Mark Holmes – Assistant Director

As Assistant Director and Head of Innovation Unit, Mark’s role is to lead the Innovation team to formalise and drive forward Blenheim’s approach to innovation. His role is both internally and externally focused developing ideas from our current workforce, developing existing products and identifying new ideas. 

Mark has over 25 years of experience as a mental health nurse. In his career he has developed services in community treatment, hospital alcohol liaison, Brief Treatment, alcohol related long term conditions and end of life care. Mark was being twice awarded Nursing Times Awards; The Mental Health Nurse of the Year in 2012 and LTC Team of the year 2016. He has co-authored nationally influential publications including the Blue Light Project. He has been a member of many expert panels including at the WHO and currently sits on PHE expert group for alcohol treatment.