Without strong leadership, the NHS will struggle overcoming the unprecedented challenges technology delivery can pose. From procurement to deployment and the NHS Digital Academy’s progress, this hub will let you know the latest in the NHS digital leadership arena.

Irish Health Service Executive appoints interim CIO

Jane Carolan will take over the CIO role on an interim basis

Achieving the population health management ‘vision’ through digital capabilities

Ahead of the upcoming Executive Leadership Summit at the King’s Fund, HIMSS UK CMO Mark Davies sheds light on the hot discussion topics for the day

Dr Zafar Chaudry appointed as Senior VP and CIO of Seattle Children’s Hospital

Dr Zafar Chaudry will be returning to the US this November


Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust achieves HIMSS Analytics EMRAM Stage 6

London hospital becomes the fourth organisation in England to reach Stage 6 of the internationally recognised HIMSS Analytics EMR Adoption Model (EMRAM).

Farr Institute director to move to Microsoft

The Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research Director Ian Buchan will join Microsoft’s Cambridge research facility in October.

HIMSS Europe launches Future50

HIMSS Europe has launched Future50, a new initiative designed to bring together the top 50 leaders in healthcare IT across UK and Europe, supported by IBM Watson Health, that aims to further the field's transformation...

Dr Zafar Chaudry steps down from CIO role at Cambridge, GDE and EMRAM stage 6 site

Dr Chaudry will be returning to the US this October to pursue a new opportunity.

Rachel Dunscombe to chair HIMSS UK advisory board

HIMSS UK is setting up an advisory board to provide ‘strategic and clinical oversight’

Leadership interview: Approaching digital transformation in a mental health setting

BJ-HC took the opportunity to speak to David Wyndham Lewis, Director of Technology and Transformation at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, about the mental health organisation’s path towards digital maturity.

Scotland reinforces commitment to digital in new pharma strategy


NHS Digital sets up first e-nursing week

corbridge, eHealth

EXCLUSIVE: Corbridge - The next chapter

nhs digital

Sarah Wilkinson steps into NHS Digital CEO role

McNeil, NHS England

McNeil to depart from his role as CCIO for Health and Care

EXCLUSIVE: Developing a technologically empowered health and care system

nhs digital

Leading Change, Adding Value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff

corbridge, eHealth

Richard Corbridge to return to UK as Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust CIO

nhs digital

David Hughes to remain at NHS Digital as part-time Director of Life Sciences

digital health

First stage of Digital Health Technology Catalyst funding competition set to launch


HIMSS UK launches new websites


HIMSS names Harold 'Hal' Wolf III as new President and CEO

data security

NHS Digital to set up Security Operations Centre to ‘enhance’ CareCERT services


NHS England to relicense Academic Health Science Networks

‘Planning for the recruitment’ of the first CCIO for Scotland ongoing

Think-tank warns Scottish GP practices will not improve access to online services by end of 2017

Saif Abed, clinical leadership

NEW COLUMN: Promoting digital leaders - Less talk, more action please

cybersecurity, NHS

Royal Brompton & Harefield: one step away from EMRAM level 7

Prof David Hughes

Executive Director of Information and Analytics to leave NHS Digital



HIMSS UK@HIMSS_UK 30.08.2017
Dillan Yogendra@DillanYogendra1 30.08.2017
HIMSS Insights@HIMSSInsights 30.08.2017
OLS@UK_Life_Science 30.08.2017
Theo Blackwell@camdentheo 29.08.2017
Health2Dublin@Health2Dublin 29.08.2017
EXCLUSIVE: Corbridge - The next chapter | Health IT Central https://t.co/SJNPv22XUo
Emma Jackson@emmajackson45 29.08.2017
Thanks for sharing!
Emma Jackson@emmajackson45 29.08.2017
Morecambe Bay hospitals improve workflows with new enterprise-wide PACS | Health IT Central https://t.co/M6P2KM1mbI
David Wall@dtwall1 29.08.2017
Ransomware attack disrupts services at NHS Lanarkshire | Health IT Central https://t.co/4bDhVdAzPu
CQC Press Office@CQCpressoffice 29.08.2017
From the 'CQC finds Boots online pharmacy services ‘safe and effective’ https://t.co/T5f0Iipigs
CQC@CareQualityComm 29.08.2017
Emil Peters@310emil 29.08.2017
NHS Lanarkshire@NHSLanarkshire 29.08.2017
HIMSS UK@HIMSS_UK 29.08.2017
Follow (British Journal of Healthcare Computing) for the latest in UK health tech; soon a standalone platform
St George's CCIO@STGCCIO 28.08.2017
Cerner backs Child Protection - Information Sharing scheme | good to see paediatrics being taken seriously https://t.co/vxuOjflf8L
ICO@ICOnews 28.08.2017
Recap: employee fined for illegally accessing and disclosing patient information - https://t.co/a3e0Yffr2T
MorecambeBayNHSTrust@UHMBT 25.08.2017
NEW: Morecambe Bay hospitals improve workflows with new enterprise-wide - https://t.co/ZgVNEx33ni
Scottish Government@scotgov 25.08.2017
ICYMI: Scotland reinforces commitment to in new strategy https://t.co/FnecE6GJcB