University College London Hospital (UCLH) NHS Foundation Trust

Child House Implementation Lead 2018

  • Successfully set up the first ever UK Child House, creating a strong partnership of eight agencies working together to deliver a life changing service for children
  • Established the Lighthouse ways of working from scratch including the clinical pathway and systems for evaluation, integrated record system, interagency working, CYP engagement, communication and training
  • Influenced the criminal justice system to optimise the experience and outcomes of CYP including a live link room, psychology led ABE interviews, minimising delays, advocacy support throughout the journey
  • As a result, the Lighthouse is now seeing a seamless multi-agency approach which is delivering holistic support for children and families, an improved experience and mental health outcomes, as well as impacting on the criminal justice pathway.

NHS England(London)

Transformation Lead, Implementing the Child House model for victims of child sexual abuse 2014-2018

Review of child sexual abuse (CSA) pathway in London in conjunction with clinical experts from the Havens (sexual assault referral centre), recommending the development of a children and young people’s Haven and five Child Houses in London

Pan-London multi-agency leadership to implement the review recommendations – including health, social care, police, third sector and judiciary

Children and Young Peoples Haven Service and CSA hubs delivered in 2016

Designed, developed and published a series of documents for NHS England:

Surrey Heath CCG

Director of Integration – Co-design and implementation of Integrated care teams – 2014

Co-design of integrated health, social care and voluntary sector model with staff, patients and the public

Stakeholder engagement, communications and influencing without authority across health, social care and the voluntary sector

Delivery of integration programme

Training, coaching and establishment of clinical lead roles and programme office

Establishment of NEW Children’s Commissioning lead role

Health Education East Midlands (HEEM)

Commissioned alongside SEW Consultancy to review the impact of integration on the community nursing workforce – Sept 2014

NHS Guildford and Waverley CCG

Paediatric dietetic service review (Surrey-wide) – Mar 2014

Review of national best practice and evidence base of dietetic services for children with complex needs and neuro-disabilities

National benchmarking of paediatric dietetic services for children with complex needs

Gap analysis of current dietetic services against best practice

Development of Surrey-wide recommendations for investment in new model of dietetic services and procurement of home enteral tube feeding