Movers and shakers news roundup

The first doers in 2021 are a new deputy CNIO at NHSX and a former program director for apps and wearables at NHS Digital at Made Tech.

Sara Nelson has been named Deputy CNIO at NHSX.

On Twitter, Nelson said she was “proud” to have the opportunity to work with Natasha Phillips, NHSX’s CNIO.

I am so proud to have the opportunity to work with @NatashaRoseP and @teamCNO_ to help shape the future of nursing (and digital leadership) as an Assistant CNIO.

– Sara Nelson @ (@digitechnurse) January 4, 2021

Life Sciences Hub Wales has appointed five non-executive directors to the board who will help shape the future strategic direction of the organization.

The new non-executive directors are; Victoria Bates, Erica Cassin, Professor Hamish Laing, Len Richards and Peter Max.

Health and Social Services Minister Vaughan Gething said: “I am pleased to announce five new appointments to the Board of Life Sciences Hub Wales. As expected, the standard of applicants was very high and each will bring a wealth of experience to help move the hub forward with a view to the future.

“The Wales Life Sciences Hub has and is playing an important role in Wales’ response to the coronavirus pandemic and looking for innovative ways to source critical supplies and digital solutions.

“At its core, the hub strives to continue to support the acceleration and introduction of innovations in health and social services and beyond the current crisis. I look forward to working with Victoria, Erica, Hamish, Len and Peter at a crucial time for Wales and the UK. “

Healthy announced three new senior executives to its clinical advisory board.

The self-care platform was created by Dr. Patricia Schartau, Dr. Vishal Gulati and Julia Cawthorne greeted.

Matteo Berlucchi, CEO of Healthily, said, “Over the past year there has been a tremendous acceleration in user growth and we are delighted that our platform continues to attract the best talent to expand our vision and help one billion people improve their health find information and technology in clinical quality. “

Hazel Jones has been named Head of Health at Made Tech.

Jones, who was previously program director for apps and wearables at NHS Digital, will lead the company’s digital transformation projects across the healthcare sector.

She said: “When I worked for the NHS, I saw firsthand how Covid-19 has brought challenges that have led it to use digital technology so it can continue to operate safely and treat patients. The pandemic was a turning point for the NHS. As he continues to optimize his digital skills, I hope to be able to use my experience and passion to accelerate the healthcare industry’s journey through digital transformation.

“I believe tech companies that work for the public sector shouldn’t just show up, install digital solutions, and then leave. They should help organizations develop the skills and digital skills of their workforce through collaboration. This ensures that they have the tools and techniques to further expand and develop their digital know-how. These values ​​are shared by Made Tech and I can’t wait to get down to work and do whatever I can to make a difference in the healthcare sector. “

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