Passionate about the opportunities that technology and particularly apps offer to improve health and care efficiencies and outcomes, I founded ORCHA, the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Application in 2015, determined to present a way to offer much needed guidance to app developers to help raise app quality, as well as helping the public and professionals to confidently find and apply apps that could genuinely improve public, patient, and organisational outcomes.
Initially a Speech and Language Therapist, I have almost 20 years NHS experience. I have successfully led innovative change and service transformation in complex health economies.
I have also led regional, national, and European change programmes and networks to deliver transformational shift and have experience of working collaboratively with Public Sector, Industry, and Academia.
Other roles include:
- NHSE NIA Fellow
- NHSE Coach Clinical Entrepreneur program
- OCS Advisory Board member
- BCS Associate Vice Chair for standards