Passion for Technology & Innovation
Established in 2014 by Dr Paul Upton and Alan Sanders, Ultramed is a pioneering health technology company, placing innovation and first-class patient experience at the forefront of strategy. Combining clinical NHS executive experience with international design expertise, we provide elegant, patient-focused solutions to common problems. After identifying inefficiencies in the healthcare system, Ultramed developed MyPreOp®, building on Paul’s long standing interest in preoperative assessment having been on the NICE working group in 2002 which established preoperative investigation guidelines.
Dr Paul Upton Co Founder/ CEO
Dr Paul Upton is a former NHS anaesthetist and Medical Director at the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust. He took early retirement in 2016.
His NHS career was initially full time clinical work as a consultant anaesthetist with an interest in intensive care medicine. He then moved to part-time clinical work to be able to support the development of the Peninsula Medical School as Hospital Sub-Dean, including leading on the development of the year 5 curriculum.
He became Medical Director at the Trust for 4 years between 2009 and 2013. During that period the Trust moved from “heading for corporate failure” to having a Board to Board meeting with Monitor in its Foundation Trust application journey.
Paul won the 2014 Clinical Informatics Leadership award from the Chief Clinical Informatics Officer’s network.
Alan Sanders Co-Founder/ Director
Alan Sanders, owner of high-end digital production studio Sanders Studios®, has been company director since 2003. With dual studios in the UK, Sanders Shiers has built up a strong reputation and currently enjoys working for clients the world over.
Sanders Studios client list includes prestigious brands such as LG, Phillips, Virgin, The Financial Times and Aerion, Partner of Airbus, creator of the world’s first supersonic private Jet. The studio has also received industry awards including best CGI at the International Mundos Digitales event in Spain, a Creative Circle award for an add campaign run in Germany and shortlisted at Cannes Lion international advertising awards.
In addition to possessing a strong business acumen Alan is Ultramed’s principal creative/ design director.
Dr Nick Michell
MyEndo® Clinical Lead
Dr Mike Newman
Clinical Safety Officer
Clinical Implementation Support
Dr Kawshala Peiris
MyPreOp® Kids Clinical Lead