Venture Studio release impact report

Venture Studio from Crisis invests in, builds and scales ventures that will accelerate the end of homelessness. In the past year it has directly impacted people experiencing homelessness through its grant programme, and has invested in startups that are providing decent, affordable housing to those most in need.  The NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme are proud to partner with Venture Studio from Crisis inContinue reading “Venture Studio release impact report”

Our Entrepreneurs: Maame Esi Dekyewa Yankah

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 Maame Esi Dekyewa Yankah. Name: Maame Esi Dekyewa Yankah – Venture Studio from Crisis Entrepreneur Occupation:Continue reading “Our Entrepreneurs: Maame Esi Dekyewa Yankah”

NHS Innovation Service

Introducing the NHS Innovation Service – making it easier to get new innovations to patients faster By Matt Whitty, chief executive of the Accelerated Access Collaborative and director of innovation, research and life sciences at NHS England The NHS has a rich history of world-leading innovations, breakthroughs and resilience, and our experience of the pandemicContinue reading “NHS Innovation Service”

Racially inclusive ear biometrics for diagnostics and monitoring

EarSwitch is empowering new ways to control and connect with the world through in-ear biometric switch and sensor technology. Dr Nick Gompertz, founder of EarSwitch Ltd, is a GP who enrolled onto the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme in 2022. Founded in 2019, EarSwitch was originally designed to help address health inequalities by allowing people withContinue reading “Racially inclusive ear biometrics for diagnostics and monitoring”

Innovation aims to address prescription wastage and save resources for the NHS.

A simple screening question with the potential for massive reduction in medicines wastage with subsequent individualised care, environmental and cost saving benefits. Dr Deb Gompertz, is a complex Care GP, and the Clinical Lead for South Somerset Complex Care, who joined the NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme in 2021. As a former Population Health Fellow herContinue reading “Innovation aims to address prescription wastage and save resources for the NHS.”

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”