Ideas to Impact podcast: Danny Mortimer

We spoke to Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers and NHS Confederation, in the first episode of our new podcast series.

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Published: 19th October 2020

Discussing the role of MedTech in the response to COVID-19

NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer spoke to Eastern AHSN about the impact of MedTech, innovation and a collaborative approach across the health system in the response to COVID-19 in the first episode of our new podcast, Ideas to Impact.

Danny spoke about the importance of AHSNs in binding together the healthcare system by bringing together stakeholders from the NHS and in the wider economy.  He also covered the way in which the pandemic has disproportionately impacted minorities, highlighting how important the new NHS Race and Health Observatory will be as we look to continue evaluating what healthcare services can learn from the COVID-19 response as part of NHS Reset.

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers and NHS Confederation

“There have been ideas that were present before the pandemic that have been accelerated, catalysed and deployed rapidly, both in terms of organisations working together but also giving patients greater access to being able to provide data about their care and treatment through to their clinical teams”

Danny Mortimer, chief executive of NHS Employers and NHS Confederation

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The podcast series will feature conversations with people from across the innovation ecosystem from NHS leaders to clinical innovators, entrepreneurs and academics, who help turn great ideas into positive health impact.

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