Engineers' House

The Promenade

Clifton Down

Bristol

BS8 3NB

 

15th May 2019

 

 

Speakers

 

Joe Rafferty

Chief Executive

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

@JR_MerseyCare

 

Joe was recently named number 9 in the HSJ Top 50 Chief Executives Awards list and included in the HSJ’s list of 100 most influential people in health.  Prior to becoming Chief Executive of Mersey Care NHS Trust in 2012, Joe was Director of Commissioning Support at the NHS Commissioning Board, having national responsibility for the design and delivery of a significant component of the Liberating the NHS commissioning reforms.

 

Before this, Joe was seconded from his Chief Executive role at NHS Central Lancashire to become Director of Commissioning Development for NHS North West, leading the development of commissioning reforms across the region.

 

Other Board level roles included Chief Executive of NHS Central Lancashire, Regional Director of Commissioning & Strategy for NHS North West, Executive Director of Strategy for NHS North West, Executive Director of Performance in Cumbria & Lancashire SHA and Director of System Reform at Bolton Hospital NHS Trust.

 

Joe has been championing Expert by Experience as a major driver for transformation.

 

 

Dr John Dean, MD FRCP

Clinical Lead for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP)

@j59dd   @RCP_QI

 

John has extensive experience in service redesign and quality improvement. He is Deputy Medical Director (Transformation) at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, where he works across the health economy leading service improvement. He is clinical lead for the Trust as a Future Hospital development site. He has been Divisional Director and Chief of Medicine at the Trust where he has worked since 2012, initially sharing the role of Associate Medical Director with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.

 

As Consultant Physician in Bolton from 1994 he led the development and delivery of integrated diabetes care. He was Clinical Director for Medicine at Bolton Hospitals 1997-2000. In 2005/6 he spent 12 months at Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Harvard University, Boston, USA studying Quality Improvement and Integrated care.

 

He has worked more widely on Long Term Conditions and Quality Improvement making significant contributions to Year of Care (DoH), Teams without Walls (Royal Colleges), Healthier Horizons and Joined up Care for people with Long Term Conditions (NHS North West), Triple Aim (Institute for Healthcare Improvement) and Safer Clinical Systems (Health Foundation). John is a Health Foundation/ IHI fellow and Q fellow.

 

Dr Jenny Vaughan

Consultant Neurologist and Medical Law Campaigner
@DrJennyVaughan

 

Dr Jenny Vaughan has been Consultant Neurologist for 14 years (NW London Hospitals NHS Trust and Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust). Jenny was the medical lead for the successful over-turning of the conviction of Surgeon Mr David Sellu for gross negligence manslaughter in 2013.  Jenny has conducted surveys  for the last three years in order to understand the impact of the criminal law on healthcare, especially after the conviction and erasure of Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba. These surveys have informed law-makers, politicians, the media, the BMA, the royal colleges and the medical profession in general. She  is currently assisting the Marx review into how manslaughter by gross negligence is applied to medical practice

 

Dr Claire Copeland

Clinical Director Ageing & Health

Forth Valley Royal Hospital

 

Dr Copeland is Clinical Director in Ageing and Health in Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Larbert.

She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow (RCPSG) and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Her sub speciality interests are stroke, delirium and medical education.

Dr Copeland is the education lead for the Scottish Delirium Association and is faculty for the RCPSG ‘Managing Stroke’ and ‘Geriatrics for Juniors Connect’ symposiums in Glasgow. She is also Clinical Faculty for RCPSG Certificate of Clinical Education course.

She delivers both delirium and stroke simulation training.

Dr Copeland has presented work on social media and its use in delivering delirium education. She has also published work on developing an undergraduate curriculum for delirium.

Chair

Chair - Richard Annandale

Healthcare Lawyer

 

Richard provided high-level advice to the NHS for almost 30 years. During this time he was involved in the most high-profile patient safety crises that have hit the NHS in the South West. His work developed into the area of governance and patient safety training. He has been recognised with the special status award of Senior Statesman by Chambers, the independent legal directory.

 

Peter Gray
 Service Improvement Lead, Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust

@MrPeteGray

Pete is a registered Nurse with ten years’ experience predominately in emergency medicine. He has worked in health informatics and currently works as a Service Improvement lead at the Royal Cornwall Hospital. Pete passionately believes that if the NHS is to improve its services and remain sustainable that frontline staff must have their ideas listened to and actioned where possible.

 

Dr Tricia Woodhead

Associate Clinical Director for Patient Safety, West of England Academic Health Science Network

@triciaqif

 

 

Tricia has spent 24 years as a consultant radiologist in the NHS. During 12 of these years she was Medical Director and Director/ Quality and Patient Safety. She is a Health Foundation and IHI Quality Improvement Fellow and Improvement Advisor, having been awarded the Fellowship in 2010.

Tricia is Associate Clinical Director for the West of England AHSN with a major responsibility for continuing the five-year South West Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Programme. She works across the South West, South of England and London on collaborative projects to improve reliability and patient safety in acute, community and mental health services.  She is currently supporting the Royal College of Physicians as they develop their Quality Improvement Hub.

She teaches Leadership for Patient Safety as Associate Clinical Lecturer at Keele University Medical School. She is Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the University of Bath, working with The School of Management on systems and networks in Healthcare.

 

 

Ann Remmers

Maternal and Neonatal Clinical Lead

West of England Academic Health Science Network

@AnnRemmers ‏  @WEAHSN

 

 

Ann is also Clinical Director of the South West Maternity and Children’s Strategic Clinical Network. She has been involved in maternity and children’s health services for most of her career. Until July 2013 Ann was Clinical Director of Women’s and Children’s Health at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT).

Ann’s professional background is in nursing and midwifery. She has worked in both acute and community services and spent three years working in Australia. In 2007/2008 Ann was the clinical lead for the Darzi review of maternity and newborn services in the South West. Ann’s priority is patient safety across all health organisations and she is committed to improving outcomes and experiences and reducing variation in service provision across the South West.

 

 

 

 

Lou Hall

Programme Manager: Evaluation, South West Academic Health Science Network

@SWPatientsafety

Louise is passionate about supporting people to best use evidence to support decision making. She has worked in various research, evaluation and analytical roles across the health and care sector for over 10 years and now works for the South West Academic Health Science Network.

Louise has developed measurement and reporting tools for practitioners, managed large scale, multi-site evaluations and supported practitioners and innovators to scope, plan and deliver evaluations in practice.

When she is not working, Louise likes to write blogs about being a mum to a toddler (and a Labrador!).

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Burhouse

RUBIS.Qi Director of Quality Development and QI Coach

@annaburhouse

 

Visiting Senior Fellow University of Bath School of Management Visiting Senior Fellow University of the West of England School of Healthcare Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychotherapist 2gether NHS Foundation Trust Severn Wye Recovery College Lead 2gether NHS Foundation Trust

Anna is director of quality development at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust supporting NHS staff from across the UK to develop quality improvement and innovation capability and capacity, and to lead complex quality improvement work.

Prior to this Anna was executive director of quality for the West of England Academic Health Science Network where she combined her passion for improvement with innovation to lead improvement work in stroke prevention, maternity, tissue viability, renal services, MSK and tele-healthcare.

Anna is a Health Foundation improvement fellow, an active member of the Q network and a member of the West of England Q Commons Stewardship Group.

 

Dr Claire Evans

Junior Doctor

 

Claire is a Junior doctor and while working at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust developed a quality improvement project on ‘Reducing Rates of Neonatal Hypothermia’. She shared this work at the SWAHSN HEE Quality & Safety Conference in June 2018 where her poster won first prize. Claire subsequently presented her project at the 7th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2018)

Improving neonatal care is a national priority and Claire will be sharing the work she did and how it has been taken forward subsequently.

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Claire Evans

Junior Doctor

 

Claire is a Junior doctor and while working at Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust developed a quality improvement project on ‘Reducing Rates of Neonatal Hypothermia’. She shared this work at the SWAHSN HEE Quality & Safety Conference in June 2018 where her poster won first prize. Claire subsequently presented her project at the 7th Congress of the European Academy of Paediatric Societies (EAPS 2018)

Improving neonatal care is a national priority and Claire will be sharing the work she did and how it has been taken forward subsequently.

 

 

 

 

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