New hire announcement in the UK - Julian Turner joins Buddy Healthcare

We are pleased to announce that Julian Turner has joined Buddy Healthcare, filling the UK Sales Director position. Julian has worked in a variety of sales roles where he has had a chance to bring new technologies to companies and hospitals, improving the NHS by accelerating digital transformation. Julian started his journey with Buddy Healthcare by joining the Annual Preoperative Association conference in London this month.

As Sales Director, Julian will support NHS Trusts in Southern England by spreading an understanding of how care coordination processes can be automated and patients’ pathways digitised. Buddy Healthcare focuses on helping the surgical teams address the elective surgery backlog by improving pre-operative and/or perioperative processes. One of Julian’s goals will be to demonstrate how NHS Trusts can reduce their elective backlog by utilising BuddyCare. Together with enabling productivity and efficiency by automating patient communication, digital patient data capture, remote patient monitoring and reducing ‘did not attend’ rates for appointments. Plus, the ability to help Trusts reduce their carbon footprint and achieve Net Zero.

We asked Julian a few questions:


What made you choose Buddy Healthcare?

Being a father to quadruplets, I’ve had my share of interactions with the NHS. I passionately believe that BuddyCare can deliver a better patient experience, improved outcomes and help reduce the elective backlog.


What are you passionate about?

The NHS does an amazing job and we need to equip patients and staff with the best tools to transform how care is delivered for today's and tomorrow's world.


What are you most looking forward to in the coming year with Buddy?

Expanding our footprint within the NHS and replicating the benefits we have enabled for the 70% of Finnish hospitals utilising BuddyCare.


What do you enjoy doing in your leisure time?

Bodyboarding and swimming with my 4 children at every opportunity and cooking great family meals! I’ve even managed to get them to enjoy escargot!

Please join us in welcoming Julian to Buddy Healthcare!

Julian Turner