Our Family

We work together to make the world a healthier and happier place

Our Mission

We sum up our mission as ‘making the world a healthier and happier place, one patient at a time’. Together, we are all dedicated to delivering what we call ‘refreshing healthcare’ – 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 services 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.

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 help make the world a healthier and happier place, one patient at a time. In order to deliver this, we hold a set of values at the heart of what we do, to help shape the way in which we work and behave on a daily basis. We believe it’s these values that allow us to deliver the best standard of care.

Creatively Caring

We always put patients and customers at the forefront of everything we do, and we find new and innovative ways to deliver great care

Transparently Trustworthy

We’re dedicated to improving value and efficiency across healthcare systems and you can trust us to do what we say we will do

Inspiringly Innovative

We source and develop the best solutions from around the world, and our award-winning approach is underpinned by market-leading technology

Fabulously Fun

We believe in a work/life balance that’s right for our people, and a fun environment to thrive in

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!

Dr Richard Palin

Medical Director

Dave Englefield

Head of Business Development

Nadine Miles

Director of Market Development

Bhavisha Maru

Education Services Manager

David Southern

Managing Director of Spirit Access

Maxine Rowley

Primary Care Operations Director

Zara Syed

Lead Pharmacist for Spirit Pharmacy

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.