Ode to Ian Roddis

A rare image of Ian wearing a tie. Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/the-open-university/15294303417
  • That I somehow had the responsibility of signing off his expense so challenged him driving from Milton Keynes to Leeds on a regular basis
  • His impressive floppy fringe
  • and the way he managed to persuade me to release some money out of my budget for the Service Manual.
  • Looked after c.£1m funding to migrate KGH to the cloud
  • Managed innovative projects — working with Madetech to implement virtual visiting, progressing the bed Tetris work we’ve heard about previously on these sessions, experimenting with machine learning in clinical coding.
  • Been great at helping us re-prioritise continually based on delivering the most value to staff and patients

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Andy Callow

Andy Callow

Husband. Dad to 3 smashing lads. Cub Leader. MAMIL. Group CDIO for Northampton and Kettering Hospitals. Ex NHS Digital. Views own. Always learning.