The Changing Pace of FemTech

“We literally know less about every aspect of female biology compared to male biology, director of the US Office of Research on Women’s Health” This quote was taken from the 2021 House of Lords Report which asked Is there a gender health gap? The conclusion was that yes there is and it needs closing! Health […]

Is It Just Me?

Connectivity Having waded through multiple tech predictions for 2023 – I was left with that dull rinse and repeat feeling. Hadn’t I read this before, 12 months ago? In some cases, the tech prediction was so important it was repeated three times….Cyber, Cyber, Cyber!!!  I am going to go off grid here, far from the […]

Flexible working ..from day one

The right to request flexible working government press release published 5th December 2022   Millions of Britons to be able to request flexible working on day one of employment. Workers to have a greater say over when, where, and how they work under new government plans to make flexible working the default. Flexible working doesn’t […]

Earthshot Prize Winners 2022

UK entrants NOTPLA one of five winners of Earthshot Awards. UK entrants NOTPLA were announced as one of the five winners of the prestigious Earthshot Awards, on Friday.  This was the second year of the Awards which were instigated by Prince William to fund projects created to save the planet. NOTPLA were winners of the Build […]

Healthcare System Design

Accessible & Sustainable Innovation  Thrilled to be working at King’s College London this week on the Healthcare System Design Program with a fantastic group of engineering students.  Within the NHS Engineers usually specialise in a branch of engineering such as electrical, mechanical, building services or biomedical, for example. In these roles engineers have a direct […]

Women Business Leaders Award

Women In Business  In April 2022  I joined the Santander Women Business Mentoring Programme as a mentor. For the next nine months I worked with my amazing mentee Kimberley, whose  journey started with the Princes Trust in 2018, and her business Nourish Northern Mamas has evolved and adapted to become a thriving self care community […]

Value Proposition Design

In any start up journey, Value Proposition Design should feature  from the early stages of design and throughout product or service development .  Key benefits: Organise your  customer discovery research and outcomes  Test and measure low fidelity prototypes and make the most of your budget  De-risk your new product or service and strengthen your financial […]

Celebrating Innovation in Life Sciences

News As Non Exec and Chair of the HRSIG for OBN, this years Awards were a cause for celebration in many ways.  Most importantly, giving recognition to the incredible hard work, tenacity and achievements of an industry that can count over 6,300 businesses and generates over £80.7bn and employing over 256k people.  Alongside this, the […]

Women’s Health Strategy for England

Policy Paper Ministerial foreword “This country’s health and care system belongs to us all, and it must serve us all. However, sadly, 51% of the population faces obstacles when it comes to getting the care they need. Although women in the UK on average live longer than men, women spend a significantly greater proportion of their […]