Ko Awatea and Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) are delighted to appoint Dr Lynne Maher to the position of Director of Innovation. This new position will report to Ko Awatea and sit alongside the Director of Nursing CM Health.
As Director of Innovation, Lynne will be responsible for the development, design and delivery of local, national and international innovative clinical practice, process design and products. This role will also develop and implement an innovation academy and be responsible for the recognition of innovation expertise both locally and abroad.
As former Director for Innovation and Design at the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, Lynne is passionate about how an innovation and design approach can transform healthcare services, in particular how the wider collaboration and engagement of patients, service users, carers, staff and industry partners within the improvement process can lead to astonishing results.
Lynne will commence her new role on 3 June 2013
Director Ko Awatea
Director of Nursing
GM Ko Awatea