Dr. Chris Plummer

Dr. Chris Plummer

Consultant Cardiologist and CCIO at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Great North Care Record

Biography

Dr. Chris Plummer is a Consultant Cardiologist and Chief Clinical Information Officer at the Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust in the UK. His interests include the use of information technology in clinical practice to increase patient safety, improve patients’ healthcare experiences, provide high quality, routinely collected data for clinical research and audit, and improve organisational efficiency. He led the medical delivery of the Global Digital Exemplar programme in Newcastle and has completed the NHS Digital Academy post-graduate Diploma in Digital Health Leadership. He is also very active in medical education and research as a UK Cardiology Specialty Advisory Committee member, Vice-President of the Cardiology Section of the Union of European Medical Specialists, European Society of Cardiology Education Committee Member and Chair of the European Examination in Core Cardiology, he is secretary of the British Cardio-Oncology Society and a Nucleus Member of the European Society of Cardiology Council of Cardio-Oncology.