NHS Commissioner at Place and System
Undergraduate from Liverpool in Physiology and Psychology. Post graduate from Warwick Uni Business school Health Service Management.
Started career in NHS in Public Health and Primary Care, moving into Commissioning and Performance Improvement in 2000.
Various commissioning and locality management roles before moving into specialised services in 2010. Led a number of clinical programme reconfigurations including the Safe & Sustainable review of Paediatric Cardiac Surgery.
Following the role in Specialised Commissioning, West Midlands commissioning director for West Midlands Ambulance Service, introducing NHS 111 in to operation.
Secondment in Oxford to develop STP commissioning infrastructure leading the first really inter grated provider in mental health services in BOB STP.
Direction of Commissioning and Contracting in Shropshire for 4 years before moving to current role in a newly formed ICB, leading a Place, with system level responsibility for delegation of specialised services, LTC, Elective and Diagnostics and Mental Health.
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