Charles qualified as a doctor in the mid-1970s and throughout his health service career has practised as a consultant haematologist. Prior to his current CCIO role, he was National Clinical Director of Informatics and was previously Medical Director of Barts and the London NHS Trust. Charles is a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Pathologists.
Following completion of her degree in Human Biology (BSc Hons) Trisha completed her PhD in Epidemiology of Injury Prevention. She has worked at a community trust as Head of Research and Effectiveness, the Commission for Healthcare Improvement as a regional assessor and then the National Patient Safety Agency as a regional manager. Prior to coming to Medway as Director of Health Informatics, Trisha was instrumental in turning around a failed EPR implementation in her role as Executive Director for Health Informatics.
Natalie works with techUK's members and stakeholders to ensure the UK is a global leader in using technology to deliver public services. Prior to joining techUK, Natalie worked in communications; advising health and social care clients on crisis communications, public affairs and PR. techUK is the trade association for the technology industry that represents over 850 tech companies in the UK.
Beverley is the Director of Strategic Systems and Technology for NHS England. Her role is to set the national direction for NHS technology and informatics and stimulate technology leadership and innovation across the NHS in England. She is responsible for the delivery of a number of NHS England commitments including Integrated Digital Care Records, NHS E-referrals, Patient Online and Electronic Prescriptions.
Prior to joining NHS England Beverley was Managing Director of Health at Capita. She has undertaken various change, performance improvement and operational roles in big-five consulting companies, as well as leadership roles in the Department of Health and the NHS.
Graduating from Sheffield University with a degree in Japanese, Beverley's expertise includes over 15 years of IT-enabled change in roles that include business and systems analysis and technical design authority.
Adrian "Ade" says he has been working on the hospital's IT environment for 15 years. On his LinkedIn profile, he says its aim is to "build an electronic patient record with full decision support, sharing data across disparate, so-called best of breed systems." The trust is also developing a patient record and services, built on Microsoft HealthVault.
Teresa is a registered nurse and social media specialist. Teresa founded @WeNurses in 2012 having found herself isolated from the nursing profession following years of agency nursing. Since then the WeNurses Twitter community has gone from strength to strength amassing over 30,000 followers from all over the world and been replicated across other health professions. Teresa received an MBE for services to nursing in the 2015 New Years Honours.
Linda is a co-founder of Digital Health Intelligence and a non executive director. An editor and writer with 20 years' experience of the healthcare sector, Linda is a former editor of Nursing Times (1988-92) and editorial director of Macmillan Publishers' health magazines, now EMAP Healthcare (1992-8). She holds an MBA from the University of Warwick Business School.
Ewan Davis is a Director of Woodcote Consulting Ltd and HANDIhealth CIC and has worked in Healthcare Informatics since 1981. He is a Health Informatics Strategist with broad knowledge and extensive networks across the healthcare and health informatics domains with particular experience in primary care, electronic prescribing, healthcare IT ecosystem architectures and health and care app development. Ewan is a member of the Intellect Health Care Council.
Andrew began his career in the NHS implementing IT systems within medical records departments. He has held a number of management posts within the NHS ranging from resource management in mental health to running an Information and IT department in an acute trust. As Chief Information Officer for Health and Director of the NHS Wales Informatics Service he is responsible for the strategic management of IT services across NHS Wales, to support both new national systems and local IT services.
Ian is a health informatics specialist with over 35-years of experience. He is currently Vice Chair of BCS Health Partnerships and was also Vice Chair of the BCS Health Informatics Forum. Ian is also director of IHE UK Ltd, a director of ProRec UK Ltd and is currently an appraiser for the NHS Information Standards Board.
Jon Hoeksma is a co-founder and editor of Digital Health Intelligence. He is a former editor of Health Manager Today who has reported on health IT issues for a variety of publications. Before entering journalism, he was an NHS graduate trainee working in Southampton, chiefly in primary care. He graduated from the University of Warwick in 1991.
Head of ICT for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, Founder & Chair of the SystmONE National Palliative User, and Committee Member of the SystmONE National User Group. 11 years actively promoting the Hospice movement, and the ability to access NHS systems. Runner up in both Computing Awards for Excellence 2008 and EHI Healthcare IT Champion of the Year Award 2008 & 2014.
Jonathan is a Consultant Chemical Pathologist at the Oxford University Hospitals and Professor of Health Informatics at the Centre for Health Informatics, City University London. He has been Chairman of the Information Group of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and was a senior consultant to the Design Authority of the NHS National Programme for IT for England.
Joe is a practicing consultant psychiatrist and the deputy medical director of quality and patient safety at NTW NHS Trust, England's largest mental health trust. He is a former NHS Trust medical director and former national clinical lead for IT. Joe is also the current chairman of the BCS Mental Health Group and the current chairman of the CCIO Leaders Network.
Daniel provides the pace, steer and commitment which drives the Informatics unit at the University Hospitals Birmingham. Daniel holds an Honorary Research Contract with the University Hospitals Birmingham and is extremely influential in the Healthcare IT network. Daniel has presented at many national conferences and is a weekly contributor to E Health Insider discussing the use of information to drive performance and quality improvements.
Mark qualified in Dundee in 1990 and has been an emergency department consultant at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust for 13 years. He was appointed CCIO for the trust in 2012 and was project lead for the ED redesign completed in April 2015. Mark also chairs the Hull Lorenzo program board.
Alongside his role as secretary of BCS Health Northern Ireland, Jonathan Wallace is a professor of innovation at the University of Ulster. He is the director of knowledge and technology transfer for the faculty of computing and engineering, with direct responsibility for the past 12 years for the commercialisation of the faculty's research, industrial collaboration and consultancy provision.
Lyn Whitfield joined Digital Health Intelligence as managing editor in 2008, after several years as a freelance journalist, editor and project manager working for both newspapers and magazines and think-tanks. She is an LSE graduate, holding an MSc (with distinction) in Public Policy and Planning.
"Since winning our award both the Trust and team have been inundated with interest and now have other Trusts queuing up to buy our dashboards. This is great for the Trust as any money received can be reinvested into our front care services.
"The whole assessment process was slick and well thought out from start to finish and the actual award night was an event I now never want to miss!"
Mark Singleton - Head of Business Intelligence
"Winning an EHI Award made all sorts of people sit up and take notice. We've been funded to roll out our open source software across the whole NHS"
Fred Mayall - Consultant Cellular Pathologist
"After all the hard work that has gone into the 'myhealth@qehb' portal it was fantastic for the team to win the EHI award. It has certainly raised the profile of our system and encouraged us to achieve more in the future."
James Ferguson - Consultant Hepatologist
"Following winning the EHI Awards, this has certainly raised the profile of our work. We have experienced high volumes of enquiries from the healthcare sector wishing to discuss our involvement in the project. Our experience with the EHI Awards team has been excellent, and the awards have really ensured that the right people are hearing about the innovative work we are doing!"
Jordan Arkell - Business Relationship Executive, Blithe Computer Systems
"Winning the EHI Rising Star Award in 2014 has been a great and somewhat surreal experience. The awards night was a great event that helped highlight all the good work the team has been doing, provided lots of feel good factor, and gave an opportunity for us all to share our work and ideas with our chief executive for an evening."
David Newton - Programme Manager
"Winning the EHI Product Innovation Award 2014 for the Silhouette digital wound assessment system has given the company and our innovator customers due recognition for advancing clinical practice. It's been highly motivation for everyone to keep up the great work to improve patient care."
Achala Patel - Director
"Being publicly assessed and recognised for these efforts by such a prestigious, independent authority in the healthcare sector was extremely rewarding to everyone involved. These awards also help to boost and reinforce Patient.co.uk's and EMIS Group's authority and standing as leading and trusted healthcare brands."
Stella Bolam - Social Media and Content Manager
"Winning EHI's Digital NHS Trust of the Year 2014 has been a real feel good factor for Barts Health and has helped us to raise the profile of our healthcare informatics agenda more widely across our staff base, our executive board and to our Partners within East London. I am extremely glad we took part."
Luke Readman - Chief Information Officer