We are thrilled to announce the release of the HETT Show's highly anticipated agenda, offering a first look at the core themes shaping the future of healthcare. This year's agenda delves into groundbreaking advancements in AI and automation, preventative and personalised care models, workforce development strategies, population health management, and the transformative potential of data. 

HETT Show remains committed to fostering collaboration across the healthcare ecosystem, focusing on primary, social, community, and private care. The agenda promises a dynamic platform for healthcare professionals, industry leaders, and innovators to engage in critical discussions and explore the latest advancements that are redefining healthcare delivery. 

HETT Show 2024 theatres and keynote sessions 

Workforce, Adoption & Productivity Theatre 

Highlighting the people, process, and business requirements for successful and meaningful digital transformation. Supporting the workforce with the tools for digital productivity, up-skilling and professionalisation to deliver transformed care.  

Keynote sessions on this theatre include:  

Opening Keynote Panel – Bringing Digital Technology and People Together  

  •  What are staff and end-user needs and expectations in regards to technology?  
  • Promoting digital clinical safety by encouraging the right digital governance and compliance to enable safe and effective use of digital and technology   
  • How different skills and staff need to come together to adopt and drive benefit from technology 

This panel will be joined by:  

  • Angela Maragna, Co-Founder, One Health Tech  
  • Mateen Ellahi, GP, Elm Street Surgery  
  • Sarah Hayden, Director of People Operations, Kent Community Health NHS FT 
  • Tahreema Matin, Associate Medical Director, Workforce, Training & Education, NHS England   

Digital Maturity Forum 

Showcasing best-practice approaches to meaningful digital transformation, discussing key barriers and enablers to digital maturity, and driving innovation in health and care delivery. Hearing from key stakeholders cross-sector and unveiling the big policy announcements.    

Keynote sessions on this theatre include: 

Transforming and Personalising Care: The Case for Personal Health Accounts  

  • Enabling radical but practical healthcare transformation through creating personalised health accounts   
  • Creating lasting change for data interoperability through keeping patient data with the patient throughout the healthcare journey  
  • Demonstrating the cost benefit of personal health accounts in relation to the value they can provide  

The session will be joined by:  

  • Charlotte Refsum, Director of Health Policy, The Tony Blair Institute for Change  

Digitally Empowered Patients 

The Digitally Empowered Patients Theatre views national digital transformation aims through a patient-centric lens, focusing on patient facing technologies and the challenges pertaining to bringing patients closer to digital tools. This theatre will take an inclusive approach to showcasing patient voices, which will be featured throughout the day.      

Keynote sessions on this theatre include: 

Opening Keynote Panel: An App Designed for All: Maximising NHS App Features to Bridge Health Inequalities and Promote Digital Literacy    

  • What new features are there on the app and how do they support delivery of care for the NHS?   
  • How do we address uptake issues amongst various groups in communities?  
  • Considering the user – how do we ensure these new features are usable to all levels of digital literacy?  
  • The NHS App Roadmap – what features would make the app even more useful to the public for the future?   

This session will be joined by:  

  • Nishali Patel, Clinical Lead – Digital Medicines, NHS England  
  • Mike Gallagher, Lead Designer – NHS App, NHS England  
  • Marta Fischer, Digital Access Lead & NHS App Ambassador, NHS Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire ICB 
  • Fenella Galpin, Chair, MillStream Surgery PPG 

Closing Keynote Panel: Mastering Effective Virtual Wards: Embedding, Refining and Scaling Digital Home Care   

  • How do we evaluate and benchmark the progress and adoption of virtual wards?  
  • Are patient experiences and outcomes fed back into improving practices?  
  • How are staff being supported to deliver Virtual Care?   

This panel will be joined by:  

  • Neil Roberts, Managing Director, SEHTA  
  • Stephanie Somerville, Director – Virtual Wards and Hospital Discharge Process, NHS England 
  • Sayanthan Ganesaratnam, GP Principal & Clinical Lead – Virtual Ward & Remote Monitoring Programme, Wide Way Medical Centre & NHS England  
  • Gurnak Singh Dosanjh, Deputy CCIO, NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICB  
  • Niall Keenan, Chair - Clinical Advisory Group, Virtual Wards East of England, NHS England 

Integrated Care Forum 

Connected systems, services and data across health and care settings are key priorities and challenges as the NHS looks to offer joined-up, person-centred care delivered in collaboration with local partners. This forum will look to what the future holds for Integrated Care Systems.     

Keynote sessions on this theatre include: 

Who is the Owner of Change? – Exploring Collaboration, Adoption and Culture Across the ICS System 

  • Ownership of change – who is responsible for enacting change to improve the system?  
  • How can we improve collaboration across the board to achieve better outcomes? Have we achieved the goals set out initially when the ICS structure was created?   
  • What are the challenges to complete synergy across the system?  

The session will be joined by:  

  • Andy Kinnear, HETT Steering Committee Member  
  • Helen Gillivan, SRO – Adult Social Care, Kent ICB  
  • Steve Peddie, Care and Improvement Adviser (National, Digital), Local Government Association  
  • Gurnak Singh Dosanjh, Deputy CCIO, NHS Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland ICB 

Infrastructure, Data and Architecture 

As data emerges as the currency of digital transformation, we look at the systems and infrastructure that underpin and enable a data driven NHS that supports patient outcomes. We explore the importance of robust cyber security needed to ensure we protect the digital way forward, considering the awareness needed for the data types powering these digital innovations.    

Keynote sessions on this theatre include: 

Keynote Panel: Understanding the Secure Data Environment (SDE)   

  • Part of The Data Saves Lives Strategy: Are we beginning to see the benefits?  
  • How long before we’re no long talking about breaking down silos? est Devolved or Could We Unify?  
  • Where are we now, and where could we go?   

The session will be joined by:  

  • Liz Sapey, Co-chair, Information Governance and Ethics Workstream, West Midlands Secure Data Environment  
  • Rebecca Cosgriff, Deputy Director, Data for R&D, NHS England 

Secure your pass to HETT Show to catch this unmissable agenda  

Join us and 4,500+ digital health peers on 24-25th September 2024 for two days packed with CPD accredited educational sessions, interactive activities, and networking opportunities with 100+ innovative suppliers and 200+ expert speakers. 

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