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We are delighted to welcome Dr Hatim Abduhussein to talk about AI in primary care and it's impact on the workforce and patients.


Dr Hatim Abdulhussein


5:00pm - Presentation followed by Q&A
6:00pm - Close of event


Dr Hatim Abdulhussein will be sharing his perspectives:

  • on the current AI landscape in the NHS
  • why tools such as AI and automation are needed as a practising GP
  • how AI can be used to improve equity
  • how we prepare our workforce for a new paradigm.

About the speaker

Dr Hatim Abdulhussein

Hatim is a practising General Practitioner in North West London, joining Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network in October 2022, in a job share as Medical Director. Alongside this role he continues to act as National Clinical Lead for AI and Digital Workforce at NHS England within the Workforce, Training, and Education directorate. In 2018, Hatim was appointed National Medical Directors Clinical Fellow to Professor Wendy Reid.

His key achievements were co-author and member of the Sir Keith Pearson Commission into NHS Staff and Learner Mental Health and co-founding the ‘Topol Programme for Digital Health Fellowships’ launched by Secretary of State for Health and Social Care in 2019. Hatim has been a Senior Lecturer at Brunel University London, supporting the Physician Associate MSc and new medical school, developing its digital education strategy and curriculum. Hatim recently joined Keele University as an Honorary Senior Lecturer, working with European partners to develop a Masters in Explainable AI in healthcare management. Hatim is also a member of the NICE Technology Appraisals Committee.

Hatim is an advocate for safe and ethical digital transformation and ensuring workforce preparedness for new innovations and technologies in health and care. He regularly speaks internationally and has contributed to the publication of several academic papers and white papers spanning workforce, education reform, primary care, digital health and AI.

Outside of work Hatim enjoys travelling and football, and you will likely find him touring England’s best restaurants with his family.

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Webinar: How to get the best out of AI and automation in primary health care
Date and time
Wednesday 30 August, 5:00pm - 6:00pm

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