Useful resources and links
Watch “Blazing a trail: The journey of Clinicians working in Health Tech, with Dr Tom Micklewright” here:
Nhs launched a clinical entrepreneur programme:
Gives clinicians the chance to share support, blueprints, and project assets. It also teaches entrepreneurial skills such as finance, investment etc.
Digital Health groups of Clinical safety group:
The Health Informatics Group advises the RCGP, its officers and special interest groups, and external professional bodies on issues of information management and technology in general practice and healthcare in general.
The NHS Confederation run a number of events designed to connect the whole healthcare system; great for building networks and keeping up to date in relation to best practice and tools.
Great events in terms of building your network, not to mention two days free CPD.
Some you can find with free NHS tickets, such as the NHS confed or the HET festival, will help you to build up your network.
Tom’s Tips and Tricks
Don’t purely seek out start-ups, start building your foundation with things around you, understand the key players in the region and aim to develop a good understanding of digital health in the NHS and its impact.
Always make sure you have the right problem and always start with the problem, and then focus on the appropriate solution.
Clinical Safety Officer – this job can only be held by a registered clinician and is also necessary for a digital health company to meet the requirements of NHS digital standards on safety.
Digital health academy for NHS clinicians: https://learninghub.nhs.uk/ – type in Orca, and you can access relevant modules.
Orcha are in the process of building an informal network of Digital Health professionals, to assist those interested in developing a career within Health Tech.
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