Charlotte Fox works for the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria as an Innovation Manager for the NHS.
Charlotte started her career by working as a Clinical Trials Officer, facilitating clinical trials across several specialties at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Since then, Charlotte has managed innovation across City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, working with the Research & Innovation department to develop the infrastructure to facilitate bright ideas from staff which could be developed collaboratively with regional SMEs and Universities.
Charlotte is a member of the Q community which works together to improve health and social care quality across the UK and leads a regional community of practice for innovation in healthcare.
As well as this Charlotte also facilitates a regional NHS Innovation Forum which brings together NHS innovation leads across the region to look at barriers to adoption of new technology in the NHS and to share best practice.