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Adrian Stavert-Dobson
CEO and Founder

Dr Adrian Stavert-Dobson is a leading expert on the safe implementation of digital health technology. He operated as a Clinical Safety Officer for ten years before founding Safehand in 2016. Adrian is a former NHS doctor, software developer and health informatician and advises on all aspects of DCB 0129/0160 and Medical Device Regulation. In 2016 Adrian published the world’s first book on managing clinical risk in health IT systems.

Julia  is a Registered General Nurse with 26 years’ experience of working in the NHS in the acute care sector, in both hands-on clinical and health IT clinical change and clinical safety roles. After leaving the NHS Julia worked as a Clinical Risk Manager on the National Programme for IT and has been a Clinical Safety Officer with Safehand since March 2017.

Julia Cawthorne
Clinical Safety Officer

Amanda Hamilton
Clinical Safety Officer

Amanda is a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse and former NHS Health Visitor, with extensive experience in Health IT systems configuration and health and social care integration design. Amanda transferred this knowledge, skills and background into Clinical Risk Management in 2013 and has been a Clinical Safety Officer with Safehand since April 2018.

Eric is an Occupational Therapist with over 25 years’ experience of working in the NHS and was involved in several large-scale implementations of IT systems over a ten-year period. Prior to joining Safehand in January 2020, Eric moved to a new role working as a Clinical Change Manager for a large NHS trust where he was responsible for the implementation of several new Health IT systems across three hospital sites and a community division.

Eric Bulwer
Clinical Safety Officer

Su Davis
Clinical Safety Officer

Su is a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse with over 25 years’ experience of working in the NHS in cardiothoracic theatres and as a Health Visitor. Since 2009 she has worked in a number of clinical lead and change management roles for several large-scale Health IT implementations. Su worked in a number of Clinical Risk Management roles before joining Safehand as a Clinical Safety Officer.

Michelle had a background in data analytics before becoming a Registered General Nurse in 2012 where she gained experience in orthopaedics, occupational health and clinical research. Following this, Michelle moved to a large multinational company working as Clinical Informatics Expert within their senior management team. Michelle had technical responsibility for legacy systems and overall responsibility for the implementation of their clinical software within the UK. Prior to joining Safehand in February 2021, Michelle completed a master’s degree in information science.

Michelle Partis
Clinical Safety Officer

Phil Walker
Information Governance Specialist

Phil was the driving force behind NHS Information Governance for nearly two decades, leading the policy team at the Department of Health, introducing the Information Governance Toolkit to the service and developing much of the guidance that still shapes the way the care services work with data. For five years he was Head of Digital Information Policy at NHS Connecting for Health, then led the information policy work on the Health & Social Care Act 2012 before going on to create the Information Governance Alliance between all the central health organisations. Since leaving Phil has put his extensive knowledge of data protection to good use supporting small enterprises around the care sector.

David is Clinical Affairs Consultant, specialising in the Clinical Evaluation of medical devices in various therapy areas. David has a medical science background and extensive experience as a medical writer, and in clinical affairs and clinical research management. David has worked with a number of medical device clients to develop their Clinical Evaluation strategy and Clinical Evaluation documentation, providing support through all phases of the product development life cycle.

David Egbosimba
Clinical Evaluation Specialist

Simon Hoffman
Medical Device Specialist

Simon Hoffman is a Principal Consultant with over 25 years experience in the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Healthcare Industry. Having started his career in world-class companies such as Novartis and AstraZeneca, Simon has an extensive track record of designing and setting up large-scale manufacturing sites and launching pharmaceutical and medical device products around the world, all in line with global requirements including FDA, EMA, MHRA and ISO standards and regulations. Simon’s most recent achievement was being a key adviser and Principal Consultant for the launch and scale up of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 Coronavirus vaccine in record time.