RDF19 Speaker Details
The NHS R&D Forum are delighted to announce the following speakers for RDF19, The 2019 Annual NHS R&D Forum. RDF19 will be held at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton from the 12th-14th May 2019. The Annual NHS R&D Forum is one of the largest gatherings of R&D Directors, Managers, Administrators and related functions in the UK. RDF18 saw over 600 people attend the 2 day conference with 60 speakers, over 60 posters and more than 20 exhibitors.
Dame Fiona Caldicott
Job Title: National Data Guardian for Health and Care
Organisation: National Data Guardian
Dame Fiona Caldicott MA FRCP FRCPsych
Dame Fiona Caldicott is the National Data Guardian for Health and Care and (until March 2019) Chair of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
In 2016 she published a review of data security and consent and opt-outs, which was commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health. She has previously led two other independent reviews, which were reported in 1997 and 2013 and led, among other outcomes to the creation and appointment of ‘Caldicott Guardians’ in all provider organisations in the NHS.
Dame Fiona worked as a Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Psychotherapy for the South Birmingham Mental Health NHS Trust.
She was also Unit General Manager, a Clinical Director and the Medical Director in that Trust. As President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists (1993-1996) she was also Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (1995-1996).
Dame Fiona was Principal of Somerville College in the University of Oxford from 1996-2010 and served as a Pro-Vice-Chancellor with responsibility for Personnel and Equality in the University for a number of years.