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Gail Fortes-Mayer

NHS Commissioner at Place and System

Gail Fortes-Mayer

Undergraduate from Liverpool in Physiology and Psychology. Postgraduate from Warwick Uni Business School Health Service Management.

Started a career in NHS in Public Health and Primary Care, moving into Commissioning and Performance Improvement in 2000.

Gail has had various commissioning and locality management roles before moving into specialised services in 2010. She led a number of clinical programme reconfigurations including the Safe & Sustainable Review of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.

Following the role in Specialised Commissioning, West Midlands commissioning director for West Midlands Ambulance Service, introducing NHS 111 into operation.

Secondment in Oxford to develop STP commissioning infrastructure leading to the first really integrated provider of mental health services in BOB STP.

Director of Commissioning and Contracting in Shropshire for 4 years before moving to her current role in a newly formed ICB, leading a Place, with system-level responsibility for delegation of specialised services, LTC, Elective and Diagnostics and Mental Health.

We work with more than 200 leading Life Sciences companies including:

Working with Life Science Access Academy, our company love the variety of the many courses that are on offer. The hour long courses on specific subjects are really useful on Friday lunchtimes for our field teams and gain a lot of interest.

Life Science Access Academy are also super flexible and helpful when it comes to tailoring some additional sessions to our needs.

Marsha Gray, Training Specialist

Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd

Frontier Medical has fully implemented, Life Science Access Academy allowing Sales and Marketing to utilise the system. Maximising on line learning for all remote staff stimulates a culture of self-development giving individuals the accountability and responsibility to broaden their skills set.

Life Science Access Academy training is topical and a good fit for the faced paced healthcare market.

Simon Warden - National Sales Manager

Frontier Medical Group

I have found the training via the Life Science Access Academy to be excellent and I know many of my colleagues have as well.

The content is always kept up to date and there is huge and interesting variety of topics covered. The site is curated in a way that makes it clear and easy to navigate. Also, the staff at Life Science access Academy are friendly and responsive and all the experts are always knowledgeable in their areas.

Richard Edmonds

Gedeon Richter Women's Health

The variety and relevancy of content brings value to many different roles across the healthcare industry.

I have also been overwhelmed by the way the Life Science Access Academy team have accommodated our own business needs, being sensitive yet responsive to helping us since its formation.

Robb Sayers, UK Capability Lead

ViiV Healthcare