What can the public sector learn from start-up culture?

First published on PublicTechnology.net on the 10th of October, 2019 by Dr Anas Nader, NHS doctor and Founder/CEO of Patchwork. A mini-golf course in the office. Fridges overflowing with free drinks. The incessant need to make every noun a verb. There’s a fair amount that can be ridiculed in start-up land. However, it would be […]

As Brexit looms, the NHS desperately needs staff to stay and that means fixing burnout culture

The NHS is preparing for Brexit by stockpiling medicines – but it needs to retain staff too Stockpiling used to evoke visions of Doomsday preppers or governments on the brink of war. But stockpiling is an idea that now sits squarely in the reality of 2019. Our NHS, where I’ve worked as an A&E doctor for Chelsea […]

To truly help the NHS, healthtech companies must collaborate

First published on DigitalHealthAge.com on the 10th of July, 2019 by Dr Anas Nader, NHS doctor and Founder/CEO of Patchwork. In May, NHSX announced plans to stop adding new features to their flagship NHS app. Instead, they hope to open the door to further innovation by allowing companies to ‘plug into’ and use their tech. This sets […]

Walk in their shoes: why empathy is the key to unlocking true innovation in healthcare

If you haven’t experienced it, how would you know what it feels like? Dr Anas Nader, NHS doctor and co-founder of Patchwork Health explains why the digital revolution isn’t taking off in the NHS as it should. And offers a simple way to fix the issue If you read the headlines, you’d be forgiven for […]