Application support

Drop-in sessions

We ran a series of online drop-in sessions during the application window, taking place at different times of day to support individual needs. These sessions provided a short overview of the programme followed by an open forum for attendees to ask questions.

You can watch a recording below from one drop-in session which focused on providing more information about Executive Sponsors.

Presenters for this session were:

  • Sam Hanson - Recruitment lead for Digital Health Leadership Programme, NHS Digital Academy, NHS Health Education England
  • Rachel Dunscombe - Visiting Professor / Director of the Digital Health Leadership Programme, Imperial College London



Panel sessions

Throughout the application window we ran a series of panel sessions with partners to focus on promoting the Digital Health Leadership Programme to specific groups.

Monday 7 March 14:00 - 15:00 Session for Ambulance Service staff, with guest:

  • Stuart Crichton, Chief Clinical Information Officer, London Ambulance Service

Watch a recording on the panel session for Ambulance Service staff.


Tuesday 8 March 15:00 - 16:00 Session for Nurses and Midwives, with guests:

  • Sara Nelson (chair) - Deputy CNIO, NHSX
  • Richard Rees-Jones - Lead Nurse for Informatics, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sarah Webb - Clinical Lead - Digital Governance & Safety at Manchester and Trafford Local Care Organisations
  • Makeba Nash - CNIO, Croydon Health Services
  • Delyse Maidman - LMNS Lead Digital Midwife, NHS Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Amanda Fitzsimons - Clinical Informatics Midwife, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
  • Hayley Grafton - Chief Nursing Information Officer, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

Watch a recording of the panel session for Nurses and Midwives.


Wednesday 9 March 12:00 -13:00 Session for Allied Health Professionals, with guests:

  • Melissa Andison (chair) - AD of Clinical Digital Experience and Associate CCIO, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jo Hillier - Clinical Director - Digital, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Alex Wilson - Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist/Therapy Manager for the Therapies Digital Lead - Therapies CSU team, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jon Rouston - Chief Clinical Digital Information Officer, Head of Service at Electronic Assistive Technology Service (EATS), part of Lincolnshire Community Health Services

Watch a recording of the panel session for AHPs.


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