About QuestPrehab & Phase-B

The QuestPrehab™ cancer and surgery telehealth prehabilitation services programme was developed by Dr Tara Rampal and the team. Phase-B C.I.C is a not-for-profit company. We are a team of doctors, nurses, telehealth, and life science/clinical entrepreneurs. We all share a passion for helping patients in need of major medical intervention to maintain quality of life throughout their treatment journey.

Our Mission

We believe a major medical intervention such as cancer or surgery should not automatically result in reduced quality of life. Our programs are designed with the needs of patients in mind. Our pathways are proven to result in significant overall improvements in health-related quality of life for patients.

Meet the Phase-B Team

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Professor Tara Rampal, MBBS FRCA

FOUNDER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF PHASE-B

Professor Rampal is a Consultant Anaesthetist with a keen interest in Peri-Operative care and Population Health. She trained at the Barts and the London School of Anaesthesia where she was awarded the Excellence Award for Academic Achievement in 2008. Professor Rampal has a credible and commendable track record of developing world-class award-winning patient optimisation services. During her tenure at Medway NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) she led the development of the Prehab Unit. For her work, she received Enhance Recovery After Surgery Society (ERAS) award for the best perioperative success story (2019) as well as Chief Executive’s Scholarship for Brilliance. The latter facilitated her travel and observership of the prehab unit at McGill University in Montreal. While she led the Prehab Unit at MFT, the unit was rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection of the Trust (2020) and featured on the BBC South East news (2020). She subsequently founded and leads the award-winning Kent and Medway Prehab™ programme, a pan-county multi-organisation collaborative helping cancer patients to get fitter through targeted physical and psychological support. It is supported by Public Health and Cancer Alliance. This programme was featured as a case study in the NHS-X digital playbook. As part of this initiative, she has published A collection of recipes. This booklet features delicious and nutritious recipes donated by outstanding British Chefs to aid the healing of people with cancer as they go through their survivalship journey. Rt. Hon Tracey Crouch is the patron of the Kent and Medway Prehab project. She is passionate about the potential of digital tools in changing the healthcare landscape and is a frequent speaker at events discussing innovation in healthcare. She has completed the Leadership in Population Health module at the King’s Fund London and is a visiting Senior Lecturer at the Canterbury Christ Church University.

KARL RUNEBERG

Karl Runeberg

ENGAGEMENT LEAD AND ADVISOR

Advisor and director with a focus on  Medical Technology. Chairman of the Board at Bonäsudden Holding AB (Publ) and Board Member at Sydsvenska Hem AB (Publ). Leader with a successful track record in building and managing organisations in dynamic and fast-growing start-up environments as well as corporations. Karl holds a Master of Science degree from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.

Advisory Board

Dr Nick Plowman

Dr Nick Plowman, MA, MD, FRCR, FRCP

ONCOLOGY ADVISOR

Internationally respected Oncologist, Dr. Plowman has been a Consultant Oncologist at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and the Hospital for Sick Children in London for thirty-years. His research work has led to advances in medical practice worldwide including the introduction of aromatase inhibitors into breast cancer management and glucocorticoids into advanced prostate cancer management. Dr. Plowman works globally and has deep experience in the UK, EU, USA, and the Middle East. He was trained and qualified at Cambridge University. Dr. Plowman also consults, globally, to healthcare providers, pharmaceutical companies, medical device companies, diagnostic companies, Venture Capital. He also provides an expert opinion in medico-legal matters.

Nathan Nagel

Nathan Nagel

COMMERCIAL ADVISOR

Mr Nathan Nagel is a lifescience/ clinical entrepreneur with 22 years’ experience with 12 years’ experience of being an executive director. He is currently the CEO of the Fratrem Group Ltd; Middle East Medical Portal and Oncology Commercial Services, Mentor to founders on the Capital Enterprise Cancer Tech Accelerator, Head of UK for CureMatch Genetics, Board Adviser to NHS and University companies. His past executive experience includes CEO at Gamlen Tableting Ltd (Pharmaceuticals), Managing Director of Sanyal Bio LLC (Liver disease), CEO of Neuro-Bio Ltd (Neuroscience), CEO of Oncology Pharma Ltd (Market research company), and Managing partner of LifeScience Ventures Ltd (Healthcare Venture Capital)

Our Awards
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Winner of Best Concept Presentation at Perioperative Care 2019 Conference.

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Certificate of Recognition for Innovation of the Year at ISPRM2020

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Runner up at British Association of Surgical Oncology in 2020

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Runner up at KSS Surgical Research Forum in 2021

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Winner of ERAS best Perioperative success story in 2019

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Featured in NHS fab academy adaptions to Covid19 pandemic 2020

Learn More About QuestPrehab™

Contact us to book a video call with a member of our team to learn how our innovative telehealth-delivered prehabilitation programs can help your organization improve the quality of care and create the potential for substantial savings.