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Exploring Digital Leadership Webinar Series: The Journey to Digital Leadership

Exploring Digital Leadership Webinar Series: The Journey to Digital Leadership

Exploring Digital Leadership Webinar Series: The Journey to Digital Leadership

This webinar, taking place on Wednesday 17 April from 1pm until 2pm, is open to anyone working across health, care or housing who want to hear from a panel of current digital leaders in health and social care.

Learn about their personal journeys into the digital field and what it means to lead in a digital age from their perspectives. You will also hear about the opportunities available to develop your own digital leadership skills.

On the day we will be joined by:

  • Nicola Henderson, Dietitian and AHP Digital Clinical Lead, NHS Forth Valley. Her areas of interest include the optimisation of digital systems to transform clinical services and the effective use of data to support service delivery. Nicola completed a master’s degree with Distinction in Digital Health Leadership in 2021 and has won several awards relating to her digital work.
  • Lewis Mackay, Advanced Practice Occupational Therapist - Digital Leadership and Transformation, NHS Lanarkshire. His role includes understanding the needs of the workforce in terms of digital skills, building networks to share knowledge and experience, and leveraging the benefits digital systems and initiatives to improve the services offered.
  • Louise Coupland, Digital Health and Social Care Manager, The ALLIANCE. Her team aims to support transformational change in health and social care by exploring digital and innovative technologies and ways of working. Two key projects Discover Digital (DD) and the Digital Citizen Panel (DCP) do this by working together to help people/ front line staff to understand and navigate digital health, care and wellbeing tools and services and ensuring that the seldom heard voices of lived experience are utilised to shape and inform the development and delivery of digital health and social care in Scotland
  • Marc Beswick, Digital Education and Adoption Lead, Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government. He is currently working with Higher Education Institutes to enable them to use Near Me to support health and social care students' learning outcomes related to digital capability and video consultation skills. He is also part of a team exploring how Microsoft 365 can facilitate cross organisation collaboration in public services.

Register for the webinar

Recordings of previous webinars can be found on Turas.

March, 27 2024