Explore national initiatives designed to accelerate the adoption of innovation across the NHS. Hear about the new NHS Innovation Service online platform for innovators to help them access support to help them get their products deployed in the NHS. And gain insight into the UHUK partnership of urgent and integrated health NHS service providers supporting more than 60% of the patient population in the UK and Ireland.
Chair: Jacob Haddad
co-founder and CEO, Accurx
Jacob is Co-founder and CEO of Accurx, a communication platform used in 68% of NHS Trusts and by 98% of GP practices. Accurx is on a mission to join up communication across healthcare, to make patients healthier, staff happier, and the system more efficient.
Dr Jennifer Hill
accelerated access collaborative programme lead, NHS England
Jennifer leads the development of the new NHS Innovation Service (innovation.nhs.uk) which is set to provide a step-change in the experience for innovators hoping to access the NHS, allowing them to find guidance and bespoke support from 25 national and regional organisations on one online platform.
CEO, Urgent Health UK
Conor is a former NHS leader who he began his career as an Occupational Therapist working as a clinician and then NHS senior manager in the NHS in London. Until 2018 he was CEO of Barking & Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge Clinical Commissioning Groups where he led a series of a major performance, quality and financial turnaround initiatives locally and across London.
Most recently he has worked as an independent healthcare consultant helping with NHS systems, HealthTech companies and life science organisations to transform the delivery of health and care. Alongside CEO of UHUK he is also a Non-Executive Director of Herts Urgent Care (HUC) Ltd and Chair of the Clive Henry Group Ltd.
Dr Andrew Jones
head of clinical innovation, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Andrew is Head of Clinical Innovation at Amazon Web Services and also the Director of Innovation at the UCL Centre for Digital Innovation powered by AWS. He is a physician by background with 20 years’ experience of working in the NHS. Over the past 15 years he has worked in a variety of Health Technology roles including on the UK National Programme for IT, BMJ, Hearst Health and DXC Technology. He helps healthcare organisations progress at all stages of their digital transformation journey. In his current role, he supports customers and partners to build healthcare solutions using AWS’ cloud services to improve patient experience and clinical outcomes.
digital nurse specialist, Sussex Community FT
Andrew Jones, Conor Burke, Jennifer Hill