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19-20 June 2019, Manchester Central

19-20 June 2019 . Manchester Central

2.1 Harnessing interoperability to improve patient care

19th June, 3:30-4:30pm  |  Charter 3


  • Tara Donnelly

    Interim Chief Digital Officer

    NHS England

  • John Farenden

    Local Health and Care Records Senior Programme Lead


  • Tim McLachlan

    Operations Director, Local Services and National Services

    Alzheimer’s Society

  • Dave Reilly

    Deputy Head of Clinical Systems

    Alder Hey Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

  • Andrew Thompson


    Northwest Shared Infrastructure Service

Chair: Tara Donnelly, Interim Chief Digital Officer, NHS England.

Interoperability of information systems in the NHS is the bedrock on which greater digital innovation will rely. It provides a framework for more personalised patient care and holds the key to unlocking clinicians’ time. This session will look at the comparative experiences of implementing interoperability across different care settings at different scales.