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July 2017: Digital Health Workshop

This followed the initial meeting in April. The discussion further developed the three main topics and steps were taken towards the development of an idea for a Wellcome Trust Grant.

July 2017: FNFNM Seminar

On July 12, 2017, the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing & Midwifery hosted the Digital Health Network at King’s first Faculty Seminar. The Seminar was hosted by Professor of Nursing and DHN Faculty Champion, Jackie Sturt, and comprised of an afternoon of guest speakers from the Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery. It was a public event, designed to highlight visibility of digital health researchers within the Faculty, in addition to providing a space for researchers both within and outside of King’s to connect. Speakers and topics included

  • Jo Armes The eSMART RCT: Comparing electronic Symptom Management using the Advanced Symptom Management System (ASyMS) with standard care for patients during adjuvant chemotherapy’
  • Emma Rowland Digital Health & Genomic Data
  • Patricia Grocott Tele health & Telecare: Digital patient records with clinical and patient recorded outcomes
  • Jennifer Jackson Resilience Challenge: Videogames in nursing research
  • Janet Anderson Integration of hospital datasets to understand factors affecting quality and safety
  • Jackie Sturt Lync study Digital Consulting for young people with long term conditions

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May 2017: Digital Health Workshop 

Attendees: Chris Patch, Barbara Prainsack, Federica Lucivero, Emma Rowland, Arianna Ciula, Mavis Machirori, Louise Gillies, Jon Roberts, Tootie Bueser, Patricia Kiilu, and Alison Metcalfe

Discussion: The initial discussion focused on issues related to consent for use in big data and genomic technologies and who owns and has rights to access digital data about a person.Three primary areas of discussion emerged:

  • Data: what is it?
  • How to visualise and make sense of data
  • Data and identity: how we relate to it and how does it shap our identity?
April 2017: Interdisciplinary Seminar on Digital Consulting

Organiser: Jackie Sturt

Participants: Federica Lucivero, and Caitjan Gaity, Zarnie Khadjesari, Tanya Graham, Btihaj Ajana, Frances Griffiths, Annie Smol, Ann MArie Slowther, and Chris Gibbons 

King's Together Fund NHS Going Digital

The aim of the meeting was to explore the phenomenon of Digital Consulting and develop a plan to conduct collaborative interdisciplinary research on this topic. The meeting resulted in a King’s Together application for a project titled NHS Going Digital. The aim of the project is to explore how we could use a large existing mixed methods dataset (LYNC study)  to answer a general  question “How does the use of digital consulting changing the shape, nature and identity of being a patient and/or a health professional?” The project was awarded by the King’s Together Fund and the group is now working on a Wellcome Trust Collaborative grant application.






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