Matthew joined NHS England in May 2016 from the Cerner Group, where he worked as Senior Vice President for Population Health and Global Strategy. He has over 25 years’ experience in healthcare services, and has worked in the Department of Health as a Chief Information Officer and as a Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of State for Health.
Matthew began his career at Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital in the early 1990s, and went on to become Director of Clinical Services of Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospital and later Chief Executive of the Royal Surrey County Hospital, in the early 2000s.
He is visiting professor and chair of the advisory committee in the School of Health Management at the University of Surrey and Member of the Editorial Board for the Journal of Population Health Management.
Matthew will deliver a key note address on the UK e-Health Week 2017 main stage. Keep an eye on the website for more information on his session.
Main stage and theatre highlights
The main stage is where attendees will hear from system leaders, industry representatives, patients and NHS colleagues who are making a difference to healthcare through IT and data.
Confirmed speakers include:
Matthew Swindells, National Director: Operations and Information, NHS England
Keith McNeil, NHS Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England
- Will Smart, NHS Chief Information Officer, NHS England
- Juliet Bauer, Director of Digital Experience, NHS England
- Beverley Bryant, Director of Digital Transformation, NHS Digital
Harpreet Sood, Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS England
Anne Cooper, Chief Nurse, NHS Digital
- Andy Kinnear, BCS Health Chair
Delegates will also attend their pick of expert-led and interactive sessions in five lecture theatres. BCS Health will host two theatres across both days, covering everything from safety in electronic prescribing and learning health systems to clinical leadership and citizen empowerment in health IT.
NHS England, NHS Digital, HealthTech Women, NHS England's Genomics team, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Digital Health.London, nursing informatics, Test Beds and STP leads will also host 45 – 90 minutes sessions across the two days.
More sessions are being added to the programme daily so keep an eye on the UK e-Health Week website for updates.