Breid O’Brien

Director of Innovation and Digital Health, NHS England and NHS Improvement; England

Breid is the Director of Innovation and Digital Health at NHS England and NHS Improvement. She is currently leading a national Innovation Collaboration to support the rapid scale of digital solutions in frontline health and care. She has extensive improvement and digital transformation experience supported by a clinical and operational management background in acute care within the UK and Australia. She has supported major system level change and has a strong track record of delivering complex programmes of work whilst supporting collaboration across varied teams and organisations. With a Masters in Nursing, an MSc in Healthcare Informatics and as an IHI improvement Advisor, Breid is especially interested in the people, process and technology interface and how technology can enable true partnerships with citizens both in wellness and in illness.