Meeting of the NHS and Social Care Innovation Network

 Meeting of the NHS and Social Care Innovation Network

Bringing innovation to people

20th June 2019 - 10am to 4pm

Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8DL


Coffee and Registration



Meeting Chair

Dr Deborah O’Neil - CEO NovaBiotics Aberdeen


Welcome from West Region/Glasgow

Dr Jennifer Armstrong - Medical Director NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde


 Innovation Showcase from West Scotland


Collaboration between Health and Social Care and Industry – Using Artificial Intelligence to transform services


AI and Transformation in Unscheduled Care



AI powered service for COPD


AI Response Imaging in Mesothelioma-Cancer Care


Asynchronous video message to support health and care –Child Care


Social Care Transformation in Glasgow’s

Overnight Care





Introduced by-



Dr David Lowe – Consultant in Emergency Medicine 


Dr Chris Carlin - Consultant Physician


Dr Kevin Blyth - Consultant Physician



Dr Neil Patel -  Consultant Neonatologist



Glenda Cook and Michael Gillespie - Social Work Managers


Funding and Investment


Introduction to the Funding Accelerator for Businesses and the NHS and Social Care Test Bed in Scotland –





Private Sector Funding Explored









Dr Claire Melville - Financial Lead Enterprise Europe Funding Network


Robert Higginson

Partner Par Equity LLP





Coffee Break



Global Health and Social Care Innovations

-A View from Nvidia’s Global Artificial Intelligence Division

Dr Craig Rhodes Industry Business Development Lead for AI in Health for Lifesciences in Europe NVIDIA Corporation


West of Scotland Showcase and Diabetes Update

Apps in Innovation :


What Health and Social Care needs in practice-

(5 minute presentations)

Mental Health- EMPOWER and Psychosis (fully regulated app)-  Professor Andrew Gumley Consultant Psychologist


Delivering virtual consultations for emergency eye care – Dr Ian Livingstone  Consultant Ophthalmologist


Diabetes AI in Practice – Dr Chris Sainsbury and Dr Brian Kennon Consults in Diabetes- update on National Diabetes projects


Cancer- My Clinical Outcomes Ltd – Dr Tim Williams CEO and Sally Damms COO


ICAIRD – Industrial Centre for AI Research in Digital Diagnostics


- Update and New Use Cases


Professor David Harrison-John Reid Chair of Pathology, Director of Research & Director of Laboratory Medicine, NHS Lothian

Dr Ken Sutherland - VP Canon Medical Research Edinburgh


Lunch and Networking



Innovate UK- Update on UK Industrial Strategy and UK Opportunities for Industrial Innovation

Dr Kath MacKay -  Director - Ageing Society, Health & Nutrition, Innovate UK

2.30 to 6

Funding Accelerator for Businesses and the NHS and Social Care Test Bed Opportunities in Scotland – TOPICS:

                                I.            Diabetes and data enabled in patient care

                              II.            Mental Health AI and triage

                            III.            COPD AI Upscaling

                            IV.            Trauma Network and Ambulance data

                              V.            Create Scotland’s Command Centre-Flow

                            VI.            Osteoporosis and DEXA scan data

                          VII.            Falls and Overnight Care

                        VIII.            Pathology Image matching automation

                            IX.            AI and Fracture SBRI

                              X.            Kidney Cancer and Precision Treatments

                            XI.            Eye Health Pathways (4-30 meet)



Facilitated by Enterprise Europe Network













Scotland’s Innovation Network for Health, Social Care and Life Sciences

Professor David Crossman - Chief Scientist

Scottish Government

Published on: 13 May 2019
Last Updated On: 13 May 2019