Phillipa qualified in 1994 as an Occupational therapist, having many roles in a variety of settings in the NHS culminating clinically to Therapy Manager in 2012. In 2013 Phillipa became a CCIO and in 2015 made the transition from CCIO to CIO. Phillipa is a member of the Klas Advisory Board, North West ISDN Strategy Board and Future Leaders Steering Group. She is passionate about driving professionalism in informatics, multi-agency partnerships, sharing best practice and innovation.
By empowering clinical led engagement and delivery in IT programmes, she aims to secure adoption and engagement of stakeholders, ultimately enhancing better patient care and user experience. She was voted by her peers as Digital Health CIO of the year 2018.