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A Clinical Computing Special Interest Group (CLICSIG) meeting held in York. Hosted by the BCS Primary Health Care Specialist Group (PHCSG).


Places are on a first-come, first-served basis. A small number of online attendance places will also be available.

Please select an online place by booking a "CLICSIG Virtual Admission" ticket.

Please select an in-person place by booking a "CLICSIG Day Delegate" ticket.

Saturday 12th March

09:00-09:30 - Arrival - Tea and coffee
09:30-09:45 - Introductions from each delegate
09:45-10:30 - New styles of consultations - from F2F to remote - benefits /challenges
10:30-11:15 - New software kids on the block - what was their impact?
11:15-11:45 - Coffee break
11:45-12:30 - Data flows in the NHS - which ones helped, which ones didn't/were prevented?
12:30-13:15 - Lunch and networking
13:15-14:00 - How did GP clinical systems cope with the management of COVID-19? Embedded templates, vaccination recall, just in time clinical terminology releases
14:00-14:45 - New NHS structures (ICS, PCN) - what was the impact of this timing?
14:45-15:00 - Tea break (short)
15:00-15:45 - Summary, conclusions, recommendations from the group
16:00 - Close


CLICSIG meetings are only for PHCSG or Faculty of Clinical Informatics members, with occasional invited guests, and are run under the Chatham House rule. All attendees will contribute to the discussion.

This CLICSIG meeting costs to £26 to attend in-person and is inclusive of a light lunch. There are limited virtual places to join the CLICSIG meeting with a £5 fee.

The meeting will be chaired by Dr Dai Evans, GP and Lead Clinical Advisor at PRIMIS

Contributions are being sought in advance by both attendees and those unable to attend. Please add your comments, experiences or aspects for discussion via this open access Jamboard


To book your accommodation at Middletons Hotel in York. Alternatively, you can call them on 01904 611570.

Accessing the venue

By Car

The hotel has an on-site car park. This is free for those booking a room directly or a £10 charge per night for other bookings. Access is via a barrier and you will require an exit code from reception. Spaces are limited and cannot be reserved. There are several other car parks nearby – use the postcode YO1 6DU.

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Important Notices

Our events are for adults aged 16 years and over. For overseas delegates who wish to attend the event, please note that BCS does not issue invitation letters.

This event is brought to you by: BCS Primary Health Care Specialist Group (PHCSG)

Hybrid event: The Impact of COVID-19 on Primary Care Health Informatics
Date and time
Saturday 12 March, 9:30am - 4:00pm
Middleton's Hotel
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