As an NHS Navigator, Ruth uses her NHS experience and skills in influencing, negotiation and organisation and planning to help digital health innovators taking part in the Accelerator get the best from the experience.
By background, Ruth is a Speech and Language Therapist with over 20 years of experience working in the NHS delivering clinical services and in an operational management role. Her passion has always been to drive quality improvement of clinical services and this has been applied to a range of diagnosis groups and clinical settings. More recently she has worked on clinical pathway improvements across frailty, engaging with local Trusts, CCGs and STP.
Ruth’s work in digital health and technology has included implementation and administration of a electronic patient record for a Community NHS Service and the development and successful management of a Communication Aid service with both hardware and software components.