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Amy Overend

Director- West Yorkshire & Harrogate Innovation Hub - Yorkshire and Humber AHSN Network

Amy leads the West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership’s Innovation & Improvement Hub which embeds the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN into the West Yorkshire Integrated Care System. The Hub is the designed to identify and deliver the adoption and spread of innovation across the West Yorkshire system, and to cultivate innovation networks and key strategic partnerships.

Prior to her role in the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN, Amy has been a frontline clinical nurse in both Adult and Neonatal Intensive Care, as well as undertaking core roles within strategic healthcare transformation during the COVID pandemic. Amy is a member of both the NHS Assembly and the North West Clinical Senate providing leadership and experience to NHS England Executive teams shaping the Long Term Plan. Outside of her NHS and AHSN roles, Amy is a Trustee and Non-executive Director for Bliss Neonatal Charity and is well regarded for her published work on Nursing Leadership.

Amy is a lifelong Formula One fan which is the root cause of her interest in continuous innovation and improvement. Amy loves her family, watching her 2-year old grow into an incredible small human, and long family dog walks with their rescued greyhound Mr Socks. Professionally, she loves watching and supporting others succeed and develop throughout their career.