Newsletter | Can you Transform the Way People Live With Dementia?

We hosted a sell-out event on digital health opportunities in the UK with the Department for International Trade. If you missed it you can read about it here and watch the recording. We also hosted webinars with NHS Digital and the WHO on the International Classification of Diseases and with NHSD on GP Payments Calculation Futures.

Later this month we have a Campaign Week on how tech can help solve some of the winter challenges in health and social care. Find out more about the themes and how you can highlight some of the great work you are doing here.

We are pleased to be working with Essex County Council on their Challenge Dementia Prize.

There are lots of opportunities to get involved in the programme so please do read on for more details.

techUK News, Views, and Opportunities

Transform the Way People Live With Dementia
techUK is delighted to support Challenge Dementia, led by Essex County Council. It is a nationwide search for innovative and creative ideas that can support people to live well with Dementia. Essex County Council with techUK will host a Challenge Dementia Networking Event on 21 February for anyone who has an idea and wants to find out more about the prize, the process and hear about what makes a successful entry.

NHS Digital – techUK Industry Briefing
Save the date for our first NHS Digital Industry Briefing of the year: 1 May in London. The Leeds date will be confirmed shortly.

Implementing Transfers of Care and Open APIs
NHS England, NHS Digital and techUK will host an event for vendors to explore implementing transfers of care and open APIs. The purpose of this workshop is to consider the potential barriers to implementing transfers of care and open APIs and to explore how we can overcome those barriers. If you think this could be relevant to your company, please get in touch with Kate Francis.

Join NHS Open API Lab Advisory Group
An opportunity to take a leadership role in shaping NHS Digital’s new NHS Open API Lab.

2018 Health and Social Care Industry Dinner
If you are interested in sponsorship opportunities for our Health and Social Care Industry Dinner due to take place in November this year, please get in touch with Sophie Kane.

Health and Social Care Opportunities

NHS Digital Organisation Data Service, Request for Information
The Organisation Data Service (ODS) team are looking to understand the risks and impacts you might face due to the fundamental changes that are coming to the Organisation Reference Data (ORD), as part of the Information Standards Notice SCCI0090.

NHS Digital GP IT Futures Buying Catalogue Prototype, Request for Information
An opportunity to inform and shape the next stage of development on a 'single front door' platform for primary health and care users to source digital products and services.

SNOMED CT in Primary Care - Implementation Update
An update from NHS Digital on the SNOMED CT Implementation across general practice.

LGA and NHS Clinical Commissioners Conference – Delivering Health and Care in a Digital Age
Tuesday 27 March, Birmingham
In partnership with NHS Clinical Commissioners and supported by NHS Providers, the LGA is planning a National conference bringing senior leaders together from across health and care and focus on how system wide challenges are being addressed using digital and data.

£8 million for Digital Health Technology Catalyst Round 2 Funding Competition Event Briefing
Alder Hey Innovation Service, with support from KTN and local partners, will host briefing events for Innovate UK on Round 2 of the Digital Health Technology Catalyst (DHTC) funding.

International Opportunities

Digital Health Exchange between Denmark and the UK
The Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Science & Innovation Network (SIN) at the British Embassy Copenhagen are hosting a one-day event focused on Digital Health. We are inviting key stakeholders from the UK and the Nordics to discuss and showcase digital infrastructure solutions as well as sharing best practice within the digital health ecosystem.
Event details: 08:30 – 18:00 on Tuesday 13 March.
Location: Mærsk Towers, Copenhagen, Denmark

e-Health Industry Sector Mission to Australia, 10-13 April
Trade and Investment Queensland, TIQ, is organising an e-health industry sector mission to Australia to participate in a business engagement program involving many of Queensland’s leading health sector research and development organisations and agencies.


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