Affected person advocate and breast most cancers survivor Liz O’Riordan has been introduced as a keynote speaker for the Digital Health Virtual Summer School 2021.
In July 2015, Liz, who’s a advisor breast surgeon, was recognized with stage three breast most cancers on the age of 40 and began a weblog to assist come to phrases with the analysis. The weblog proved common and shortly Liz was speaking about her experiences at totally different occasions, and co-authoring ‘The Full Information to Breast Most cancers: The way to Really feel Empowered and Take Management’ with Professor Trisha Greenhalgh.
Professor Mary Dixon-Wooden, director of THIS Institute at Cambridge College, would be the second opening keynote of the second Digital Summer time College, which is going down on 15 and 16 July 2021.
Following their keynotes, Liz and Mary will then take stay questions from the net viewers of NHS digital leaders.
Their focus will probably be on how digital instruments are enabling radical redesign of well being and care companies, placing sufferers in command of their therapy and care.
Mary’s achievements embody serving on the nationwide advisory group on the protection of sufferers in England, which produced the 2013 Berwick report. She additionally served on the 2016 evaluate of knowledge know-how within the NHS led by Professor Bob Wachter.
The general theme of Summer time College 2021 is to discover the evolving challenges of being an efficient digital chief within the NHS and totally different dimensions of management roles. All periods will probably be CPD-accredited.
Jon Hoeksma, CEO of Digital Well being mentioned “Digital Summer time College guarantees probably the most attention-grabbing agenda ever. It’s unbelievable to substantiate Liz and Mary as keynotes with additional thrilling programme bulletins coming quickly.
“Come and be part of us for a packed two days of panel discussions, workshops, case research and an amazing networking and social programme. Whether or not you might be coming for the primary time or are an everyday you may be made very welcome and study an enormous quantity out of your friends.”