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North East & North Cumbria

Following the announcement of Northern Powerhouse funding to support the Connected Health Cities (CHC) initiative early in 2016, a CHC was established in the North East and North Cumbria (CHC NENC).

Leadership Team CHC NENC

The leadership at the North East and North Cumbria Connected Health City (l-r Heather Parker, Dr Nick Booth, Mark Walsh and Dr Joe McDonald)

Following the announcement of Northern Powerhouse funding to support the Connected Health Cities (CHC) initiative early in 2016, a CHC was established in the North East and North Cumbria (CHC NENC).

Operating from a state of the art building, The Core is part of the Science Central initiative in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

The CHC NENC has been active since March 2016 and the member institutions in the North East and North Cumbria are:

  • Newcastle University
  • Durham University
  • The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC)

The executive team for CHC NENC is –

  • Dr Joe McDonald: Director
  • Dr Nick Booth: Chief Information Officer
  • Mark Walsh: Operations Director

For any queries please contact Heather.Parker@newcastle.ac.uk

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