The Academy recognises that many of the changes that are needed to provide a sustainable NHS depend on the success of the digital informatics agenda.

The Academy is currently engaging with Colleges to take forward and update the vision set out in it’s i-care report. This work will also involve looking at:

  • Consent and objections
  • Data security

The Academy is also looking at way s to promote clinical engagement and ownership in informatics:

For individual clinicians
In clinical education and training
Through incorporating it into the Generic Professional Capabilities framework
By promoting an understanding of the patient safety aspects of the digital agenda
Through engagement with the development of the Faculty of Medical Informatics

This work is being managed by Dr Farzana Rahman