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Let’s Talk Digital Conference

Come to this hybrid event to discuss good digital innovation at the healthcare frontline. Also we will discuss how to do more of this and how to overcome the barriers to digital innovation.

18 Mar 2022
09:00 – 16:30


Gloucestershire University (hybrid event)

Star Speaker: Dr Michael Marsh – Regional Medical Director, Chief Clinical Information Officer and Higher Level Responsible Officer (South West) NHS England. Michael has the ambition of making the South West the most digitally advanced region in NHS England (listen to his podcast on the matter (Episode 1):

Please join us for the inaugural ‘LET’S TALK DIGITAL CONFERENCE’. A collaborative free event co-hosted by the SWAG Cancer Alliance and The University of Gloucestershire. Also a poster session with prizes for best posters.

Confirmed speakers:
Michael Marsh: Regional Medical Director, Chief Clinical Information Officer and Higher Level Responsible Officer (South West) NHS England

Marcus Baw: GP, ED doctor and clinician-who-codes

Paul Downie: Anaesthetic consultant and CCIO, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Joanna Dundon: National Clinical Informatics Lead – Public (DSPP), Digital Health and Care Wales

Helen Winter: Medical Consultant Oncologist, Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre and SWAG Cancer Alliance Clinical Director

Andy Holness: Patient & People’s Voice Partner (Brain Tumour & Palliative and End of Life Care) for SWAG Cancer Alliance

Adam Dangoor: Oncologist and CCIO, Bristol Royal Infirmary

Grant Vallance: Information Manager, Department of Clinical Haematology, Oxford University Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust

Mark Bailey: Speciality Doctor in Respiratory Medicine and clinician-who-codes, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Ali Al-Shebaz: Academic Subject leader of the Technical and Applied computing, University of Gloucestershire

Phil Brierley: Cancer Informatics Director, Inspirata

Andrea Preston: Macmillan Divisional Lead Pharmacist for Haematology

Mala Ubhi: Governing body GP of Gloucestershire CCG, Clinical Advisor in Digital Productivity for the Transformation Directorate of NHSE/I

Paul Hepden: Programme Manager, Digital Transformation, Remote Health Monitoring, NHS South West

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points applied for

The meeting will include the following:
• Sharing of good digital and innovative practice and how do we do more of this
• Digital transformation at local and regional level
• Taking siloed digital innovations forwards towards integrated digital transformation
• Debate Business as Usual vs Innovation
• How to bypass “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast”
• Poster presentations