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Margaret Whoriskey

Head of Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation, Digital Health and Care Directorate

Diana Hekerem

Head of Transformational Redesign Support, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Esther Wilson

Chair, Chartered Institute of Housing

Sarah Davidson

Chief Executive Officer, Carnegie UK

Lorraine McMillan

Joint Chair of the Digital Health and Care Portfolio Board

Rachel Dunscombe

Director, Tektology

Jacqueline de Rojas CBE

President, TECH UK

Alan Connor

International Engagement Manager, International Engagement Team NHS National Services Scotland

Jenni Burton

Clinical Lecturer in Geriatric Medicine, University of Glasgow

Ian Welsh

Chief Executive Officer, the ALLIANCE

Donald Macaskill

Chief Executive Officer, Scottish Care

Dr Bandar Al Knawy

Chief Executive Officer, Ministry of National Guard Health Affairs (MNGHA)

Carmen Paputa-Dutu

Digital Health and Care National Lead, the ALLIANCE

Manira Ahmad

Head of Local Intelligence, Public Health Scotland

Colin Cook

Director of Digital Directorate, Scottish Government

Jonathan Cameron

Head of Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government

Sanna Rimpilainen

Research & Skills Manager, Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Andy Kinnear

Partnerships Director, Ethical Healthcare Consulting

Tessa Lind Gjodesen

Head of Innovation, Centre for Innovative Medical Technology

Jennifer Thomas

Research and Knowledge Management Officer, Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Geraldine Begg

TEC in Housing Programme Coordinator, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations

Peter Macleod

Chief Executive Officer, Care Inspectorate

Chris Williams

Clinical Lead for IT Scotland, Royal College of General Practitioners

Caroline Lamb

Joint Chair of the Digital Health and Care Portfolio Board

Ann Murray

Telecare Lead Technology Enabled Care Programme, Scottish Government

Angela Currie

Operations Director, Blackwood Homes

Keith Quinn

Learning and Development Manager (Digital Learning) Scottish Social Services Council

Dr Lynne Douglas

Chief Executive Officer, Bield Housing & Care

Taavi Annus

Advisor in Digital Development to the Ministry of Social Affairs Estonia

Matthew Curl

Digital Programme Lead, Midlothian HSCP

Sanjeev Arora

Founder and Director, Project ECHO, University of New Mexico

David Brown

Business Relationship Manager, LGDO

Katie Morris

Acting Programme Director, Scottish Access Collaborative

Val de Souza

Director, Health and Social Care South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Angus McCann

Chair, Edinburgh Integration Joint Board

Kirsty Bateson

ECHO Development Officer, Highland Hospice

Anne Smetana

Deputy Director, Healthcare Denmark

Jocelle Lovell

Director of Inclusive Communities, The Wales Co-operative Centre

David McNeill

Director of Development, SCVO

John Fitzgerald

Digital Evolution Officer, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Blythe Robertson

General Manager, Policy & Partnerships, NES Digital Service

Tara French

Technology & Digital Innovation Lead, Scottish Care

Gillian Fyfe

Head of Digital, Alzheimer Scotland

Ruth Griffith

Strategic Planning and Commissioning Manager, Digital Health, NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Claus Duedal Pedersen

Director of the Sentinel Unit, Denmark

Katy McNeil

Programme Director, Connecting Scotland

Marc Beswick

National Lead - Near Me Network Technology Enabled Care Programme, Scottish Government

Khang Nguyen

SCPMG Virtual Medical Center / Clinical Call Center Physician Director

Samantha Murton

President, Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners

Jeremy Keen

Medical Lead for Project ECHO and Lead Consultant in Palliative Care

Yvonne Leathley

Senior Improvement Advisor, Care Inspectorate

Laura Fragapane

Marketing and Communications Officer, Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government

John MacDonald

mPower Community Engagement Coordinator / Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Aaron Slater

Digital Participation Programme Manager, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Penni Rocks

Head of Information Governance and Assurance, Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government

Maddie Stark

Development Officer, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

Emma Stone

Director of Design, Research & Communications, Good Things Foundation

Henrik Ibsen

Chief Information Officer, OTH, Denmark

Katie MacLure

Independent Research Consultant

Audrey Taylor

Principal Educator, NHS Education for Scotland

Ashley Johnstone

Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy Advanced Practitioner, Royal Hospital for Children, Glasgow

George Burton

Learning and Development Advisor, Scottish Social Services Council

Alison Deakin

Digital Programme Delivery Manager, NHS 24

Alison Robertson

Consultant Clinical Psychologist, NHS Western Isles

Katie Harrison

Specialist Occupational Therapist, East Lothian Health & Social Care Partnership

Margot White

Programme Lead, TEC Transforming Local Systems Pathfinder, Scottish Government

Debbie Provan

Chairperson National Digital Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Professionals Network

Chris Wright

National Advisor for Digital Mental Health, Scottish Government

Nigel Henderson

Chief Executive Officer, Penumbra

Chaloner Chute

Chief Technology Officer, Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Louise Bennie

Head of Digital, NHS 24

Dr Will McMurchie

Clinical Psychologist, NHS Tayside

Karen Finnin

Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Melbourne and Director OnlineDotPhysio

Louise McCabe

Senior Lecturer in Dementia Studies,Associate Dean for Internationalisation, University of Stirling

Martin Malcolm

Head of Public Health Intelligence & Information Services, NHS Western Isles

Kath Sharp

Paediatric Respiratory Physiotherapy Advanced Practitioner Team Lead - Respiratory RHC Glasgow

Tina Archard Heide

Lead Digital Health and Diabetes, Steno Diabetes Centre, Denmark

Kirsten Urquhart

Depute CEO, Digital Director Young Scot

Thomas Ozers

Project Manager, Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government

Laura Halcrow

Poster Presenter

Ross McIntosh

Young Scot Volunteer

Suzanne Shields

Poster Presenter

Kirsty Bateson

Project ECHO Development Officer, Highland Hospice

Steve Baguley

Poster Presenter

Nicola Robinson

Poster Presenter

Mairead Bermingham

Poster Presenter

Sara McLaughlin

Poster Presenter

Sophie Hoare

Poster Presenter

Barrie Wilson

Poster Presenter

Suzanne Smith

Poster Presenter

Alexia Pellowe

GP and Clinical Lead, East Ayrshire Pathfinder Team

Susan McKie

Poster Presenter

Rowena Piers

Poster Presenter

David Kernaghan

Poster Presenter

Donald Nicolson

Poster Presenter

Patricia Sheridan

Poster Presenter

Alison Dawson

Senior Research Fellow, University of Stirling

Brian McKinstry

Poster Presenter

Salma Rayan

Poster Presenter

Sorina Oprea

Poster Presenter

Donna Murphy

Poster Presenter

Alison Anderson

Poster Presenter

Hilary Munro

Poster Presenter

Ann Mond Johnson

Chief Executive Officer, American Telemedicine Association

Iain MacAllister

Deputy Director Governance Evidence and Finance Division Directorate for Mental Health and Social Care

Helen Alexander

Evaluation Manager, NHS Lanarkshire

Ali Jones

Project Manager / Service Designer, Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations

Rodd Bond

Rodd Bond Architect

Anita Lerche

Special Consultant, Practice, Region of South Denmark

James Ferguson

Professor of Remote Medicine, Robert Gordon University

Ciaran Morrison

Research and Knowledge Management Officer, Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Ian Whitelaw

Analogue to Digital Project Manager, Falkirk Council

George Crooks

Chief Executive Officer, Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Glenda Hunter

Technology Enabled Care Development Officer, Digital Office for Scottish Local Government

Nicola Cooper

Digital Lead, Alzheimer Scotland

Phillip Couser

Director Data Driven Innovation Public Health Scotland

Mauro Dragone

Assistant Professor in the School of Engineering & Physical Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

Elaine Douglas

Research Programme Manager, UKRI Social Behavioural & Design Research Programme, University of Stirling

Donna Henderson

Head of International Engagement, Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation

Prof. Sarah-Anne Munoz

Acting Head of Division of Rural Health and Wellbeing, University of the Highlands and Islands

Anna Terje

Postdoctoral Researcher, University of the Highlands and Islands

Kenny Steele

Chief Executive Officer, Highland Hospice

Colin McFadyen

Project Manager, Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government

Maria Mcilgorm

Professional Advisor Chief Nursing Officer’s Directorate, Scottish Government

Scott Henderson

Remote Health Pathway Lead, Technology Enabled Care, Scottish Government

Morag Hearty

National Lead, Remote Health Pathway Lead, Technology Enabled Care, Scottish Government

Jane Russell

Partnership Manager, Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations (ACVO)

Joanna Gilliatt

TEC Project Manager, NHS Highland

Sally Wilkes

TEC Connector, Council of Voluntary Organisations (CVO) East Ayrshire

Aimee Ronald

Resource Worker and Data Analyst, East Ayrshire Council

Gemma Teal

Research Fellow, The Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre (DHI)

Joyce Gray

Deputy Director Development, Alzheimer Scotland

Lynne Baillie

Professor of Computer Science, School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

Emma Donnelly

Programme Officer (Digital Development), Coalition of Care and Support Providers in Scotland

Shona Cameron

Operations Manager – Business Development, Carr Gomm

Ed Brown

Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Telemedicine Network Ontario Health

Carolyn Davie

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner/Co-team Lead Pelvic & Obstetric Physiotherapy Service, NHS Forth Valley

Jacqueline Walker

Profession Dietetic Advisor for Type 2 Diabetes Prevention & Modernising Patient Pathways Programme, Scottish Government

Steven Rankine

Head of Contact Centre Operations, Bield Housing and Care

sharon hannah

Business Readiness Officer, Digital Telecare East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership

Lewis Ritchie

Mackenzie Chair of General Practice, University of Aberdeen

Alex Clarke

Service Design Adviser, ihub, Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Ben Tait

Specialist Data and Information Analyst

Ifan Evans

Director – Technology, Digital & Transformation, Welsh Government - Health & Social Services Group

Angela Gregg

Senior Product Manager, NHS Education for Scotland

nancy burns

Programme Advisor, Healthcare Staffing Programme Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Elaine Hunter

National Allied Health Professions Consultant, Alzheimer Scotland

Ann Rae

Principal Educator, NHS Education for Scotland

Peter Glover

Allied Health Professions Practice Education Co-ordinator

Gail Nash

Senior Educator, NHS Education Scotland

Julia Wilkinson

Transformation Lead, Carmarthenshire County Council, Hywel Dda University Health Board, Regional Partnership Board

Alexandra Taylor

Young Scot Volunteer

Amanda Britain

Advisor, Scottish Government and Lead, Digital Approaches in Care Homes

Jimmy Black

Technology Enabled Care Communications Officer, Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action

Jeremy Darot

Head of Data Innovation, Scottish Government

Abby Lang

Young Scot Volunteer

Dan West

Chief Digital Information Officer, Department of Health Northern Ireland

Ellie Snape

Co-design Officer, Young Scot

Angela Freeman

Service Co-ordinator, Quarriers

Eilidh MacDonald

Senior Operations Manager - Community Development, Involvement and Volunteering, Carr Gomm

David Nabarro

Co-Director of the Imperial College London Institute of Global Health Innovation and Special Envoy of WHO on COVID-19

Gillian Docherty OBE

Chief Executive Officer, the Data Lab

David Lowe

Consultant Emergency Medicine, QEUH & Joint Clinical Lead, Innovation West of Scotland

Steph Irvine

Team Manager, Service Development and Support, Community Housing & Homelessness, East Lothian Council

David Nabarro

Co-Director of the Imperial College London Institute of Global Health Innovation and Special Envoy of WHO on COVID-19

Martyn Wallace

Chief Digital Officer, Local Government Digital Office

Moira Mackenzie

Director of Innovation & Deputy Chief Executive Officer, DHI

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Digital Health & Care Innovation Centre

Transforming great ideas into real solutions

Scottish Health Innovations Ltd (SHIL)

Supporting innovation across NHS Scotland

The Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

People at the centre

Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government

Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government supports telecare service providers and key stakeholders on their transitional journey from analogue to digital telecare.


Independence and Empowerment with Digital Care Systems

CAIR (UK) Ltd.

Innovative, Interoperable Telecare Solutions

The Scottish Government

Updated Digital Strategy for Scotland

Kinsetsu / kcare

Unburden staff | Your people focused on what they do best

CCPS Digital

Supporting CCPS members with digital innovation in social care


A UK leader in digital health and remote patient monitoring.


SCIROCCO Exchange aims to support health and social care authorities in the adoption and scaling-up of integrated care

European Connected Health Alliance

The Global Connector for Digital Health

Digital Health and Care, Scottish Government

We provide the national policy context for digital health and care in Scotland and responsible for the delivery of digital across health and care alongside a number of key partner organisations.

mPower Project

mPower supports the over 65’s living with long-term conditions to connect with community and technology to improve health and wellbeing. mPower is a five-year project supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme.


Safely check the wellbeing of people you support, even when you cannot be there!

The British Computer Society (BCS) Health & Care Scotland

BCS is Making IT Good for Society

Scottish Social Services Council

The regulator of the social service workforce in Scotland

Penumbra I.ROC Wellbeing

Penumbra is one of Scotland’s largest mental health charities. We support around 1800 adults and young people across Scotland each week through our innovative I.ROC Wellbeing approach to mental health recovery. We believe in a society where people with mental health problems expect recovery and are accepted, supported and have the resources to fulfil their potential.

Project ECHO

A ready-made methodology designed for sharing knowledge online.

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Recordings of previous sessions and further resources.