Charles Gutteridge

National Clinical Director for Informatics, Department of Health, United Kingdom

Dr. Charles Gutteridge was Medical Director at Barts and the London Trust from 2002 until 2010. He is a consultant hematologist at Barts Hospital and at Newham General Hospital. As a member of the London Review Acute Group, he provided clinical advice to Lord Darzi’s review of health provision in London. Dr. Gutteridge chaired the Association of U.K. University Hospitals Medical Directors and has been strongly involved in patient safety, confidentiality and informatics issues at Barts, leading the Safer Patients Initiative 2006-2008 and chairing the Clinical Informatics Design Authority. As National Clinical Director for Informatics since January 2010, he is responsible for delivering informatics to improve patient care and facilitating dialogue between clinicians, patients and informatics providers.

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