Consultant Clinical Scientist and Scientific & Innovation Director, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Wendy Tindale, OBE, MSc, PhD, CSci, FIPEM, MRCP(London), is Consultant Clinical Scientist and Scientific & Innovation Director at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. She holds a Professorship in Medical Physics at the University of Sheffield and nationally is Director of the NIHR ‘Devices for Dignity’ MedTech Co-operative. She has an interest in combining clinical academic excellence and patient benefit with business opportunities through the translation of innovative medical technologies and has worked with both public and private sectors to facilitate successful collaborations.

Wendy has contributed to numerous national and international committees. She received a Beacon Award for outstanding contribution to healthcare and was honoured in the Health Service Journal’s inaugural Inspirational Women awards for outstanding leadership in her field. She received an OBE for Services to Healthcare in 2013 and was Healthcare Scientist of the Year in 2016.

She is currently a panel member/adviser to EPSRC and Innovate UK and has worked with NICE, MRC and NIHR to advise on strategy, Medtech funding and national adoption.

Within the NHS, Wendy leads a large Clinical Directorate supporting broad scientific services and innovative practices spanning imaging, clinical engineering and medical physics disciplines. She has a passion for working in partnership with patients to identify unmet needs and deliver user-focused sustainable solutions.


15 October 2020