Edinburgh City CCF - Professor Aziz Sheikh on the 13th of September at 5.30pm at Edinburgh City Chambers

The Edinburgh City Clinical Change Forum event took place on 13th September 2017 at 5.30pm - 7pm at Edinburgh City Chambers.

Nathan Richardson-Reid and Dawn Owen described their Pharmacy projects in the Leith area. They described how they had conencted with local third sector agencies to increase awareness of the services available through pharmcy and to increase attendance at minor ailments clinics.

Professor Sheikh spoke about digitsed health and social care data offer numerous opportunities for enhancing population health and patient care. Drawing on examples from work Aziz and his colleagues have undertaken, he described how he has used health record derived data to understand the epidemiology of diseases, evaluate the impact of clinical and public health interventions and increase the efficiency of clinical trials. He then summarised the approaches he is currently pursuing and described an ambition to scale up efforts to create a learning health and care system in Lothain.