Category: People

Dr Sarah Clarke

Dr Sarah Clarke brings clinical experience to Patients First Board

The Board of Patients First is pleased to announce their newest member, Dr Sarah Clarke. Sarah has 20 years’ experience in the health sector and is a dual trained specialist in Rural Hospital Medicine and Urgent Care, with experience working across general practice and hospital medicine. Sarah is based in Canterbury, though she has part-time…
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Mark Corbitt CEO

New Chief Executive is focused on benefits for people

Mark Corbitt chats to us about his background, personal interests, and what drew him to lead Patients First as CEO.

Helmut speaking at HINZ 2019

Patients First says “Haere Ra” to Helmut Modlik

Helmut Modlik reflects on his time as CEO at Patients First over the past three and a half years.

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Mark Corbitt appointed as Patients First Chief Executive Officer

Media Release – 15th May 2020 The Board of Patients First has appointed Mark Corbitt as the organisation’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Mark will replace current CEO Helmut Modlik, who announced his resignation in early March 2020.  In accepting the role at Patients First, Mark said “the opportunity to be part of a not-for-profit that marries technology and health is exciting. It’s also great to…
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Liz Stockley

Patients First welcomes Liz Stockley to the Board

We are delighted to announce that Liz Stockley has joined the Patients First Board. Liz was appointed in mid-February 2020 and said she looks forward to bringing her “experience of organised primary care and governance to support the next steps in the evolution of the organisation.” Liz has been part of the health sector since…
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Position Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer

Following the announcement from departing CEO, Helmut Modlik, Patients First are seeking applications for a replacement Chief Executive Officer.

Conporto Health

Patients First sells ‘Conporto Health’ and steps back from commercial activity

Patients First has started 2020 with a renewed focus on its core role in the health sector, relinquishing its commercial interests and concentrating on its work in ‘the commons’. Helmut Modlik, Patients First Chief Executive, said “we’re refocusing ourselves entirely around our work as a charity acting for the public good as a trusted adviser…
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Patients First Seeks Chief Advisor

Patients First is seeking an appropriately experienced individual that can fit into a small specialist team. The role involves acting as the primary adviser to the Chief Executive and working with the executive and board to develop the business while providing services to all aspects of the health sector. This is an opportunity to work with multiple stakeholders…
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General Practice in Spotlight of new Patients First Appointment

Jess White is the latest addition to Patients First’s core services team. Jess comes with a strong background in liaising with general practice; particularly in the management of service development, process improvement and information projects. She is coming into the team as a senior project manager. “Jess has extensive experience in working with the coal…
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New CTO for Patients First

Press Release Patients First is delighted to announce that it has secured the services of Andre Bredenkamp as its new Chief Technology Officer. Andre has had a long association with Patients First and its work in the sector, having previously led several key programmes. “I am buoyed by Andre joining the Patients First team. His…
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New CEO at Helm for Patients First

Patients First is pleased to announce that Jayden MacRae has taken up the role of its Chief Executive Officer. He replaces the inaugural CEO, Andrew Terris who was with the organisation for almost five years. “Jayden is a fantastic catch for Patients First.”, says company Chairman David Moore. “He has a great history in information…
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