This Forum brought together some of the most innovative pioneers and kick started the 2014 awards process through demonstrating new, consumer focused health and wellbeing technology, as well as debating the impact such technology will have on people's lives.
The event was opened by guest speaker George Freeman MP, Life Sciences Minister. read on AXA PPP Health Tech & You
Hosted by Dr Sarah Wollaston MP
With guest speakers: Dr Judy Anne Swift, Associate Professor of Behavioural Nutrition, University of Nottingham and Professor Richard Tiffin, Director, Centre for Food Security, University of Reading read on Tackling obesity: educate or regulate?
John Pugh, MP, All-Party Parliamentary Group on Telehealth
Phil O’Connell, Global Simple Telehealth Lead, Staffordshire & Lancashire CSU
Professor Arlene Astell, University of Sheffield's School of Health and Related Research
John Cruickshank, Independent Strategic Expert in Health IT and Telehealth
Neil Pearson, Healthcare Market Development Manager, Microsoft read on Technology & Older People
Hosted by: John Woodcock MP, Vice Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Respiratory Health
Chaired by: Dame Helena Shovelton, Chair, 2020health
With Guest Speakers:
Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England
Dr Mike Roberts, Clinical Lead for National COPD Audits, Royal College of Physicians
David Amess MP, Member of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Respiratory Health read on Making progress on the COPD and Asthma strategy
Hosted by: Jeremy Lefroy MP
Kate Fawcett, Chief Nurse, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Alex Baylis, Head of Acute Sector Policy, CQC read on One year on from Francis
Hosted by: Charlotte Leslie MP
With guest speaker: Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Public Health England
Respondent: Professor David Walker, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department for Health read on Are we making progress in Public Health?