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Thursday 16 November 2017

Data tops agenda for UK Health and Social Care

Lord OShLast night I joined leaders from the world of Health & Social Care at techUK’s annual dinner for the industry to hear from Lord O’Shaughnessy, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health; Professor Rachel Dunscombe, Director of Digital for Salford Royal Group and CEO of the new NHS Digital Academy; and Matthew Swindells, National Director: Operations & Information for NHS England, as well as techUK CEO Julian David.

The broad theme for the evening was ‘How can tech help to avoid a Winter Crisis in Health and Social Care?’, a topic that techUK is currently investigating. But a number of other key issues quickly emerged including data liquidity, GDPR, open data and interoperability and the digital workforce. Read more… 

Posted by Tola Sargeant at '12:13' - Tagged: socialcare   healthcare   policy   OpenData   GDPR   integratedcare