Digital Pioneer Fellowship
The Digital Pioneer Fellowship is a 12-month programme that supports NHS staff in a specific area to lead and deliver digital transformation projects.
Applications are now open for the South West London ICS Digital Pioneer Fellowship programme – find out more.
Who is the Digital Pioneer Fellowship for?
The programme is aimed at NHS healthcare professionals currently employed at any level by an NHS organisation from a range of NHS disciplines including doctors, nurses, Allied Health Professionals, projects managers and IT staff. It is for individuals who are currently leading or significantly involved in delivering a digital transformation project within their organisation.
The programme lasts for 12 months, during which time Fellows will be expected to attend six days of learning. Support includes:
- An action focused learning community where Fellows are grouped into action learning sets to support problem solving.
- The learning days include a number of workshops and expert-led sessions on topics from design thinking and evaluation, to change management and strategic influencing.
- Each Fellow benefits from quarterly 1:1 mentorship with an expert.
115fellows supported across 45 organisations
100 %All Fellows surveyed in cohorts 1 and 2 were confident that being part of the Fellowship was of benefit to their career*
80 %In the first year of the programme, over 80% of the fellows surveyed cited positive gain, saying that they gained specific technical skills and/or had met an individual challenge thanks to the Fellowship*
30 %of the third cohort identify as BAME
60Net Promoter Score for the third cohort at halfway point**