00 – 09:20 Networking refreshments 09:20 -09:50 National keynote – Lord O’Shaughnessy, Parliamentary under Secretary of State at the Department of Health
Ali Parsa, Founder and CEO of Babylon Health (TBC)
09:50 – 10:50 Plenary – Integrated records masterclass
Key lessons from England’s leading shared record initiatives, with interactive Q&A
London, Luke Readman, CIO East London Health and Care Partnership
Birmingham, Dr Masood Nazir, CCIO Birmingham CCG
Great Northern Care Record, Prof Joe McDonald, CCIO GNCR
Yorkshire and Humber, Richard Corbridge, CDIO, Leads Teaching Hospitals
Hants Health Record, Adrian Byrne, CIO, Southampton University Hospital FT
10:50 – 11:10 Networking refreshments 11:10 – 13:10 Dedicated Networks workshop streams CCIO Network
CCIOs: The Next Generation. Evolution of the CCIO role
Dr Sam Barclay, CCIO, Whittington (TBC)
Dr Wai Keong Wong, CRIO, UCLH FT
Dr Stephen Cone, CCIO, UCLH FT
Professor Jonathan Kay, Faculty of Clinical Informatics (TBC)
2018 priorities of NHS CIOs
Jon Hoeksma, CEO Digital Health
To D or not to D?: CIO to CDIO
Evolving NHS Organisations to become digital first
Future Digital Primary Care
New Online Models of GP delivery
Ali Parsa, CEO Babylon (TBC)
Dr Robert Banham, NHS England
Dr John Parry, CCIO, TPP
GP IT futures life after GPSOC
Dr Masood Nazir , NHS Birmingham,
Dr Peter Short,
Dr John Parry
GDPR and Cybersecurity
Dan Taylor, NHS Digital (TBC)
Nuffield’s digital journey
Jo Dickson, CCIO Nuffield Health
What are nurses digital priorities?
Anne Cooper, chief nurse NHS Digital,
AHP plus CCIO plus CIO
Philippa Winter, CIO Bolton NHS FT
Innovation or Evidence: Why can’t we have both?
Chair Dr Philip Scott, University of Portsmouth
Prof Niels Peek, University of Manchester
Asst Prof Mark Sujan, University of Warwick
Future Digital Leaders (with NHS Leadership academy) workshop
Learning Health System concept and how do we drive Connected Health Cities
Chairs: Dr George Moulton & Dr Paul Taylor
Professor Daniel Ray, Director of data, NHS Digital
13:10 – 14:00 Networking lunch 14:00 – 15:10 60 in 60 quickfire presentations (pre-booking required) 6 seven minute presentations followed by discussion CCIO CIO CNIO CCIO quick fire 1 CIO quick fire 1 CNIO quick fire 1 CCIO quick fire 2 CIO quick fire 2 CNIO quick fire 2 CCIO quick fire 3 CIO quick fire 3 CNIO quick fire 3 CCIO quick fire 4 CIO quick fire 4 CNIO quick fire 4 CCIO quick fire 5 CIO quick fire 5 CNIO quick fire 5 CCIO quick fire 6 CIO quick fire 6 CNIO quick fire 6 CCIO – Panel discussion
Chair: Dr Joe Mcdonald, CCIO, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear
CIO – Panel discussion
Chair: Adrian Byrne, Director of informatics, University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Southampton
CNIO – Panel discussion
Chair: Professor Nick Hardiker, Professor of nursing and health informatics, University of Salford
15:10 – 15:30 Ice cream refreshment break 15:30 – 15:50 Closing Plenary from Chairs of the Networks 15:50 – 15:55 Invitation to Summer Schools 2019
Rachel Dunscombe, CEO, NHS Digital Academy Rachel is Director of Digital for Salford Royal Group/Northern Care Alliance, CEO of the NHS Digital Academy, a member of KLAS advisory board, SRO for GM interoperability solution and Chair of the HIMSS UK Advisory Board. She has extensive experience of implementing successful technologies in healthcare, consumer and financial markets.
Rachel is no. 3 CIO in the CIO 100 2017 (all markets) and won the most disruptive CIO in Europe 2016 in the Talent unleashed awards.
Anne Cooper, Chief Nurse, NHS Digital Anne Cooper is a registered nurse and until May 2018, Chief Nurse at NHS Digital. Anne has worked nationally in the field of health informatics for more than a decade having experience of system evaluation and design, business requirement definition, clinical safety and holds citizen and user engagement to be critical factors in the digital agenda. She remains active in informatics is a member of the RCN e-Health Forum and through her extensive network.
Anne is a co-founder of People Drive Digital, #PDDigital that focuses on the contribution of citizens and practitioners to the digital health agenda.
Andy Kinnear, Chair, BCS Health and Care Andy Kinnear is an experienced Chief Information Officer (CIO) in his 26th year with the NHS. He has a successful track record of delivering information & technology strategy and solutions and a wholehearted commitment to improving the health and care system. David Rew, QVRM TD MChir FRCS, Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton David Rew is a Consultant Surgeon at University Hospital Southampton, where he also leads an informal advanced projects group in clinical data visualisation for the UHS Global Digital Exemplar programme. He is also a member of the Strategic Advisory Team for Healthcare Technologies for the UK Engineering & Physical Sciences Research Council, and a Visiting Professor to the School of Information Technology at Southampton Solent University.
Since 2009, his team have developed a 1990s concept interface from Ben Shneiderman’s Human Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Washington, Lifelines, into a fully operational system at UHS.
Dr Simon Eccles, CCIO, NHS England Dr Robert Wachter, led 2016 Wachter Review (Speaking by video) Sarah Wilkinson, CEO, NHS Digital (Invited) Will Smart, CIO, NHS England Juliet Bauer, Director Patient Experiences, NHS England
“Thank you for organising such a fantastic event, it was so well organised your team made it look effortless which in itself is an achievement. I look forward to next year’s event.” CIO Networks member
Standard 2 day CCIO package – for all past CCIO attendees £300.00 (GBP inc VAT)
Standard 2 day CIO package – for all past CIO attendees £300.00 (GBP inc VAT)
Standard 2 day CNIO – package free for all nurses and AHPs – £50.00 (places are limited) Refundable deposit. If you do not attend the conference you will forfeit your deposit.
First time CIO attendee 2 day package (application to attend) – £50.00 (places are limited) Refundable deposit. If you do not attend the conference you will forfeit your deposit.
First time CCIO attendee 2 day package (application to attend) – £50.00 (places are limited) Refundable deposit. If you do not attend the conference you will forfeit your deposit.
First time future digital leader attendee 2 day package (application to attend) – £50.00 (places are limited) Refundable deposit. If you do not attend the conference you will forfeit your deposit.
Full 2 Day summer Schools package includes
- Access to the conference 19th & 20th July
- 3 course meal 19th March
- Overnight accommodation on the 19th March
The price does not include the Hack Day which is free to attend. To register your interest for the Hack Day click here
Apply for a free speaker place
If you have an idea for a workshop or want to deliver a quick-fire Six in Sixty presentations at the Summer Schools and would like the opportunity to share it, please email email@example.com with the session title and an overview. We will then be in touch to let you know if we would like to showcase your work.
Future Digital Leaders
The new ‘Future Digital Leaders’ Summer School for all aspiring NHS digital leaders, ranging from recent informatics graduates to future CIOs, CCIOs and CNIOs, plus transformation and service redesign leads. Attendees will gain an opportunity to learn from current CIOs and CCIOS, alumni of the graduate informatics training scheme and better understand career development paths are available.
The new Future Digital Leaders Summer School is being delivered in partnership with the NHS Graduate Trainee Informatics Programme, managed by the University of Manchester and University College London, with support from BCS Health and Care.
Full 2 Day summer Schools package includes
- Overnight accommodation on the 19th March in the university student accommodation
Rooms are available as single occupancy, with modern en-suite shower facilities. You will be housed in the newly built The Vale Village – Chamberlain Tower (Chamberlain, 37 Church Road, Birmingham, B15 3AS), which is within a 25-minute walking distance to the main University venue. Further details will be sent closer to the event.
If you will be arriving on the 18th July and require accommodation, please click here to book directly with the University of Birmingham. If you book the extra night, you will keep the same room for the duration of your stay.
Birmingham University, The Great Hall, Aston Webb Building, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Arriving by car:
Please programme your satnav for postcode B15 2TS
Please drive to the University East Gate on the Edgbaston Park Road to arrive at the Chancellors Court. Complimentary parking permits can be provided on the day.
Alternatively, the North East Car Park (access via Pritchatts Road) satnav Postcode B15 2SA. 5-8 hours parking is £6.00, During evenings and at weekends, free parking is also available in the car parks and bays around the University, accessible via the University’s East Gate (off Edgbaston Park Road).
There are plenty of parking bays for disabled visitors. Please contact a member of the team for any other special requirements or for any questions regarding travelling to your event.
Arriving by train:
The University is the only UK university to have its own railway station on campus, known as ‘University Station’. University Station is only two stops from Birmingham New Street and the journey between the University and Birmingham New Street takes approximately eight minutes.
For all timetable information visit National Rail Enquiries.