Digital Health Networks has made mentorship a cornerstone of the CCIO. CCIO and CNIO Networks, developing a grass-roots community in which current NHS digital leaders support emerging leaders and mentor them. Learn from people within the programme on their experiences to date and how you can take part.
CNIO, Leeds University Hospital NHS FT
Sarah is a Registered Adult Nurse & Practice Lecturer/Practitioner predominantly working within Acute trust with 28 years of clinical and leadership experience. Her current role is a Chief Clinical Information Officer (CCIO) Nursing & AHP Leeds teaching hospital Sarah was previously a Regional CNIO Northwest. Sarah attained one of the first Florence Nightingale Digital Scholarships in 2020, during the pandemic Sarah set up the Northwest Regional CNIO/Mid-wife and AHP network. Sarah is the CNIO Chair of the Digital Health Network Sarah’s and CHIME UK & INTERPenAPI Board member her passion is digital transformation to improve patient care.
Dr Bishoy Dimitri
director of clinical informatics (CCIO), Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT
Bishoy is the Chief Clinical Information Officer (Director for Clinical Informatics) for Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also the Vice – Chair for the CCIO Advisory Panel to provide a support and direction for the CCIO community nationally. He also has digital health start-up experience as the Chief Medical Officer of Lister, a task management application aiming to eliminate paper job lists for both Doctors and Nurses.
Bishoy is keen to utilise his skills in operational management, innovation and leadership to provide impactful change in the NHS to support staff to deliver better care for patients.
health informatics lead, Chartered Society of Physiotherapy
Euan qualified as a Physiotherapist in 2007. He worked in clinical roles before his journey with clinical informatics began in 2012. His role at the CSP is to improve informatics knowledge and skills in the physiotherapy profession and to drive informatics inclusion in policy and strategy. He is co-vice chair of the CNIO Advisory Panel, co-lead for AHPs and a Fellow of the Faculty of Clinical Informatics, and the Clinical Lead for Physiotherapy at ORCHA.
associate chief Clinical information officer & Clinical Safety Officer, Midlands Partnership University NHS FT
I am currently an Associate Chief Clinical Information Officer (ACCIO), Combined with CSO duties, and additionally hold the roles of; Allied Health Professional (AHP) professional Lead, and remain clinically active as an Advanced Practice Physiotherapist in an integrated MSK service at Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation trust.
digital matron, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
Hello, I’m Katie Cutts, a dedicated Digital Matron at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. With a foundation in theatres as an Operating Department Practitioner, I bring a wealth of experience to my role. Currently studying for my postgraduate diploma in digital leadership, being mentored as part of the CCIO programme has played a pivotal role in my journey, aiding me in achieving milestones. Passionate about clinical safety, I strive to equip individuals with the necessary skills and access to digital solutions.
senior nursing information officer, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
I am Johanna Kelly the CNIO and CSO in Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells, a role that has created huge opportunities and exposure to exciting projects and wonderful colleagues! I am responsible for championing digital technology as an intrinsic part of clinician’s daily activities and the benefits this can achieve, providing leadership support for innovation, and optimising digital systems. I am currently co-chair of the National Digital Shared Decision-Making Council a position I am extremely proud of, driving a positive supportive culture, promoting collaborative leadership and inspiring the next generation of digital clinicians.
Ben Jeeves, Bishoy Dimitri, Johanna Kelly, Katie Cutts, Sara Hanbridge