News & Updates

Glenda Erickson

10 July 2018

A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage allocation of resource and effort to QI Accountable for project progression (not outcomes) Their responsibilities are:… Read More



Jamie Stafford

8 June 2018

Jamie is an Improvement Advisor for our Children’s Services Directorate. An improvement Advisor (IA) role involves: Extra support for those projects working on one of the Trust priority workstreams Expertise in improvement methods and tools Their responsibilities are: Attending and help coordinate the monthly directorate QI forums Teaching staff and service users & carers in improvement… Read More


Jamie Stafford

Rebecca Adams

31 May 2018

Rebecca is a Child Psychiatrist and a QI sponsor. A QI Sponsor Role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage allocation of resource and effort to QI Accountable… Read More



Alan Strachan

20 October 2016

Alan is a People Participation Lead for our Children’s Services. People Participation is about helping our service users and their carers to have a say in how we run the Trust. But more than that, it is also about working together so that we can offer a better service for all. Contact us


Alan Strachan

Rafik Refaat

19 October 2016

Rafik is a Children’s and Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Director for COBORN Adolescent Services. A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage allocation of… Read More


Rafik Refaat

Priti Patel

19 October 2016

Priti is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage allocation of resource and effort to QI Accountable… Read More



Justin Wakefield

19 October 2016

Justin is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist. A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage allocation of resource and effort to QI Accountable… Read More


Justin Wakefield

Harriet Stewart

19 October 2016

Harriet is Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at The Royal London Hospital. A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage allocation of resource and effort to… Read More


Harriet Stewart

Helen Bruce

19 October 2016

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Ian McKay

19 October 2016

Ian is the Head of Children , Young People and Woman’s Services and a QI Sponsor A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage… Read More


Ian McKay

Cathy Lavelle

19 October 2016

Cathy is a Consultant Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist for The COBORN Centre for Adolescent Mental Health. A QI Sponsor role involves: A senior member of staff with close link to DMT Keep an eye on project progression, helping unblock barriers and championing the work Support DMTs in developing improvement priorities, and planning QI training Manage… Read More



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