NW Skills Development Network - FEDIP regional workshop


We’re at the beginning of a digital revolution in health and social care. We want informatics professionals to commit to take this journey with us, invest in their career development and be part of this great transformation.

Join us for a free workshop where we will talk further about the importance of standards and professionalism for health informaticians, and help guide you whilst you write your application there on the day.



What will the workshop cover?


The workshop will focus on what FEDIP means and how you can play your part in unlocking the potential in the informatics community.

BCS will be on hand throughout the day to:


• Guide you through and help you understand how to write your submission

• Provide tips and tricks on how to make your application stand out

• Help you have the confidence to submit your application

• Provide further information about other member benefits such as CHIME, CHCIO and CITP.






09:30 – 10:00 Arrival and coffee
10:00 – 10-15 Welcome & Professional responsibility – Phillipa Winter
10:15 – 11.00 FEDIP positioning and application – Julie Andrews BCS
11:00 - 12:30 Statement crafting – Julie Andrews BCS
12:30 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Review, close and finish




What do I need to prepare for the day?


In order to be awarded FEDIP status, you need to be a BCS member ahead of the workshop, please ensure you are an existing member, or have signed up before the day. (If you’re an Organistaional Member contact your scheme coordinator to sign up)

You will also need to have:

• Read the ‘FEDIP standard’ documentation as you will be measured against this

• Chosen your level of FEDIP registration

• A supporter for your application, usually your line manager or a colleague of similar standing

• An up-to-date CV, covering a period of no more than the last 10 years

• Thought about at least 3 work senarios to help you evidence your application




Further information


About BCS


BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT has been supporting members in the IT profession since 1957, with over 61,000 members in 150 countries, and a wider community of business leaders, educators, practitioners and policy-makers all committed to our mission. As a charity with a Royal Charter, our agenda is to lead the IT industry through its ethical challenges, to support the people who work in the industry, and to make IT good for society.

At BCS, we're ensuring the digital journey is safe and positive for everyone, by raising standards of competence and conduct across the IT industry and tackling the ethical challenges we face along the way.


About the Federation for Informatics Professionals


FEDIP is the only public register for all informatics professionals in the UK dedicated to delivering better healthcare through technology.

The federation brings individuals and organisations together to establish professional standards and maintain a public register of practitioners offering greater confidence to the wider society.




The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives brings together Chief Information Officers and other senior healthcare IT leaders from around the world.

Only BCS Health and Care members can access the UK Chapter of CHIME and be considered for the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) examination.



FEDIP application workshop
Date and time
Monday 4 May, 9:30am - 2:00pm
Wrightington Hall Conference Centre
Wrightington Hospital
Hall Lane, Appley Bridge
This event is sold out