NHS patient care

NHS patient care

Hospital construction

Hospital construction

Organising private healthcare

Organising private healthcare

Medical devices and pharmaceutical supplies

Medical devices and pharmaceutical supplies

Pioneer Healthcare Limited

Pioneer Healthcare Limited

Independent healthcare provider of healthcare services to the NHS across a broad range of areas of expertise, both clinical and non-clinical.

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Pioneer Healthcare International

Pioneer Healthcare International

Hospital transformations and new hospital builds worldwide with provision of complete turnkey services, design to commissioning.

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Pioneer Healthcare Services

Pioneer Healthcare Services

Organising medical treatment for private UK, international self-pay or insured patients, individuals, corporates, embassies and government bodies.

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Pioneer Healthcare Global

Pioneer Healthcare Global

Cost efficient pharmaceutical solutions with no compromise on quality.

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Our Mission and Values

Pioneer Healthcare aim to provide the highest quality of care and expertise to all our patients. This care will be:

  • Patient focused and take into account the needs of the individual and their families.
  • Accessible and Equitable: We provide rapid access to a range of specialist services for all patients with short waiting times, in a welcoming setting with support and follow up care as standard.
  • Effective: Provided on the basis of internationally reviewed evidence and by highly skilled clinical and nursing staff.
  • Safe: Provided within settings that are well equipped and meet the necessary requirements for safe, well governed care.
  • Delivered within a care pathway which works in partnership with referrers and those providing care post-discharge.
  • Cost effective within the parameters of quality and productivity.

These qualities will be paramount in provision of services both regionally, nationally and internationally.

Meet Our Leadership Team

The Pioneer Healthcare group of companies has a management board comprised of experienced professionals, both clinical and managerial, most with extensive NHS experience.

Hesham Zaki

Hesham Zaki

CEO / Chairman

Hesham Zaki is Chairman and CEO of Pioneer Healthcare. Hesham is a Specialist Neurosurgeon with expertise in Spinal Surgery and Paediatric neurosurgery.

He is the Head of Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery at Sheffield Childrens' Hospital and has overseen the transformation of the department into a world class unit with some of the best outcomes and infrastructure in the UK. He is also the Clinical Director of the Division of Surgery and Critical Care incorporating a vast portfolio and responsibilities. Hesham has a wealth of experience in managing large organisations in the UK and provides the leadership role within the organisation.

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John McMullan

John McMullan

Managing Director

John McMullan is an Adult Neurosurgeon with special interest in Spinal Surgery and Paediatric Neurosurgery.

John was previously the Head of Department of Neurosurgery at Sheffield Teaching Hospital, one of the biggest Neurosurgery Departments in the UK. He is a member of a number of peer review committees in England including the Paediatric Brain Tumour registry and the Paediatric Head Injury group.  John provides day to day operational guidance to the team in his role as MD.

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Prasad Godbole

Prasad Godbole

Medical Director

Prasad Godbole is a Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in Sheffield, UK.

He is also the Deputy Medical Director of Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust responsible for all governance, quality and safety issues.  As Medical Director, Prasad Godbole is responsible on a corporate basis to ensure that all services are productive and efficient.

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Tim Tomlinson

Tim Tomlinson

Director of Business Development

Tim Tomlinson is the Director of Business Development.

An operational manager and Director of Nursing with over 35 years of primary and secondary healthcare service experience in the U.K. and internationally in the military, public and independent sectors, including 15 years at executive board level. Tim is an expert in organisational change, turnaround, service improvement, the development of services and the design and program management of specialist healthcare facilities.

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Nicola Salkeld

Nicola Salkeld

Director of Operations

Nicola Salkeld is the Director of Operations and responsible for day to day management of the organisation.

She is responsible for providing leadership to the administration team and utilizing LEAN methodology to ensure streamlined and efficient service delivery. Nicola is Prince2 qualified and has successfully completed a Post-Graduate Healthcare Leadership Degree and has a wealth of experience in commissioning and contracting, reporting and delivery of activity within budget and on time.

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Dr Amr Zaki

Dr Amr Zaki

Managing Director Pioneer Healthcare Services

Amr Zaki is a qualified health professional and brings UK and International experience which also extends across Pharma, Medical Devices and Hospital Management.

He was part of the Leadership team and sat on several clinical and non-clinical committee's for internationally recognised organisations in the UK as well as MENA region. Amr made significant changes and successfully introduced procedures and processes to improve patient pathways for private hospitals which played an integral part in the delivery of excellent healthcare customer service.

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Hesham Zaki

Hesham Zaki

CEO / Chairman

Hesham Zaki is Chairman and CEO of Pioneer Healthcare. Hesham is a Specialist Neurosurgeon with expertise in Spinal Surgery and Paediatric neurosurgery.

He is the Head of Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery at Sheffield Childrens' Hospital and has overseen the transformation of the department into a world class unit with some of the best outcomes and infrastructure in the UK. He is also the Clinical Director of the Division of Surgery and Critical Care incorporating a vast portfolio and responsibilities. Hesham has a wealth of experience in managing large organisations in the UK and provides the leadership role within the organisation.

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John McMullan

John McMullan

Managing Director

John McMullan is an Adult Neurosurgeon with special interest in Spinal Surgery and Paediatric Neurosurgery.

John was previously the Head of Department of Neurosurgery at Sheffield Teaching Hospital, one of the biggest Neurosurgery Departments in the UK. He is a member of a number of peer review committees in England including the Paediatric Brain Tumour registry and the Paediatric Head Injury group.  John provides day to day operational guidance to the team in his role as MD.

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Prasad Godbole

Prasad Godbole

Medical Director

Prasad Godbole is a Consultant Paediatric Urologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of Sheffield in Sheffield, UK.

He is also the Deputy Medical Director of Sheffield Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust responsible for all governance, quality and safety issues.  As Medical Director, Prasad Godbole is responsible on a corporate basis to ensure that all services are productive and efficient.

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Tim Tomlinson

Tim Tomlinson

Director of Business Development

Tim Tomlinson is the Director of Business Development.

An operational manager and Director of Nursing with over 35 years of primary and secondary healthcare service experience in the U.K. and internationally in the military, public and independent sectors, including 15 years at executive board level. Tim is an expert in organisational change, turnaround, service improvement, the development of services and the design and program management of specialist healthcare facilities.

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Nicola Salkeld

Nicola Salkeld

Director of Operations

Nicola Salkeld is the Director of Operations and responsible for day to day management of the organisation.

She is responsible for providing leadership to the administration team and utilizing LEAN methodology to ensure streamlined and efficient service delivery. Nicola is Prince2 qualified and has successfully completed a Post-Graduate Healthcare Leadership Degree and has a wealth of experience in commissioning and contracting, reporting and delivery of activity within budget and on time.

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Dr Amr Zaki

Dr Amr Zaki

Managing Director Pioneer Healthcare Services

Amr is a qualified health professional and brings UK and International experience which also extends across Pharma, Medical Devices and Hospital Management.

He was part of the Leadership team and sat on several clinical and non-clinical committee's for internationally recognised organisations in the UK as well as MENA region. Amr made significant changes and successfully introduced procedures and processes to improve patient pathways for private hospitals which played an integral part in the delivery of excellent healthcare customer service.

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