Director of Innovation, Digital and Transformation, Health Education England
Patrick Mitchell is the Director of Innovation, Digital and Transformation. Working at HEE since its inception in 2013 firstly as Director of National Programmes and then Regional Director South of England. He moved from senior roles in medical and dental education at the Department of Health, previously worked as Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Chief Executive at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, South London and Director for Operations at Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust. He also worked for PwC in their California practice in San Francisco.
His current national portfolio covers:
• NHS Knowledge Management and Library Services
• HEE Workforce Transformation Programme
• HEE Technology Enhanced Learning Programme
• HEE Building a Digital Ready Workforce Programme
• HEE Blended Learning Degree Programme
He oversaw the widely acclaimed Topol Review, led by Dr Eric Topol of the Scripps Institute in San Diego, which investigated the workforce, education and training implications of the introduction of digital technologies.
He chairs e-Integrity, a private enterprise jointly governed between HEE and the Royal Colleges, and is Vice Chair of Framework, a large homeless charity covering the East Midlands based in Nottingham, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Public Policy and Governance at University of East London.