UKCHIP is governed by a Council comprising individuals each elected by the body of Health Informatics registrants for a term of three years. Council members include individuals from the NHS, Higher Education and commercial organisations.
The Rules of Council explain about the appointment of Council members, their duties and the conduct which is expected of them.
Click here for details of the current Council members.
To ensure inclusivity across the Health Informatics profession, non-voting representatives from stakeholder organisations are invited to attend and contribute to Council discussions. These organisations currently include:
- Department of Health, Informatics Directorate
- NHS Wales Informatics Service, responsible for the national IT programme in NHS Wales
- The eHealth Directorate of the Scottish Government
- The British Computer Society (BCS Health & BCS ASSIST)
- The Institute of Health Records and Information Managers (IHRIM)
- The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (CILIP)
- The Royal College of Nursing (RCN)
- Patient representatives, and
- The information systems supplier community for the health sector.