We are proud to be the only not for profit health informatics consultancy in the UK. We are a close-knit and specialist team of genuine recognised experts in our respective fields, bound together with one goal in mind, to do the best we can for patients and healthcare providers. Every single member of our team has been hand picked because of their core values and are all committed to introducing a new model of partnership working into the public sector, one in which the only driver is doing the right thing by patients and staff. This not for profit model delivers truly unrivalled value for money to our partners.
Thomas is a founding director of EHC and an experienced health informatics consultant, having worked exclusively for and with the NHS for over a decade. Thomas’ expertise lies in Digital Strategy, business case development, procurement and commercials and project and programme delivery.
Thomas' entire extended family work for the NHS, and so Thomas just bloody loves the NHS and everything it stands for. And don't even get him started on snow sports.
Steve is a founding director of EHC and widely experienced healthcare informatics professional, with expertise in transformation programme delivery, including Director level for NPfIT. Steve has one of the most diverse skills sets in EHC, from Six Sigma/Lean process improvement to training strategy to clinical application expertise.
Steve is one of a long line of Steve Loveridges, and has continued the tradition with his son. Which makes asking for Steve Loveridge in his house an interesting experience.
Until recently Chief Nurse at NHS Digital, Anne is immensely experienced and highly regarded figure within healthcare informatics. A national leader in driving the digital nursing agenda, she has experience in strategy and leadership development, requirements and design, clinical safety and deployment. As a T1 Diabetes patient, she is also a passionate advocate of ensuring the patients and citizens have an equal voice in the health and care system.
Outside of both work and being a Twitter addict (@anniecoops) Anne is in love with her cats Rory and Dobby.
Like many of our team, Andy is NHS born and bred. He has experienced nearly all levels of the NHS from local practice management to leading on national initiatives for NHS England. One of the most highly regarded members of our team, the combination of genuine delivery expertise and an incredibly affable and calm persona makes Andy the ideal person to oversee our delivery function.
A keen athlete, Andy enjoys annoying the rest of our team in his ability to remain svelte. He is also a highly skilled musician, being Principal French Horn of the Harrogate Symphony Orchestra.
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE- TECHNOLOGY
Andy is the best and nicest geek we know. He's a highly experienced, sought after and well regarded Enterprise Architect with the superb ability to translate complicated technical concepts for a non-technical audience. Andy is a true healthcare informatics expert, having spent the last 12 years entirely in this space. Andy has developed deep expertise in information security, integration, data migration and security strategies in particular.
We also think Andy is one of the nicest people you'll ever meet.
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE- PACS and imaging
There's simply nothing Alex doesn't know about imaging. Alex has spent his career working for both suppliers and Trusts implementing imaging systems, giving Alex outstanding technical knowledge, but also a deep understanding of clinical processes and workflow. This all makes him our go to guy in supporting Trusts implement strategic imaging solutions.
Like all our team, Alex is a really nice guy, and as a Yorkshireman has an inbuilt ability to consistently save Trusts a lot of money.
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE- NHS STRATEGY
Alison is extremely well regarded in NHS Informatics circles, particularly in Child Health. So well regarded in fact that she has just currently authored the NHS Children's Health Digital Strategy and is now leading its implementation. Alison has considerable experience of mental health and community process change and transformation, having been part of the NPFiT delivery team.
Outside of NHS work, Alison is a trained counsellor and is also an extremely adept artist.
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE- CHANGE AND TRANSFORMATION
Sarah started her career in NHS management, and is one of the biggest supporters of the NHS we know. Sarah is a strong believer in harnessing modern change and leadership practices, and puts them to good use in engaging all types of stakeholders into managed and sustainable organisational change.
Sarah is impressively cultured outside of work, being into all sorts of arts and music, and is the biggest fan of Norwich outside of Alan Partridge.
Dr Steve Black
PRINCIPAL ASSOCIATE- Data analytics and insight
Steve is our in-house data scientist. From a PhD and background in Chemistry, Steve moved into healthcare in the early 2000’s, helping design the 4 hour A&E target amongst other early work for the DoH.
Steve’s forte is helping NHS organisations gain practical insight from their data, and in turn make pragmatic and effective changes to processes to drive efficiencies and improvements to care.