•  12 October 2022
     12:30 - 13:30

NHS England’s Transformation Directorate has set an objective for convergence of healthcare applications to enable improved healthcare outcomes.

During this session, Shaun Collings and James Norman will focus on the key challenges that organisations face in implementing an infrastructure and data architecture to address the directive of the convergence of NHS systems.

Focusing on:

  • Addressing outdated legacy systems and technical debt to support operations and reduce clinical risk
  • Improved communication between systems to support better patient pathways
  • Reduce complexity of supporting healthcare architectures
  • The need for agility to meet changing patient requirements and support future policy changes


Shaun CollingsShaun Collings, Regional Sales Director UK Public Sector, Pure Storage

Shaun has 21 years of experience in the business and ICT service industry, 15 years of which working across the UK Public Sector.

Before joining Pure to lead the UK Public Sector business, he led business development and sales for transformational outsourcing at CMG, Logica (now CGI), HP Enterprise Services and lastly DXC Technology.

James NormanJames Norman, EMEA Healthcare & Life Science Director, Pure Storage

James Norman is the EMEA Health and Life Science Solutions Director at Pure Storage, enabling the organisation to better understand and meet the needs of Health, Life Science, Social Care and Pharmaceutical organisations.

A world respected figure in change management and IT transformation, James has more than 30 years’ experience within the health sector, having held several senior positions within finance, performance, operations and IMT. James joined Pure Storage in 2022 following 8 years in similar senior roles across industry, having previously worked in the NHS for over 24 years.

David Walliker, Chief Digital and Partnership officer, Oxford University Hospitals