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”

Charity aims to reduce inequalities through education

Health Pioneers Charity is working with healthcare professionals and communities to encourage social empowerment. Devina Maru, Co-Founder of Health Pioneers Charity is a GP Registrar by background and one of the National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellows 2021/22 who worked within the Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care Directorate. Additionally, Devina is a Primary Care AdvisorContinue reading “Charity aims to reduce inequalities through education”

Our Entrepreneurs; Devina Maru

Meet #OurEntrepreneurs. Introducing Dr Devina Maru a GP Registrar and co-founder of Health Pioneers Charity. Tell us a bit about yourself  I am the National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow working within the Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care Directorate and a GP Registrar by background. I am very passionate about promoting health within our communities andContinue reading “Our Entrepreneurs; Devina Maru”

Communication tool aims to reduce health inequalities

CardMedic aims to overcome any communication barrier between healthcare staff and patients. Desktop and mobile app aimed at inclusive communication. Launched in the pandemic in just 72 hours. 28% increase in patient confidence CardMedic is a desktop and mobile app that provides digital flashcards to guide patients with additional communication needs through clinical interactions, toContinue reading “Communication tool aims to reduce health inequalities”