Biography: Ijudai has recently joined the NHS following a career in project management in the food and nutrition landscape, gained through working with developmental organisations such as Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and commercial organisations such as Nestle Nutrition. He currently works as an innovation Project Manager within Cardiology at Chelsea Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, where he is responsible for the project management of a portfolio of innovative projects within cardiology and connected services.
Read Ijudai’s blog which shares his thoughts on the importance of designing services with patients and how he is doing so as part of a project.
Horizon Fellowship project summary: The focus of this Fellowship will be to support the development of digital remote monitoring solutions to support multi-morbid patients attending the cardiology service. Current pathways are focused on managing individual conditions such as Heart Failure (HF) and Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
The project aims to improve adherence to best practice guidelines, provide early specialist input, improve patient experience of care and hence improve long term outcomes. They believe that this work will contribute towards the development of digital pathways that support the delivery of care to the whole patient. Finding ways to improve the management and care of patients with multiple long term conditions is one of the biggest challenges facing the NHS today.
Estimated number of patients / staff impacted by the project: 300
Goal(s) for for time on the Horizon Fellowship programme: Ijudai aims to build his knowledge of the NHS, technology and trends, and to support his practice in the cardiology service at West Middlesex University Hospital as he take forward a portfolio of current and emerging digital projects in the service.