Simeon Kent

Innovation Adoption Programme Coordinator

Before joining Health Innovation Wessex, Simeon was working in one of the UK’s Lighthouse projects setting up an automated Covid-19 mass testing facility in response to the Covid pandemic. Simeon’s role within this team was as the Laboratory Operations Manager, ensuring the streamlined implementation of automation including liquid handling robots and loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification (LAMP) technology.

Before this he was working with Southampton Primary Care Ltd as part of the Business Development and Support team who pioneered the 'out of hours' primary care service using 'Hubs' for Southampton.

Simeon is passionate about pioneering technologies and even more passionate about seeing them used to improve the experience of NHS patients.

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Nationally Prioritised Innovations

A key role of Wessex AHSN is supporting the spread and adoption of innovation. The aim of the Nationally Prioritised Innov... Find out more >


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