An award-winning company with a mission
To put it simply, our mission is to make health easy and accessible for all. We aim to take the complications out of healthcare, improve the lives of patients and provide the best value for healthcare providers. We step back and take the time to understand the challenges our patients, partners and staff are facing.
Our services include cost-effective medicines optimisation programmes, innovative digital health technology, high-quality education services, patient-focused GP practices, and our diabetes-specialist pharmacy.
We’re proud to see our work recognised by some of the leading names in health and technology and we wouldn’t have been able to do it without our Spirit family.
"I have been with Spirit for nine exciting years. Spirit is where the fusion of vision, ambition, effort and teamwork have been harnessed to try to create a better world and we are succeeding. I love it!"
Jim Swift, Health Economist
"Being part of Spirit means being part of a strong family that never stops learning, always stays positive and makes it happen."
Trupti Lagli, Education Services Administrator
"Working at Spirit has re-ignited my passion for nursing and caring. Embracing working in a different and exciting way with brilliant people who are passionate about improving care for people has been invigorating."
Karen Moore, Clinical Operational Lead & Specialist Practitioner CMS
"At Spirit every day is different and new challenges and opportunities arise constantly, so I find great comfort in always feeling supported by our fabulous teams - even when the support is someone being a critical friend!"
Nadine Miles, Director of Service Delivery
"Spirit, to me, is not just a business - it's a bunch of super smart, passionate people who have got together to try and improve lives. There's a deep love of the NHS, and a strong will to try and tackle some of healthcare's hardest challenges."
Jamie Starr, Marketing Director
The evolution of Spirit
It all started in 2007
Spirit was incorporated with a goal to save the NHS money, focusing on medicines optimisation.
Moving on a few years to 2011
Launched our Active Implementation service in medicines optimisation and licensed the first version of CliniTouch Vie from the US.
4 years later in 2015
Created our education services, starting with structured diabetes education. Launched CliniTouch Vie, our digital health platform.
1 year later in 2016
Launched our primary care offering through operating GP practices.
Here we are today
Now a growing team constantly developing our multi-award-winning services.
Passion, dedication and experience
Every person working at Spirit offers a wealth of experience, passion and dedication, with a genuine focus on our people, patients and customers.
Our family includes over 60 doctors, nurses, pharmacists, researchers and scientists, adding up to hundreds of years of direct NHS experience which we utilise everyday. Along with staff from non-clinical backgrounds, this means that we get a 360-degree view.
Having a collective mission means we work together, and good culture is vital. We’re proud to say that we were one of Best Companies’ top 100 companies to work for in 2021, an outstanding company to work for in 2022 and a world class company to work for in 2023!
Read our 2023 Yearbook to see what it’s like working at Spirit.
"Spirit means working with passionate colleagues to challenge the norm and push boundaries to make health easy for patients"
Selma Abed, Head of Medicines Optimisation
"At Spirit, you gain a family whether you're working in the office or from home. The goals that have been set for Soar 25 are a challenge and make it a great place to work. "
Jiten Gandhi, 2nd Line IT Support
"Spirit is the place where I can be challenged, stretch myself, excel in what I am already good at, and share my experience with an amazing "family" of people who are fun, hardworking and aren't afraid to give honest feedback!"
Sarah Jones, Head of People, Primary Care
"Spirit is somewhere you can learn, develop and challenge yourself."
Sadiq Ibrahim, Finance Assistant
"Spirit is a place of passion. Every single person here is here because they believe in what we are delivering and they want to make a difference. "
Shiona Hawkins, Agile Digital Delivery Manager
Living by our values
Whether we’re collaborating with the NHS to launch a virtual ward, or partnering with industry customers to help the NHS optimise value from medicines, we’re proud to carry our values throughout everything we do.
We help, listen and seek to understand our patients and customers to help make better informed decisions. We treat everyone with respect and truthfully share information.
We’re dedicated to improving value and efficiency across healthcare systems. We simplify the complex, provide informed data driven solutions, and deliver tangible results, brilliantly!
We challenge perceived wisdom, thrive on change and implement better approaches that are designed to tackle root causes. We have a positive attitude and love a business challenge.
Meet some of the team
CEO a.k.a Chief Mischievist
Director of Service Delivery
Head of Medicines Optimisation
Managing Director, Active Implementation
Collaborating with the NHS
We have close partnerships with many NHS and wider healthcare organisations, both in the UK and globally. Through our experience and staff, we have developed a deep understanding of the NHS, its pain points and its priorities for the future.
With around 200 employees working to make healthcare easy and accessible, there’s always a huge amount happening at Spirit. Find out what’s been going on below!
Long term cost savings and quality outcomes for the NHS – new findings from Spirit Health’s prescribing change programmes
Primary care prescribing plays a significant part in the NHS overspend. It’s not a total revelation, but it’s still an […]