Fed-IP 35 under 35 bursary programme

The ‘35 under 35’ programme has been created to help identity, promote and support future digital leaders and future talent in the UK health informatics and digital health sector.

The programme has been launched as part of the ‘Year of the Digital Profession’, which seeks to encourage the growth and maturity of the digital professions, to support the building of specialist skills and to support organizations to deliver sustainable digital transformation.
FEDIP has pledged to demonstrate our commitment to success through diversity by supporting broad and inclusive pathways into the health and care informatics profession by working with the professional bodies and with employers.

The bursary will cover a place of the Digital Health Networks Summer Schools and one-year membership of a FEDIP Member Body, which comprise of the following Professional Bodies:

  • Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (AphA)
  • The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS)
  • The Chartered Library and Information Association (CILIP)
  • Institute of Health Records and Information Management (IHRIM)
  • The Faculty of Clinical Informatics (FCI)
  • Society for innovation, technology and modernisation (SOCITM)

Current FEDIP registrants and existing members of professional bodies will be given priority treatment during bursary allocations.

Entry Criteria

  • Applications must be made for persons 35 and younger at the time of entry
  • Applicants must not have previously attended Summer Schools
  • Applicants should be registrants of FEDIP, or a member of a FEDIP Professional Body. A membership number must be provided on application (if you are applying on behalf of someone else, we will contact the nominee for this information). Alternatively, they should be interested in joining FEDIP or a FEDIP affiliated Professional Body.

Successful FEDIP 35 under 35 bursary applicants

  • Dr Omer Ali – Clinical Informatics Fellow / Internal Medicine Trainee, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
  • Adam Ansell – Delivery Lead, The Christie NHS FT
  • Emma Arrowsmith – Digital Matron, County Durham and Darlington FT
  • Emily Baldwin – Business Change Support Manager, United Lincolnshire Hospital Trust
  • Jodian Barrett – Digital Lead Nurse Care Information Exchange and Remote Patient Monitoring, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • William Brailsford – Pathology Informatics Officer, Public Health Wales
  • Dr Chris Brown – Digital Innovation Fellow, The Allan Lab, States of Jersey
  • Dr Alistair Cannon – CT3 Psychiatrist, South London and Maudsley NHS FT
  • Gemma Chilvers – Therapies AHP Information Officer, The Royal Marsden Hospital NHS FT
  • Sam Coffey – Lead EPMA Pharmacist, University Hospitals Sussex NHS FT
  • Harriet Connor – Advanced Technical Solutions Analyst (Software Engineer), University Hospitals Southampton NHS FT
  • Lucie Eden – Senior Digital Programme Manager, NHS Herefordshire & Worcestershire CCG
  • Portia Eze – Business Development & Productivity Manager, Imperial College Healthcare NSH Trust
  • Rochelle Featherstone – Graduate Business Change Manager, West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership
  • Leonie Gilbert – Senior Digital Nurse, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
  • Dr Frances Hales-Hill – GPST3 Trainee, Village Green Surgery
  • Sarah Homewood – Nursing Lead for Digital Health, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS FT
  • Martha  James – Scan4Safety Project Manager, Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS FT
  • Joash Kevin Justin – Digital Integration Officer, NHS South East London CCG
  • Dr Matthew Lee – FY3 Doctor, King’ College London and Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS FT
  • Dr Scott Mackenzie – Academic Foundation Doctor, University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Audrey Menezes – Senior Clinical Manager, Healthily
  • Rush Miah – Head of Business Intelligence, Pennine Care FT
  • Joseph Nicholson – Digital Project Manager, Powys Teaching Health Board
  • Sophie Offer – Senior Project Manager, South Central and West CSU
  • Dr James O’Hare – Senior Business Analyst, Newcastle upon Tyne NHS FT
  • Ella Preston – Performance and Information Lead (Service Improvement), Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS FT
  • Rebecca Robinson – Digital Nurse, University Hospitals Sussex NHS FT
  • Faye Sefton – Digital Project Manager (Communications and Engagement), Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership
  • Sana Shah – Interim Senior Business Relationship Manager, Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Dr Uddhav Vaghela – Academic Foundation Doctor, Cambridge University NHS Trust
  • David Williams – Digital Clinical Specialist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS FT
  • Dr Sophie Williams – Data Science Lead, Barts Health NHS Trust
  • Nigel Wong – Business Support Manager to the Chief Clinical Information Officer, London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  • Kelly Wright – Application Project Support, The Rotherham NHS FT

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