The chair of the CNIO Community has referred to as on her fellow digital nurses to “be a stronger voice” to assist “drive and affect” the agenda.
Talking on the final day of the Autumn Management Summit, Sarah Hanbridge, who’s CCIO Nursing and AHP [allied health professional] at The Christie NHS Basis Belief, outlined the place she sees the nursing Community going sooner or later.
“We have to begin to be a stronger power and be a bit extra vocal to suggestions to nationwide groups,” she advised the viewers in Birmingham.
Hanbridge, who was elected as chair in July 2021, additionally stated she needs CNIOs to “drive and affect the agenda” and urged them to “be courageous” and to not be afraid to face out.
She spoke of her hope that the three Networks (CIO, CCIO and CNIO) will work extra carefully collectively sooner or later and look to “be a part of up all of the digital dots”.
Strengthening the nationwide voice
Alongside Hanbridge have been Dr James Reed, chair of the Digital Well being CCIO Community, and Lisa Emery, chair of the Digital Well being CIO Community.
Reed and Emery additionally burdened the necessity for the Networks to strengthen their voice to problem and affect nationwide coverage.
“We’re a trusted voice however seen to be impartial, which I believe is nice,” Reed stated.
“I believe we now have a task to fill right here”
Emery added that digital leaders have to be empowered to get entangled in nationwide coverage.
“Let’s let folks take some secure dangers and get into that house and develop these abilities, that’s one thing I’m fairly considering ,” she stated.
To try this, Reed inspired members of the Networks to “maximise use” of Discourse – Digital Well being’s communication channel for Community members – which he says gives a chance to “study from everyone in any respect levels”.
“My aspiration is that the people who find themselves coming in now are in a position to do greater than what we have been in a position to do,” he stated.
The panel session rounded off the two-day Autumn Management Summit, which occurred on 7 and eight October 2021.
Attendees heard from quite a few keynotes – together with digitalisation guru, Tom Loosemore, NHSX’s CIO, Sonia Patel and NHS Digital’s chief medical officer, Professor Jonathan Benger.
There was additionally the conclusion of the Digital Well being Awards 2021 because the winners have been lastly introduced.