ARC South London training and events
ARC South London provides a range of training and events to share knowledge and develop the skills needed to put research evidence into practice.
Digital Health Hub
The King’s Health Partners Digital Health Hub supports training, co-creation, translation and the acceleration of digital health technologies.
The Hub brings together expertise from across King’s Health Partners, including representatives from NHS and social care, patients and the public and industry partners, to provide support, share knowledge and create opportunities to promote UK digital health.
It is funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
- Website: Digital Health Hub | King's Health Partners (kingshealthpartners.org)
- Email: KHP-DHH@kcl.ac.uk
Digital Readiness Programme (HEE)
Delivered by Health Education England (HEE), the aim of the Digital Readiness Programme is to create an uplift of digital skills, knowledge, understanding and awareness across the health and social care workforce.
The programme is being delivered through six workstreams:
Supporting our senior leaders; Supporting our digital experts; Building our future digital workforce; Establishing the NHS Digital Academy; Digital literacy of the wider workforce; and Embedding social care into the programme.
ELIXIR is a European wide organisation that brings together life sciences data from across various academic and industry partners. They offer training through the ELIXIR UK node crosses the whole European network including within the Carpentries, data stewardship and genomics.
Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre (BRC)
The NIHR Guy's and St Thomas' Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) offer research methods training, which includes quantitative research methods including statistics, big data training and coding languages.
Health Data Research UK (HDR UK) training
As the UK's national institute for health data science, HDR UK are committed to ensuring that health data scientists have the education and training they need. This includes offering an MSc and PhD programme, an annual Academic School bringing together doctoral students, early and mid-career researchers and specialists from all areas of health data science, and HDR UK Futures, a training and education platform.
Health Service Modelling Associates Programme (HSMA)
Run by the NIHR ARC South West Peninsula this programme aims to build a culture and skills base through which simulation and modelling techniques are routinely used to support decisions within health and social care organisations.
Integrating mental and physical healthcare: research training and services (IMPARTS)
A King’s Health Partners (KHP) initiative designed to bring together mental and physical healthcare in general hospital settings, by asking those who attend KHP trusts to answer a series of questions about their health which is then added to the patient’s electronic health record. Researchers at King’s College London can then use this information for research. The IMPARTS package offers a variety of opportunities to get involved, including free training courses, a seminar series about topics around the relationship between mental and physical health and self-help resources.
King’s College London - Innovation Scholars Data Training
Funded by UKRI, King's College London has launched a new flexible and modular training programme for health care professionals, researchers and industry partners. This training is to upskill all in their ability to use and apply big data in their work and research. This programme offers CPD-accredited training in Big data and AI, from leading academics at King’s College London, with a range of modules covering: Data organisation; R; Python; and AI. The training is tailormade for those working in health care and health research, although it may be applicable to those working in other sectors.
- Find out more: Innovation Scholars Programme | Big Data Skills Training (kcl.ac.uk)
- Join the mailing list: Innovation Scholars (list-manage.com)
Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe
The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) organises a number of training events in high-powered computing.
- Website: https://prace-ri.eu
The Shuri Network: celebrating difference and diversity in digital health
The Shuri Network is an NHS and care network of women from minority ethnic groups in digital health. The Network celebrates difference and diversity in digital health, challenges the system to act, and supports women from ethnic minorities to succeed in their careers. The Network is supported by Health Education England, NHSX and NHS Digital. It offers a range of fellowships, shadowing opportunities and bursaries for professional development.
Topol digital fellowships programme (HEE)
The Topol programme for digital fellowships in healthcare provides NHS health professionals - including doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, dentists, healthcare scientists, pharmacists and others - with time, support and training to lead digital health transformations and innovations in their organisations. Delivered by Health Education England, the programme starts each year from April, and lasts for around 12 months.