A comprehensive review of how AI impacts nursing & midwifery within the NHS. Addressing factors such as design, complex data, decision support systems, and documentation burden, this session will present a vision for the integration of technology in nursing and its role in shaping patient care.
CNIO, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
Simon has worked with clinical informatics for the past 20 years, in adult intensive care, electronic blood transfusion systems and working as CNIO since 2017. He now leads a team of informatics nurses, supporting digital clinical engagement and systems development, working collaboratively with clinical, technical and organisational services. Simon was recently elected to the CNIO advisory panel for Digital Health, he is also on the Faculty of Clinical Informatics working groups for Professionalism, the Office of the CCIO, the FCI Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Panel, and he has also recently contributed toward the What Good Looks Like Nursing Guidance.
Deputy Chief Nurse & Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS FT
Experienced leader and CNIO. Registered general nurse for twenty six years. Women in Tech Excellence Award ‘Digital Leader of the Year 2020’, Florence Nightingale Digital Scholar 2021, and CNIO influencer. Experienced nurse and leader with a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and healthcare industry. Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Professional Practice from the The University of Northampton. Currently studying Healthcare Analytics and Artificial Intelligence MSc at Sheffield Hallan University. Chair of the Midlands CNIO network. Thrilled to have recently received CNO Silver Award for services to digital nursing from Ruth May.
National Digital Midwife Lead, Maternity, NHS England
Jules Gudgeon has been a midwife for over 30 years, championed the use of digital technology during the National Maternity Review and was subsequently appointed the Lead Midwife within the Digital Maternity Programme at NHS Digital.
She was instrumental in the development of the award-winning Digital Midwives Expert Reference Group which aims to support digital leadership across England.
She is now the National Digital Midwife Lead for Maternity Services within the Transformation Directorate at NHS England. Whilst continuing to support digital transformation within maternity Jules is also focused on digital leadership and specifically the specialist role of the digital midwife.
Chair: Sara Nelson
Programme Director, DigitalHealth.London
Sara is currently Deputy Programme Director for DigitalHealth.London and lead of the Digital Pioneer Fellowship programme. In January 2020 she was appointed Deputy Chief Nursing Information Officer at NHSX and will be taking up the role full time from March.
Sara is a nurse who has worked in the NHS for over 27 years, not only in clinical roles, but also in site management and as a senior nurse for digital at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT). Her work has centred on “bridging the gap” to support the cultural change needed for digital transformation within the NHS. As part of a central knowledge hub for digital projects across GSTT, Sara and her team also provided advice and validation for clinicians looking to implement new technologies. She has an excellent understanding of the needs of NHS patients and the staff that care for them, and is passionate about bringing the benefits of new technologies to patients and professionals from across health and care more quickly.
Sara is a graduate of the NHS Digital Academy, a virtual organisation set up to develop a new generation of excellent digital leaders who can drive the information and technology transformation of the NHS.