AVIA HEALTH INFORMATICS PLC: Directorate & Management Changes


                                                               10 February 2010
                          Avia Health Informatics Plc                          
                           ("Avia" or "the Company")                           
                              Directorate Change                               
                       Non-Executive Director appointed                        
                                      and                                      
             Plain Healthcare restructures senior management team              
                                      to                                       
                     facilitate global market penetration                      

  * Roger Lane-Smith appointed Non-Executive Director of Avia
      * Plain Healthcare restructure into two profit centres - UK and International
      * Tim Morris appointed UK Operations Director of Plain Healthcare
      * Chris Coyne appointed International Business Director of Plain Healthcare
      * Plain Healthcare's Director of Practice Innovation Robert Crouch made a
    Visiting Professor at Surrey University


Avia (AIM: AVIA), the developer and provider of clinical decision support
systems worldwide, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Roger
Lane-Smith as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Roger was formerly
executive chairman and senior partner of DLA Piper Group LLP, the world's
largest law firm and brings vast experience in worldwide business operations,
corporate strategy and commercial management disciplines. The disclosures
required under AIM Rule 17 are set out below. 
In addition, to help achieve Avia's objective of global penetration of the
Clinical Decision Support market through a strategy of added value partnerships
within the UK and internationally, its operating subsidiary, Plain Healthcare
has restructured its senior management team and formed two profit centres
covering the UK and the rest of the world. 
As a result of the above changes and with immediate effect, Tim Morris,
previously product development director, is appointed UK Operations Director
with responsibility for sales, marketing and product development in the UK and
Chris Coyne, previously sales and marketing director, is appointed
International Business Director with responsibility for the generation of sales
in the international market, and to identify products from international third
party suppliers to be sold in the UK market. 
In addition, the Company is pleased to announce that Robert Crouch, Director of
Practice Innovation, has been made a Visiting Professor at Surrey
University, reflecting his international standing as a leader, teacher and
researcher in emergency nursing.  The Company now has a second Professor among
its directors and senior management team which further emphasises the Company's
focus on developing products which are at the cutting edge of clinical
practice. 
Barry Giddings, Chairman, Avia Health Informatics commented: 
"The appointment of Roger Lane-Smith significantly strengthens the Board and
will assist us in our aim of expanding internationally, as will the management
changes at our subsidiary, Plain Healthcare. By re-organising the business into
two distinct profit centres we believe that this will allow us to accelerate
the company's growth." 
Enquiries: 
Avia Health Informatics Plc                                                    
Barry Giddings, Chairman                                          07770 747 818 
                                                                           
Merchant John East Securities Limited (Nominated Adviser and Broker)           
Simon Clements/Bidhi Bhoma                                        020 7628 2200 
                                                                           
Lothbury Financial (Financial PR)                                              
Gary Middleton/Michael Padley                                     020 7011 9411 
Further information on Roger Lane-Smith as required under AIM Rule 17: 
Roger Lane-Smith (aged 64) holds, or has in the last five years held, the
following directorships and/or partnerships: 
Current directorships/partnerships     Former directorships/partnerships held   
                                   within the last 5 years                  
                                                                           
MS International plc                   Punch Taverns (PM) Limited               
                                                                           
Timpson Group plc                      Paymentshield Holdings Limited           
                                                                           
GBM Support Services Group Limited     Cholmondeley Farms Limited               
                                                                           
Mostyn Estates Limited                 Civica plc                               
                                                                           
The Alderley Group Limited             Turley Associates Limited                
                                                                           
Alderley Investments Limited           JJB Sports plc                           
                                                                           
Alderley Industries Limited            Lanebridge Investment Management Limited 
                                                                           
DLA & Partners Limited                 Lanebridge Holdings Limited              
                                                                           
Dolphin Capital Investors Limited                                               
                                                                           
W.H. Ireland Group plc                                                          
                                                                           
Classical Investments Limited                                                   
                                                                           
Greenvale Investments Limited                                                   
                                                                           
Yarrow Investments Limited                                                      
Mr Lane-Smith currently holds 41,700 ordinary shares in the capital of the
Company, representing 0.84 per cent. of the issued share capital. 
Mr Lane-Smith has confirmed there is no additional information under AIM Rule
17 which needs to be disclosed. 
For more information on Odyssey our Clinical Decision Support tool, visit
www.plain.co.uk 
Notes to editors 
Avia Health Informatics plc was admitted to trading on AIM on 16 November 2009
having completed a reverse takeover of The Plain Software Company Limited
("Plain"). It is Avia's intention to grow the business both organically and by
acquisition. 
The Company produces a range of clinical decision support products under the
Odyssey brand: 
* Odyssey TeleAssess which supports telephone triage by nurses and the 


    provision of up-to-date self are advice; is also used to manage demand for
    clinical services in an efficient manner. Used by GP out of ours services,
    GP surgeries in-hours, ambulance trusts and the MoD.
      * Odyssey FaceToFace is used by nurse-led clinics such as NHS Walk-in
    Centres, GP-led Health entres, Polyclinics, primary care centres and
    practices staffed by varying nurse grades. It's also used in prisons.
      * Odyssey Reception is utilised by non-clinical staff to prioritise patient
    queues and identify potential emergencies quickly and safely. It may be
    used by receptionists throughout primary care services.
      * Odyssey Gold a state-of-the-art combination product comprising some or all
    Odyssey variants: Reception, TeleAssess and FaceToFace merged into one,
    seamless solution.
      * Odyssey eCover allows health managers to commission health workers to work
    from home to provide emergency cover when needed. Securely held on N3
    servers, its sophisticated security system allows access via domestic
    broadband.
      * Odyssey FirstAssess is being developed specifically for use in the Prison
    service to help improve healthcare in this challenging environment.


Odyssey products interact with leading GP patient administration systems and
other key systems used by the NHS. 
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