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Push Doctor appoint new Strategy and Governance Advisory Board with ZPB

Ed Smith, chair of the new Push Doctor Strategy and Advisory Board

ZPB’s client Push Doctor, of the UK’s largest digital healthcare providers, has recently announced the creation of its Strategy and Governance Advisory Board, chaired by Ed Smith, the former chair of NHS Improvement, as reported this week in the HSJ and on Digital Health.

The board has been tasked with providing Push Doctor with a combination of strategy development support, healthcare innovation oversight and regulatory guidance as it continues to expand its digital healthcare services, ensuring that the highest and safest standards of care are maintained at this important juncture in the evolution of digital health in Europe.

ZPB is delighted to have been involved in creating the Push Doctor board and are looking forward to working with Ed Smith and the board members.

The board is comprised of leading sector experts from a wide range of fields, including the NHS, the pharmacy sector, politics and regulatory bodies:

  1. Ed Smith, former Chairman of NHS Improvement (Chair)

  2. Nicola Blackwood, MP for Oxford West and Abingdon (2010-2017) and former Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Public Health and Innovation

  3. Matthew Campbell-Hill, retired GB athlete and Non-Executive Director for the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

  4. Dr Marc Farr, Director of Information at East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

  5. Michael Lennox, Member of NHS England Local Professional Network for Pharmacy

  6. Christine Outram, Chair of The Christie NHS Foundation Trust

If you would like to speak to ZPB about creating an advisory or governance board, do contact Alex Kafetz at

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