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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As he begins a new chapter in his career at Sleepstation, Joe McDonalds looks at the upcoming challenges and the wider impact of the coronavirus outbreak.
Clinicians should make use of avialable tools like online CBT, video consultations and apps as the NHS adapts to a digital-first approach, practioners said.
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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Secretive NHS talks to discuss the potential to commercialise 65 million patients’ records risked jeopardising patient trust, Professor Joe McDonald said.
As December 25 fast approaches, Professor Joe McDonald finds himself thinking about “big hair” and what he wants from Santa this year.
Joe McDonald said key lessons from NPfIT had not been learned and it remained difficult for local NHS IT leaders to have honest conversations with the centre.
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On his recent trip to the Greek island of Nisyros, Joe McDonald ponders on the three kings of NHS IT and whether NHSX will be able to bring them together.
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On a trip down the Mekong Delta, Professor Joe McDonald’s thoughts turn to the potentially serious disease that is data fever – and how it might be prevented.
As the year draws to a close the leaders of the CCIO and CIO networks share their take on the key developments of the year.