Patchwork raises £3m to solve the NHS staffing crisis

First published in Business Insider Manchester, UK – A rapidly growing healthtech start-up on a mission to solve the NHS staffing crisis and bring flexible working to thousands of clinicians has secured £3m in a funding round led by Praetura Ventures. The round included additional backing from BMJ, the publisher behind The BMJ,  and some […]

Women in Health Tech Supper Club

Last week I attended our first Women in Health Tech Supper Club event, with my colleague Celine. The focus of the evening was mental health, which included an interesting presentation by Dr Nihara Krause around the strides her apps are making in reaching out to young people in need of mental health support. Along with […]

The new NHS Head of Flexible Working isn’t there because of millennials, it’s a crucial step in tackling the NHS staffing crisis

As we head into our next decade, we are excited to see the effects of the new NHS ‘Head of Flexible Working’ appointment, recently announced as 2019 came to a close. The new role will aim to respond to the rising tide of staff leaving the profession in search of better work-life balance. The new […]