Our team has extensive healthcare sector experience in delivery and innovation.

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Richard Edgeworth – Healthcare Consultant

Richard has worked with numerous clients at individual, team and organisational levels in all sectors of healthcare.  He has a proven track record of delivering service improvement projects and programmes across primary care, acute and mental health services.

With Advanced Facilitation Skills he is experienced in developing teams and people.  He is a registered nurse, qualified performance coach and life coach, and is registered with the British Psychological Society to deliver licensed psychometric tests.

Richard has designed and delivered accredited training on various themes including service improvement, leadership and team development.  He is PRINCE2 trained and was awarded a distinction in an MSc in Health Services Management.

Mike Firn – Healthcare Consultant

Mike has 30 years experience in the NHS as a registered nurse and operational manager, incorporating 11 years in a service improvement and consultancy role. Mike is an expert in a specialised field of community mental health and is a current board member of national and European clinical networks. He has co-authored three books, authored numerous publications and contributed to NICE guidance.He is currently researching the clinical and cost effectiveness of a flexible model for community psychiatry.

Mike has led many projects, programmes and service improvement initiatives, including redesigns of adult and older people's services, and the development of costed care packages.

Mike is experienced in designing and managing large conference events on a national and international scale.

Dr Justin Earl – Healthcare Consultant

Justin is a consultant general adult psychiatrist at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust and the Clinical Lead for Outcomes and Mental Health Tariff within the organisation. Within his current role, he has led service improvement projects focusing on the interface between primary and secondary care and is involved in the delivery of the organisations’ Community Transformation Programme. Justin has specific experience in leadership development and education with an MA in Education and Technology in Clinical Practice. He is an alumnus of the Darzi Fellowship Leadership development programme and has expertise in change management with a focus on whole systems working.

Louise Howell – Healthcare Consultant

Louise is an Associate working on behalf of Springfield Consultancy. She holds an impressive track record in programme design, policy implementation, strategic transformation and change management and has acted as consultant to a number of high profile programmes including  Improving Access to Psychological Therapies, World Class Commissioning, Research, Innovation and Development and Evidence Informed Care.

She currently works as a consultant to the  West of England Academic Health Science Network, developing regional and national frameworks and tools to support  education and best practice in Commissioning Evidence Informed Care. ( link http://www.weahsn.net/our-work/quality-improvement/commissioning-evidence-based-care/)

Louise has recently completed a Masters Level Post Graduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Jonathan Grellier – Healthcare Consultant

Jonathan is a Portfolio Manager for Transformation and Organisational development at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and has over ten years experience in change management and benefits realisation through setting up and running large scale change programmes in the NHS. 
He bring an MSc in Evaluation of Clinical Practice and PRINCE2 and MSP Practitioner knowledge to drive rigour in change and associated evaluation.

Jonathan has developed and delivered post-graduate training in evaluation of clinical effectiveness and project management (King's College London).

Catherine Gamble – Healthcare Consultant

Catherine Gamble is Head of Nursing Academic Development at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust and Associate Clinical Director for the South London Health Innovation Network.  Catherine has a special interest in promoting families’ inclusion in mental health and dementia services.  To raise this profile Catherine has published widely, delivered the prestigious Journal of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing’s Eileen Skellern memorial lecture in 2007, won the Royal College of Nursing’s Mental Health Nurse award in 2008 and was appointed to represent Mental Health Nursing on the Prime Ministers Nursing Quality Care Forum in 2012.  Catherine has recently become an elected board member of the NHS Confederations Mental Health Network.

Dan Barrett – Co-Production Consultant

Dan Barrett, Consultant and Co-Production Practitioner

Dan has 5 years experience in administrative and managerial roles in the NHS and over 10 years experience of living with a long term health condition.  Dan is an expert in service user involvement, co-production and social activism, and specialises in building the capacity and capabilities of service user-led groups and organisations, and building collaborative platforms between service users and providers/commissioners.