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Judges announced for the Health Tech Awards 2023! – htn

HTN is delighted to announce the first group of fantastic judges confirmed to support the Health Tech Awards 2023, sponsored by CCube Solutions.

Following an open invitation just over 24 hours ago, we were overwhelmed with the response from the health tech community.

We wanted to bring together a wide group of people from different organisations, healthcare settings, and professions and backgrounds – and here we share with you our first group of judges.

This year the range of judges’ roles includes chief executives, clinical information officers, innovation and transformation roles, digital nursing, operations, GPs, consultants, and more.

If you would like to get involved in the awards, please contact [email protected].

This year the judges include:

  • Aisling Higham, Ophthalmology Registrar and Medical Director, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
  • Alex Leach, Acting Director of Innovation and Growth, West of England AHSN
  • Alexander Tealdi, Digital Project Manager, NHS Dorset
  • Ali Paul, Knowledge Service Manager, Ashford and St. Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Alison Wooderson, Associate Director for Application Management, London North West University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Amanda Cox, Benefits Realisation, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Ana Trapero Martin, HealthTech Fellow, Harvard Medical School
  • Andrea Havey, Operations Director – Adult Services, Solent NHS Trust
  • Andrew Stradling, Medical Director, NHS LPP
  • Andrew Twist, Consultant Intensive Care & Anaesthesia, Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS FT
  • Arun Gupta, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust
  • Bindi Bathia,  GP, Ellis Practice
  • Bipinkumar Rathod, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
  • Caroline Hammett, Senior Operations Manager, Primary Care Manchester
  • Charlise Cuthbert, Associate Director of Operations, Isle of Wight NHS Trust
  • Christopher Hilton, Chief Operating Officer and Consultant Psychiatrist, West London NHS Trust
  • Clare Bailey, Clinical Group Director for Cancer & Clinical Support, Barking, Havering & Redbridge University Hospitals Trust
  • Cleo White, Innovation Facilitator, University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
  • Daniel Rennie-Hale, Director of Integrated Governance, Quality & Patient Safety, Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dave Pickles, Lead Nurse, DIT Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • David  Wilcock, BSO Project Manager, London Central & West UCC
  • Debbie Loke, Chief Information Officer, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton
  • Donna Osborn, Senior Transformation and Improvement Lead, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
  • Dr Jason Bincalar, Chief Information Officer, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Elaine Mitchell, Practice Manager, Cleckheaton Group Practice
  • Emma Davis, Clinical Lead, SCW CSU/H&IOW ICS
  • Erica White, Director of Innovation, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Felicia Akubue, Theatre Nurse Practitioner, Royal Free NHS London
  • Graham King, Chief Information Officer, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS FT
  • Hala Zendah, Practice Manager, Strensham Road Surgery
  • Hassan Paraiso, Consultant Acute Physician, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
  • Iain Fletcher, Assistant Director of Programmes, NHSE – New Hospital Programme
  • Iolanda Pedrosa, Chief Nursing, Midwifery and AHP Information Officer, Whittington Health NHS Trust
  • Jayne Headland, Digital Learning Manager, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS FT
  • JenniferSomoye, Patient Advice Liaison Officer (PALS), Croydon Hospital
  • Jessica Lister, Consultant Nurse- Learning Disabilities, North Staffordshire Combined NHS Healthcare Trust
  • Jill Stott, Director Nursing, NCA
  • Jim Crombie, Deputy Chief Executive, NHS Lothian
  • Jim Hughes, Director of Digital and Data Programmes, Mersey Care NHS Trust / Cheshire and Merseyside ICS
  • Joana Franca, Clinical IT Facilitator, University Hospitals of Leicester
  • John Lynch, Clinical Digital Lead, SNEE
  • John Patterson, Associate Medical Director GMNHS Co-chair of GM Elective Care Board, GMNHS ICS
  • Joshua Marchant, Principal Pharmacy Technician, Anuerin Bevan University Health Board
  • Julie Hill, Digital Operations Lead Officer, NHS Somerset Integrated Care Board
  • Justin Griffiths, CDIO, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kate Howard, Chief Nurse, Cambridgeshire Community Service NHS Trust
  • Kathryn Ley, Practice Manager, Cottage Lane Surgery
  • Katie Roebuck-Marfleet, Urgent and Emergency Care Programme Director, South Yorkshire ICB
  • Katie Trott, Head of Digital Delivery, NHS England
  • Kenny  Rees, Strategic Sourcing National Category Manager – Medical Equipment and Devices, National Procurement, NSS, National Health Service Scotland
  • Kim Cox, Director of Nursing, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kimberley Salmon-Jamieson, Chief Nurse & Deputy Chief Executive, Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Laura Kearney ,Operational Services Manager, Outpatients ULHT
  • Lee Rickles, CIO, Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lisa Taylor, Care Group Director of Operations and Transformation – Tees Esk and Wear Valley NHS FT
  • Liz Delauney, Non-Executive Director, North East London Foundation Trust
  • Lynne Mellor, Non Executive Director, York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Maggie Choras, Transformation Team Senior Project Manager Primary Care, GTD Healthcare
  • Martin Cohn, IMT-2 Doctor, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Martin Eades, Managing Partner, Priory Medical Group
  • Matthew Phillips, Chief Nursing Information Officer / Clinical Safety Officer, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Matthew Shepherd, Deputy Digital Medicines Lead Pharmacist, University Hospitals Dorset
  • Meenakshi Battu, Practice Business Manager, Sangam Surgery
  • Michael Dickson, Chief Executive, NHS Shetland / NHS Orkney
  • Michael Yates, Improvement Project Manager, Hampshire Hospitals
  • Natasha Scott, Associate Director of Digital Transformation Delivery, Surrey & borders NHS partnership trust
  • Nausheen Hameed, GP, Barnet CCG
  • Nick Black, CIO, Gateshead Health
  • Nick Hopkinson, Associate Director – Strategy & Engagement, NHS England
  • Nicola  Davies, Managing Partner, Highgate Group Practice
  • Nicole Callender, Associate Director of Midwifery, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
  • Nigel Guest, GP partner, Park Medical Centre
  • Osman Bhatti, GP and Chief Clinical Information Officer, NHS North East London ICB
  • Owen Powell, ICT Director, Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Paul Singer, CCIO and GP, BLMK ICS
  • Penny  Kechagioglou, CCIO and deputy CMO, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire
  • Rachel Addy, Associate Director of Nursing, Epsom and St Helier NHS Trust
  • Raja Reddy, Consultant in Respiratory Medicine, Kettering General Hospital
  • Ramandeep Kuar, Chief Clinical Information Officer, Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
  • Ratan Das, Consultant A&E(r) & GP, BLMK CCG, Bedford
  • Richard Cullen , CCIO and Clinical Innovation Lead, South Yorkshire ICB
  • Rob Forster, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Finance Officer, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Robert Forster, Deputy Chief Executive, Liverpool NHS Foundation Trust
  • Robin Binks, Deputy Chief Nurse, University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Roger Flint, HealthTech Fellow, Harvard University
  • Ruth Campbell , Associate Director Health & Care Innovation, NHS National Services Scotland
  • Ryan Smith, Non-Clinical partner and PCN Strategic Manager
  • Saiful Choudhury, Data Protection Officer, University Hospitals of Leicester
  • Sally Evans, Director of Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust Group
  • Samantha Saunders, Senior Project Nurse – DIT, Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
  • Sandeep Sharma, Director, Together First Federation
  • Sandra Kazembe, Clinical IT Facilitator, University Hospitals Of Leicester NHS Trust
  • Sarah Mills, Associate Director of Strategic Operations and Innovation, Innovate Healthcare Services
  • Sarah Amani, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sarah Barr, Chief Information Officer,The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre
  • Sarah Shingler, Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer: Deputy Chief Executive, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sean Greene, Director of Estates and Facilities, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust
  • Seema Buckley, Professor of Pharmacy and Pharmcogenomics, University of Surrey
  • Shirley Michael, Clinical Systems Group Training & User Support Services Manager, Wye Valley NHS Trust
  • Singh Jagtar, (RYG) Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
  • Sonya Gardiner, Chief Operating Officer, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust
  • Steve Peak, NED for Herefordshire & Worcestershire HaCNHST and Chief Operating Officer, Herefordshire & Worcestershire Health and Care NHST
  • Stuart Setchell, Specialist Pharmacy Technician, EPMA, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
  • Sue Greenwood, Modern Matron, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sue Truman, Strategic Lead, Central Basildon PCN
  • Sumi Anand, Lead Information Pharmacy Technician, Springfield University Hospital
  • Sunil Gupta, Vice Chair, East of England Clinical Senate Council
  • Sunil Rathod, Digital Clinical Lead, HIOW ICB
  • Vickie Pring, Senior Web and Systems Developer, The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Yuki Kano, Symptom Control and Palliative Care Research Nurse, The Royal Marsden

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