Douglas is a mental health nurse who is passionately driven to introduce innovative technologies to the hands of health care professionals, that support patient empowerment, user experience whilst improving health outcomes for citizens.
With a strong background in broadcasting, social media. Douglas is the co-director of Centric Health Media, that focuses sharing innovation across Health and Social. Douglas is a CCIO and digital influencer who has implemented large scale IT Transformation projects within the Health and Social Care sector for the NHS and private software companies.
His passion for patient empowerment has resulted in a chapter on Collaboration between patients and carers being published in Mental Health & Psychiatry 3rd Edition which is used to train nurses on care planning. He also is an honorary lecturer at Kingston University delivery the Recovery focused Care planning module to pre-registration nurses and RCN Expert Representative for IT & Digital Development