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Innovation promise vs operational reality

15 Jun 2023
Exchange auditorium
Main stage - panel , Quality, transformation and innovation

Adopting innovation can be challenging because NHS leaders face operational pressures every day. For the NHS and the wider health and care system to survive and thrive for the benefit of their users, innovation is not only desirable but necessary. This Dragons’ Den style session pits national system leaders and trust directors against three rising stars of the innovation community, to see if the promise of innovation can compete with the operational reality.

Dr Ash Kalraiya, CEO - MediShout
Charlotte Williams, Chief Strategy & Improvement Officer - Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Henry Black, Chief Finance Officer - NHS North East London
Krishan Ramdoo, CEO & Founder - TympaHealth
Dr Nicola Stevenson MD FRCP, Executive Medical Director, Deputy CEO - Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Rachael Grimaldi, Co-Founder and CEO - CardMedic
Tim Ferris, National Director of Transformation - NHS England
Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, Chair - NHS Confederation
Professor Tony Young, National Clinical Lead for Innovation - NHS England