Our Family

We work together to make
health easy

Our Mission

Our mission is to make health easy for healthcare services and patients. Together, we are all dedicated to delivering effective solutions – so what does that mean?

It means we approach things a bit differently. It means we step back and try to think about what will work best. And because we care about people, we take time to understand the challenges they’re facing.

This means we develop innovative products and service solutions that improve the lives of patients, and provide the very best value for healthcare providers.

Above all, it means we empower people to take control of their own health.
We want everyone to be able to change their lives for the better.

Improving lives - the Spirit way

Optimisation of medicines management

We deliver substantial savings on prescribing expenditure across the UK

Primary care services

We work with NHS partners to provide top quality primary care for patients

Diabetes education and management

We provide high-quality education programmes to support people living with diabetes

Digital health solutions

We developed a digital health solution that is loved by patients and clinical teams

Pathway change support

We offer data analysis, simulation, modelling, and implementation to a pharmaceutical and NHS clients

Online pharmacy

We help people with long term health conditions access medicines, self care items and advice from the comfort of home

Award Winning Service

We regard awards as a mark of commitment to quality and excellence for patients and healthcare providers.





HSJ Award sponsorship - Optimisation of Medicines Management

We’re incredibly proud to have sponsored a the “Optimisation of Medicines Management'” category in the 2018 HSJ Awards. We had over 90 entries, showcasing the amazing work that is happening across the country.

LaingBuisson Awards - Healthcare Outcomes Award

EMPOWER, our structured diabetes education (SDE) programme, was recognised as overall winner of the Clinical Services ‘Healthcare Outcomes’ award in 2017. The programme, which is developed for people newly diagnosed with diabetes, was recognised for its high quality care and dedication to continuous improvement.

ACQ5 Global Awards - UK Healthcare Company of the Year

We were honoured to be announced as one of the winners of the ACQ5 Global Awards, which celebrate the benchmark of achievement and best practice in a variety of industries. Our CEO Chris Barker was also awarded with the Gamechanger of the Year, a mark of achieving outstanding commercial success.

Barclays Social Entrepreneur of the Year

Our CEO Chris Barker was just one of five people across the UK to scoop an accolade at the inaugural Barclays Entrepreneur Awards, which celebrate innovation and social change. He said winning was “an unexpected honour and a remarkable platform to help us embark on our plans for 2017.”

Our Values

Our mission is to make health easy for healthcare services and patients, by seeking alternative perspectives, implementing effective solutions, and delivering on our promises, always!

We do this whilst having fun…
Our patients and customers love working with us and our staff find Spirit is a safe, innovative fun and challenging place to work.


We help, listen and seek to understand our patients and customers to help make better informed decisions. We welcome people into our family treating everyone with respect and truthfully sharing information.


We’re dedicated to improving value and efficiency across healthcare systems. You can trust us to do what we say we will do. We simplify the complex, provide informed data driven solutions designed to tackle root causes, and deliver tangible results, brilliantly!


We challenge perceived wisdom, thrive on change and implement better approaches. We have a positive can-do attitude and love a business challenge.

Join our family

Interested in joining our fast growing, highly skilled team at Spirit?

Meet our Team

We have a great team of people across our businesses, bringing a wealth of experience and passion to everything we do.

Meet some of our family!

Chris Barker

Chief Executive Officer

Dr Richard Palin

Medical Director

Bruce Adams

Sales Director

Nadine Miles

Director of Market Development

Owen Tribe

CTO, Spirit Digital

Maxine Rowley

Primary Care Operations Director

Zara Syed

Lead Pharmacist for Spirit Pharmacy

Oliver Brooks

Corporate Development Manager

There are many more of us in the family!

Every person working at Spirit offers a wealth of experience, passion and dedication to everything they do.  We all want to make a difference and do it amazingly, with a genuine focus on our people, patients and customers.  We care about what we do, how we do it and the outcomes we achieve.  At Spirit, we focus on collaboration, challenging convention and delivering together.

Our Spirit family is full of amazingly talented and enthusiastic people, far too many to name check every single one of them! Providing support to our clinical teams of doctors, nurses, healthcare professionals and administration teams, we have experts in Information Technology, Finance, Marketing, Business Development, Administration, Governance, Human Resources, Procurement, Logistics, Customer Services and Quality.

Want to find out more about our award-winning products and services?

Get in touch to see how the Spirit family of companies can help you.