The role of data and informaticians in transforming the NHS

This episode of "in conversation with" sees Julia Tybura, Non-Executive Director with Liaison Group, talking with Patrick Mitchell, Director of Innovation and Transformation at NHS Health Education England, about the role of data in the transformation of the NHS.

From the role of informaticians, to the impact of having a data-led workforce, Patrick and Julia explore how the NHS can use data to design the NHS workforce around the needs of the patient.

In this episode:

00:00 Introduction
01:22 Why effective use of data is so important for healthcare
03:40 Data for current and future NHS workforces
06:45 How we can supply the 40,000 extra data specialists that the NHS is predicting we’ll need over the next 10 years
08:15 Digital career paths in the NHS
09:48 The new role of bioinformaticians
12:00 Trend analysis to provide a preventative approach to healthcare
14:24 The role of the Board in implementing a data lead workforce
18:49 What we need to prioritise and available tools to support

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