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SENIOR COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

We are looking for a Senior Communications Officer to raise the profile and build credibility of the DigitalHealth.London Accelerator programme amongst the key stakeholder groups through effective management of communication channels, media outlets and production of ERDF compliant publicity collateral. This is an excellent opportunity for a candidate wishing to develop their career in digital healthcare technology communications.

The successful candidate will combine print media, design, content creation and digital communications skills, with ability to establish relationships and effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels.

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If you think this role might be for you, please visit the vacancy on the NHS jobs site.

Interviews will take place in London on 18 September 2017, and shortlisted candidates will be notified the week before.

For further details or to arrange an informal visit, please contact: James Somauroo: 0207188 7188 Ext 57050 or Hannah Harniess: 0207188 7188 Ext 57049. james.somauroo@nhs.net or h.harniess@nhs.net

About DigitalHealth.London

DigitalHealth.London is a partnership, expert in accelerating the adoption of digital innovation by linking health and care organisations with digital health innovators for the benefit of patients and populations. It accelerates the adoption of digital innovations across health and care to improve patient and population outcomes and experience, and supports a sustainable future NHS.

DigitalHealth.London’s expert partnership is made up of London’s three Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) – Imperial College Health Partners, the Health Innovation Network and UCLPartners; MedCity; and NHS England.

About the Accelerator

The DigitalHealth.London Accelerator is the first programme of DigitalHealth.London. The programme is for digital health businesses that would benefit from better engagement with the NHS and the wider health sector, in order to refine and develop products and services that meet the needs of the system.

The Accelerator is run by a consortium of founding partners comprising of London’s three AHSNs (the Health Innovation Network, Imperial College Health Partners and UCLPartners), CW+ and MedCity. The programme benefits from strategic support delivered by Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, NHS England and the Greater London Authority. The programme is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020.

The year-long programme will be run over three consecutive years, and provides support to around 80 (20 – 30 in each year) small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). The support, tailored to each business’s specific needs, focuses on engagement with clinicians and healthcare experts, refining products to meet needs, deepening understanding of the health system, showcasing in health facilities and developing business models in order to progress product development and access to the market.

The result of the programme will be a tight-knit innovation ecosystem to help SMEs to access the support they need to innovate and grow – including, uniquely, early access to the NHS.

Health Innovation Network

The Accelerator team are hosted by the Health Innovation Network (HIN) – the AHSN for South London. The HIN is hosted by Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. The HIN is a membership organisation and drive lasting improvements in patient and population health outcomes through the spread and adoption of innovation into practice and capitalising on teaching and research strengths throughout the health system in South London and wider afield.

Our diverse membership includes all healthcare providers (community, acute, mental health and primary care), commissioners, local authorities and higher education providers within South London. In all our work programmes there are strong relationships and collaboration with both patient and industry partners.

This post is part funded by the European Structural and Investment Funds.

The DigitalHealth.London/Accelerator programme is receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Department for Communities and Local Government (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects, which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations.

For more information visit www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

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