Spinal Matters – Dramatis Personae

 

NHS Chain of Command

Medical Director NHS
Sir Bruce Keogh
Deputy Medical Director NHS
Jonathan Fielden
Acute Care
Keith Willett (Orth)
NHS Clinical Quality and Efficiency
Tim Briggs (Orth)
Specialised Services
James Palmer (NS)
NPOC Trauma
Paul May (NS)
CSS CRG Chair
Ashley Cole (Orth)
National Clinical Director
Musculo-skeletal Services Peter Kay 

 

GIRFT (Getting It Right First Time) Team

National Director for Clinical Quality & Efficiency, Dept. of Health

Professor Tim Briggs (Orth)

GIRFT Prog. & DH Clinically Led Quality & Efficiency Programme

Rachel Yates - Director

GIRFT Spinal Lead

Mike Hutton (Orth)
Nick Phillips (NS)

 

Improving Spinal Care Team

(National Backpain Pathway and Spinal Networks - previously Spinal Transformation)

Chair
Ashley Cole - Improving Spinal Care Project

Clinical Team

England  - North
Ashley Cole (Orth)
England  - South
David Cummings (Orth)
England
Tim Pigott (NS)
AHP
Elaine Buchanan (Physiotherapy)
UKSSB
Alistair Stirling (Orth)

Implementation and Administrative Team


Transformation Manager
David Waddingham
Project Manager
Sarah Kirkland
Accountable Commissioner
David Stockdale
Communications and Engagement
Mary Hardie
Patient Representative
Gillian Goodrich
NHS QS
Sally Edwards
GIRFT
Rachel Yates


Spinal Service CRG

July 2016 – July 2019

Chair
Ashley Cole

Spinal Surgery Regional Members

North
John Leach
Midlands & East
David Cumming
London
James Allibone
South
Nigel Henderson (Vice Chair)


Spinal Injuries Regional Members

North:
Awaiting advert
Midlands & East:
Aheed Osman (BASCIS Representative)
London:
Angela Gall
South:
Chalil Vinod
.
Accountable Commissioner
David Stockdale
BASS Representative
Stuart Blagg
BSS Representative
Vinay Jasani
SBNS Representative
Paul May
MASCIP
Dorothy Trusler
Public Health England
Robert Wilson
Patient Representatives
Kevan Baker
.
Daniel Burden
.
Andy Masters