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20 Jun 2023
by Alex Lawrence

Briefing with CEO of the National Care Forum

On 16th June techUK welcome Vic Rayner, CEO of the National Care Forum, to a briefing with members.

NCF is the membership organisation for not-for-profit organisations in the care and support sector. NCF members collectively deliver more than £2.4 billion of social care support to over 277,200 people in 7600 care and support settings. They employ more than 124,700 colleagues and 16,100 volunteers.

Among other priorities, the NCF works to advance the digital transformation of social care. During the briefing, Vic touched on:

  • Some of the ongoing projects among the National Care Forum’s members
  • The Better Security, Better Care programme
  • Digital leadership programmes developed with Skills for Care
  • Demographic changes and how tech can help tackle the current vacancies across both health and social care
  • International best practice examples
  • The broader digital agenda, including

You can watch the full recording here:

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Alex Lawrence

Alex Lawrence

Programme Manager, Health and Social Care, techUK


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