Abraham Kayal

Abraham Kayal

Clinical Teaching Fellow in General Surgery and Honorary Clinical Lecturer

General Surgery Department in St George’s Hospital (St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust)

Biography: Abraham is a dedicated Clinical Teaching Fellow in General Surgery who is committed to advancing digital health and improving the NHS. He plays a crucial role in educating the next generation of medical professionals on technology and digital health. Alongside his teaching responsibilities, Abraham has also established CareSync within the esteemed UCLInnovation and Enterprise-Hatchery Incubator and aims to revolutionise the patient discharge process within the NHS. In his free time, he enjoys sports and travelling.

South West London ICL Digital Pioneer Fellowship project summary: CareSync is a digital solution to the discharge process. It is aSaaScare coordination software that is built to streamline the discharge process by providing hospital staff with the ability to discharge, arrange transport, communicate with social care services, and track patients live all through one application.

Estimated number of patients / staff impacted by the project: Patients: 50% of patients admitted to NHS Trusts. Staff: Social Care Staff, Discharge Coordinators, and Transfer of Care Hub Staff.

Goal(s) for time on the South West London ICL Digital Pioneer Fellowship: Abraham aims to learn as much as he can from other healthcare staff, as well as develop an understanding of the pathways by which he can bring about a digital change and truly contribute to the transformation of the NHS.