Hear from those who have worked through different threats and outages. How did they approach the situation, what did they learn and what would they do differently?
Chair: Sarah Murphy
cyber security operations awareness, culture and engagement lead, Cyber Delivery Unit, Transformation Directorate, NHS England
executive director of information technology and digital, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Martin has been an IT director across multiple sectors for over 20 years and continue to learn. He is in his 6th year of being an NHS CIO. Martin advocates for new ways of delivering internal IT services, promoting aspirational idleness and have written a book (being published this spring) on how to survive being a CIO. His team has moved multiple services to the cloud, done interesting discoveries with Artificial Intelligence and are currently working on opening a new hospital in the Autumn.
Prof Daniel Ray
CTO, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS FT; and professor of Health Informatics, UCL
Daniel Ray has worked in health technology and informatics for over 20 years. He is CTO and DPO of Birmingham Womens and Childrens NHS FT where he has been since January 2020. He has with his team and clinical staff driven forward the development, use and uptake of technology during the COVID pandemic crisis and now onto the Trusts EPRs for their different services. He is also a NED/Trustee on the board of an allergy charity NARF and historically in his previous role was Director of Data at NHS Digital; responsible for developing the organisation’s data capability.
Daniel was the product owner of the new national data services platform. Daniel in his national role was responsible for all technical data and product delivery for the £50m Data Insights and Statistics Directorate, and lead a number of operational teams. Prior to this he was Director of Informatics at a large teaching hospital in England, where he transformed the health informatics service, set up a quality outcomes research unit, and developed a patient portal among other work programmes.
Daniel Ray, Martin Sadler