Nicola is the Deputy CEO and Director of Innovation Adoption at Health Innovation Wessex. Health Innovation Wessex is delighted to be a delivery partner in the Dorset Innovation Hub, and will be offering advice on innovation adoption, education and training, horizon scanning approaches and evaluation.

Nicola is a registered pharmacist, who has over 20 years’ experience in health and social care, working in senior roles at a national, regional and local level on implementation, quality improvement, strategy and transformational change, medicines optimisation and patient safety, and cross sector partnership working. Prior to joining Wessex in April 2020, Nicola worked at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), where she was the Deputy Director of Health and Social Care and Programme Director for System Engagement since 2016.