Richard Corbridge has resigned at CIO of the Irish Health Service Executive to take up a new role as Chief Digital and Information officer of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest trusts in the UK.
Run by Genomics England, the 100,000 Genomes Project is the largest national sequencing project of its kind in the world. It aims to create a genomic medicine service within the NHS, and to kick-start a UK genomics industry. De-identified data is securely stored on the UKCloud platform, where authorised researchers have access to it.
Imperial College, Edinburgh University and Salford Royal NHS FT, together with Harvard University have been chose to deliver the £4m NHS Digital Academy.
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David Walliker, CIO at Royal Liverpool, tells us about who inspired him to become a CIO, the new Royal hospital and which action hero would play him.
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Philippa Graves, CIO at Luton and Dunstable Hospital Foundation Trust, one of the 16 hospital GDEs, explains why understanding business goals is so important, why allied health professionals need more recognition, and admits she can’t resist a vanilla latte.
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In the first of a new series of Global Digital Exemplar profiles, Digital Health focuses on Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where home grown apps and sophisticated analysis of data are at the core of digital strategy.
Luke Readman – chief information officer at Waltham Forest and East London CCGs – talks to Digital Health about moving from radiology to NHS informatics and explains why Alan Turing would be one of his dream dinner party guests.
Lisa Emery, CIO at West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, talks to Digital Health News about the importance of resilience and why she hates jam doughnuts.
Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust has appointed a new chief information officer, Steve Townsend, a former solider and CIO at Transport for London.