Digital Health and Care Learning Network event (2019) summary

University of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre

The Annual Digital Health and Care Learning Network Event was held on 24 June 2019 at the University of Strathclyde Technology and Innovation Centre. Glasgow. Oversubscribed weeks in advance with 300 people attending on the day it proved once again how much multidisciplinary interest there is in shared learning around digital services.

This year the Learning Network was planned with the Digital Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Network.  A wide range of Scottish partners presented.

Event snapshop

Part One

  1. Welcome and Introductory remarks Dr Margaret Whoriskey, Head of Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government
  2. The Digital Nursing Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Network Sandra Blades, Lead Nurse, Professional Governance & Regulation & N&M eHealth Lead, Professional Governance & Regulation Directorate
  3. European Connected Health Alliance – opportunities for shared learning Brian O’Connor, Chair, European Connected Health Alliance
  4. Snapshot Presentations
  5. Using technology to prevent dug deaths in homeless accommodation Hugh Hill, Director of Services and Development, Simon Community Scotland & Streetwork UK
  6. T&SCon Technology & Social Connectedness Dr Louise McCabe, Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies, University of Stirling
  7. Digital NMAHP Example: supporting discharge from acute settings Mary Duguid Occupational Therapist, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
  8. Scottish Fire & Rescue Service – Developing the role of Technology Enabled Care John Gray, Watch Manager, Prevention & Protection Directorate, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
  9. Digital Participation the CLASP Digital way Jim Cooper, Digital Participation Coordinator, CLASP
  10. Information Governance Pack for Florence Elena Beratarbide, National IG Policy Lead for Health and Care, Digital Health and Care Division, Directorate for Health and Social Care Integration, Scottish Government
  11. Exploring Digital, Discovering Communities: broadening our engagement Carmen Paputa-Dutu, Digital Health and Care Development Officer, ALLIANCE
  12. Using Alexa to support people with MND Bex Wright, Occupational Therapist, Bon Accord Care, Aberdeen
  13. Data is Everywhere! Manira Ahmad, Head of Local Intelligence Support Team, NHS National Services Scotland

Part Two

  1. Using VR to support patients in NHS Highland Jonathan Ashmore, Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering, NHS Highland
  2. Test of Change: Alzheimer Scotland and Bon Accord Care Gillian Anderson and Nicola Cooper, Digital Leads, Development, Alzheimer Scotland
  3. Florence Update – Western Isles Karen France, Nutrition, Dietetic and Catering Services Manager, NHS Western Isles
  4. DigiInventors Challenge – DHI Grant Reilly, Marketing, Communications & Events
  5. The expansion of channel choice for Breathing Space via webchat NHS 24

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