Patrick Mitchell

Patrick Mitchell, Director of Innovation and Transformation for Health Education England

Patrick Mitchell is the Director of Innovation and Transformation. He joined HEE in 2013 as of 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 and has previously worked as Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Chief Executive at St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust in South London and Director for Operations at the Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Trust. He has also worked for PwC in their California practice in San Francisco.

His current national Senior Responsible Officer portfolio at HEE includes:

  • NHS Knowledge Management and Library Services
  • HEE Workforce Transformation Programme
  • HEE Technology Enhanced Learning Programme incorporating e-Learning for Healthcare
  • HEE Building a Digital Ready Workforce Programme
  • HEE Blended Learning Degree Programme

He recently oversaw the Topol Review, led by Dr Eric Topol of the Scripps Institute in San Diego. They investigated the workforce, education and training implications of the introduction of digital technologies

He also chairs e-Integrity, a private enterprise jointly governed between HEE and the Royal Colleges, and is also Vice Chair of Framework, a large homeless charity covering the East Midlands based in Nottingham.

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