Innovation Advisory Panel

The Innovation Advisory Panel is populated by healthcare experts, who have expressed interest in applying new technology and innovation. The panel members were selected after conversations with our public sector team, regarding new products and trials that they have been involved with in their trusts. The panel have agreed to a monthly review of new to market products, and will provide feedback to us as to how they might implement them, where their expertise or interest allows. The panel reflects the audience from our core subject areas of education,” Infection, Prevention and Control”, “Managing Deteriorating Conditions”, and “Healthcare Facilities Management”.

If You would like to be considered to join our panel please contact our Head of Public Sector, David Nicholls.

Paul Clarke


Job Title: Head of Facilities Management
Organisation: Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Shanom Ali

Shanom Ali - Clinical Microbiologist UCLH NHS Trust and Professor University College LondonJob Title: Clinical Microbiologist
Organisation: University College London Hospitals NHS Trust
Specialist Topics
Environmental microbiology, antimicrobials, antimicrobial surfaces, nanomaterials, disinfectants, biocides, antiseptics, antibiotic resistance, drug delivery
Clinical microbiologist at UCLH and Associate Professor of Microbiology at UCL. FRMS
Interested in improving healthcare service. Have undertaken many industry research, commercial product trials, clinical studies and academic research into hospital infection control measurement, antimicrobial resistance and novel therapeutic drugs. Have set up and manage an accredited laboratory. Teach MSc, PhD students.

Tara Marshall

Tara MarshallJob Title: Clinical Lead for Deterioration
Organisation: Eastern Academic Health Science Network

James Slade

James Slade - Theatre Education Manager and Hospital Infection Prevention & Control Lead at Spire Healthcare Group

Job Title: Hospital Infection Prevention & Control Lead, Theatre Education Manager, Surgical First Assistant and Scrub Practitioner
Organisation: Spire Thames Valley Hosptial
Specialist Topics
Infection Prevention & Control


Daniel Hodgkiss

Daniel HodgkissJob Title: Patient Safety Assistant Programme Manager
Organisation: West Midlands Academic Health Science Network

Cheryl Day

Cheryl Day - DIPC, Head of Medical Devices and Technology at Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS trustJob Title: DIPC, Head of Medical Devices and Technology
Organisation:Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS trust

Dr Edward Gasiorowski

Dr Edward Gasiorowski Consultant Neonatologist Lead for Bereavement and Palliative Care Lead for Infection Prevention and ControlJob Title: Consultant Neonatologist
Organisation: St Mary’s Hospital, Manchester Universities NHS Foundation Trust
Specialist Topics
Neonatal Palliative Care
Neonatal Infection and Prevention Control


Michael Coltman

Michael Coltman - Decontamination Manager Whittington Health NHS Trust
Job Title:
Decontamination Manager
Organisation: Whittington Health London
Specialist Topics
Infection Control and the Built Environment
Wound Care
Waste Management in Healthcare

Daisy Williams

Daisy Williams - Facilities Manager Cwm Taf NHS Health BoardJob Title: Facilities Manager
Organisation: Cwm Taf NHS Health Board

James Ashton

James Ashton - Sepsis Specialist Nurse, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Job Title:
Sepsis Specialist Nurse
Organisation: Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Andrea Best

Andrea Best - Site Hotel Services Manager Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Hospitals Trust

Job Title:
Site Hotel Services Manager Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Hospitals Trust

Organisation: Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Hospitals Trust

Alyson Prince

Andrea Best - Site Hotel Services Manager Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Hospitals Trust

Job Title:
Infection Control Nurse Specialist-Built Environment

Organisation: Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS FT

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