Southern Institute for
Health Informatics

2009 Conference

Patient engagement through innovation


Friday 18th September 2009

SIHI 2009

Friday 18th September 2009
University of Portsmouth

SIHI 2009 home page
Call for participation
Conference committee
Venue and directions

More info:
Tel: 023 9284 6445

Programme for the day

The programme is provisional and subject to change.

The venue for the conference is the Richmond Building (directions)



Lecture Theatre


Coffee and registration





Session 1: Engaging the patient with the NHS

The NHS has a number of initiatives - including NHS Choices - that are leading towards better engagement between it and its patients. This session will report on some of these from both a national and regional perspective.

Welcome from Session chair: Dr Jim Briggs

Bob Gann 0935 Keynote Bob Gann, Head of Strategy and Engagement for NHS Choices, Department of Health
NHS Choices - engaging the patient

Manjeet Pujara1000 Manpreet Pujara, National Clinical Lead for GPs, NHS Connecting for Health
How ICT is helping to improve patient care

Henry Pares 1020 Henry Pares, Head of Health Informatics Strategy & Planning, South Central SHA
Transformation in citizens' health service experience


Coffee break





Session 2: Experiences from the field

A number of projects have already been undertaken to enable better engagement. In this session, each of the speakers will be reporting on their experience.

Session chair: Dr Philip Scott

Sarah Hamilton-Fairley 1120 Sarah Hamilton-Fairley, Co-founder and Chief Executive of StartHere
How IT can help patients access services: lessons from a true case history (video)

Flis Henwood1140 Flis Henwood, University of Brighton
Supporting the Self Management of Obesity: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies

Dick Whiddett1200 Dick Whiddett, Massey University, New Zealand
Patients’ attitudes towards access to their Electronic Health Records

Richard Pope1220 Richard Pope, Director of Innovation and Research, Airedale NHS Trust West Yorkshire
Prison Healthcare - the role for telemedicine







Session 3: Engaging the patient further

There are lots of ideas being discussed about how patients can be engaged more and/or better. In this session, we hear about some of those ideas.

Session chair: Dr Jim Briggs

1345 David Parry, CEO, SEHTA, Update on ICE-T

Katrina Brockbank1350 Katrina Brockbank, Advisory Group Member, Patient Information Forum
Using innovative ways to involve patients (aka ‘Toys’ to keep clinicians involved in the process)

Tim Benson1410 Tim Benson, Founder, Routine Health Outcomes Ltd
Routine measurement of patient outcome (PROMs) and experience

Guy Giles1430 Guy Giles, Operations Manager, Looking Local
Looking Local: Reaching Patients Other Channels Cannot Reach

Malcolm Stewart1450 Malcolm Stewart, CEO, Visionradio Ltd
Promoting and prolonging independent living

1510 Discussion (if time permits)

1530 approx



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