Skills Zone

Skills Zone at HC2012 – Academically Accredited

Supporting you personally and professionally

Do you need support in your current role, hints and tips on how to secure your next move and space to think about your career development?

The range of topics available in the Skills Zone includes:

  • Coaching and Mentoring taster sessions
  • CV Writing
  • Interview Techniques
  • New Leadership Framework and 360 appraisal tour
  • Health Informatics Career Framework workshop and 1 to 1’s
  • Interactive project management workshop
  • For the Clinician, how much do you know about eICE?
  • Attitude and approach to work
  • We aim to give you the opportunity to talk to respected health informatics
    professionals using Speed Networking
  • The Skill Zone offers a mixture of interactive presentations and workshops, café style informal sessions and the opportunity for 1 to 1’s. We aim to give you the opportunity to talk to respected health informatics professionals. All of this offering you the opportunity to have an informed discussion to support the thinking behind the next step in your career.

By attending any or all of the Skills Zone sessions, you can gain CPD accreditation

Skills Zone Programme 2nd & 3rd May 2012

TimeSkills Zone CafePresentation AreaSkills Zone 1-2-1 Clinics
9.30 - 10.00CV Writing workshop
Don Tomlinson

(Managing Director of Max20)
Speed Networking with...
(see programme below)
10.00 - 11.00Come and try a Coaching taster session
Amanda Grindall

(Associate Director of Leadership Support, SEC SHA)
Health Informatics Career Framework
Jackie Smith

(Health Informatics Development Manager, DH Informatics)
11.00 - 12.00Portfolio, Programme & Project Management Improvement Overview
Gill Rooke / Sarah Briggs

(DH P3M Improvement Programme
Speed Networking with...
(see programme below)
12.00 - 13.00Introduction to Mentoring
Wendy Dearing

(Director of Corporate Services and Service Development, Sussex HIS)
Health Informatics Career Framework
Jackie Smith

(Health Informatics Development Manager, DH Informatics)
13.00 - 14.00A look at the new NHS Leadership Framework and 360 appraisal
Wendy Dearing

(Director of Corporate Services and Service Development, Sussex HIS)
Health Informatics Career Framework Workshop
Jackie Smith

(Health Informatics Development Manager, DH Informatics)
Speed Networking with...
(see programme below)
14.00 - 15.00Tips and hints to interviews
Jenny Jackson

(Project Manager for Yorkshire and the Humber Programme for IT)
Awaiting details
Ming Tang

(Director of Healthcare commissioning Services, Dudley PCT)
Health Informatics Career Framework
Jackie Smith

(Health Informatics Development Manager, DH Informatics)
15.00 - 16.00Exploring Attitude and Approach to problems
Ian Smith

(Director, Health Informatics, Capita)
Embedding Informatics in Clinical education (eICE) workshop
Diane Bullman

(Informatics Development Manager, DH Informatics)
Speed Networking with...
(see programme below)

Speed Networking - 2nd May 2012

TimeNameRole
09:30Di MillenHead of Workforce Development and Professionalism, DH Informatics
Clive WheelerCommunications Assistant, Sussex HIS
Kiran CheemaWorkforce Analyst , SHA
Siobhan RobertsProgramme Manager, NHS Connecting for Health
11:00Richard Lee-WrightGraduate Trainee, Sussex HIS
Kate CheemaSpecialist Information Analyst, SHA
Simon Anderson
Ming TangDirector of Commissioning Services, Dudley PCT
13:00Liz HorkinDirector of Sussex Health Informatics Service
Mark Blakeman
Pam HughesBusiness Development for the NHS Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral Commissioning Support Organisation
Ming TangDirector of Commissioning Services, Dudley PCT
15:00Pam HughesBusiness Development for the NHS Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral Commissioning Support Organisation
Kim BellisChair of Institute of Health Records & Information Management (IHRIM)
Lin SnowDirector of Education, Institute of Health Records & Information Management (IHRIM)
Isabel ChevisChief Executive, IHRIM

Speed Networking - 3rd May 2012

TimeNameRole
09:30Adam DruryChair, BCS ASSIST and Managing Consultant, Capita Health
Siobhan RobertsProgramme Manager, NHS Connecting for Health
Kiran CheemaWorkforce Analyst , SHA
Clive WheelerCommunications Assistant, Sussex HIS
11:00Richard Lee-WrightGraduate Trainee, Sussex HIS
Kate CheemaSpecialist Information Analyst, SHA
Kiran CheemaWorkforce Analyst, SHA
Mik HorswellMarketing and Communications Director, UKCHIP
13:00Carol AultonAssociate Director of Education (Administration), IHRIM
Ian SmithDirector, Health Informatics, Capita Health
Dr Munish JokhaniSenior Project Manager, Clinical Division, DoH
Helen KieltyAssociate Director of Education (Clinical Coding), IHRIM
The Skills Zone programme may be subject to change at the discretion of the organisers.