Ethical, values-led recruitment of Digital, PMO & Analytics talent

Supporting the NHS

We've been a strategic partner to the NHS since 2011.

Our years of working with the NHS means we know how it operates. We understand its values, environment, processes, systems, priorities and people.

We’ve built our services to be NHS centric, delivering to demanding briefs, budgets and deadlines with a values-led, inclusive approach.

NHS Management Team

Our NHS Divisional Managers deliver both managed services projects and contingent recruitment services. 

They are supported by Digital, Project Management Office (PMO) and Analytics specialist NHS recruitment and delivery teams.  

Heather Gordon
Associate Director
Digital, PMO, Analytics

Heather has been a key talent partner to some of the largest NHS Trusts since joining Keystream in 2014.

She manages a team of specialist NHS consultants, delivering contractors for essential digital, analytical and EPR programmes.

Gareth Watts
Associate Business Director
Digital, PMO, Analytics

With years of experience working in the NHS environment, Gareth has built strong relationships with a roster of NHS Trusts, CCGs and CSUs UK wide.

He provides contract and permanent digital, PMO and analytics talent alongside the delivery of managed services projects.

Peter Astley
Business Manager
Digital, PMO & Analytics

Working with a number of NHS Trusts, Peter focuses on managed service projects and recruitment of digital, PMO and analytics talent.

He has developed many valued business relationships with NHS clients, who rely on him to deliver to tight schedules and budgets.

Chris Knights
Divisional Manager
Digital, PMO, Analytics

With a focus on leadership roles, Chris works with NHS clients, delivering permanent and interim talent within the technology space.

He understands the NHS culture, environment and systems, using his knowledge to place senior roles with technical expertise and cultural fit.

NHS Talent Networks

Many of our contractors have worked with us for years. They have NHS experience, proven their capability to deliver and we know them well. We recruit NHS Band 4 to VSM in Digital, PMO, Analytics, Corporate and other non-medical, non-clinical roles.


Software developers, application support, cyber security, service desk analysts and infrastructure.


Business analysis, project management, programme management, testing, integration, training.


Data architects, data quality, DWP, information analysis, migration & developers.

Corporate functions

Administration, HR, business support, risk, governance, corporate management

Client experience

Our NHS teams have many long-standing relationships with NHS bodies throughout the UK.

They’ve developed a reputation for specialist knowledge, quality of service, consistent delivery and a caring, ethical approach.

Put simply, people like to work with us. Which is why many of our client and network relationships have been with us since the beginning.

What our partners say…


The latest from the Keystream Team

Job seeker help, market insights, EDI support, hiring trends and company news.

The pandemic had a huge impact on IT teams. Suddenly, large numbers of people had to work from home. And, critical IT projects to upgrade the systems that underpin NHS services still needed to run.

Contractors were urgently needed to help stretched teams deliver under pressure - and we were able to help. Read more.


Managing a large roster of contractors can be time consuming and costly.

A Master Vendor Agreement can result in significant savings, as one of our NHS Trust clients discovered.https://www.key-stream.com/contact

Working collaboratively with the Trust’s transformation team, Keystream Consultant Business Analysts helped analyse current workflows, identify all stakeholders and visualise process maps prior to an EPR procurement process. Read more...

A partnership between Surrey & Borders NHS Partnership Trust and Matt McCormick delivered a major infrastructure overhaul.

Successful transition to a centrally managed data centre across 142 network devices at 32 sites. Read full case study...

Having started working in IT in the 80s, Nick O'Reilly, CTO for NHS BSA, has seen a lot of positive change.

Using his senior position, he's using networks and championing allyship to take that one step further. Read more...