As you are aware, we have entered a new phase for LORENZO deployment (please see here).
NHS CFH and CSC agree that an effectively functioning LORENZO User Group is essential to support this new approach
Some of you will be familiar with the previous LORENZO User Group, called PLUG (Principal LORENZO User Group)
In order to clearly mark the shift into the new phase of LORENZO deployment, PLUG has now been disbanded, as agreed by its members at their meeting on September 21st.
We therefore need to constitute a new LORENZO User Group, clearly recognising that it will be very different in form and function to PLUG.
CSC, SHA, and NHS CFH representatives have drafted proposed Terms of Reference for this Group and the new LORENZO User Group will perform a range of significant functions.
It will therefore need a membership equipped to undertake this range of functions, ideally senior clinical users or prospective users of LORENZO.
We would expect every Trust which has deployed Lorenzo, or entered the Engagement phase of a deployment project, to be represented.
As senior staff at Trusts that fall into one of the categories above, I am therefore writing to you to ask you to support the new LORENZO User Group by nominating one or more members to attend its inaugural meeting in November (noting that whilst there will be one vote per Trust for any matters requiring a vote, Trusts may elect to send more than one individual to the meetings if they choose).
The first meeting will aim to ratify the Terms of Reference and seek nominations for the roles of Chair and Vice-Chair.
The meeting will be face-to-face in two venues (Leeds and Birmingham) with videoconferencing facilities available.
We would ask you to respond to this request, and suggest suitable candidates from your organisations to attend the meeting in November in person, by either registering here or by emailing Mike.Barton@nhs.net
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