Byron George
IT Manager / PCMIS Director

Profile

Biography

Byron is IT manager and PCMIS director for the Department of Health Sciences. He is a chartered IT professional, ITIL manager and is PRINCE2 certified. Byron has overall responsibility for IT and PCMIS infrastructure, he is line manager for the Health Sciences IT and PCMIS IT teams, and has responsibility for strategic development and implementation of information solutions. Byron is departmental lead for information governance, adherance to the Data Protection Act and Freedom of Information requests. Byron has over twenty years’ experience in healthcare IT, delivering innovative systems to both academic and NHS environments.

Qualifications

  • BSc
  • MBCS CITP

Departmental roles

  • Chair of Department Information Strategy User group
  • Chair of Health Sciences IT group
  • Chair of PCMIS group
  • Member of Departmental Administration meetings
  • Member of Data Governance committee
  • Member of Periodic Review Steering group

University roles

  • Departmental Computing Officers forum
  • Member of Industrial Strategy Group

Research

Overview

Byron's research interests lie in digital mental health and addiction, public health, long term conditions, adult and young persons' psychological therapy, military veterans and student wellbeing.

External activities

Memberships

  • The Chartered Institute for IT
  • Member of JANET-HE Forum
  • NHS England IAPT Outcomes and Informatics Group
  • NHS-HE Information Governance Working Group
  • Member of Digital Catapult Partnership Board

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Contact details

Byron George
IT Manager / PCMIS Director

Tel: 01904 32(1300)