Nick Peres

NHS and UK XR Health Alliance

Nick Peres is a Digital Innovation and Emerging Technologies professional that has specialised in XR technologies (particularly Virtual Reality) within Healthcare and Education for the past seven years. He is the XR Advisor to the XR Health Alliance, and Digital Innovation Consultant, (previously Head of Digital Technologies) at Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust (TSDFT) and currently leads on multiple VR based initiatives within the NHS including The VR Lab sponsored by Health Education England. He is also the founder of PatientVR, a project set up to ‘virtually’ put clinicians in the patients shoes for reflective, humanistic skills learning.
Nick is completing his PhD in technological mediation and empathy in simulated training at the University of Plymouth and is a contributing researcher and advisor in Transtechnology, a transdisciplinary research group situated in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.