Sponsorship from organisations across the health and social care sector ensures Health and Care Innovation Expo is a high-quality event, with free-of-charge tickets available to public sector colleagues, while remaining cost-neutral to the NHS.

Manchester Central is the perfect venue for Expo. Flooded with natural light, the main hall contains two speaker stages, feature zones and carefully selected exhibitors. More than 100 exhibitors will develop new relationships and business opportunities. Exhibition spaces range in size from 3m x 3m up to large free-standing 80 metre spaces.

To discuss opportunities and have a chat about your needs for Expo 2019 on 4 and 5 September 2019, please call 0207 593 5500 or email healthexpo@dods.co.uk

Our Expo 2018 exhibitors are listed below:

ABLOY are the UK’s leading provider of high security locks. They understand the pressures in the healthcare sector to achieve maximum value from any investments, and offer bespoke cost-effective solutions that help hospitals save money, improve patient care and enhance security and operational efficiency.

Website: www.abloy.co.uk       Twitter: @abloymedia

Advanced understands that patient care is your top priority.

Advanced’s suite of health and care solutions helps back-office and patient-side professionals reimagine a more innovative, connected way of working. We help organisations embrace focused technology solutions capable of managing the entire online workflow – transforming productivity, intelligence and innovation while improving every step in a patient’s healthcare journey.

Website: www.oneadvanced.com/solutions/solutions-by-sector/health-and-care               Twitter: @adv_public

Academic Health Science Networks: delivering today, for the health and care of tomorrow

Established by the NHS to drive transformation at pace and scale, the country’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks have forged a vital role in helping the NHS meet the challenges of 21st century health and care as described in the 5YFV. The only bodies that connect all partners across sectors, AHSNs find solutions to health and care challenges – individually and collectively they have made good use of their unique connections with the NHS, universities, industry, patients and the third sector.

Focused on rapidly spreading health innovation, using their local networks and national connections, the AHSNs are catalysts that create the right conditions for change across whole health and social care economies, bringing people together, brokering new collaborations and connecting industry innovators with health partners. They find solutions to identified problems, from tapping into the pipeline of evidence-based research through to commercialisation of smart innovations. In their first four years AHSNs have created effective regional networks able to deliver innovation and improvement within the NHS.

Website: www.ahsnnetwork.com     Twitter: #AHSNs

Aidsafe is a biodedradable box for hospital patients use for the duration of their stay in hospital to prevent loss of their hearing aids, dentures and glasses.

Website: www.aidsafe.co.uk

AIMES a national award winning provider of innovative and bespoke data driven solutions providing Health Information Exchanges, Interoperability, Data Analytics and Trustworthy Research Environments into the Healthcare Sector. Partnered with Imosphere, we provide solutions that can capture health data producing clinical insights leading to improvement of care.

Website: www.aimes.uk

Aire Logic, a healthcare IT company dedicated to improving the delivery of care. Over the last 10 years they have worked across the healthcare sector, with services ranging from IT enterprise architecture to bespoke software solutions for organisations like NHS Digital and Public Health England to increase efficiencies and improve patient outcomes.

Website: www.airelogic.com       Twitter: @AireLogic

Alcoholics Anonymous has more than 4,400 groups across the country, designed to help those with alcohol problems learn how to stay sober. Groups are made up of people from all walks of life and all age groups. Membership of Alcoholics Anonymous is free and anonymity is carefully preserved.

Website: www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk

AliveCor designs and manufactures miniturised ECG devices small enough to use with smartphones, tablets or Apple Watch (with Kardia Band). Producing real-time, on-screen diagnostic quality ECG, Kardia accurately detects AF and enables clinicians and patients to record anytime and anywhere meaning that intermittent symptoms can be captured as they occur.

WebsiteAlivecor.com    Twitter:@AliveCorUK 

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. They provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

Website: www.alzheimers.org.uk     Twitter: @alzheimerssoc 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Worldwide Public Sector helps government, education, and non-profit customers deploy cloud services to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation across the globe.  With AWS, you only pay for what you use, with no up-front physical infrastructure expenses or long term commitments.
Website: https://aws.amazon.com/government-education     Twitter: @AWS_UKI    / @awscloud

Ampersand is a social impact company focused on digital therapeutics in Long Term Condition management. Self-management allows patients to be active and engaged in managing their care thus improving health outcomes; and digital is a powerful tool for driving this behaviour change, delivering a sustainable new model of integrated care.

Website: www.ampersandhealth.co.uk    Twitter: @3ampLondon

NHS Arden & GEM CSU are here to help you provide the highest quality services for your citizens.  They deliver commissioning, business and clinical support services to over 50 CCGs, NHS England, STPs, local authorities and care providers. They focus on exceptional local delivery while operating at scale to provide value and share innovation.

Website: www.ardengemcsu.nhs.uk     Twitter: @ardengem

The first NHS/private partnership of its kind, we offer unique real-time information to NHS trusts, helping them to plan and resource clinical services to meet hourly fluctuations in patient flow. Established by East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust and supported by Ashford St Peters NHS Foundation Trust, Beautiful Informationprovide solutions and services to a range of NHS organisations across the UK.

Websitewww.beautifulinformation.org          Twitter: @beautinf

The NHS Benchmarking Network the world’s largest healthcare benchmarking group, in-house to the NHS. Join a professional network of over 300 health and social care organisations throughout the UK. We work together to understand the wide variation in demand, capacity and outcomes evident within the NHS, improve service and share good practice and innovation.

Website: www.nhsbenchmarking.nhs.uk     Twitter: @NHSbenchmarking

BES has brought to the UK the initiative EarlySense, a continuous monitoring system, which when placed under the mattress detects hearth rate, respiratory rate, motion and presence, using algorithms within its software, EarlySense detects early chances and alerts Healthcare professionals that an early intervention is necessary thus avoiding critical events and reducing the considerable associated costs.

Website: www.bescorporate.net   Twitter: @BESHealthcare

Black Pear specialize in creating smart, interoperable clinical applications for shared patient care.  Through their modular technology frameworks, Black Pear enable new ways of working and support the new models of care that are essential to sustainable and integrated NHS without the need to ‘rip and replace’ existing IM&T assets.

Website: www.blackpear.com    Twitter: @BlackpearSw

Blue Stream Academy supplies over 4000 GP Practices and 100 CCGs/Federations with a sophisticated eLearning suite and Management of Information System, proving invaluable for CQC compliance. Our system enhances trainee skills, patient experience and practice reputation whilst improving efficiency and saving money.

Website: www.bluestreamacademy.com          Twitter: @BlueStreamNews

British Heart Foundation

Heart and circulatory diseases are the world’s biggest killers. That’s why we fund over £100 million of research each year into all heart and circulatory diseases and their risk factors – including stroke, vascular dementia and diabetes. Our vision is a world without heart and circulatory diseases.

Website: www.bhf.org.uk     Twitter: @TheBHF

NHS Business Services Authority is an Arm’s Length Body of the Department of Health. Experts in managing healthcare information at scale, we oversee £34 billion of NHS transactions each year. We offer HR, payroll and secure scanning services, plus a range of data driven information services giving valuable business insights and offering potential for cost efficiencies.

Website: www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk

CareRooms is rethinking healthcare to provide choice and dignity for all. They are working with homeowners in your community to provide safe, comfortable CareRooms convalescence as an alternative to a long hospital stay, to avoid admission into hospital and for short respite breaks.

Website: www.carerooms.com     Twitter: @CareRooms

The Care Quality Commission is the independent regulator of health and social care in England. They make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, caring, well-led and responsive care, and they encourage care services to improve. They monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and they publish what they find to help people choose care.

Website: www.cqc.org.uk     Twitter: @CareQualityComm

Celltrion Healthcare is committed to delivering innovative and affordable medications to promote patients’ access to advanced therapies. Celltrion Healthcare’s products are Remsima® (biosimilar infliximab), which is the world’s first monoclonal antibody biosimilar, Truxima® (biosimilar rituximab), and Herzuma® (biosimilar trastuzumab).

Website: www.celltrionhealthcare.com

Cera is a multi-award winning, technology-enabled home care provider. Our technology allows us to respond and deliver tailored care within 24 hours of an enquiry, with a 95% satisfaction rate, while empowering our care-workers to deliver the highest standards of care and offering families unprecedented transparency.

Website: www.ceracare.co.uk     Twitter: @cera_care

Cerner connect people, information and solutions to drive continuous advancements in health and care. Their interoperable ‘Millennium EHR’ helps improve patient outcomes and clinician experience at 27,000+ facilities worldwide. ‘HealtheIntent’ integrates your health and care system, transforming data into intelligence to enable value-based care.

Website: www.cerner.co.uk     Twitter: @CernerUK

CGI works in partnership with Trusts to deliver a full spectrum of digital solutions including e-Prescribing, Integrated Digital Care Records, and the FindMyPatient mobile app. Our systems enable intelligent care in hospitals and community settings; providing care professionals and patients with the right information to make informed decisions about care.

Website: cgi-group.co.uk/health      Twitter: @CGI_UKNEWS

Charge Point address the need for patients and visitors to securely and safely charge their mobile phones without the risk of plugging their own chargers into the wall sockets.

Website: www.chargepoint.co.uk    Twitter: @ChargePointLtd

Clarity Workforce Technology is the managed services division at HCL Workforce Solutions. We work proactively with our NHS partners to reduce agency spend and dependency, improve service delivery and provide better patient care. Effective use of technology, robust management information, workforce know-how and good staff engagement are all vital in achieving these important strategic objectives.

Website: www.hclclarity.com       Twitter: @HCLWorkforce

Consultant Connect enables GPs to communicate immediately with local consultants by phone, instant message and photo-message. Our solutions are fast to set up and are GDPR and IG compliant. The service significantly reduces unnecessary referrals, improves patient care while reducing costs. We work with >50 CCG areas and >40 Trusts.

Website: https://www.consultantconnect.org.uk     Twitter: @ConsultantConn

Content Guru’s multi-award-winning, omni-channel storm® platform transforms the way you communicate with patients and healthcare professionals, integrating with disparate medical and care systems and personalising interactions with patients at scale. Hundreds of the world’s largest public sector organisations are powered by storm, including NHS 111 London and Northgate Public Services.

Website: www.contentguru.com    Twitter:@cgchirp

Community Health Partnerships has a strong track record of supporting the NHS family by offering a unique blend of investment, property management and strategic estate planning expertise.  CHP works to help the NHS transform the estate so it’s better for patients, better for staff, and better for the public purse.

Website: www.communityhealthpartnerships.co.uk          Twitter: @CHP_estates

Complete© is the first contract management system purpose-built for the health sector. Developed by a team with over 25 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors Complete© is cloud based, and scalable helping organisations to reduce the administrative burden of contracts management and unlock team productivity.

Website:www.completecontractmanagement.com    Twitter: @Complete_Mgt

Connected Health Cities (CHC) safely and securely combines data and technology to address chronic disease burdens and reduce early mortality in the city regions of Northern England.  Funded by the Department of Health through the Northern Health Science Alliance, CHC unites experts from academia, NHS and industry to improve services for patients. #datasaveslives

Website: www.connectedhealthcities.org   Twitter: @CHCNorth

The Christie is the largest single site cancer centre in Europe, with a prestigious 100 year history. As a pioneer of cancer treatment, research and education, we have established a number of global health partnerships and will open the UK’s first NHS proton beam therapy centre later this year.

NHS Digital are the national information and technology partner for the health and care system. Their vision is to harness the power of information and technology to make health and care better.

Website: www.digital.nhs.uk    Twitter:@NHSDigital

DrDoctor helps hospitals to track, manage and automate patient care pathways throughout their organisation.

We believe that healthcare worldwide is facing unprecedented challenges, and technology is the only sustainable solution. Everything we do is focused on one thing: Building clever technology to help providers and patients work together for more effective care at lower cost.

Echo is an app that makes prescriptions painless, enabling patients to order their GP-prescribed medication and have it delivered to their door for free. It empowers patients to take control of their conditions and prioritise their lives. Echo’s mission is to improve medication management through elegant, user-focused design.

Website: www.echo.co.uk

EIT Health is one of the largest healthcare initiatives worldwide. Chosen by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, the consortium offers research capabilities, higher education and business expertise. EIT Health promotes healthy living, active ageing and improvements in healthcare through programmes that bring together education, research and innovative business creation.

Website: https://www.eithealth.eu          Twitter: @EITHealth_UKI

Elemental Software is a Tech For Good company with the purpose of engaging and empowering communities towards better health outcomes. Co-founded by former community development workers, Elemental’s award-winning platform connects, supports, measures and evaluates the uptake and impact of social prescribing referrals

Website: www.elementalsoftware.co     Twitter: @Its_Elemental

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Visit us at stand 207 to learn more about our range of evidence-based decision support solutions.

Website: www.elsevier.com        Twitter: @ElsevierCS

Emis we’re the UK leader in connected healthcare software and services. Through innovative IT, we’re giving healthcare professionals access to the information they need to provide better, faster and cheaper patient care and our national reach includes clinical software used in every major healthcare setting by 10,000 organisations.

Website: www.emishealth.com       Twitter: @EMISHealth

Our innovative workforce consultancy and training services are perfectly placed to help you meet your strategic talent acquisition goals. We offer services designed to support or enhance your current talent acquisition processes enabling you to manage your recruitment and retention strategy whilst promoting your company as an employer of choice.

Website: https://espirita.co.uk           Twitter: @Espirita_Talent

Evergreen Life is the only app to offer GP online services across all three major GP systems in England. Within the app you can record any health information you want, truly building your most up to date and accurate personal health record. We call it People Powered Health. 

Website: www.evergreen-life.co.uk     Twitter: @live_evergreen

FH Intuition

High performing organisations recognise the need to listen to all employees. We provide a real time feedback tool and training package that is designed for your organisation that provides a continuous understanding of organisational, cultural, leadership and management elements of the environment. “a tool for triggering engagement” that effectively “measures the temperature of the department”

Website: www.fhintuition.com    Twitter: @FH­_intuition

Fortesium have extensive experience in developing bespoke applications for our clients which include CMS, CRM, Legacy Systems Migration and Maintenance, Rich Internet Development, Project Management Services, Application Development and Management.

Website: www.fortesium.co.uk     Twitter: @Fortesium

Freedom to Speak up Guardians

We are the National Ambulance Network (NAN) for Freedom to Speak up Guardians. We represent all 10 UK Ambulance Trusts.

We work together not only be able to provide a very necessary support network for each other & opportunity to identify common themes and trends from any concerns being raised across ambulance trusts.

Website: www.eastamb.nhs.uk / www.yas.nhs.uk      Twitter: @EastEnglandAmb / @YorksAmbulance 

The Gold Standards Framework (GSF) Centre is the leading provider of training in end-of-life care to generalist frontline staff, training thousands of health and social-care staff in GP practices, hospitals, care homes, domiciliary care etc. in population-based end-of-life care. Originally DH funded, GSF is a not-for-profit social enterprise CIC.

Website: www.goldstandardsframework.org.uk     Twitter: @GSFcentre

Locum’s Nest is the staff bank management web and mobile app that connects healthcare professionals to temporary work in NHS organisations. Locum’s Nest has pioneered the way for the NHS’ first truly collaborative digital staff bank with fill-rates exceeding 90% Trust-wide resulting in proven agency reduction surpassing £2.5m each year.

Website: www.locumsnest.co.uk   Twitter:@LocumsNest 

Healthcare Communications has developed the #1 digital patient communications platform that delivers over digital 120 million annual interactions. We can reduce DNA’s by 40% generating up to £2 million in savings! Our latest innovation, digital appointment letters is achieving postal letter savings of 50% by going paperless.

Devolution has given Greater Manchester an extraordinary opportunity to take a whole system approach to improving the health of our 3m population. Health Innovation Manchester’s vision is to accelerate innovation in every part of the health and social care spectrum through partnership between academia, clinicians, health professionals, and industry.

Website: www.healthinnovationmanchester.com   Twitter: @healthinnovmcr

Save money, free-up doctor time with user friendly healthcare monitors. The modern compact units have audio/visual instructions and are ideal for unsupervised monitoring of height, weight, BMI, BP and pulse. Book today for a free no obligation surgery trial – Can integrate with surgery records. Tel: 01299250321 Email: info@health-monitor.co.uk

Healthcare UK is an initiative of the Department of Health, NHS England and the Department for International Trade. They help UK healthcare providers to do business overseas. They partner with service providers, ALBs, academic institutions and companies. They work with the NHS to strengthen its capacity to operate internationally.

Website: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/healthcare-uk      Twitter: @tradegovukEvent

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place.

The Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) Health and Wellbeing Alliance is attending NHS Expo to encourage and enable partnership working between the voluntary sector and the NHS.

Founded in 2017, we are a national partnership between 21 VCSE organisations and partnerships, NHS England, Public Health England and DHSC.

Website:https://www.england.nhs.uk/hwalliance/      Twitter: #hwalliance

HQIP is an independent, patient-centred organisation, enabling those who commission, deliver and receive healthcare to measure and improve services.

HQIP’s work includes managing the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme, for NHS England, delivering robust results and actionable recommendations and also supporting stakeholders via guidances, educational tools and live events. www.hqip.org.uk

Website: www.hqip.org.uk          Twitter: @hqip

The health ecosystem is faced with ever-increasing demands, and is riddled with obstacles, complexity and silos. IBM brings an unprecedented combination of resources and a secure IT infrastructure and cloud environment, to overcome these challenges. We are creating the path from today to the future that is needed as healthcare professionals modernise and

digitise, identifying tangible return on your investments, while delivering the best patient care available.

Website: www-935.ibm.com/industries/uk-en/healthcare/    Twitter: @IBMWatsonHealth

Ideal Health focuses exclusively on the healthcare market; we understand the challenges faced by healthcare organisations and recognise that every client is unique.

Ideal have supported over 150 Healthcare organisations with their health systems projects from strategy, pre-procurement planning and business case development through implementation training and post go-live support.

Website: www.idealts.co.uk               Twitter:@IdealUK

Ideal Medical Solutions are a UK distributor with a passion for bringing innovative technology to market which will enhance and improve patient outcomes, and revolutionise standard of care. Ideal Medical Solutions are the proud UK distributor for UroShield an innovative ultrasound technology which is a breakthough in treating CAUTI.

Website: http://www.ideal-ms.com/          Twitter: @idealmedsol

For 17 years Impact Innovation have been creating award winning experiences for patients and customers across all industries. They now package their expertise into innovative, cost-effective learning packages which deliver real person-centred outcomes. And, via their real-time experience tracker they enable in-the-moment measurement to achieve desired results and targeted improvement.

Website: www.impactinnovation.co.uk

The Cheshire and Merseyside Women’s and Children’s Services Partnership is a partnership of 27 NHS organisations, commissioners and clinical networks across Cheshire and Merseyside aiming to improve the health, wellbeing and experiences of women, children and families. It incorporates the ‘Improving Me’ programme and works across Maternity, Neonatal, Paediatric and Gynaecology services.

Website: www.improvingme.org.uk

Insignia Health supports health systems, hospitals and healthcare organizations around the world in assessing patient activation and developing strategies for individuals to become more successful managers of their health. The Patient Activation Measure® (PAM®) and Coaching for Activation® help GPs, clinicians, pharmacists and health providers improve outcomes and reduce costs.

Website:  www.Insigniahealth.com               Twitter: @InsigniaHealth

Isosec provide leading security solutions to the NHS. Their latest innovation virtualises the NHS Smartcard into the cloud. Users can seamlessly access their digital workspace using more reliable, convenient and secure authentication. By minimising inefficient processes Isosec solutions save time and money for better care.

Website: www.isosec.co.uk     Twitter: @isosec

The Johns Hopkins team of population health experts work with GPs and CCGs, helping them undertake population health analytics using tools including their ACG® System. Having analysed patterns of morbidity, highlighted cost drivers and identified high risk patients, they then help design timely interventions to improve the provision of care.

Website: www.hopkinsacg.org/uk          Twitter: @hopkinsacg_uk

Kahootz is the UK technology company that provides the cloud service that underpins the NHS England’s futureNHS online collaboration environment enabling NHS Vanguards and STPs to team work, share knowledge and discuss ideas. Available via the UK Government’s G-Cloud, Kahootz is security accredited for use across the public sector.

Website: www.kahootz.com     Twitter: @kahootz

Kaleidoscope Consultants are subject matter experts in information law, privacy and regulatory policy in health and social care. We provide expert advice on strategies to enable data exchanges, and development of national guidance for public and private sector organisations on the lawful use of Personal Confidential Data.

Website: www.kaleidoscopeconsultants.com         Twitter: @kaleidoscopeIG

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorized as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people and specializes in secure, inpatient and community mental health services.

Website: lancashirecare.nhs.uk          Twitter: @lancashirecare

As part of Health Education England (HEE), NHS Leadership Academy’s philosophy is simple – great leadership development improves leadership behaviours and skills. Better leadership leads to better patient care, experience and outcomes.

Our purpose is to work with our partners to develop outstanding leadership across the NHS to have a direct impact on patient care. We offer a range of tools, models, programmes and expertise to support individuals, organisations and local partners to develop leaders, celebrating and sharing where outstanding leadership makes a real difference.

Website: www.leadershipacademy.nhs.uk          Twitter: @NHSLeadership

Liva Healthcare’s award winning programme facilitates ongoing personalised correspondence through an intuitive app, building on a strong bond between coach, doctor and patient. Its main focus lies on scaling back chronic illnesses by driving behaviour change.

Website: www.livahealthcare.com     Twitter: @SimonPHealth

Living With is a healthtech company and condition management platform that motivates patients and clinicians to find the smartest treatments with the best outcomes for people living with pelvic floor dysfunction and rheumatoid arthritis, while reducing costs for healthcare providers. We are also the creators of the UK’s #1 paid medical app, Squeezy.

LocumTap is digital platform that connects your bank clinicians to available locum shifts. We have been proven to increase fill rates, reduce agency spending and deliver service efficiencies to your organisation. We work closely with our NHS partners to address their temporary staffing challenges using innovative technology and increase your temporary staffing workforce.


LumiraDx provides intuitive software, cutting edge personal monitoring devices, thoughtful health coaching and social collaborative networks to better engage individuals to become self-determining under the supervision of their health and social care providers, and with the help of friends and families.

Website: www.LumiraDx.com     Twitter: @LumiraDx

M3 EU Doctors.net.uk is the largest community of verified doctors in the UK. Supporting doctors’ daily professional lives through discussion forums, education, medical news, email, career opportunities, market research and more. Membership is free, join today.

Website: www.doctors.net.uk   Twitter: @doctors_net_uk

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company, founded and built on exceptional people, a commitment to service excellence and a deep-rooted entrepreneurial spirit. We develop, consult, construction and operate some of the world’s most inspiring projects and programmes. Mace provides a full range of expert consultancy advice and construction delivery services to the health and social care sector.

Website: www.macegroup.com     Twitter: @macegroup

MedMatch Consult with their Healthcare Clients to develop permanent solutions for their workforce, so they can plan reliably for their own objectives. Using novel recruitment methods and a wealth of in-house expertise, MedMatch’s objectives are to cut costs and deliver superior results. MedMatch Clients enjoy improved continuity, safety and cost-efficiency with a focus on reducing Locum Dependency.

Website: www.MedMatch.co.uk     Twitter: @medmatchmedical

Medopad provides a modular remote patient monitoring solution comprising a patient-facing smartphone app and an online dashboard for clinicians. Medopad has been used for service improvement and clinical research. It enables clinicians to monitor disease progression, response to treatment, and identify complications.

Website: https://medopad.com     Twitter: @Medopad

Metadata  established in 2016 to meet the growing demand for cost-effective ways to improve data quality and to integrate multiple data models and standards, MetadataWorks has consolidated and enhanced its core technology offer; MetadataExchange is an affordable and flexible Cloud or internally hosted service that can be integrated with existing systems or as stand-alone Software as a Service.

Website: www.metadataworks.co.uk    Twitter: #MetadataW

Methods Analytics think that busy people need as much assistance as possible in managing the vast flows of data the NHS generates. This means putting the information needed to inform action into decision makers hands in a way that makes accessing it and using it as easy as possible.

Website: www.methodsanalytics.co.uk  Twitter:@methodsInsight

At Midland and Lancashire CSU we understand you want to make a difference for patients and services to develop an all-round healthier community.

Our experience and scale enable us to provide the innovation, ideas, resilience and confidence to face your challenges and opportunities with you. We’re your NHS partner for improving health and integrating care.

Website: www.midlandsandlancashirecsu.nhs.uk      Twitter:@MLCSU

My mhealth provide the only NHS-approved apps for the management of long-term conditions. Our evidence-based connected solutions assist patients with their COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Heart Disease. These interface with clinician-based software that enable the remote management and rehabilitation of patients at industrial scale improving outcomes with massive efficiency savings.

Twitter:@mymhealthltd          Website: www.mymhealth.com

My Possible Self is a secure digital toolkit that helps users improve their mental health through skill-building modules, tracking tools and a secure diary feature. It uses content that’s proven to reduce stress, anxiety and mild-to-moderate depression in eight weeks, and is featured on the NHS Digital Apps Library.

Website: www.mypossibleself.com


NAPC The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) is a leading membership organisation representing the interests of primary care professionals including general practitioners, nurses, practice staff, pharmacists, opticians and dentists. It is at the centre of shaping the future of healthcare, spreading innovation, influencing policy, supporting and connecting professionals across primary care – enabling them to provide world-class sustainable patient-centred healthcare.

Website: www.napc.co.uk  Twitter: @NAPC_NHS

NECS works across the UK to support health and social care customers in meeting strategic and operational challenges, to improve outcomes and increase efficiency. Whether in support of long-term strategic change or transformation, short-term high-impact activity or managing back-office services at scale to relieve your organisation of its management and operational burdens, NECS can design and deliver cost-effective, innovative and high quality solutions to your complex healthcare challenges.

Website: www.necsu.nhs.uk     Twitter: @NHSnecs

Neuven, one of the leading Neutral Vendors, are a specialist in the temporary staffing market including Compliance, Training, as well as the procurement of temporary agency labour, locum and bank staff, delivering a host of benefits to clients throughout the UK.

Website: http://www.neuven.co.uk         Twitter: @Neuven

NHS England and NHS Improvement have agreed to transform the way we work together to provide single system leadership to the NHS. We’ve started an ambitious programme of work to align our leadership and collective resources around a shared set of priorities that will add the most value to the NHS.

NHS England leads the National Health Service (NHS) in England. We set the priorities and direction of the NHS and encourage and inform the national debate to improve health and care. We want everyone to have greater control of their health and their wellbeing, and to be supported to live longer, healthier lives by high quality health and care services that are compassionate, inclusive and constantly-improving. NHS Englnd shares out more than £100 billion in funds and holds organisations to account for spending this money effectively for patients and efficiently for the tax payer. For corporate enquiries, please phone the NHS England switchboard on 0113 825 0000 or email: england.contactus@nhs.net.

NHS Improvement supports foundation trusts and NHS trusts to give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable. Their priority is to offer support to providers and local health systems to help them improve. By holding providers to account and, where necessary, intervening, they help the NHS to meet its short-term challenges and secure its future.

Website: www.england.nhs.uk / www.improvement.nhs.uk     Twitter: @NHSEngland /@NHSImprovement

NICE. Supporting innovation within the NHS is at the very core of NICE’s work. Visit the NICE stand to meet their experts and learn how to embed NICE guidance and quality standards within your organisation.

Website: www.nice.org.uk     Twitter: @NICEcomms

At Niche we provide consultancy services to all healthcare providers (including mental health, acute, specialist, ambulance, primary and community), social care partners, commissioners, local authorities and regulatory organisations. Our team are amongst the best subject matter expert (SME) specialists in the country and at Niche we work hard to ensure that our clients have the best advice and support available.

Website: www.nicheconsult.co.uk

OET is the English language test for healthcare professionals. It helps regulators and employers select overseas-trained professionals with the right level of English to deliver safe and high-quality care.

OET is accepted in the UK by the General Medical Council, the Nursing and Midwifery Council and various Royal Colleges.

Website: www.occupationalenglishtest.org       Twitter: @0ETOfficial

Omnicell is a leading provider of medication adherence and automated healthcare solutions. We have over 20 years’ experience in helping patients receive the right healthcare treatment whether they are in a hospital, care home or community setting. As well as offering reliability and experience we also lead the field when it comes to new state-of-art products.

Omnicell will be holding showcase talks from their stand – click here to find out more.

Website: www.omnicell.co.uk     Twitter: @omnicell_uk

on365 is an independent specialist provider of energy efficient physical infrastructure solutions including Power Protection, Precision Cooling, Security and Remote Monitoring services for IT and Automation systems. As the speed of digitisation in today’s connected IT systems increases, our extensive experience enables us to provide deployment and ongoing management services across a broad spectrum of applications and technologies.

When it comes to delivering optimal healthcare, Panasonic Toughbook and NetMotion Software provide mobile healthcare workers optimised and secure connections for a seamless user experience. With superior reliability, flexibility, mobile visibility and maximised connectivity, together they can help healthcare organisations to reduce costs, increase efficiency, deliver better customer service, and ultimately, save more lives.

Website: www.toughbook.eu / www.netmotionsoftware.com

The Patient Information Forum is a unique, independent, cross-sector alliance of individuals and organisations dedicated to delivering the highest quality information for patients.

We provide guidance, services and practical tools that support a measurably better patient experience of healthcare which leads to improved outcomes.

Website: www.pifonline.org.uk     Twitter: @PiFonline

Patients Know Best (PKB) is the world’s leading patient-controlled medical record, delivering a unique patient portal, IDCR and information exchange. PKB takes a copy of all the health information held about an individual and creates one health record owned by the patient that can be shared with whoever the patient trusts, wherever they are.

Website: https://www.patientsknowbest.com/        Twitter: @patientsco

Patient Pass is an online consultation solution allowing acute trusts to easily access support from regional specialist services. Patient Pass allows hospitals to create referrals and receive advice in minutes. It has been developed with Salford Royal Foundation Trust to streamline the referral process.

Website: www.patientpass.co.uk  Twitter: @patient_pass

Professr is a UK-based digital startup designed to help health professionals connect and support each other in making decisions about healthcare.

Professr’s free platform allows health professionals to build their own interdisciplinary peer-support networks and validates all members to preserve the credibility and quality of information contained within.”

Website: https://professr.com    Twitter@professrglobal

The Professional Record Standards Body (PRSB) works closely with professional bodies and patient groups to define the standards needed for good care records. The PRSB supports local health and care systems across the UK to introduce shared digital records to improve the safety and quality of health and social care.

Website: www.theprsb.org          Twitter: @ProfRecordsSB

psHEALTH’s mission is to develop software that enables better healthcare at a lower cost. Our Advanced Referral & Triage (ART), Care Coordination and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions help patients, clinicians and administrators by improving workflow, integration and automation.

Website: www.pshealth.co.uk     Twitter: @pshealth

Redcentric, a leading provider of IT and cloud services deliver secure network, voice and data solutions from privately owned UK data centres. One of the first appointed CN-SP’s for HSCN, Redcentric are delivering live HSCN access, enabling healthcare organisations to deliver better patient care, improve collaboration and reduce IT costs.

Website: www.redcentricplc.com/public-sector         Twitter: @Redcentricplc

ResearchHug’s aim is to vastly accelerate research into chronic conditions and to improve health outcomes globally through connected health. Curious? Visit the ResearchHug stand to find how you can begin your pathway to connected health and make meaningful impacts to people’s lives.

Website: www.researchhug.com

The purpose of the NHS Retirement Fellowship is to enable retired NHS and social care staff to enjoy a full and active life and to be an advocate for them. The NHS Retirement Fellowship strives to help all retired members and those coming up to retirement, deal with the day to day changes that occur when they have to cope with the transition from work to retirement

Rightangled is a CQC registered healthcare provider for cardiac genetic testing. Their flagship product is the Heart DNA test, which is specialized in cardiac risk, pharmacogenetics profiling and in dietary metabiolism.

Website: www.rightangled.co          Twitter: @RightangledLTD

Established in 1999 Secon Cyberhave long standing experience of providing class leading cyber security solutions to customers ranging from small to large enterprises.

Partnering with Trend Micro, a leader in hybrid cloud, endpoint, and network security solutions to offer a unique position to provide a fit for purpose and value for money security solution.

Website: https://seconcyber.com / https://www.trendmicro.com/en_gb   Twitter:  @SeconCyber /  @TrendMicroUK

Sensely is proud to deliver Ask NHS, providing patients with digital access to NHS services. Patients can check their symptoms in complete confidence with Olivia, a virtual health assistant. Olivia can arrange an appointment, connect with 111, provide NHS-approved healthcare advice, and connect patients with local service information.

S12 Solutions is an app and website, developed by an Approved Mental Health Professional (‘AMHP’), that connects AMHPs with s.12 doctors to make MHA assessments quicker and easier to organise. The platform also facilitates claim form creation and submission, and provides robust data about every part of the MHA assessment process.

Website: s12solutions.com

With over 15 years of experience developing and delivering custom software for health and social services, Strata Health is focused on improving the patient experience around the globe. Intelligent matching and referral solutions help healthcare providers increase productivity, achieve greater operational efficiencies, and create more positive outcomes for patients.

Stroke Association is the leading charity in the UK changing the world for people affected by stroke. If you have been affected by stroke or if you share our passion to change the world for people affected by stroke, then please do join with us. Together we can conquer stroke.

Website: www.stroke.org.uk    Twitter: @TheStrokeAssoc

St.Vincent’s provide a range of IT services to NHS Trusts and the Public Service, foremost among which are Strategy Development, Business Case Creation, Benefits Realisation, Strategy Assurance, Implementation, Procurement Assurance, GDPR Review and Assurance,  and Resource Augmentation. Most recent activity includes the FBC award for a major STP and a successful EPR Go Live.

Website: www.stvincentshpsc.com       Twitter: @StVincentsHPSC

SWORD Health offers the first AI-powered digital therapist with which is building the standard of care for physical rehabilitation for the next 50 years. SWORD Phoenix is an integrated, simple and straightforward technology that enhances tele-rehabilitation by combining sensors with AI algorithms working already in Portugal, Australia, Canada, and US.

Website: www.swordhealth.com     Twitter: @swordhealth

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR): improving the health and wealth of the nation through research.

Established by the Department of Health and Social Care, the NIHR:

  • funds high quality research to improve health
  • trains and supports health researchers
  • provides world-class research facilities
  • works with the life sciences industry and charities to benefit all
  • involves patients and the public at every step

Website: www.nihr.ac.uk

TPP is a leading IT company, providing innovative solutions for integrated Electronic Health Records, patient-facing services, interoperability and research. We currently provide EHRs on a centrally hosted database for over 45 million patients. TPP offers modules for over 24 different healthcare settings, connecting primary, acute, mental health, and social care.

Website: www.tpp-uk.com/   Twitter: @TPP_SystmOne

T-Pro is a global leader in Clinical Document Improvement software. Their cloud-based clinical documentation solutions enable workflows for efficient and accurate speech recognition, medical transcription, and coding. They facilitate a patient centred solution by digitising workflows, and making it easy for doctors to capture the patient narrative, and by delivering information when it is needed most – at the point of care.

Website: Tpro.io         Twitter: @tproworld

The NHS Transformation Unit (TU) is a new organisation which provides NHS internal consultancy services, for the NHS by the NHS.

The TU specialises in large scale transformation, particularly acute service redesign, along with financial analytics, programme management and public consultation services.

Website: http://www.transformationunitgm.nhs.uk/         Twitter: @TU_NHS

UKCloud Health provides unbeatable, secure, government-assured, cost effective and UK-sovereign cloud services. Our easy to use platform offers an open and collaborative environment for the Health and Care sector.

Website: www.ukcloud.com

UPD supports better conversations about the uses of health information. It helps explain how and why data can be used for care and research, what’s allowed and what’s not, and how personal information is kept safe. UPD works with patients, charities and healthcare professionals to champion responsible uses of data.

Website: www.understandingpatientdata.org.uk    Twitter: @Patient_Data

Healthcare communities rely on Ovid for the information they need to explore a new theory, fuel a new discovery, inform ongoing research, and improve patient care. Wolters Kluwer Medical Research are showcasing our brand new Ovid product, VisualDX®, at the Health and Care Innovation Expo. VisualDX delivers a quick search of 40,000+ images of disease or clinical guidance on therapy, management, pitfalls, and more—helping its users build a patient-specific custom differential in seconds.

Website: www.ovid.com

Wolters Kluwer Health helps healthcare organisations improve clinical effectiveness. UpToDate® minimizes the ambiguity inherent in patient care with evidence-based treatment recommendations. Lexicomp® and Medi-Span® help professionals make safe medication decisions with point-of-care drug references and integrated drug data. Emmi® extends the reach of care teams with technology-enabled, interactive patient communications.

Website: www.wolterskluwerhealth.com     Twitter:@Wolters_Kluwer

If you can communicate your ideas and goals in a way that captures the imagination… well, you’re already one step ahead. TheWholeStory’s training, based on simple storytelling techniques, teaches you how to engage an audience to mobilise, ignite their interest and commitment to overcome barriers to change, improvement or innovation.

Website: www.thewholestory.org.uk     Twitter:@_thewholestory

York Health Economics Consortium is a company owned by the University of York. Established in 1986 to extend the range of the University’s services to the health care sector, YHEC’s purpose is to provide consultancy and research in health economics to the NHS and the pharmaceutical and health care industries.

Website: www.yhec.co.uk    Twitter:@YHEC1