Populo Consulting hires Mike Turner as managing director

Populo Consulting has appointed Mike Turner as managing director of the company.

Part of the international and award winning IT Works Resource Group in Fulwood, Preston, Populo Consulting supports NHS trusts and healthcare organisations in achieving their strategic business goals.Mike Turner Populo

Mike’s background in the private sector and NHS gives him an in-depth and unique understanding of both business strategy and NHS functionality. With more than 15 years in the NHS, Mike specialised in PAS, EPR and Clinical Systems, working in programme director roles in Primary Care, Secondary Care and Mental Health.

Mike was also responsible for successfully delivering the largest EPR transformation programme in the UK, on time and within budget.

Mike commented: “The NHS is rapidly digitising and Populo Consulting has the experience to assist them with the monumental transition to this platform."

Populo Consulting is a recognised delivery partner with Clinical Systems Providers and is leading several contracts including Digital Health and Excellence programmes. Mike has also enjoyed a recent trip to China providing key note speeches on NHS change delivery experience, in four Chinese cities sponsored by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office trade mission. Darren Mills, COO of Populo Consulting and IT Works Resource Group, said: “Mike is a fantastic addition to the business and has fine-tuned our offering for transformation and clinical change. We’re working closely with the IT Works Health team, sharing resources and experience, to offer a stand-out professional service that is continuing to evolve with our clients.”