NHS Innovation Accelerator – NIA 2016

Today is an exciting day – I’m delighted to announce we’ve been selected as one of eight innovation fellows in this years NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA).

Tom Whicher NIA

Sponsored by Bruce Keogh, the program takes high impact innovations and provides the support required to scale quickly across the NHS, in order to deliver on the Five Year Foward View.


Bruce Keogh
We calculated that if every NHS hospital was to work with DrDoctor, we’d save nearly a billion pounds a year. Patients would have more choice, more involvement in their care. Waiting lists would go down. Whats not to like about that?

I’m really looking forward to working with the the NIA and AHSNs across the country to share how we can deliver more productive, more patient centric care nationally.

The other innovations on this years cohort are:

We’re exited about working with all of them!

telegraph nia
Coverage of the NIA cohort in Saturdays Telegraph