Ross O’Brien is the Digital Innovation Director at Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust in the UK. He was formerly the Service Lead for the Grenfell Health and Wellbeing Service which is the NHS mental health service established following the Grenfell Tower fire in London in 2017 claiming 72 lives. He established the service to support the traumatised and bereaved community affected by the tragedy. Ross pioneered the use of VR in healthcare in the immediate months following the tragedy.
Ross is also the Programme Lead of the London Digital Talking Therapies Programme at NHS England and is working to establish a digital single point of access for all Londoners accessing NHS psychological therapy services. Ross is a recently graduate from the Digital Health London Digital Pioneer Fellowship. Ross holds a Human Rights Masters from the University of London