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      Forthcoming Events

       

      Parliament & HealthTech Conference

      27th April 2021

      The Health Tech Alliance is hosting the first of its Parliament & HealthTech Conferences on 27th April 2021.

      For more information and tickets click  here.

      Parliament & HealthTech Conference

      24th June 2021

      The Health Tech Alliance is hosting the second of its Parliament & HealthTech Conferences on 24th June 2021. The topic is Healthcare, AI and data: bridging the divide.

      For more information and tickets click  here.

      Previous Events

      Technology in the NHS – innovation, uptake and regulation

      Westminster Health Forum

      12th November 2020

      The Health Tech Alliance attended this Conference which will provide a timely opportunity to examine the next steps for technology in the NHS.

      Find more information here.

      How should increased NHS funding be utilised – priority areas, quality and delivery of care, and long-term financial sustainability

      Westminster Health Forum

      24th September 2020

      We were delighted to attend this Westminster Health Forum conference which followed the  introduction of the NHS Funding Bill to Parliament.

      Next steps for diagnostics and pathology – innovation, collaboration, standards, and the response to the COVID-19 pandemic

      Westminster Health Forum

      16th September 2020

       

      The future for UK regulation of medicines, medical devices and clinical trials – transparency and public trust, safety and enforcement, and support for innovation

      Westminster Health Forum

      16th July 2020

      The Health Tech Alliance attended this online conference.

      Utilisation of increased NHS funding – priority areas, improving delivery of care, and long-term financial sustainability

      Westminster Health Forum

      5 May 2020

      We were delighted to attend this Westminster Health Forum conference which followed the recent introduction of the NHS Funding Bill to Parliament. 

      Next steps for diagnostics and pathology – innovation, collaboration and standards

      Westminster Health Forum

      2 April 2020

      The Health Tech Alliance attended the Westminster Health Forum conference on ‘Next steps for diagnostics and pathology – innovation, collaboration and standards’ which considered the next steps for diagnostics and pathology in England – looking at supporting innovation, rolling out networks, and developing standards. 

      Digital Health Rewired

      3-4 March 2020

      The Health Tech Alliance attended Digital Health Rewired which returned to London Olympia on 3-4 March with a blockbuster programme full of big-name health tech leaders. New for 2020 was the CCIO/CIO track, Digital Health Data Lab and the Digital Health Developer Conference.

      Jacqueline de Rojas CBE, president of techUK and Matthew Gould CEO NHSX headlined the Rewired Leadership Summit (day one) and Exhibition and Conference (day two) respectively. Other speakers included Sarah Wilkinson, CEO NHS Digital, data campaigner Dr Ben Goldacre, and award-winning author, journalist and campaigner Caroline Criado Perez who examined gender data bias in her keynote. Plus, Digital Health Rewired had a glittering line-up of leading NHS CEOs, CCIOs and CIOs, and founders of many of the most exciting digital health start-ups from across Europe.

       

      28th January 2020

      The Health Tech Alliance convened its inaugural Parliament & HealthTech Conference in the Houses of Parliament. The Conference was hosted by Steve McCabe MP, chaired by Dame Barbara Hakin, the Chair of the Health Tech Alliance, and was attended by nearly 200 delegates from across the industry, Parliament, civil society, the NHS and wider health bodies. It was sponsored by Edwards Lifesciences, Intuitive and iRhythm Technologies. The conference heard keynote speeches from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care the Rt Hon Matt Hancock MP and Dr Sam Roberts, Chief Executive of the Accelerated Access Collaborative and two panel sessions featuring a host of senior stakeholders from across the health system. Read more here.

      5th December 2019

      Members heard from representatives of the Shelford Group of teaching hospitals about the realities of hospital procurement and discuss how industry and hospital procurement teams can work together more effectively and in alignment with the NHS Long Term Plan. Read more here.

      20th September 2019

      A range of speakers from across the Academic Health Science Networks provided our members provided a detailed outline of the AHSN Network’s role in driving the uptake of innovation and how this ties with the work of the Accelerated Access Collaborative and the Long Term Plan. Members later joined forces with AHSN representatives to discuss how both entities collaborate more effectively. Read more here.

      11th July 2019

      Innovation and technology in the NHS – development, uptake and workforce engagement

      The Health Tech Alliance attended this Westminster Health Forum event which was an opportunity to hear about the work of the recently launched NHSX and provided an opportunity to consider what support the Accelerated Access Collaborative can provide to innovators to ensure the uptake of new technologies in the NHS.

      21st May 2019

      Members heard from the former Health Minister Lord O’Shaughnessy about the healthtech policy landscape and Dr Helen Compton of the NIHR about the latest developments on the Accelerated Access Collaborative. Read more here.

      16th January 2019

      Following the publication of the NHS’ long-term plan, members discussed the plans’ implications for healthtech and NHS’ key areas of long-term focus. Read more here.

      4th September 2018 

      Members heard from Dr Sam Roberts, Director of Life Sciences and Innovation and Jill Cockrill, Senior Casemix Consultant at NHS Digital. Read more here 

      8th May 2018 

      Members received advice on best practice in NICE submissions and assessments and a live demo of HealthTech Connect (formerly MedTechScan) horizon-scanning system. Speakers: David Sissling, Sheryl Warttig and Paul Dimmock from the NICE Centre for Health Technology Evaluation. Read more here 

      20th February 2018 

      The Alliance held a workshop on how healthtech companies could better collaborate with the Academic Health Science Network (AHSNs) hearing from Steve Feast, Managing Director of Eastern AHSN and Holly McLaren, Commercial Director of UCL Partners. Read more here  

      16th November 2017 

      Following the Government’s response to the Accelerated Access Review (AAR), the Alliance heard from Miles Scott, Improvement Director at NHS Improvement and Caroline Fenwick, from the Office for Life Sciences, both of whom were overseeing implementation of the AAR at their respective organisations. Read more here 

      18th July 2017 

      Rachel Yates, the Managing Director and Deputy SRO of the ‘Getting It Right First Time’ (GIRFT) programme updated members on the progress of the GIRFT programme. Read more here 

      9th May 2017 

      Members were given an exclusive first look at the MedTech Early Technical Assessment (META) tool, hearing from NICE’s Carla Deakin and Deborah Morrison. Read more here.