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It's often hard to get your voice heard in the Healthcare Industry.  Helen is acknowledged as a healthcare and medtech policy specialist, having dozens of published reports and policy documents to her name. Through The Care Machine, Helen offers a broad range of policy support services including requirements capture, draft reviews & proofing as well as complete management of the authoring and delivery process.

In-depth Reports

Helen has a unique perspective on healthcare policy. Her drive to deliver rigorous technical and political research and provide comprehensive dialogue with healthcare stakeholders produces a clear and unbiased view of the healthcare and medtech policy landscape.

Helen can be commissioned to develop, scope and write in-depth reports (5k word count and above).

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Head of Healthcare Policy

Helen is very proud of the work she produced while working for the IMechE between 2013 and 2017. Here are a few examples of the reports she produced while in their employ.


You can see more of the IMechE's Healthcare Work at


Healthy Homes: Accommodating and Ageing Population


Report into the use of assistive technology and the building of Smart Homes in the UK


Incontinence: Engineering Innovation to Enhance Quality of Life


Report on the issues surrounding incontinence and how technology could provide solutions to millions of people.

Advice & Consultation

Having coordinated and authored five Government consultation responses and given evidence at select committees and APPGs on healthcare, technology, energy and Brexit during her career, Helen is well-placed to provide advice and insight into the latest national and international issues.  


As well as being recognised as a thought leader, Helen can also provide advice on raising your own profile as a key person of influence.

Consultation Pieces

Expert advice and input into the CMO’s Annual Report 2022 on Air Pollution

UKRI Research Challenges report 2022 on research funding for healthcare-related innovation. 

Provided input into the redevelopment of the Healthcare Science training curriculum for the Academy of Healthcare Science, defining course content for Clinical Engineers. 

Policy Statement Authoring

Policy Statements or white papers can be a rapid way to share company or individual opinion to a wider audience or comment on the latest strategic or political developments.

Helen can be commissioned to develop content and write policy statements (2k – 5k word count).

Campaigning - Improving the Mechanism of Care

Helen is passionate about education and information and has made it her goal, through the Care Machine, to see innovative medical technology available to, and improve the lives of everyone.

Helen has been an outspoken advocate for Healthcare Science and in particular Clinical Scientists and engineers and the need to increase their numbers within the NHS.  If you would like to talk to Helen about this or other aspects of engineering in healthcare please contact her below.

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