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Digital challenges and successes for NHS under the spotlight at ReWired

February 26th 2024

Transforming health and care through digital and the increasing challenges of cyber security are among the key themes that speakers from Digital Health and Care Wales (DHCW) will be discussing at Digital Health ReWired 2024.

Alongside CEO, Helen Thomas, also speaking at sessions across the two-day event are Alun Kime, Cyber Security Contracts Manager and Keith Farrar, Senior Responsible Officer.

Billed as the premier educational conference and networking event for health IT, ReWired takes place at the NEC in Birmingham on March 12th and 13th. It brings together NHS IT, digital, data and innovation from across the UK and provides an opportunity for learning and collaboration amongst the digital health community.

DHCW’s involvement includes:

Keynote: A systems view on money, digital, the NHS and UK economy

March 12, 9:45-10:45, Digital Transformation Stage

Helen Thomas will take part in the opening ReWired keynote session as a panel explore how digital is integral to the future NHS and wider UK economy. Bringing together perspectives from Digital Health and Care Wales; the Department of Business and Trade; as well as two leading digital suppliers to the NHS.


How to ensure the resilience of your supply chain

March 12, 14:00-14:45, Cyber Security Stage

Alun Kime will participate in exploring best practice approaches to protect the confidentiality of data whilst ensuring it can be relied upon to make good decisions and available to those relying on it. 


Developing a patient-centric approach in a digital age

March 13, 13:45-14:30, Digital AHP and Pharmacy Summit

Keith Farrar will discuss the benefits and challenges of digital technologies and gain practical insights into how they are being used to improve patient outcomes. He will explore a patient-centric approach and highlight the importance of empowering patients to take an active role in their own healthcare.


Find out more about the event and view the full programme on the Digital Health ReWired website.