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North West Psychological Professions Network Annual Conference

2019 North West PPN Annual Conference – 28th November 2019, King’s House Conference Centre, Manchester

The North West Psychological Professions Network (PPN) are delighted to announce the 2019 PPN Annual Conference will focus on the implications and opportunities for the psychological professions working within the NHS as it sets out its vision to prepare the workforce to deliver the digital future.

The Topol Review (HEE, 2019) highlights that the NHS finds itself at a unique point in the history of healthcare, with the convergence of new technologies, advances in genomics, developments in biosensors, the electronic patient record and smartphone apps, enabled by artificial intelligence within a digital infrastructure, creates the capacity of healthcare on to deliver personalised care in a far more rational, efficient and tailored basis.

Building a Digital Ready Workforce (BDR) is a national programme being led by HEE that aims to build a workforce that has the understanding and skills to use data, information, knowledge and technology to transform the way they offer health and care services.

The conference programme will provide the opportunity for psychological practitioners working across health and care in NHS commissioned services to better understand the vision of the NHS to become world leaders in digital innovation and to explore the implications and opportunities of digital technologies for the psychological professions in educational and clinical environments. To find out more or to register your place, click here.