Digital Health Unplugged
Digital Health Unplugged: Coronavirus special

Digital Health Unplugged: Coronavirus special

March 27, 2020

Digital Health Unplugged is bringing you a special edition of the podcast this week, focusing on coronavirus and the response from the NHS and suppliers on the ongoing outbreak.
Join our news team, editor Hannah Crouch and senior reporters, Andrea Downey and Owen Hughes, as they talk through the Covid-19 stories making headlines for us.

Digital Health Unplugged: March news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: March news team debrief

March 24, 2020

Our latest Digital Health Unplugged news team debrief is now live, looking at the biggest stories of the last month.

Join our news team as we discuss the biggest stories of the month on Digital Health Unplugged. This month we look at coronavirus and the Digital Aspirants.

Digital Health Unplugged: Women at Rewired

Digital Health Unplugged: Women at Rewired

March 10, 2020

Digital Health Rewired has come and gone for another year, with some 1,800 people attending the event. A key theme at this year's Leadership Summit and Expo was diversity, inclusion and representation, and Digital Health Unplugged hosted its first, but certainly not last, all-women panel discussion.

Joining host Andrea Downey to talk about all things Rewired, leadership and diversity were:

  • Prof Julia Riley, clinical lead at Coordinate My Care and consultant in palliative medicine at the Royal Marsden NHS Trust
  • Yinka Makinde, programme director DigitalHealth.London
  • Mandy Griffin, CIO at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS FT
  • Natasha Phillips, CNIO at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and newly announced CNIO for NHSX
Digital Health Unplugged: February news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged: February news team debrief

February 26, 2020

This week's Digital Health Unplugged focuses on the biggest headlines at Digital Health News this month.
Join us as Digital Health's editor, Hannah Crouch, editor-in-chief Jon Hoeksma and senior reporter Andrea Downey discuss the news Epic has reportedly told it's customers it will stop working with Google Cloud; the Department of Health and Social Care's new £140 artificial intelligence award; and the possibility of NHSX setting a minimum spend for technology.

Digital Health Unplugged: Tech talk with Matthew Gould

Digital Health Unplugged: Tech talk with Matthew Gould

February 11, 2020

NHSX cheif executive Matthew Gould joins Andrea Downey on this week's podcast to talk funding, technology, standards and provide an update on NHSX's core commitments.
Gould gives us a look into how the newly announced £40m funding for improved login times will be allocated; what the Digital Aspirant programme will entail; and how organisations like NHSX will set out "what good looks like" through standards that will feed into how the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will begin to assess digital capabilities.

Beer, pizza and Rewired

Beer, pizza and Rewired

January 28, 2020

Ever wondered how beer and pizza could hold the key to scaling innovation in the NHS? Our latest Digital Health Unplugged unpacks that, and much more.
Joining Andrea Downey for this week's podcast are two speakers confirmed for Digital Health Rewired 2020: Ross Fullerton, director of strategy and technology for London Ambulance Service; Tom Whicher, founder of DrDoctor; and Jon Hoeksma, Digital Health's editor-in-chief.

Digital Health Unplugged - news team debrief

Digital Health Unplugged - news team debrief

January 14, 2020

Our first podcast for 2020 has a fresh new look - we will now be publishing fortnightly!
Alongside our usual panel discussions with industry experts, we will also be hosting debriefings with the Digital Health news team, looking at the biggest stories of the month.
This week's podcast is our first news debriefing with Hannah Crouch, Digital Health's editor; Owen Hughes, senior reporter; Andrea Downey, senior reporter; and Jon Hoeksma, editor in chief.

Digital Health Podcast: How NHS trusts can encourage innovation

Digital Health Podcast: How NHS trusts can encourage innovation

November 19, 2019

 

Joining Andrea Downey on this month's podcast to discuss how trusts can encourage and support innovation is Chris Chaney, chief executive of Chelsea and Westminster’s charity CW+, Sunita Sharma, an obstetrician and gynaecologist who developed the Mum & Baby app which links women to maternity services and Tom Newsom-Davis, a consultant oncologist who leads on the acute diagnostic oncology clinic at Chelsea and Westminster.

Digital Health Podcast: Accelerator programmes and adopting innovation

Digital Health Podcast: Accelerator programmes and adopting innovation

October 22, 2019

This month’s Digital Health Podcast explores the need for accelerator programmes and the challenges start-ups and SMEs face with turning their innovation from a working concept into reality.

It features DigitalHealth.London’s accelerator programme director Sara Nelson, Infinity Health’s chief executive Elliot Engers and Vine Health’s co-founder and chief executive Dr Rayna Patel.

Digital Health Podcast: The Shuri Network

Digital Health Podcast: The Shuri Network

September 17, 2019

This month's Digital Health Podcast with the Shuri Network explores the need for diversity in digital health and what needs to be done to encourage more women to take up IT roles in the NHS.
Founders of the network Dr Shera Chok and Sarah Amani joined the panel, along with Dr Ayesha Rahim, CCIO at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and Professor Joe McDonald, executive director of Connected Health Cities and the former chair of the Digital Health CCIO Network.