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Award winning data scientists, dedicated to the NHS

NHS data hub

Oceansblue offer artisanal data science services to NHS Trusts, helping them improve their digital maturity and optimise their workforce systems.
For over a decade, we’ve applied our deep-mining approach to converged NHS datasets, supporting Trusts in taking advantage of Machine Learning to solve their workforce-related challenges.

Our flexible approach means we can provide an intelligent and responsive service shaped around your specific needs. Want to know more about the power of Intelligent Workforce Compliance? 

Why choose us?

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A friendly, experienced team

As approachable as they are knowledgeable, our team is passionate about the ability of data to transform operational practices.

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Deep knowledge of NHS systems

We empower your teams to correlate and act upon insights from ESR, PAS, Datix, Medics and others. As an Allocate partner, we seamlessly deliver a collaborative service.

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Shared rewards

We’re so confident we’ll make a difference that if we don’t, there’s no charge for our service. The typical transformation value we identify is £6m pa.

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Rapid results

With no need for IT infrastructure changes, our solutions are fast to implement. Recommended interventions can be actioned from day one.

Meet the team

With our experts by your side, you can start making workforce planning decisions with more confidence. Life becomes a little easier when your data is safe in our care.

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Greg Bull

Greg is an Oceansblue co-founder and Director and a solutions architect by instinct. He loves to solve problems for our customers, especially those that correlate to improved patient outcomes or return evidenced financial savings.


He firmly believes everything can be improved, using his diverse experience in IT, business intelligence and change management to "make it so".


Greg thinks there is no finer art form than cookery, and is also fond of red wine (being educated in Bordeaux) and running. He is not fond of camping.

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Roz Wisdom

Roz joined the team recently to help us spread the news of our successes to other Trusts. Why would we want to keep this quiet? With 20 years experience in B2B marketing for blue-chips, Roz's expertise is in Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing and proposition development.

Roz is helping Oceansblue to develop and market our proposition so that more Trusts become aware of how we can help.


In her free time, Roz is a keen road cyclist, gardener and mud-runner.

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Keith Elkin

An Oceansblue co-founder and Director, Keith has broad experience in NHS workforce solutions, and a deep understanding of where e-rostering lets Trusts down.


Keith's been there and done that in spades. With expertise in business process re-engineering, Keith has a passion for helping your Trust perform.

Outside of work, Keith is fond of sailing (having recently completed a trans-atlantic crossing on the yacht "Emily Morgan") and off-roading in his suspiciously clean Land Rover.

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Stephen Curran

With a background in Computer Science, Steve has extensive experience in project delivery, systems design and data analytics. Much of his time within industry has been in the defence aerospace sector, monitoring the health of the Eurofighter Typhoon fleet. Inside Oceansblue, Steve is our Director of Professional Services, and you'll notice how he cares about our customers and their success.

Steve is an RAF reservist, member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology and is generally the sharpest-dressed member of the team.


Lyn McIntyre MBE

A Non-Executive Director, Lyn has a 45-year career in nursing and healthcare, up to Board level, holding regional and National roles at NHSE, NHSI and the Department of Health and Social Care in e-rostering, metrics development and patient safety.

Lyn has significantly contributed to the healthcare sector, notably as the nursing clinical workforce lead in Lord Carter’s reviews on productivity and efficiency.


Her passion is to help Trusts use data-driven decisions to improve patient outcomes. 


Tom Burke

Tom is an experienced data wrangler and project manager, working specifically with NHS workforce data for the past 6 years. He has deep knowledge of the rostering challenges our customers face today - and how to address them! 

Tom believes building strong relationships is a pivotal part of creating success for any customer journey.


Away from work, Tom is a fan of anything guitar-related and a fitness enthusiast. 

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