Our team has extensive healthcare sector experience in quality improvement and innovation.

sc-business-cards-mock up (4)

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 and Associate Medical Director for Quality Improvement at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust.  He has led improvement projects focusing on safer care and integrated care pathways. 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.

Helen Crisp – Quality Improvement Consultant

Helen is Editor in Chief of BMJ Open Quality http://bmjopenquality.bmj.com/ and has over 20 years’ experience in designing and supporting the delivery of quality improvement initiatives in health care. Helen was Assistant Director of Research at the Health Foundation for 8 years until 2017 and has expertise in improvement science, evaluation, write-up and dissemination of quality improvement work.

She has recently become a Trustee of the PROMPT Maternity Foundation, which does fantastic work, in the UK and internationally, training multi-professional teams on how to cope in obstetric emergencies getting improved clinical outcomes for babies and mothers.

Louise Howell – Healthcare Consultant

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

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.

Jonathan Grellier – Healthcare Consultant

Jonathan is  Head of Improvement at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and has worked in Improvement roles at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and Mental Health Trusts. He  has over ten years experience in change management and benefits realisation through setting up and running large scale change programmes in the NHS.
He brings an MSc in Evaluation of Clinical Practice and PRINCE2 and MSP Practitioner and 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 the Royal College of Nursing's Mental Health Professional Lead and    Head of Nursing at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust.  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.