Meet

Our Team

Core Team

The commercial, clinical and academic skill set of our core team enables us to be trusted advisors and subject matter experts.

Associates

We work with a small group of truly outstanding associates who can deliver high impact medical device consultancy. Our associates are carefully selected and amongst the best at what they do.

We have talented and friendly people to help you

At RHS we handpick each project team to ensure we provide the best possible support conducted in a professional manner.
We provide bespoke solutions to meet specific business challenges in a fast paced and ever changing healthcare marketplace. Your challenge is our commitment.
Richard Shorney

Richard Shorney

Founder and Managing Director

Proud to be company founder and Managing Director. An energetic and commercially-focused business man. Richard has a unique and diverse background in healthcare and business. He has a strong track-record of focussed, high quality project delivery across clinical; sales; marketing and educational platforms focused on measurable and time-bound results.

Email: Rich@realhealthcaresolutions.co.uk

Colin Priestley

Colin Priestley

Non-executive Director

A strong leader with extensive experience and success in leading and implementing business recovery. This encompasses strategic business realignment through change management and implementation excellence. Colin’s success is demonstrated across SME and start-up businesses and in global corporate companies at divisional level through direct and indirect routes to market.

Email: Colin@realhealthcaresolutions.co.uk

Karen Ousey

Prof. Karen Ousey

Clinical Advisor

With more than 24 years of experience in both clinical practice, as tissue viability lead, as well as in academia, Karen makes a significant and valued contribution to the Real Healthcare Solutions team. Karen’s current role at the University of Huddersfield as Director of the Institute for Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention offers a unique opportunity to engage with and utilise the facilities and expertise of the University of Huddersfield.

Email: K.J.Ousey@hud.ac.uk

Leanne Atkin

Dr. Leanne Atkin

Associate

Accomplished at the transition and dissemination of research/evaluation findings into clinical practice. Extensive research/clinical evaluation knowledge and experience including taking projects from protocol development, though NHS approval systems and ethical boards. Leanne acts as Chief investigator and/or principle investigator and ensures Good Clinical Practice principles are maintained throughout data collect.  

Colin Gidman

Colin Gidman

Associate

With over 35 years in healthcare, Colin is recognised as a strong leader with extensive experience and success in driving business change and direction. Operating at a senior level, he has worked in start-up, SME and global corporate companies. Success has been achieved by developing a clear strategic vision, instilling accountability and operating with high energy and pace across all business functions and through direct and indirect routes to market.

Deborah Glover

Deborah Glover MBE

Associate

Deborah is known as a creative problem solver, mentor, and enabler of frontline practitioners, facilitating them to lead change. An excellent communicator, with influencing, team building & leadership skills. A qualified nurse, widely published author and editor (reports, reviews, policy documents & articles) with over 25yrs experience of delivering successful practice & personal development programs across all sectors. 

Jennifer Washburn

Jennifer Washburn

Associate

With 15 years’ experience in HR and People Development, working across multiple sectors including retail, healthcare, law enforcement and consultancy Jenny is an accomplished and credible senior manager with many years developing leadership capability and helping to transform organisations.

Currently operating as a senior professional for a well-known retailer, Jenny provides an authentic and pragmatic approach to helping individuals to be the best they can be.

Bruce Isdale

Bruce Isdale

Associate

Bruce is passionate about helping our clients improve performance outcomes. He does this primarily by helping individuals and teams to better understand the dynamics of their unique situations.

Drawing on his many years of international experience in both global corporate and SME environments Bruce strives to support individuals to explore their situations from different perspectives which is key to unlocking greater understanding, and enabling improved performance.

Linda Edmondson

Linda Edmondson

Associate

Linda prides herself on finding innovative solutions for our clients’ communication needs. Linda brings considerable experience in scientific and medical communications as a writer, editor, and manager. She enjoys the creative side of scientific writing: telling a clear story, focusing on a specific audience, and conveying key points effectively.