Nigel Beasley,
clinical lead for hospital
doctors at NHS
Connecting for Health

Nigel Beasley is a consultant ear, nose and throat surgeon and deputy medical director at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. He is also the national clinical lead for hospital doctors at NHS Connecting for Health.

What is the first thing you do when you get into the office?

Change out of my cycling kit

Your favourite gadget at the moment?

A new iPod Shuffle – a birthday present from my children

What’s the best thing about your job?

The people I work with are fantastic

Favourite book or song (or both!)?

Book: French Revolutions: Tim Moore – a great account of his attempt to cycle the route of the Tour de France

Song: Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: Monty Python – never fails to keep me level headed

Pet hate?

Thick piles of fag ends just outside the hospital perimeter

Favourite website?

Google (Maps)

In a perfect world, what would you be doing?

Hiking across Africa with an old fashioned Leica and an endless supply of Kodachrome 64 film

What’s caught your eye recently?

A lightweight laptop that doesn’t mind being dropped

e-Health innovation that interests you at the moment?

Clinical dashboards – to keep teams up to date with the quality and safety of care


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