Roz Foad MSc FBCS CITP Dip Mgmt MIHM
Elected to Council: 2006
Employing Organisation: Self employed
Roz has had a multifaceted career involving nursing, primary care administration, practice management, and as deputy practice manager was then given sole responsibility for the computer system in the large GP practice she was working in. In 1998 she embarked on a three year MSc course in Health Informatics at Southampton University and qualified in 2001. Moving into PCT IM&T management, she managed the development of electronic patient record transfer on CD with the suppliers. She was also responsible for the roll out of NHS Connecting for Health across the two Primary Care Trusts, and implementing a managed service for the support of the kit in all the GP practices in West Herts.
Roz is now an independent consultant with her own company, currently working with NHS Newham in rolling out EMIS Web to 64 practices and extended sites. She is Chair of the BCS Primary Healthcare Specialist Group and one of six Vice Chairs for BCS Health.