Dr John Williams FRCGP FFCI, Chair of the Faculty of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, reflects on a year of significant progress and looks ahead to upcoming milestones set to be achieved in 2019.
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Andrew Davies is a Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics and has been involved with medicines-related data throughout his professional life, ranging from managing pharmacy medicines stock management systems to becoming a chief pharmacist. As part of the Lord Carter Hospital Pharmacy Transformation Programme (HPTP), Andrew assumed the position of Medicines Data Lead, designing the Model Hospital pharmacy and medicines metrics, and he is now Operational Productivity Director of Hospital Pharmacy at NHS Improvement.
Sam Shah, is a Founding Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics and Director of Digital Development of NHS England as well as being an NHS Consultant in Kent and General Dental Practitioner in London. As one of the few dentists within the Faculty, at present, Sam has very kindly agreed to share his experiences of employing informatics within dentistry and beyond, and looks the future of informatics for all health and care professionals.
Earlier this year, Digital Health announced the first ever Digital Health Rewired – an exciting new event, designed to connect health IT leaders with the latest digital health innovations. The Faculty of Clinical Informatics is delighted to be one of the key organisations invited to provide knowledge and expertise towards developing the programme.
The Faculty of Clinical Informatics has reached the next major stage of its membership development and is open for applications to become a Member, Associate or Fellow. Apply to join the Faculty up until 30th November 2018.
Faculty of Clinical Informatics Founding Fellow and Council member Keith Strahan is a registered social worker with experience working in multidisciplinary teams in hospitals, mental health, community and primary care. We’re really pleased that he has taken the time to discuss how adult social care and healthcare can work together effectively, using informatics.
Former Chair of the Faculty Shadow Board and the RCGP, Professor Maureen Baker CBE is now Chair of the PRSB and has long-time been a champion of better data and information-sharing to improve patient care. We are pleased to introduce Maureen’s thoughts on the Faculty and the importance of clinical informaticians.
Dr Brendan O’Brien is Consultant Clinical Informatics Specialist for Northern Ireland and has been involved with the development of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics from the outset. Read about his professional journey so far, and his future aspirations for clinical informaticians in health and social care.
Chief Clinical Digital Officer Anne Cooper reflects on the formation and her hopes for the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, whilst questioning how to increase the number of nurses and women working in this key clinical profession.
Faculty of Clinical Informatics explains what ‘Clinical Informatics’ is and how it uses information & IT to capture, use and communicate clinical knowledge to provide vital support to health & social care professionals, ensuring that workers can provide safe, efficient and effective person-centred care in the best way.