20th January 2022

LIVE BY 08:00







Welcome to the virtual event

Better technology is vital to ensuring the future of the NHS. In 2019, health secretary, Matt Hancock launched NHSX, a new joint organisation for digital, data and technology which aims to diagnose diseases earlier, free up staff time and empower patients to take greater control of their own healthcare.

Though with the NHS Test and Trace system being an unfortunate disaster, far removed from the "world beating" solution described by the Prime Minister, has confidence been dented in what is possible for the future?

What are the key challenges in improving our nation’s digital health, and what ground have we successfully covered so far in our march toward the digital future?

Join us for our sixth annual The Digital Health Conference 2021. A virtual forum to discuss the latest updates on national policy and best practice examples of digitally transforming healthcare provision.

Highlights of the Digital Health Conference include:

Learning Outcomes

  • Analysis of new technologies to improve efficiencies
  • Improving technological infrastructure and closing the digital gap
  • Hearing cases studies of projects/initiatives during Covid-19
  • Understanding the key challenges since the pandemic
  • Discuss the success of new and emerging technology
  • Achieving digital maturity through interoperability
  • Privacy and security considerations
  • Update on the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) programme and a new Digital Aspirant programme
  • Building a greater understanding of The NHS Long Term Plan

Digital Health Conference

Please note timings/speakers/topics are subject to change

15th July 2021


Conference Opens: exhibition and networking


Opening Keynote:

Minal Bakhai
National Clinical Director, Digital First Primary Care at NHS England



Headline Sponsor


Developing Digital Innovation

Discusses the digital innovation programme at Moorfields Eye Hospital with a particular focus on the introduction of remote consultations, remote monitoring, shared care with community optometrists, and artificial intelligence in ophthalmology.

Peter Thomas
Director of Digital Innovation & Head of Department of Digital Medicine, Moorfields Eye Hospital





Main Stage Sponsor


Improving Nursing

Discusses improving standards of documentation and achieve a "Once for Wales" electronic record in collaboration with governmental and national nursing leaders.

Fran Beadle
National Clinical Informatics Lead Nursing at Digital Health and Care Wales



Main Stage Sponsor




Headline Sponsor Seminar


Sponsored Seminar(s)


Improving services' health-effectiveness through digital tech

Discusses how digital tech can help health-services focus on effectiveness — i.e., person-centred health-outcomes, rather than disease-status — including data for audit and governance.

Dr Rupert Whitaker
Chairman, Tuke Institute





Sponsored Seminar(s)


How Health IT can improve and enhance the treatment and experience of a patient

Discusses the important work carried out by safety engineers - working with manufacturers of health technology and also deploying organisations to ensure they have risk assessed their solutions to the highest quality. The safety of the patient remains at the heart of every steps.

Ian Dugdale
Safety Engineer, NHS Digital



Live Event Ends

The Auditorium Sessions & Resource Center are available until August 15th, 2021.
Come back and watch the sessions you missed or download/share any of the materials.

Who Should Attend

  • Business Operations Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Clinical Systems Lead
  • Data Quality Manager
  • Digital Innovation Officer
  • Digital Lead
  • Digital Programme Manager
  • Director of Informatics
  • Director of Technology and Business Solutions
  • Head of Assistive Technology
  • Head of Informatics
  • Head of Transformation
  • IT lead
  • Regional Strategic Manager
  • Senior Analytics and Informatics Lead
  • Senior Digital Programme Manager
  • Technology and delivery Lead

Event Sponsors

Frequently Asked Questions

vFairs can be accessed through all devices without installing any software. However, our webinars are powered through zoom. You will not need a zoom account to access the webinars, but your device must be Zoom compatible. Devices provided from your workplace may not be zoom compatible, and in this case we recommend use of a personal device.
To visit booths, and chat with exhibitors you can click the “Exhibition Hall” button and that will take you directly to the exhibit hall.
This event is designed specifically for professionals working within the Digital Health. If you are a supplier or sales representative and would like to enquire as to how to attend the event, please give us a call on 0161 295 3000
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate anywhere that you have internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, mobile and tablet devices.
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a digital briefcase for you! You can add all of the documents available to the online digital briefcase in your account and then email them to yourself at the end of the event.
Yes, all of our content will be accessible for 30 days post event where you can listen to content on-demand.
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event, if you haven’t received this please do check your junk mail.