The FabCopter Team 2017-07-09T13:59:27+00:00

The FabCopter Team

Meet the team travelling the length and breadth of the country on Fab Change Day!

Where will they be?

Wednesday 19 October

fabcopter09:30: Opening event at National Exhibition Centre
10:45: Depart Birmingham Airport
12:05 – 12:30: Norfolk & Norwich
14:40 – 15:35: Northumbria
16:45 – 17:30: Countess of Chester
18:00: Arrive Wolverhampton Airport
20:00 – 20:45: Milton Keynes
22:15 – 23:00: St. Peters
23:30 – 0:15: Frimley Park

Thursday 20 October

00:45 – 01:15: Royal Surrey County
02:30 – 03:15: Phase 1 Project, Brighton
05:00 – 05:45: London Ambulance Control Room
07:00 – 07:45: UCLH, London
08:30: Royal London Hospital

Roy LilleyRoy Lilley, Fab Stuff Co-Founder

Roy Lilley has been in and around the NHS since 1974 and feels lucky to still be involved. An excoriating critic of the NHS and its institutions but with his last breath, a fan of the patient facing front-line of healthcare and the anonymous people who manage the services. He visits well over 50 NHS services every year, speaks at 100+ events and meetings and conferences and writes and broadcasts about the health service in e-letters, newspapers, magazines and on TV and (as he insists on describing it) the wireless. He is in the Debrett’s 500 list of the most influential people in England. A writer, artist musician and magician he fits his hobbies around the day job and says, the ‘day job’ is his hobby. The Academy of Fabulous NHS Stuff has been his dream and is now a reality. He might put his feet up and enjoy a cuppa-builder’s and a Hobnob. On the other hand he might turn up to look at your ‘fabulous stuff’.

Dr Terri Porrett, Fab Stuff Co-Founder

Terri-PorrettTerri was a ward sister at St. Marks Hospital before joining the Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in 1991 as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Stoma Care. Terri worked at the Homerton as a Nurse Consultant and was Clinical Director of the North East London Bowel Cancer Screening Centre. She has co-edited two textbooks and published extensively in medical Colorectal and nursing Gastrointestinal Journals. Terri joined Coloplast in 2011 and in her role as Head of Education, Ostomy Division, develops  professional support and education programmes for specialist nurses. Terri was involved in the development of www.apollonursingresource.com, an online resource to enable specialist nurses to articulate the value of their role and amplify the voice of specialist nurses. In 2013 Terri was recognised in the Nursing Times Nursing Leaders list as a ‘real champion for colorectal nursing and specialist nursing in general’. Terri is thrilled to be involved in the Academy of Fabulous NHS Stuff (although might not quite realise what she is letting herself in for!) and aims to be the moderating influence on the double act that is Lilley and Wilks!

Shane Tickell, CEO, IMS MAXIMS

shane-tickellShane is a well-known and respected figure in the healthcare sector, with over two decades of experience in senior roles in the clinical software sector and acute care setting. His career has been shaped by a strong belief in the effect that better use of IT and information can have on healthcare, and personal experience of the difference it can make.

Shane provides the strategic leadership for IMS MAXIMS, using his expertise to further build and strengthen its position as an industry leader. Shane ensures that IMS MAXIMS provides the best clinical IT solutions and the highest standards of service today, while at the same time developing new generations of software that will enable better patient care and promote greater organisational efficiency in the short and long term future. He maintains an active, hands-on approach to the company’s operations; regularly visiting customers and engaging with end users to understand and address issues at the frontline, and investing considerable research and energy into the future development of product and service design.

Nick Maher, Fab Stuff Developer

nick-maherNick and his wife Fran are the husband and wife team behind the technical development of Fab NHS Stuff. With over 20 years combined experience in digital, social and analytics and backgrounds in healthcare and technology sectors, they are passionate about supporting the NHS and enjoy seeing the site grow and thrive.

Nick will be acting as cameraman and live tweeter on Fab Change Day to document the activities throughout the day. He has never been in a helicopter before and is only slightly frightened by the prospect.



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