•  30 June 2023
     09:00 - 15:00

Networks Exchange: Harnessing Virtual Care for Improved Outcomes

Digital Health Networks are excited to launch a new series of in-person events dedicated to exchanging best practices and case study experiences on key industry topics, latest trends, and advancements in digital health. Our events provide 4 hours of learning and education, giving you the opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals working towards similar goals. Our events feature a mix of presentations, panel discussions, interactive sessions and networking opportunities to give you insights into the latest developments in the field.

In the first edition, we will explore:

  • the latest developments and innovations in virtual care
  • virtual wards
  • remote monitoring
  • scaling, interoperability and evaluation
  • the future of the virtual care space

Conference Outline:

09.00 – 10.00
Registration and Networking


10.00 – 11.00
Navigating the Virtual Care Landscape Today

Stay informed about the latest advancements in virtual care as national and regional teams share their updates. Engage in a dynamic discussion to explore the evolving landscape of healthcare delivery and gain a comprehensive understanding of the current state of virtual care.

Our speakers:

Janet King
Dr Janet King, Regional Director of Digital Transformation, North West, NHS England




Simon EcclesDr Simon Eccles, former National CCIO & VP and Chief Health Officer EMEA, Salesforce





11.00 – 11.30
Refreshment break


11.30 – 12.45
Case Studies: Virtual Wards & Remote Monitoring

Discover the practical implications of virtual care, such as virtual wards and remote monitoring, in revolutionising healthcare delivery. Gain valuable insights from real-world case studies and explore how technology-enabled care can optimise patient outcomes and strengthen the resilience of the healthcare system. 

Virtual Care Case Studies

Jim McDonaldJim McDonald, Programme Lead | Remote Monitoring Programme, NHS Black Country ICB





Alistair Pickering

Alistair Pickering, CCIO, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust





Karl Guttormsen

Karl Guttormsen, Advanced Clinical Practitioner (NMGH Interim Acute Virtual Ward Lead), North Manchester General Hospital





Christos Fysarakis

Christos Fysarakis, Head of Policy, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust




Remote Monitoring Case Studies

Misbah Mahmood

Misbah Mahmood, Deputy Chief Midwifery Information Officer, Leeds Teaching NHS Trust





Louise RogersonLouise Rogerson, Chartered Physiotherapist and TEC innovator





12.45 – 13.45
Lunch and Networking


13.45 – 14.45
Scaling Virtual Care: A Leap Forward or a Step Too Far?

Join us for a compelling session that explores the potential of scaling virtual care and addresses the critical question: is it a leap forward or a step too far? Engage in a thought-provoking discussion as industry experts present contrasting viewpoints on the advantages and limitations of virtual care. Delve into the challenges and opportunities surrounding its implementation, ensuring interoperability, and evaluating its impact on patient care. Gain valuable insights, challenge assumptions, and shape the future of healthcare in this interactive session.

Our Panellists:

Simon EcclesDr Simon Eccles, former National CCIO & VP and Chief Health Officer EMEA, Salesforce





Daniel EyreDaniel Eyre, Vice President of Business Development, Cerecore





Gurnak DosanjhGurnak Dosanjh, GP and Clinical Lead for Home First and Urgent & Emergency Care, Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICB





Ian Hogan

Ian Hogan, CIO, Northern Care Alliance





Jim McDonaldJim McDonald, Programme Lead | Remote Monitoring Programme, NHS Black Country ICB





Louise RogersonLouise Rogerson, Physiotherapist and Entrepreneur





Daniel Johnston
Daniel Johnston, Sr Clinical Workflow Specialist & UK NHS Clinical Safety Officer, Imprivata






Event close


This event is FREE to attend for NHS, public sector, non-for-profit and third sector providers, charitable sectors, academics and researchers.

Register now


Venue Website:

2, Brewery Wharf, Kendall St, Leeds, Leeds, LS10 1JR, United Kingdom