BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT, is committed to making IT good for society. We use the power of our network to bring about positive, tangible change. We champion the global IT profession and the interests of individuals, engaged in that profession, for the benefit of all.
Our royal charter gives us our mandate to ensure everyone benefits from digital change. We are committed to supporting and developing a community of digital health and care professionals who can use information and technology to put the citizen at the centre of care.
The CCIO Network promotes the development of Chief Clinical Information Officers across the NHS. The rapidly growing best practice and expert end user community is delivered through regular meetings and online events and collaboration community. The network is open to all current and aspiring clinical information leaders.
The CNIO Network, hosted by Digital Health, is the sister network to the CCIO Network and shares a similar focus on promoting best practice and collaboration across a leadership community that spans NHS organisations across the UK. The core membership comprises the nurses and AHPs who are likely to be working in and with IT.
Digital Health, is the UK’s authoritative, independent B2B news, research and events specialist focused on the fast-evolving field of health IT and digital health.
Digital Health convenes the key communities of NHS IT leaders: Chief Clinical Information officer and Health Chief Information Officer networks, delivered through a vibrant events programme centred around the annual Summer School and a private online collaboration.
Together, our news, data, intelligence, events, and networks, provide a unique collaborative platform for digital leaders and suppliers to keep up-to-date with the latest market and policy news, engage, and share best practice.
DigitalHealth.London is helping health and care professionals turn the idea of digital innovation into tangible improvements in experience and outcomes for patients. Our work is instrumental in giving health and care stakeholders across London insight into the best digital health interventions and tools on the market.
Doctorpreneurs is the global community for doctors, medical students and individuals interested in healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship.
We are a nonprofit organisation committed to transforming healthcare. With healthcare facing unprecedented challenges globally, we believe that unlocking the wealth of talent within the system will be key to driving radical change.
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics is the UK professional membership body for all clinical informaticians across the UK, representing all health and social care professionals including allied health professionals, dentists, doctors, midwives, nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and social care.
The Faculty aims to advance the health of the public through: the development and monitoring of professional standards in clinical informatics; the provision of education and training to clinicians; the provision of guidance on the commissioning, design, development and delivery of health and care information systems; and the promotion of the inclusion of clinical informatics in core clinical training to help promote safe, effective and professional standards.
The Federation for Informatics Professions, is the only public register for all informatics professionals in the UK dedicated to delivering better health and care through the advanced use of technology.
Now, more than ever, we need to have our NHS & Social Care colleagues working in digital being recognised for the life-changing work they do to support front-line staff.
By evidencing and validating your skill and knowledge, we can begin to shape the face of digital transformation in health and care, increase the public’s awareness of informatics and create a better healthcare system for you, your family and for society.
The Foundation’s principal focus is on improving health, clinical outcomes and patient experience, through building nurses and midwives leadership abilities, courage and confidence to ultimately change the world of healthcare for the better. Since 1929, the Florence Nightingale Foundation has achieved this through providing bespoke scholarships to some of the best nurses and midwives in the UK, who go on to make a real difference to patient care, policy and practice in their chosen fields.
Most recently, FNF launched it’s remote emotional wellbeing service, Nightingale Frontline, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Nursing and midwifery professionals are at the heart of responding to COVID-19 today, tomorrow and in the coming months ahead and FNF will be here to offer support both during and after the pandemic.
The Health CIO Network provides a unique leadership and best practice community for senior NHS IT professionals. Delivered in conjunction with the CCIO Network through regular meetings, online events and a collaboration community, the network is open to all NHS IT directors and CIOs who wish to learn from one another.
INTEROPen is an OPEN community of individuals, industry, standards organisations and health and care providers who have put aside commercial interests to work together on the identification, development and adoption of open standards for interoperability in the health and social care sector.
INTEROPen activities include educational events, co-production of FHIR profiles and APIs, data validation, hackathons and well as the governance and adoption of standards into the service. INTEROPen Board Members represents interoperability stakeholders who are committed to our Vision, Mission and Values.
The London CIO Council was founded in 2013 and aims to support its members, which is largely made up of CIOs and CCIOs from London-based trusts, clinical commissioning groups and commissioning support units, in providing clinicians and patients with accurate and timely information which will lead to the delivery of better healthcare.
NHS Providers is the membership organisation and trade association for the NHS hospital, mental health, community and ambulance services that treat patients and service users in the NHS. We help those NHS foundation trusts and trusts to deliver high-quality, patient-focused care by enabling them to learn from each other, acting as their public voice and helping shape the system in which they operate. NHS Providers has all trusts in membership, collectively accounting for £84 billion of annual expenditure and employing over one million staff.
NHSX exists to transform the NHS and social care using digital technology.
Digital transformation revolutionises people’s care. It means patients can access the best and safest treatment, as swiftly as possible.
Data and cutting-edge technologies are starting to realise their enormous potential for the NHS, and COVID-19 has proved the need for a digitised, interoperable, connected health and care system.
NHSX is a joint unit of NHS England and the Department of Health and Social Care, supporting local NHS and care organisations to:
• digitise their services
• connect the health and social care systems through technology
• transform the way patients’ care is delivered at home and in hospital
NHSX has the strategy, powers and technical expertise to:
• negotiate national contracts
• design the technical architecture to link up the whole system across health and care
• set national policy to deliver the necessary change
One HealthTech is a global, volunteer-led, grassroots community that supports and promotes under-represented groups to be future leaders in health innovation. We inspire, celebrate, enable and champion inclusivity and diversity in healthtech.
PRSB is a unique collaboration of groups representing those who receive and provide health and social care across the UK, as well as those providing the IT systems that support care. We work with the public and professionals to define the standards needed for good care records.
The Royal Society of Medicine is a leading provider of high-quality continuing postgraduate education and learning to the medical profession. With over 20,000 members in the UK and internationally, the RSM brings together doctors and healthcare professionals across specialties. Its mission is to advance health, through education and innovation.
The RSM Digital Health Section provides an educational perspective on the role of digital technology in creating patient-centric health and care services.
At Silver Buck we break through the noise, infuse creativity, drive meaningful engagements and deliver results. Our carefully chosen team of industry experts and creative thinkers thrive on bringing new ideas, concepts and solutions to the digital health market and ensuring that our clients firmly establish themselves within the health IT sector.
Silver Buck offers end-to-end, fully integrated PR and marketing services for clients ranging from innovative NHS organisations to the coolest start-ups and biggest health tech companies in the world. Every single client is important to us, with no project too small or campaign too big.
techUK is the trade association which brings together people, companies and organisations to realise the positive outcomes of what digital technology can achieve. With over 800 members (the majority of which are SMEs) across the UK, techUK creates a network for innovation and collaboration across business, government and stakeholders to provide a better future for people, society, the economy and the planet. By providing expertise and insight, we support our members, partners and stakeholders as they prepare the UK for what comes next in a constantly changing world.