Sarah Burns appointed as Chief Operating Officer

November 23, 2017

Medica Group, the UK market leader in the provision of teleradiology services, today announces the appointment of Sarah Burns as Chief Operating Officer.

Sarah brings 25 years of clinical and operational experience within radiology to Medica. She will work closely with Medica’s leadership team to further strengthen the clinical focus of the business and to enable the company to meet its growth targets for 2018 and beyond. Additionally, Sarah will sit on the company’s Operational Board.

Sarah joined Medica in October 2016 as the Director of Clinical Services, having brought a wealth of experience from her previous roles in the NHS and independent sector. Prior to joining Medica, Sarah held a variety of senior operational roles at Alliance Medical, a radiology services company, latterly as Clinical Services Director, and was responsible for complex clinical delivery. Sarah qualified as a radiographer from the Manchester School of Radiography.

John Graham, Chief Executive Officer of Medica, commented:

“We are delighted to appoint Sarah as Chief Operating Officer of Medica. Sarah’s exceptional track record in her current clinical services role at Medica and her strong operational background within the healthcare sector, make her ideally suited to take the position of Chief Operating Officer. We are confident that this appointment will enable Medica to continue to deliver excellent clinical outcomes, through the delivery of efficient, high quality, cost-effective and secure remote radiology services.”


About Medica

Medica is the UK market leader by revenue in the provision of teleradiology services, providing outsourced interpretation and reporting on MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT (computerised tomography) and plain film (x-ray) images. The Company currently offers three primary services to hospital radiology departments: NightHawk, an out-of-hours service, routine cross-sectional reporting on MRI and CT scans, and routine plain film reporting on x-ray images.

Medica has developed a bespoke secure IT platform that provides market-leading linkage between a hospital’s Radiology Information System (RIS) and Consultant Radiologists who contract with Medica. Direct RIS access ensures that the full wider patient information is available and reviewed with every report.

The Company contracts with the largest pool of consultant radiologists outside of the NHS and has been trusted to provide more than 1.3 million examinations annually across its customer base of more than 100 NHS Trusts and various private hospital groups and diagnostic imaging companies. For more information please visit

About teleradiology

Teleradiology is the electronic transmission of radiological patient images, including plain film (x-rays), CT scans and MRI scans, from one location to another for the purposes of diagnostic interpretation and reporting.

For further details contact:

Paul Cornell
01424 377905