#healthtechUK update | Join our Health and Social Care Council

The elections for techUK members to join the Health and Social Care Council are open with a deadline for applications of 8 November. It’s a great opportunity to network, share information and drive techUK’s work. Apply here.

As you can see below we have a packed calendar of events in the last two months of 2019. 

Our Annual Health and Social Care Dinner is just a couple of weeks away and tickets are almost sold out so please book now to avoid disappointment. 

Until next time,


Ben Moody
Head of Health and Social Care, techUK
T (0)20 7331 2048 | E ben.moody@techuk.org @benpmoody

#HealthtechUK opportunities and events

8 NovemberHealthcare Unblocked 2019
Europe's must-attend conference for all those interested in understanding and implementing blockchain in healthcare. *Special discount for techUK members* using the code techUK20. 

12 November - NHS England Framework Refresh: HSSF Q&A
A supplier Q&A session surrounding the HSS Framework with Bob Ricketts.

13 November Delivering Internet First
NHS Digital, techUK and Innopsis invite you to join them at a hands-on workshop to understand how consumer network service providers (CNSPs) and digital service suppliers can support health and social care organisations.

20 NovemberHealth and Social Care Industry Dinner
Join Matthew Gould, CEO of NHSX for the techUK Health and Social Care Industry dinner. 

22 NovemberNHS Digital Industry Briefings - Leeds
*Save the date* for an update on NHS Digital's focus in 2020. 

28 November Oracle's Health & Care Innovation Forum
Join Oracle to discuss innovative approaches to changing health outcomes. 

3 December - NHS Digital workshop - Data Quality Team
You are invited to join NHS Digital Quality team at a workshop event. NHS Digital is looking to significantly improve the quality of data at source across the whole clinical record. 

4 December - techUK Social Care Working Group Meeting
techUK's Social Care Working Group. 

4 December - All I want for NHSXmas is...?
techUK's Health and Social Care programme Christmas networking drinks. 

17 December - NHS App engagement event 
NHS Digital want to engage again with Industry and gain their views on, amongst other things, the future strategic direction for the NHS App while we are still at an early stage in the process. 

News and opportunities from friends and stakeholders

NHSX publishes landmark report on Artificial Intelligence
On 30 October NHSX published a new report: "Artificial Intelligence: How to get it right. Putting policy into practice for safe data-driven innovation in health and care" Read techUK CEO Julian David's comment on the new report here.

techUK announced as partner on Digital Health Rewired 2020
The partnership will see techUK join the programme group, contribute top-class speakers to the programme and share expertise on how digital technologies are re-shaping health and social care. Read more on the partnership here.

Reform and NHSX publish guide to regulation of data-driven technologies in healthcare
Reform have collaborated with NHSX to produce resources on data-driven tech in healthcare. You can find all the resources here.

Contract notice: NHS Digital
NHS Digital is seeking a service provider to check and moderate comments and reviews submitted for publication on the nhs.uk web site.  For more information and the full service requirements, please refer to the tender documents here.  


27 November - An introduction to the NHS and technology
7 January - Understanding and engaging with Government
5 February - An introduction to the NHS and technology

  • Ben Moody

    Ben Moody

    Associate Director | Health and Local Public Services
    T 020 7331 2048

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