George qualified as a Doctor in 2007 and has spent the last eight years working and training across all Trusts in the South West in Orthopaedics and A&E. He now continues to work part time in a Clinical role as a GP trainee in Exeter, whilst actively pursuing his interest in emerging technologies and Digital Health.
Prior to starting at Medical School he gained experience working in IT at Sainsbury’s Business Centre and over the last 5 years has developed a real expertise in utilizing the benefits of new technologies in improving education, access to services, integrated care and enabling patients to make better health decisions.
In 2012 he developed the (ATLS) Advanced Trauma Life Support app, www.myatls.com for the American College of Surgeons, which won an international award and led the first trial of Google Glass in a UK Operating Theatre, which gained national coverage on the BBC One Show.
Over the last year George has played a key role for the Academic Health Science Network (SWAHSN) in supporting and advising on a whole variety of digital health related projects in the South West and beyond. This area of interest is now hugely important nationally and there is now a real demand and interest in how this technology can support integrated care and realise a more cost effective delivery of health services