About this event

  • Date and time Thu 8 Oct 2020 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Digital Health

For the final episode of the series, Professor Sir Sam Everington, GP and social innovator, reflects on digital adoption in health and care settings. 

Join us to review the wide range of effective digital developments available and explore what works best in given situations to release time to care for clinicians. We will examine the challenges for digital adoption and share thought-provoking perspectives in this interactive session.

A CPD certificate with 1 CPD credits will be issued to those joining the webinar live as well as those who watch the recording afterwards. Certificates will be issued 7 days after the webinar to those who watch it live and after 30 days for those that watch the recording.

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This meeting is a part of the Digital Health Section webinar series, Releasing time to care, digitally, that will be broadcast weekly on Thursday evenings at 6:00pm. If you would like to find out more about the series, please visit the Digital Health Section homepage.

Key speakers

Professor Sir Sam Everington

Barrister, GP and Chair, Tower Hamlets CCG

Speaker's biography

Sam has been a GP in Tower Hamlets since 1989 in the Bromley by Bow Partnership. The centre has over 100 projects under its roof supporting the wider determinants of health. The social prescribing delivered at the centre, is now part of a network of two thousand across the country and is in the process of being put in every general practice in the country. He is chair of Tower Hamlets CCG and clinical lead of his STP. This means he holds and manages the government’s health budget for a population of 2 million. 

 

Sam is a member of BMA Council and Vice President of the BMA. In 1999 he received an OBE for services to inner-city primary care in 2006, The International Award of Excellence in Health Care and in 2015 a knighthood for services to primary care. He is a member of the Ministerial National NHS Property, NHS Resolution and East London Foundation Trust boards and is a Fellow and Honorary Professor of Queen Mary University of London and Vice President of the Queen's Nursing Institute. He has previously been a member of the GMC Council, Cabinet appointed Ambassador for Social Enterprise, Acting Chair of the BMA, adviser to shadow cabinet ministers between 1992 and 1997 and national advisor to NHS England’s New Models of Care project. He is a trained woodcarver, day skipper, and speaks Norwegian. He trained originally as a cadet pilot in the RAF and lives with his wife and five children in the Tower Hamlets, East End of London. He works as a GP 2 days a week. 

Agenda

View the programme here

Welcome and introduction

Reflections on digital adoption

Professor Sir Sam Everington, Barrister, Chair Tower Hamlets CCG

Questions and answers
Close of webinar

Location

Online

Disclaimer:All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM nor the speaker's organisations. 

Special rates for difficult times 
The RSM wishes to offer healthcare professionals continued learning opportunities during the coronavirus pandemic. The RSM’s COVID-19 online events are available free of charge, while there will be small charges to register for other online education. These fees will enable the RSM to continue its programme of activities and will apply during the course of the pandemic. 

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