Entries by Joe Jubb

Improving the recording of problems and diagnoses in the NHS

Dr Anoop Shah is a THIS Institute postdoctoral fellow and clinical lecturer at University College London, and honorary consultant in clinical pharmacology and general medicine at University College London Hospitals (UCLH). His research focuses on improving the recording of problems and diagnoses in electronic health records.

“We are at the start of a journey to ‘mainstream’ the work of clinical informatics”: Ayesha Rahim discusses the importance of clinical informaticians for digital transformation

Ayesha Rahim is Chief Clinical Information Officer at Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust and is a member of the Faculty. She is a recent graduate of the first cohort of the NHS Digital Academy and is an advisory panel member of the CCIO network. She also sits on the advisory board of Health Tech Digital. Her interests include “mainstreaming” the profession of clinical informatics, and diversity and inclusion in the digital health space, as a steering group member of the Shuri Network.

Meet this month’s featured member… Tommy Henderson Reay

Tommy Henderson Reay is Digital Transformation Lead at the National Care Forum and a registered social worker. For the past couple of years Tommy has been doing vital work in digital for the social care sector. We had a chat about his career, his passion for informatics and its value within social care.

“Use your digital skills to improve Health Outcomes!” Chris Dickson on involving nurses in the digital agenda

Faculty Fellow Chris Dickson is Senior Clinical Lead with NHS Digital, on the e-health steering committee for the Royal College of Nursing, and a paediatric nurse. Chris has been kind enough to take time out of his busy schedule to write about the importance of informatics in allowing nursing professionals, and all health and social care disciplines, to shape the future of digital health. This blog also includes views from Chris’s RCN colleagues Matt Butler and Claire Buchner.

Sharing digital blueprints across the NHS to improve services for patients and staff

Dr James Reed is the Chief Clinical Information Officer for Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) and a Fellow of the Faculty. In this blog, James talks about how both patients and staff across BSMHFT are benefitting from apps to record physical and therapeutic observations at the point of care, and why the Global Digital Exemplar blueprinting platform should be the first point of call for NHS organisations introducing digital technology.