Penny Newman

Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust,

Dr Penny Newman
Medical Director, Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) Fellow, UCL Partners, NHS England, AHSN Network

Dr Penny Newman is a Medical Director with a background in General Practice and public health. She has led service redesign across the system and influenced national policy on new models in primary care, long term conditions, integrated care, A&E and cancer. She is an NHS Innovation Accelerator Fellow (NIA) having pioneered the introduction of health coaching into the NHS to transform the clinician/patient relationship and enable patients to become more active participants in their care. The NIA is a partnership between NHS England, UCLP and all 15 AHSNs, and aims to scale proven interventions at scale as a commitment in the Five Year Forward View.

See her work on health coaching www.betterconversation.co.uk @betterconvo #betterconversation

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