Chris Zielinski - Programme Lead, Partnerships in Health Information (Phi), and Visiting Fellow, University of Winchester Academic institutions in Wessex have been among the leaders in carrying out health research that generates useable information and knowledge. Through collaboration with Wessex International Healthcare Consortium, University of Winchester’s Centre for Global Health seeks to widen and deepen its partnerships to discover, develop and exchange such knowledge across the world for the benefit of others in need.

Chris Zielinski
Programme Lead, Partnerships in Health Information (Phi), and Visiting Fellow, University of Winchester

Deborah Kobewka - Managing Director, Healthcare UK Healthcare UK, a joint initiative between NHS England, the Department of Health and the Department for International Trade, has been delighted to support the Wessex International Healthcare Consortium from the very beginning of their journey to capitalise on international opportunities by bringing together the extensive healthcare expertise of the region’s NHS organisations, academic institutions and businesses. We look forward to working closely with the consortium to support their international commercial ambitions well into the future.

Deborah Kobewka
Managing Director, Healthcare UK

Mel Rankine - Commercial Director, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust University Hospital Southampton (UHS) is proud to be a member of the Wessex International Healthcare Consortium. Working with colleagues throughout the Wessex area gives us a unique opportunity to offer unrivalled expertise across the widest spectrum of healthcare including primary, secondary and mental health and we welcome the opportunity to work in partnership with healthcare providers internationally. UHS is one of only 17 major trauma centres in the UK and our experience in this field along with our international reputation in cancer immunology, cardiac, respiratory, medicine for older people, neurosciences and paediatrics means that we have a truly exceptional range of acute hospital clinical talent available to support the consortia and assist you to provide better healthcare. We welcome your enquiries and look forward to discussing how we may be of assistance to you in the future.

Mel Rankine
Commercial Director, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Deborah Watts - Programme Manager, Health Education England Health Education England (Wessex) is proud to be part of the Wessex International Healthcare Consortium. Working with colleagues across the Wessex area gives us a unique opportunity to offer leadership development expertise. The Improving Global Health (IGH) programme is an innovative leadership development programme run by Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy. The programme recruits volunteers from all staff group in the NHS who each complete a placement for 6 months with an overseas partner in a resource poor setting. Volunteers undertake a project, working with the local health team, using system development and strengthening methods to help deliver sustainable improvements in healthcare, whilst concurrently developing their own leadership skills using the domains of the NHS Healthcare Leadership Model (2013).

Deborah Watts
Programme Manager, Health Education England

Andy Burroughs - Director of Wealth and Enterprise, Wessex Academic Health Science Network Wessex AHSN is excited to be leading on the development of the Wessex International Healthcare Consortium, as the universities and NHS providers in our region have a range of world class offerings which by taking a uniquely collaborative approach we can offer to a global audience.

Andy Burroughs
Director of Wealth and Enterprise, Wessex Academic Health Science Network