About this event

  • Date and time Tue 29 Mar 2022 from 9:45am to 5:00pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Medicine and Society

This is the live stream for the in-person event Big data, big change 2: Using patient data for population health management To book to attend the event in London, click here.

This meeting will empower practitioners to confidently use data already collected to the best effect in the interests of patients.

Building on last year's conference, we will bring together a range of stakeholders and thought leaders to discuss and explore the progress, risks, and opportunities in using patient data for population health management.

This meeting will:

  • Outline the governance of data across complex care pathways between multiple providers
  • Explain the value of transparency of systems in using personally identifiable data
  • Enable delegates to contribute to the joint management of data within systems
  • Explore measures to manage data value beyond organisational boundaries
  • Discuss accountability for delivering health to populations and reducing inequality 

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Key speakers

Professor Sir Muir Gray

Professor Sir Muir Gray

Director, Oxford Value and Stewardship Programme

Speaker's biography

Professor Sir Muir Gray set up the Oxford Value and Stewardship Programme to bring about a transformation of care with the aim of increasing value for both populations and individuals and published a series of  How To Handbooks for example, How `to Get Better Value Healthcare, How To Build Healthcare Systems and How To Create the Right Healthcare Culture. His hobby is ageing and how to cope with it and he has published a book for people aged seventy called Sod 70 ! one for the younger decade called Sod60! This with Dr Claire Parker, Other books in series on Sod Ageing are Sod it, Eat Well, with Anita Bean and  Sod Sitting, Get Moving with Diana Moran, the Green Goddess. For people of all ages Dr Gray’s Walking Cure summarises the evidence on this wonderful means of feeling well, reducing the risk of disease and minimising disability should disease strike. He is Director of the Optimal Ageing Programme at Oxford.

Dr Simon Eccles

Dr Simon Eccles

National Chief Clinical Information Officer for Health and Care, NHS England 

Speaker's biography

Dr Simon Eccles is the National Chief Clinical Information Officer for Health and Care, and head of profession for CCIOs. As part of the newly established NHSE/I Transformation Directorate, Simon has responsibility for clinical programmes including digital primary care, the digital transformation of screening and enhancing clinical safety.

Simon was previously the National Medical Director in Connecting for Health. He was the Clinical Director for Urgent Emergency Care for NHS London and SRO for urgent emergency care in South East London. Simon was an early graduate of the major project Leadership Academy at the Said Business School ad still practices emergency medicine as a Consultant at St Thomas’ hospital, London.

Dr Helen Davies

Calderdale Clinical Lead for Community Integration and Population Health Management and General Practitioner, Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group

Speaker's biography

Dr Helen Davies has been a GP in the NHS for over 30 years and has had an interest throughout her career in training and service development. She is committed to driving system integration of care to deliver improved outcomes for people, by creative redesign of care pathways, intelligent use of digitalisation and data, and workforce revisioning. For much of her career she has been a GP trainer and a course organiser and professional GP appraiser. Her leadership and board level experience includes Calderdale CCG where she is the clinical lead for community integration and Population Health Management and is passionate about addressing inequalities. She has strong interest in leading multi-disciplinary teams. She is a keen horse rider and fell runner. 

Reema Patel

Reema Patel

Head of Deliberative Engagement, Ipsos UK 

Speaker's biography

Reema Patel is an experienced public engagement and dialogue practitioner who has recently joined Ipsos UK from the Ada Lovelace Institute – an institute that specialises in the governance of emerging technologies. When at Ada, she co-foundedthe organisation and helped grow it to a team of 20+. Reema’s public engagement work spans the emerging technologies’ landscape and she brings considerable expertise in ensuring diverse publics are able to engage with the future of their use and development.  

At Ipsos, Reema is currently directing UKRI and Sciencewise’s mini dialogue on the Future of Flight technologies (such as air taxis and drones) as well as the use of data to inform the prioritisation of NHS waiting lists for Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust. She oversees Ipsos’s work on deliberative engagement as a whole.


View the programme here

Welcome and introduction

Mr Jonathan McKee, President, Medicine and Society Section, Royal Society of Medicine and Co-Chair, London Strategic Information Governance Networks’ Forum

Session one

Obtaining value from population health management

Professor Sir Muir Gray, Director, Oxford Value and Stewardship Programme

CCIOs and transformation - facilitating the mission of the ICS/data/technology

Dr Simon Eccles, National Chief Clinical Information Officer for Health and Care

Questions and answers
Comfort break
Supporting transformation - engaging the public, what works. Participatory data stewardship

Reema Patel, Head of Deliberative Engagement, Ipsos UK 

Panel discussion
Lunch break

Session two

Chair: Dr Nicola Stingelin-Giles, Honorary Treasurer, Medicine and Society Section, Royal Society of Medicine

Tackling the challenges of population health management implementation

Dr Helen Davies, Calderdale Clinical Lead for Community Integration and Population Health Management and General Practitioner, Calderdale Clinical Commissioning Group and Mr Andrew Moran, Senior Health Network Strategy Executive, Cerner Uk

The governance of management - facilitating system working

Mr Jonathan McKee 

Panel discussion
Closing remarks and close of meeting

Dr Nicola Stingelin-Giles



Disclaimer: All views expressed in this live stream 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 ​weekly COVID-19 Series ​webinars remain 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.

Registration for this live stream will close 2 hours prior to the start time. Late registrations will not be accepted.

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