Category: Community

Community, NHS, Our Tech, Running a company

Making Big Changes with Small Steps – Culture and Innovation in the NHS

January 17, 2018

Our founder Tom spoke to tech podcast “Venturi’s Voice” about how DrDoctor is bringing about a cultural change in the NHS and how this paves the way for a technological shift in the organisation. They also discuss the current state of healthtech and Tom’s journey founding DrDoctor. Below is a short extract from the

Community, Healthcare IT, Our Tech

Patient Empowerment: Co-creating a Smarter Healthcare System

December 18, 2017

The NHS provides a public service that is funded through taxpayer’s money. It seems only natural, therefore that such a service is kept accountable and transparent to the public. Yet far too often the public is regarded as part of the problem instead of part of the solution. This situation

Community, NHS, Our Tech

The Role of Patients in Healthcare Innovation

December 5, 2017

A good story could be one of the biggest attributes to a product’s success. The narrative of any tale plays a huge function in how the story will be received by the public or its target audience. In short, the majority of my work has come from defining the narrative

Community, Healthcare IT

DrDoctor Academy: “Elevating our thinking so together we can design the next generation of healthcare systems.”

July 21, 2017

Last Thursday we had the pleasure of welcoming 30 people to the DrDoctor HQ to launch the new arm of DrDoctor – The Academy. Thank you to everyone who participated – we feel more enthused than ever that together we can design healthcare systems to work for the next generation.

Community, NHS

Foundation Trust Network Conference 2014

November 26, 2014

We joined the FTN at their annual show this year. It was a great chance to talk to execs about high level trust strategy. The good news is what we’re doing resonates with lots of them. Make the most of hospital resources and offer patients choice in a modern, stress

Community, Healthcare IT

Health 2.0 Europe 2014

November 25, 2014

DrDoctor were proud to present at Health 2.0 2014. It was a fascinating opportunity to see what the best and brightest in international healthcare are up to. As always, there are a range of very bright guys working in very specific vertical niches. These products often shine with brilliant utility,

Community, Healthcare IT

Time to Care

March 7, 2014

I got a letter this morning reminding me I had to book a hospital appointment. As far as I know I didn’t receive the original letter which had a password on it. I phoned the appointments hotline, and they told me I couldn’t book it without a password, so to

Community, HANDI, Healthcare IT

What does good look like?

April 30, 2013

We hosted the 4th London Connect Community of Practice event last Thursday. Nesta were kind enough to provide a room, coffee and lunch to keep everyone sharp! The community has been growing steadily by word of mouth since it started, and it was amazing to see 53 people turn up