Digital health and care congress 2022

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Digital technologies are transforming the way in which health and care is delivered. They have played a crucial role in enabling the delivery of services during the pandemic and are set to continue to play a pivotal role in the design, delivery and innovation of health and care going forward.

This event will take a deep dive into the practical implementation of digital solutions in health and care. We will explore how data insights and technology are being used to improve care, access and user experience against the backdrop of the impact of Covid-19.

Sessions will also provide an opportunity to assess how a range of digital tools from simple to complex can be used to innovate service design, support integration, improve population health management, and reduce health inequalities, touching on implications for staff and patients.

Due to be held in-person later this year, our Digital health and care congress provides an established forum for health and care professionals to come together and learn from successful adoptions and practical implementations of digital health and care.

Event topics

Join peers, leaders in the sector and experts from The King’s Fund to explore:

  • using digital services to enable successful integration  developing integrated digital systems within integrated care systems and improving interoperability to address fragmented care
  • putting user experience at the heart of the design of digital systems, and working to mitigate against the impact of digital exclusion on health inequalities
  • the role of technology in meeting the wider challenges facing the NHS as it gets to grip with the elective care backlog and the impact of Covid-19
  • the opportunities offered by innovation in digital technology to those working in health and care – such as the use of artificial intelligence, virtual and remote health tools, robotics and automated process management, and 5G
  • developing the digital skills of staff across health and care, and supporting them to deliver data-driven solutions on the ground
  • how technology is being used in social and community care to innovate service delivery including through the use of remote monitoring to enable care at home.

Sponsorship and exhibition

If you’d like a conversation about your business goals, and how being involved in this event can help you, please email Danielle Roche at d.roche@kingsfund.org.uk.

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Speakers

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Pritesh Mistry

Fellow, Digital Technologies, The King's Fund

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David Maguire

Senior Analyst, The King's Fund

Fiona Edwards

Chief Executive Designate, Frimley Health and Care

Dr Natasha Phillips

Chief Nursing Information Officer and Director, Digital Safety, NHS England

FAQs

The King's Fund is an independent charitable organisation working to improve health and care in England. Our events are a key source of income, and this income enables us to continue with our charitable objectives. 

There are costs associated with running in-person conferences such as venue, catering and promotional materials to name a few. We also have a team of dedicated events professionals, content experts, and digital, marketing and finance support that work on these events. Given these costs it is sometimes necessary to charge for attendance at an in-person event, to ensure we can deliver a high-quality event experience. Any profit that is made from these events goes directly towards achieving our strategic priorities. You can find out more about how we are funded here.

We offer a limited number of bursary places for people with lived experience to ensure a balance of voices in the room. To apply for a bursary place please email us a short paragraph explaining why you wish to attend. 

Yes. Please select your tickets and once you're through to the registration form on Eventbrite, you can amend the 'payment method' from credit card to 'pay by invoice'.  

Please note, there is a £20 + VAT surcharge to cover the cost of processing invoices. This is in addition to the ticket price and will be added to your invoice. There is no charge for paying by debit or credit card.

Cancellations confirmed in writing more than 14 days before the first session will be refunded in full. We regret that no refund can be made after that date. However, you can transfer your ticket to another event in the following six months. Please email us at events@kingsfund.org.uk with confirmation of your original booking to cancel or transfer your ticket. On completion of the confirmed booking the delegate and their supporting organisation are liable for the fees for the training (regardless of whether payment has been made).

We offer a discount for group booking booked under the same order and organisation for more than 3 delegates. Please email us at events@kingsfund.org.uk to get the discount.

  • 3-4 delegates (10 per cent discount)
  • 5-6 delegates (15 per cent discount)
  • 7+ delegates (20 per cent discount)

If you have accessibility requirements you would like to discuss, please email us at events@kingsfund.org.uk. We will also ask you for this information during the registration process.

  • Fresh-air ventilation (HVAC) is provided in all rooms to reduce potential viral load.
  • Cleaning staff will be on site throughout the day. There will be increased cleaning of all high-contact surfaces.
  • Hand sanitisers are available throughout the building.
  • Catering staff will wear appropriate PPE to protect delegates.

We recommend that all delegates complete a Covid-19 lateral flow test before attending an event – and to attend only if they test negative. This is the most effective control measure.

We ask delegates to wear a face covering while in common areas of the building. We recommend all guests retain the same seat throughout the event.

Contact details

Booking enquiries

If you’d like to make a booking enquiry, please email Anna Viralainen at events@kingsfund.org.uk.

Programme enquiries

If you have any queries relating to this event programme please email Caroline Ashmore at events@kingsfund.org.uk.

Sponsorship and exhibition enquiries

Please email Danielle Roche at d.roche@kingsfund.org.uk.

Ticket prices

Please note, there is a £20+VAT surcharge to cover the cost of processing invoices. This is in addition to the ticket price and will be added to your invoice. There is one invoice fee per order, not per ticket. There is no charge for paying by debit or credit card.

Ticket prices:

  • Public sector, charity or university
    £250+VAT
  • Small-medium sized enterprise 
    £420+VAT
  • Commercial/profit-making organisation
    £570+VAT

Student tickets

If you are a student in full-time education, please email us for a promotional code, with a photograph of your valid student ID. Student tickets are £125+VAT.

Bursary tickets

We offer a number of free bursary places for patients and carers. These places are limited to maintain a balance of voices in the room between patients, service users, carers, and health and care professionals. To apply for a bursary place please email us a short paragraph explaining why you wish to attend.