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.
Kevin Jarrold, CIO at both Imperial and Chelsea and Westminster, talks about his second Cerner deployment, Google’s Deepmind and GDEs.
James Freed, CIO Health Education England and Andy Kinnear chair of BCS Health and Care, ran a workshop at the recent Digital Health Leadership Summit on the case for certifying digital leaders, here they summarise what attendees said.
Adrian Byrne, director of IM&T at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, talks to Digital Health News about staying the digital course and getting paid to drink.
Senior NHS CIO leader Paul Charnley has recently been appointed IT and information director at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, one of the 12 acute global digital exemplars. He speaks to Digital Health News on finding, and keeping, good people and playing his guitar through an iPhone.
Family, national figures, colleagues, patients. All can be sources of inspiration, and the NHS needs that in tough times, writes Andy Kinnear.