Meet our mentors: Simon Baker

Simon Baker is an IBM Business Technology consultant with 37 years’ experience within the IT Industry, with a Diploma in Strategic Market Management. Simon’s experience means he is able to bridge the gap between technology and business, to bring a wealth of experience from having worked with multiple start-ups, customer and business partners.  Why did you choose to becomeContinue reading “Meet our mentors: Simon Baker”

New-look ‘Cancer Companion’ app improving patient outcomes across the southwest

The award-winning cancer support app MySunrise has been given a full makeover, with major enhancements to its design, features and user experience. Originally Launched on 8th June 2018, and co-founded by NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Dr George Brighton, the app supports cancer patients and their families through every stage of their diagnosis and treatment pathway atContinue reading “New-look ‘Cancer Companion’ app improving patient outcomes across the southwest”

Meet the Mentors: Michael Watts

Dr Michael Watts, Co-founder and Managing Director of Blüm Health Ltd, is an NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme mentor, NHS Doctor and Associate Chief Clinical Informatics Officer.   Founded by Clinicians and engineers, Blüm Health Ltd designs and builds NHS-ready digital health solutions to connect healthcare excellence with technological innovation, accelerating the transition to a world filledContinue reading “Meet the Mentors: Michael Watts”

Meet the Mentors: Steve Hess

Steven Hess founding partner of WhiteCap, is an NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme mentor who brings experience as an entrepreneur, educator, award winning strategist, creative thinker, corporate and start-up leader.  His private coaching and advisory practice, WhiteCap, aims to help businesses and individuals reach their professional peak through a proven system of goal orientated coaching andContinue reading “Meet the Mentors: Steve Hess”

Get to grips with funding options in Business Finance Week

Throughout the week of 7-11 November 2022 the British Business Bank, along with well-respected partners from across the UK, are working together to host Business Finance Week 2022. During five days of nation-wide and regional in-person events, webinars and more, the British Business Bank is helping smaller businesses, and the organisations and people that supportContinue reading “Get to grips with funding options in Business Finance Week”

Application deadline, for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme extended!

The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme have been approached by several applicants asking for a deadline extension due to clinical and other commitments. We understand how busy you are working in the NHS, therefore; we have decided to extend the application deadline to 11pm on Sunday 6th November 2022. So, if you are a budding entrepreneur,Continue reading “Application deadline, for the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme extended!”

Partner profile: Oliver and Company

Oliver and Company have been an NHS CEP programme partner since 2018 and provide expertise on topics such as ‘Understanding and navigating the NHS’ and Leadership development Oliver & Company provides leadership development, bespoke facilitation of meetings or events to achieve specific aims and one-to-one executive coaching. We have the privilege of working right acrossContinue reading “Partner profile: Oliver and Company”

Innovation featured in the Department of International Trade’s digital health playbook.

MyRenalCare, a digital health solution created by Clinical Entrepreneur Programme participant Dr Nicholas Sangala could help revolutionise how chronic kidney disease is managed globally.  MyRenalCare created by a Doctor at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust is featured in the Department of International Trade’s new playbook of Top British digital health companies. The solution for chronicContinue reading “Innovation featured in the Department of International Trade’s digital health playbook.”

Our Entrepreneurs: Laura Poppitt

Last year we welcomed Venture Studio from Crisis as a programme partner. As part of this partnership, we invited four talented innovators and business owners from their Changing Lives Grant scheme to join the NHS CEP. Today we meet Laura Poppitt. Expressing how you feel through an image and passing it onto other people isContinue reading “Our Entrepreneurs: Laura Poppitt”

Innovation aims to reduce race-based health inequalities in pregnancy care

Gemma Poole, founder of The Essential Baby Company, is a registered midwife and award-winning college lecturer.  Gemma joined cohort 6 of the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme in 2022 with her innovation ‘The Essential Baby Company’.  Gemma is a lifelong advocate for vulnerable and underserved people, who has turned her frustration with ‘inadequate and exclusionary’ antenatalContinue reading “Innovation aims to reduce race-based health inequalities in pregnancy care”