FiLM 2020: Programme

Day Two: Wednesday 29th January

​Chair: Dr Bill Morice, Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, US
Pathology Networks and Learning Lessons

0845 Welcome and opening remarks
Dr Bill Morice,
International view of network formation, clinical impact


Pathology Consolidation - The state of the nation
David Wells, Head of Pathology Consolidation, NHS Improvement


Networks update - Scotland
Dr Bernie Croal, Clinical Director, NHS Grampian, Scotland


Networks update - Ireland
Dr Michael Ryan, Clinical Director, Northern Ireland Pathology Network


Networks update - Point of care networking across Wales
Annette Thomas
, Consultant Clinical Biochemist, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Wales and Director of WEQAS

1045 Panel discussion

1100 Break

Big data and how it is improving patient care 


Big data and how it is improving  patient care
Dimitris Gramatopolous, Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of Warwick, UK


Software tools to assist clinical users of pathology to assess and optimise service demand
Richard Croker and Dr Helen Curtis, Open Pathology, University of Oxford, UK


Artificial intelligence and what it could mean to Pathology and Medicine
Prof Nasir Rajpoot, Professor of Computational Pathology, University of Warwick, UK


Atalmedial Innovation - from today to the future: A pragmatic approach to process and service innovation
Dr Melchior Nierman,
CMO, Atalmedial, Netherlands

1300 Panel discussion

1320 Lunch

1420 Innovation through the Accelerated Access Collaborative programme
Dr Sam Roberts,
Director of Innovation and Life Sciences, NHS England

Breakout sessions
Delegates will chose which one to attend. 


Getting it Right First Time
The GIRFT panel


Operationalising Innovation interactive masterclass
Dr David Clark and Dr Bill Morice


How should an effective network be operating
David Wells


Closing remarks
Dr Bill Morice

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