Explore the pivotal role of data and research in transforming healthcare in the UK. This keynote will offer a glimpse into work at Genomics England. Understand how these innovative projects leverage data to detect and prevent diseases, facilitating earlier intervention and treatment. Delve into the future of healthcare, where genetic profiles and technology could revolutionise prevention and patient care.
Dr Richard Scott
Chief Medical Officer & Deputy CEO, Genomics England
Richard Scott is Chief Medical Officer at Genomics England. He joined the organisation in 2015.
He is also a Consultant and Honorary Associate Professor in Clinical Genetics at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children and the UCL Institute of Child Health where his practice focuses on diagnosing children with rare multisystem disorders.
Richard trained in medicine at Cambridge University and University College London. He specialised in Paediatrics and subsequently Clinical Genetics in London and completed his PhD on childhood cancer syndromes at the Institute of Cancer Research.
Through his clinical practice and in his role at Genomics England he is passionate about harnessing the power of new genomic technologies for the benefit of all patients in mainstream healthcare.
Dr Claire Bloomfield
Director, Centre for Improving Data Collaboration, NHS England
Dr Claire Bloomfield is Director of NHS England’s (NHSE’s) Centre for Improving Data Collaboration. As Senior Responsible Officer for the Data for Research and Development programme, Claire oversees development and delivery of NHSE’s Transformation Directorate’s coordinated investments in health data for R&D, to support the ambitions of the Life Sciences Vision, the Vision for Future of UK Clinical Research Delivery and Genome UK.
Claire joined NHSE after her role as CEO for the UK National Consortium of Intelligent Medical Imaging, where she successfully managed partnerships with 14 NHS hospitals, clinical leaders, industry experts, academic researchers, patient groups and charities to improve healthcare through the development and use of AI.
Chair: Dr Bishoy Dimitri
Director of Clinical Informatics (CCIO), Oxford University NHS FT
Bishoy is the Chief Clinical Information Officer (Director for Clinical Informatics) for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the Vice – Chair for the CCIO Advisory Panel to provide a support and direction for the CCIO community nationally. He also has digital health start-up experience as the Chief Medical Officer of Lister, a task management application aiming to eliminate paper job lists for both Doctors and Nurses.
Bishoy is keen to utilise his skills in operational management, innovation and leadership to provide impactful change in the NHS to support staff to deliver better care for patients.