Our commercial enterprise team sparked conversations and initiated connections at NHS Confed Expo in Manchester.
Our associate director Wayne Elliott and business innovation manager Charlotte Fox shared the team’s work on the Targeted Lung Health Check Manager, developed to support colleagues managing the TLHC patient pathway.
TLHC Manager is available now and is already supporting staff at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust.
Meanwhile Charlotte stopped by the innovation zone to hear more about some of the exciting work taking place across the country. Some of our physiotherapists and occupational therapists have become clinical entrepreneurs on the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme – both currently and in previous years – to develop their ideas for staff and patients.
Charlotte is currently developing an Innovation Strategy for the trust.
She said: “The event was an invaluable opportunity to connect with colleagues across the NHS, meet new people and talk to some incredible companies supporting better quality of care and helping the NHS workforce.
“The talks were inspiring and energising giving us lots to take back to support what we do here at Newcastle Hospitals.”
NHS Confed Expo was attended by health and care leaders and their teams who came together at a time of transformation and recovery. The event attracted around 5,000 people across two days, the majority of whom are leaders and managers with a real ability to lead and drive change in health and social care.
NHS Confederation is vice chaired by Dame Jackie Daniel, chief executive of Newcastle Hospitals who spoke at the conference last year.