Health & Care Transformation 2023

Transforming the Health & Care Sector in Scotland

Thursday 30 March 2023
Technology & innovation Centre, Glasgow

Health & Care Transformation 2023 is the must attend annual conference for health leaders driving change within their organisations

Scotland’s largest conference for digital health and care returns next spring, bringing together key stakeholders engaged in transforming healthcare services in Scotland.

As the NHS recovers and remobilises, Health & Care Transformation 2023 will analyse how the post-pandemic service paradigm is shifting ever more towards digitisation and technology to better manage demand and improve care.

Whilst system leaders focus ever more on service design improvements, shared care, and remote management of care, we look at the ways in which data, sensors, applications, and automation can be part of the everyday experience of treatment and care.

Join us as healthcare and industry leaders map out how technology and innovation can play a vital role in making care more accessible, accountable and applicable to the way people are living their lives – taking their health and wellbeing into their own hands.


Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care

Chief Executive Officer
Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Scottish Health Correspondent
The Times

Chief Executive
Scottish Care

Chief Data Officer
NHS National Services Scotland (NSS)

Head of Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation
The Scottish Government

Clinical eHealth Lead
NES Digital Services

Clinical Director of eHealth
NHS Grampian

Technology Enabled Care National Strategic Lead
The Scottish Government

National Lead - Near Me Network, Technology Enabled Care Programme
The Scottish Government

Chief Technology Officer
Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Director of National Data and Technology Services
NHS Education for Scotland

Clinical Director Scottish Health Industry Partnership
The Scottish Government

Clinical Lead for e-Health and Consultant Physician
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Head of Digital Health and Care
The Scottish Government

Chief Executive Officer
Precision Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre

Conference Agenda

30 March 2023

Session 1 - Transforming Healthcare

9:00 AM – 9:05 AM

Chair’s Opening Remarks

Helen Puttick
The Times
9:05 AM – 9:15 AM

Ministerial Keynote:

Digital technology and the role it can play in NHS Recovery and future service sustainability

Humza Yousaf MSP
Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Care
9:15 AM – 9:30 AM

Empowering people, practitioners, and innovators

A new Data Strategy for Health and Social Care

Jonathan Cameron
The Scottish Government
9:30 AM – 9:50 AM

International keynote:

How one health service is harnessing innovation to keep people well in their homes, alleviating pressures on acute care services

9:50 AM – 10:05 AM

Industry voice:

10:05 AM – 10:15 AM

Questions from the audience

10:15 AM – 11:00 AM

Expert panel:

The road ahead for Scottish health and care: using technology to empower citizens to take their health and wellbeing into their own hands

Dr Margaret Whoriskey MBE
The Scottish Government

Prof George Crooks OBE
Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Dr Steve Baguley
NHS Grampian

Dr Donald Macaskill
Scottish Care
11:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Networking & refreshments

Session 2 - Parallel Masterclass Sessions

11:20 AM – 12:20 PM

Parallel masterclass sessions

12:20 PM – 1:20 PM

Lunch, supplier showcase & networking

Session 3 - Health & Care Leadership Streams - Data & AI; Cloud; Citizen Services

1:20 PM – 2:40 PM

Data & AI:

The coming wave of artificial intelligence and automation in Scottish healthcare: making the journey from research and ‘use cases’ to live clinical service

Prof David Lowe
The Scottish Government
1:20 PM – 2:40 PM


Using flexible and open standards-based systems to drive better health and care integration, whilst empowering clinicians and patients

Christopher Wroath
NHS Education for Scotland

Albert King
NHS National Services Scotland (NSS)
1:20 PM – 2:40 PM

Citizen Services:

Creating user-focused services that are safe, secure and trusted by citizens

2:40 PM – 2:55 PM

Networking & refreshments

Session 4 - Health & Care Leadership Streams - Technology Enabled Care; Innovation

2:55 PM – 4:15 PM

Technology Enabled Care:

Remote patient monitoring, online appointments, telecare and innovative uses of technology in virtual health and care

Morag Hearty
The Scottish Government

Marc Beswick
The Scottish Government
2:55 PM – 4:15 PM


Supporting Scotland’s research, startup and spin out communities to develop cutting-edge products and services in burgeoning digital health and care markets

4:15 PM

Conference Close

Agenda subject to change


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