The second annual conference of the West Midlands Health Informatics Network (WIN) was held on 26 January at the University of Warwick. Its aim was to provide attendees with the opportunity to find out about digital healthcare innovations and research, share good practice and experiences, and network. Over the course of the day, there were 140 attendees from industry, local authorities, the NHS and academia, making this the biggest WIN event to date.
The opening keynote speaker was Tracey Grainger, Head of Digital Primary Care Development at NHS England, who discussed the fundamental role of technology in transforming the NHS. The closing keynote was Professor Ruth Chambers, Long Term Conditions Priority Clinical Lead at WMAHSN, who highlighted the need for technology-enabled care services in the delivery of care for long-term conditions. There were also three guest speakers: Professor Simon Brake, Director of Primary Care, Sustainability and Integration at Coventry City Council, Suma Surendranath, Professional Engagement Programme Manager at Parkinson's UK, and Adrian Stavert-Dobson, author and consultant in e-health clinical risk management.
The WIN Conference page includes a selection of videos, photographs, posters and presentations from the conference. You can also access information about the exhibitors, should you wish to contact them directly for information about the products and services that they provide. The organisers would be very grateful if attendees could provide some feedback.