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Our people: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Oxford AHSN Directors and Board members are listed first. Scroll down or click through to the next pages for other members of the Oxford AHSN team. Alternatively, you can refine your search by using the specialties listed below.

Tracey Marriott

Tracey is an MBA (Henley Management College) qualified commercial and transformational change professional who has worked in both the private sector (material science and health) and the public health sector for the past 15 years. She has extensive experience of delivering complex programmes regionally, nationally and across Europe (budget values up to £1.6 billion). Prior […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Neil Dardis

Neil is Chief Executive of Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust, taking up the post in March 2018. He was previously Chief Executive of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, a position he held from April 2015. He has an in-depth understanding of acute and teaching hospitals, community and specialist services based on over 20 years’ experience in […]

Specialties: Oxford AHSN Board Clinical Innovation Adoption

Matthew Epton

Matthew has over ten years’ experience working in the NHS in primary care, holding operational management, strategic management and commissioning roles. He also has worked in adult social care business support and performance management. Matthew has an academic research background with a D.Phil. from the University of Oxford Medical Sciences Division.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption
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Matt Williams

Matt leads the Oxford AHSN Sleepio project and the FREED early intervention in eating disorders programme. He has over 20 years’ experience working within the mental health, education and voluntary sectors. Matt was previously the Oxford AHSN Early Intervention in Psychosis Clinical Network Manager. He facilitates the multi-agency Thames Valley Suicide Prevention and Intervention Network […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Alison Gowdy

Alison has over 15 years’ experience in the NHS working in senior acute operational roles. She has extensive experience liaising with clinical teams and commissioners, working across organisations to improve patient pathways and in delivering change management programmes.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Sarah Brown

Sarah is part of the NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) team for Oxford and Thames Valley, which she joined at the beginning of April 2020. She works across the University of Oxford and the Oxford AHSN, working with researchers and clinicians to help improve outcomes for patients and the public by supporting the implementation of […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Seema Gadhia

Seema has substantial experience of working in community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, mental health trusts; primary care trusts and clinical commissioning groups. She has also worked as a clinical advisor for pharmacy management. Her particular area of expertise is service improvement – Seema has strategically led and delivered a number of change and improvement projects.

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Helen Norman

Helen previously worked as an analyst at Oxford University Hospitals, specialising in theatres, cancer and hospital episode statistics. She gained extensive experience in relational databases and acquiring skills in business intelligence packages. Helen’s current role is similar but project based, assisting others by providing meaningful insights through data analysis, interrogating datasets, producing metrics and charting […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption

Hannah Oatley

Hannah leads our cardiovascular disease (CVD) programme, working with a wide range of stakeholders on various initiatives aimed at preventing CVD. She has extensive experience of the NHS acute sector, having worked for many years in both operational and strategic management roles at acute trusts. Hannah has a masters degree in biochemistry and is a […]

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Lauren Fensome

Lauren has extensive experience of quality improvement in primary care ranging from the delivery of national programmes to support for individual practices and localities. Her previous role with PRIMIS at the University of Nottingham included transitioning research into practice, working with academic and clinical teams to design digital solutions to support better access, understanding and […]

Specialties: Clinical Innovation Adoption