Mark Duman MRPharmS is a rare blend of clinician, management consultant and
patient advocate. He works with organisations to help them realise
the full benefit of their services and products, especially through
the often untapped potential of patients and the public.
He supported the development of Europe’s first paperless hospital, installing a Cerner system in Health Care International in Scotland in 1994. In Lewisham Hospital he developed the award-winning PharmAssist system harnessing multimedia t to help ethnic minorities with their medicines-taking. At The King’s Fund, Mark promoted shared clinical decision making, founded the Ask About Medicines campaign & authored their best-selling publication ‘Producing Patient Information’. At the BBC, he developed a range of behaviour change interventions to improve people’s health and lifestyle.
Following roles in publishing and telecoms, Mark moved into consulting with clients including Cancer Research UK, Care Quality Commission, Pfizer, NHS England and Microsoft.
In addition to various advisory and (digital health) mentor roles, he is a NW Service Champion for Diabetes UK, a Patient Ambassador for HIMSS UK and an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Salford.