Mark Walsh

Programme Manager

Great North Care Record

Mark worked in commercial IT before joining a health informatics research unit within Newcastle University in 1996. In 2004 he joined the NHS and had various programme related roles including with County Durham and Tees Valley Strategic Health Authority and County Durham and Darlington PCT, mainly involving use of information systems in service improvement initiatives and collaborative working between healthcare providers. Mark continued similar work with his own business from 2011 during which time he was appointed Director of Operations for the Connected Health Cities programme (NENC region), having led on the original proposal for the AHSN, before joining in 2018 to continue development of the Great North Care Record programme.


Mark has a degree in Information Technology, a postgraduate diploma in Management Studies with professional qualifications in both programme and project management.

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