Faculty of Clinical Informatics Webinars

The Faculty is hosting a series of webinars on topics of interest to our members, and to share approaches and experiences to help respond to the COVID-19 emergency.

The programme includes:

  • Friday 3 April - The Potential Role of Digital Clinics in the COVID-19 Pandemic (video available)

  • Thursday 23 April 12.30 to 1.30pm – COVID-19 Coding for General Practice (video available)

  • Thursday 30 April 1.00 to 2.30pm – Clinical Safety Special Interest Group (video available)

  • Thursday 7 May 12.30 to 1.30pm  - Data Ethics and COVID-19 (video available)

  • Thursday 25th June 12.30 to 1.30pm - Kent & Medway (placed based) approach for population health analytics (video available)

  • Thursday 16th July 13.00 to 14.30 - Second meeting of the Clinical Safety Group on Medical Devices (video available)

  • Wednesday 26th August 12.30 to 1.30 - Integrating Electronic Health Records with Clinical Trials

  • Thursday 24th September 12.30 to 1.30 - Estimating excess deaths during COVID-19, Public Health England

If you would like to register for one or more of the above webinars, please email info@fci.org.uk for an invitation. 

All webinars will be put onto the Faculty YouTube Channel, so if you are not able to attend you can catch them there.  As webinars are held links will be added to this webpage.  

We are keen to address topics of importance to members.  If you would like to suggest a topic for a webinar, please email info@fci.org.uk

Clinical Safety Special Interest Group Webinar - Medical Devices

On 16th July, the Faculty of Clinical Informatics held the second meeting of our Clinical Safety Special Interest Group (SIG), in collaboration with the NHS National Clinical Safety Officer Group.

The meeting focused on Medical Devices, with an update on the recent Medical Device Regulations from guest speaker David Grainger (Technical Lead Software, AI and MRI from the MHRA). This was followed by a Q&A session with David and rounded out with a discussion on the next steps for the SIG.

 
 

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The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar. 

Kent & Medway (placed based) approach for population health analytics

On 25th June 2020 we held a session on population health analytics, hosted by Dr Abraham George (Consultant in Public Health & Educational Supervisor at Kent County Council and a long-term Fellow of the Faculty).

The webinar focused on the data modelling and population health planning approach in Kent and Medway, including the Kent linked dataset (KERNEL) and links to the NIHR Applied Research Collaborations. It addressed the IG and joint control aspects and provided some worked examples focused on COVID19, including simulation modelling, hospital based intelligence and analysis of death registrations.

Speakers included:

  • Marc Farr – Chief Analytical Officer East Kent Hospitals Trust

  • Chris Farmer – Consultant Nephrologist EKUHFT & prof at University of Kent

  • David Whiting – Consultant in Public Health Medway Council (intelligence lead)

  • Peter Lacey – Director, Whole Systems Partnership

 
 

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The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar. 


Data Ethics and COVID-19

 On 7th May 2020, we held our fourth session to introduce the topic of data ethics and how this relates to uses (and reuses) of patient data. In particular it discussed some of the ethical considerations around new and emerging data practices relating to COVID-19. The discussion reflected on the relevance and implications of ethical considerations across all areas of clinical practice and offered guidance on ethical approaches to data use.

The session was Chaired by Nick Booth, Hon Treasurer at the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, and presented by Dr. Mhairi Aitken, Senior Research Associate at Newcastle University.

Watch the video via YouTube:

 
 


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Clinical Safety Special Interest Group Webinar – Assessment of Apps and Pathology Standards

This third webinar in the series functioned as the first meeting of the Faculty Clinical Safety Special Interest Group, and to discuss key clinical safety issues in light of COVID-19.

The webinar was hosted by Sebastian Alexander (Founding Fellow of the FCI, NHS Digital, Safety, SME Apps Programme) and the first part featured presentations on the NHS Digital Apps and Wearables Programme and Kryptowire app assessment.

The second part featured the following presentations:

Click the links to download PDFs of the slides.

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Download the Q&A responses in PDF

The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar. 



Coding for General Practice Webinar

This webinar explained the purpose of the FCI COVID-19 coding advice and list of concepts for general practice. 

The panel for the webinar included representation from across the UK to cover variations in coding systems in use. Panel members included John Williams (England), Ian Thompson (Scotland) and Julian Costello (Wales), together with Jeremy Rogers, Consultant Terminology Specialist, NHS Digital. The session was chaired by Nick Booth, Hon Treasurer at the Faculty of Clinical Informatics.

Watch the video via YouTube:

 
 

Download the slides in PDF

Download the Q&A responses in PDF 

The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar. 


Virtual Clinics Webinar

This webinar was around the role of virtual clinics during the COVID-19 pandemic and was Chaired by Professor Angus Wallace, an FCI Founding Fellow. It focused on clinical use of virtual clinics, with presentations from an expert panel, followed by a Q & A.

  • Experience with a Shoulder TeleMedicine Clinic in Nottingham - Angus Wallace, Nottingham University Hospitals.

  • Launching a Coronavirus TeleMedicine Service covering Pakistan - Dr Suhail Chughtai, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Medico-Legal Examiner and founder of telehealth consulting firm Medical City Online

  • Experience with Virtual Clinics in Sweden and England - Tina Marshall, UK Country Manager for Visiba Care

  • From virtual hip and knee follow up in Cornwall to remote cancer care in Scotland - Dan Williams, Consultant in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery at the Royal Cornwall Hospital & Duchy Hospital and co-founder of My Clinical Outcomes

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The Chair of the webinar is responsible for the content and views expressed in the webinar.