Discover how founders, doctors and mentors have been working together in response to Covid-19 – and how you can join them.
HealthTech Response is a nationwide initiative to fast-track startups into the NHS and other healthcare providers to help tackle the challenges of Covid-19.
In this short video we speak to four people who have been closely involved.
Jen Estherby, HealthTech Lead, Eagle Labs and Steven Drost, Chief Strategy Officer, CodeBase explain how HealthTech Response started and what it seeks to do.
They discuss the achievements to date and put out the call for more startups to become involved and benefit from the support and expertise available.
Professor Kev Dhaliwal is Director of University of Edinburgh’s Healthcare Technology Accelerator Facility. He is also a practising consultant in Respiratory Medicine. Kev explains how things have changed as a result of Covid, how the NHS has responded and where there still needs to be progress to ensure HealthTech solutions can be developed and adopted more quickly.
Kev also explains how he has been closely involved in HealthTech response, a nationwide initiative to fast-track startups into the NHS and other healthcare providers to help tackle the challenges of Covid-19.
Dr Alexander Finlayson is a tech founder and practising GP who has seen the challenges of Covid-19 from both sides. His business, Nye Health, helps connect doctors and patients over the phone – a service that has been in high demand.
Here he talks about the challenges facing doctors, changing attitudes towards innovation and how initiatives like HealthTech Response have helped create a supportive community to help innovative businesses meet the many challenges faced by the NHS and other healthcare providers.