Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme

News and Events

Latest news, conferences, seminars and events.

NEWS: IHDP Director leading the Scottish Government’s New National Cancer Recovery Group through this unprecedented time.

The word COVID-19 on a bright red background with corona viruses around the word.
The Scottish Government has announced a new National Cancer Recovery Group to focus on the remobilising and recovery of cancer services in Scotland. Chairing this new group is IHDP Director, Professor Aileen Keel. Also on the group is IHDP Deputy Director Professor David Cameron.

NEWS: Update on Scottish Government Cancer Strategy highlights IHDP achievements and outlines next steps

Scottish Government Beating Cancer 2020 Update Cover Page
An update to the Scottish Government’s 2016 Cancer strategy details IHDP’s accomplishments and outlines the direction of travel ahead of the new cancer strategy due in 2021.

NEWS: Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) National Data view now covers more than 90% of the Scottish population

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Scottish Cancer Registry and Intelligence Service (SCRIS) team achieves successful Systematic Anti-Cancer Therapy (SACT) data connection in two more areas bringing national data coverage to more than 90% of the Scottish population. SCRIS also demonstrates prototype dashboard for SACT data to all Scottish Cancer Networks with very positive response

NEWS: Thank you Dr Hilary Dobson. Welcome Professor David Cameron.

A picture of Dr Hilary Dobson.
Dr Hilary Dobson is retiring. We are sad for us, but happy for her. Thank you, Dr Dobson, for your guidance, leadership and support. We welcome Professor David Cameron who is joining us as our new Deputy Director.

Blog: Reflections on the Digital Health and Care Conference 2020

2020 Digital Health and Care Conference Welcome Slide
The Digital Health and Care Conference 2020 discussed issues we have heard before, brought new ideas we should consider and learnings to share. From the start, it was clear the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP)’s vision and aims were in step with the themes of the conference.

Cancelled: 2020 Annual Guest Lecture Series with Jem Rashbass

 CANCELLED - 2020 IHDP Annual Guest Lecture Series with Jem Rashbass
2020 Annual Guest Lecture "Data and the end of the medical professional as we know" by Jem Rashbass - postponed until further notice.

Registration Open: 2019 Annual Lecture by Professor John Frank

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2019 IHDP Annual Lecture: ‘Upstream and Downstream Prevention: Implications for the Control of the Obesity Pandemic’. Friday 14 June, Playfair Library, Edinburgh. 

Data Together: A Calendar of Collaboration-focused Conferences

A picture of the exhibitors hall at the 2019 Data Summit.
February and March saw another busy events calendar for the IHDP team. As well as attending Digital Health & Care 2019, the Programme participated in a number of events focussed on building partnerships and collaborations.

Blog: Farewell to The Farr Institute

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The end of 2018 saw end of grant funding for The Farr Institute. The Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP) was fortunate enough to be embedded within The Farr Institute for the last 3 years. As we continue along our path we extend our thanks to The Farr Institute for welcoming us and including us in its network.

Blog: IHDP/NSS 2018 Conference Roadshow

National Cancer Research Institute Conference Main Stage
The Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme (IHDP) has had a busy year! We have exhibited at four conferences to engage with the healthcare community about the Scottish Cancer Registry and Intelligence Service (SCRIS).

Digital Health Product Forge Hackathon

2019 Digital Health Product Forge Hackathon Poster
Join IHDP on February 21-24, 2019 for Europe's biggest health Hackathon.

Blog: Making Use of the Cancer Data by Agastya Silvina

Agastya Silvina presents her project's progress.
A guest blog by Agastya Silvina, full-time as an EngD Student at the University of St. Andrews, the Innovative Healthcare Delivery Programme supports the funding for Agastya’s research.

National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) 2018 Conference

2018 National Cancer Research Institute Conference Poster
IHDP and National Services Scotland (NSS) are partnering as an exhibitor at the NCRI Conference taking place on 4 – 6 November 2018.

The Digital Health and Social Care Conference 2018

2018 Digital Health and Care Conference Poster
Engagement with healthcare professionals at the DHC conference is taking place on 28 November 2018 to raise awareness of SCRIS.