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.
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 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.
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.
techUK represents the companies and technologies that are defining today the world that we will live in tomorrow. Around 850 companies are members of techUK. Collectively they employ approximately 700,000 people, about half of all tech sector jobs in the UK. These companies range from leading FTSE 100 companies to new innovative start-ups. The majority of our members are small and medium-sized businesses.