HTN Now Awards Finalists 2022: Health Tech Leader of the Year

HTN is delighted to share with you the finalists in the Health Tech Leader of the Year category.

Following a series of nominations from the HTN audience, we now have a shortlist of excellent individuals (and one team) who have guided their teams or services with purpose, during a time of unprecedented pressures.

Without further ado, here are our 13 fantastic contenders for the 2022 HTN health tech leader award:

  • Dr Tamara Everington, Haematology Consultant and Chief Clinical Information Officer, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Saroj Patel, Chief Digital Innovation Officer, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
  • Dr Peter Thomas, Chief Clinical Information Officer and Director of Digital Medicine, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kam Sidhu, Chief Information Officer, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Nithin Narayan, Clinical Lead in Acute Medicine, Bolton NHS FT
  • Dr Shera Chok, GP, Tower Hamlets, Co-founder and Chair, The Shuri Network and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, NHS Digital
  • Guy Lucchi, Digital Innovation Director for Health Innovation Manchester (HInM) and Chief Digital Officer, GM Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Paul Charnley, Digital Lead, Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership
  • Dr Chris Johnson, National Chair of the Dedalus EPR User Group and Chief Medical Information Officer, Royal Papworth Hospital
  • Eamonn Gorman, Chief Nursing Information Officer and Deputy Director of Digital, Royal Papworth Hospital
  • Professor Paul Dimitri, Professor of Child Health and Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology – leading research and innovation at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Gavin Newman, Digital Programme Manager & Staff Governor, Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
  • Bolton NHS Informatics Team – Digital Pioneers.

Whoever wins on the night, this list is simply intended to be a way to thank inspirational leaders from across the NHS health technology landscape, and to highlight their work and achievements over the last 12 months or so. You’re all amazing.

Here at HTN, we’d like to congratulate all the nominees and wish you the best of luck on the big day. We hope to hear more about your great work, and the teams and services you lead, across the rest of the year.