Our people

Health Innovation Wessex has a strong structure of partnership and governance to support our drive to catalyse improvement across the whole healthcare system.

Members & Stakeholders

We are a member-led organisation, with collaboration at the heart of all we do. Engagement with the NHS system, local authorities, enterprise partnerships, universities, industry and the third sector, both in co-production and direct investment, is central to our work.

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The Board

The Board steers us into an exciting future of innovation, while ensuring we deliver against the objectives licensed by NHS England. Our approach of close partnership working with our members - and the other elements of the NHS system - is underpinned by mutual Board representation. We are committed to joint decision making on 'who does what,' aligning resources, and undertaking joint work.

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Senior Leadership Team

Our senior leadership team brings a broad range of experience and skills to provide direction and oversight across our work. The executive team is accountable to our Board.

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Meet the team

Our staff come from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academia, frontline health and social care, research, analytics and NHS support services.

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Partnerships and collaboration help us to develop and spread innovation, improve the health of patients, and generate a thriving economy across the Wessex region. Click on the map below to see some of our partnerships.

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University members

NHS Trust members