Our Team

HQIP has six teams which work collaboratively to promote and support better quality in health and care.

Staff teams

  • Executive team; comprising the CEO, Director of Operations (NCAPOP), Director of Operations (Core) and Medical Director
  • Central support team; providing financial management, procurement and handling communications
  • National clinical audit team; overseeing the commissioning of all audit programmes, including the National Clinical Audits and Clinical Outcome Review Programmes (which together comprise the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme or NCAPOP)
  • National Joint Registry team; responsible for strategic and operational management of the National Joint Registry for England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man
  • Quality improvement and development team; seeking to improve capacity, competence and effectiveness of audit at local level and promote public and patient involvement at all levels
  • Consultant Outcomes Publication team; working to deliver this world-leading area of the NHS England’s transparency agenda

Staff profiles

Executive team
 

Jane Ingham - chief executive officer

Jane was appointed permanent CEO at HQIP in September 2013, having taken on the role of Interim CEO part-time earlier in 2013. Prior to this, she was at the Royal College of Physicians, as Director of its Clinical Standards Department, where she spent 14 years.

Jane has broad experience working in healthcare quality improvement from developing standards of care, measuring care through to using this data with teams to improve patient services. Additionally Jane has extensive experience in organisational leadership. Jane was part of the original team which helped establish HQIP in 2008, from helping construct and winning the first contract, to providing executive oversight of the early organisational set-up. She continued to work closely with HQIP on many ongoing strategic projects.

Contact Jane

 

Professor Danny Keenan - medical director

Professor Danny Keenan joined HQIP in the new Medical Director role in July 2013, seconded to HQIP two days a week from his continuing role as Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI). Danny’s position includes establishing closer links with all relevant clinical communities, promoting clinical audit and QI in medical settings, clinically supporting HQIP’s work programme, and providing support to other clinicians involved in HQIPs work.

He is also closely involved in Consultant Outcomes Publication. Danny’s work with HQIP follows a secondment as Clinical Advisor at the Care Quality Commission and was previously Clinical Director at the Manchester Heart Centre, based at Manchester Royal Infirmary, from 1998 until 2002 and he is honorary Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery to the University of Manchester.

Contact Danny

 

Sue Latchem - director of operations (core)

Responsible for overseeing core services at HQIP and leading on new business development.

Contact Sue

 

Jill Stoddart

Responsible for strategic development and management of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) which comprises more than 30 clinical audits and four Clinical Outcome Review Programmes, and manages the national team.

Contact Jill

 

Anna Kisielewska - Executive Support Officer and Office Manager

Anna is responsible for managing the diary of the CEO, MD, support for the executive functions and administrative activities of HQIP.

Contact Anna

Central support: communications
 

Keira Huber - communications officer

Responsible for HQIP-wide communications, working closely with all internal teams and external stakeholders.

Contact Keira

Central support: finance
 

Joan Shearman - business manager

Joan is responsible for providing effective business management and leads on all financial matters.

Contact Joan

 

Sheila Jivraj - finance officer

Sheila supports Joan and is responsible for accounting and payroll.

Contact Sheila

Central support: procurement
 

Nicholas Holmes - contracts and procurement manager

Nicholas is responsible for general procurement advice and issuing new tenders across the audit programme.

Contact Nicholas

 

Sharon Medhurst - procurement and contracts support officer

Sharon is responsible for providing procurement support across the audit programmes.

Contact Sharon

National clinical audit
 

Jill Stoddart

Responsible for strategic development and management of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme (NCAPOP) which comprises more than 30 clinical audits and four Clinical Outcome Review Programmes, and manages the national team.

Contact Jill

 

Sasha Hewitt - associate director for quality and development

Responsible for guidance at both programme and individual project level in relation to the national clinical audit portfolio

Contact Sasha

 

Mirek Skrypak - associate director for quality and development

Responsible for guidance at both programme and individual project level in relation to the national clinical audit portfolio

Contact Mirek

 

James Campbell – associate director for quality and development

Responsible for guidance at both programme and individual project level in relation to the national clinical audit portfolio

Contact James

 

Yvonne Silove - associate director for quality and development

Responsible for overseeing tender specifications, working alongside contracts and procurement staff within NCAPOP.

Contact Yvonne

 

Caroline Rogers - associate director for quality and development

Responsible for guidance at both programme and individual project level in relation to the national clinical audit portfolio

Contact Caroline

 

Tina Strack - associate director for the clinical outcome review programmes

Responsible for leading the outcomes review programmes including procurement, performance management and promoting dissemination of findings.

Contact Tina

 

Tasneem Hoosain - project manager

Responsible for managing a portfolio of national clinical audits

Contact Tasneem

 

Sophia Khan - project manager

Responsible for managing a portfolio of national clinical audits

Contact Sophia

 

Lorna Pridmore - programme support officer

Responsible for providing project support to the national clinical audit programmes.

Contact Lorna

 

Vivien Seagrove - project manager

Responsible for managing a portfolio of national clinical audits

Contact Vivien

 

Sarah Walker - project manager

Responsible for managing a portfolio of national clinical audits

Contact Sarah

 

Concetta Laird - information governance lead (IG)

Responsible for leading, co-ordinating and ensuring the integrity of all HQIP’s IG work.

Contact Concetta

Quality improvement and development
 

Kim Rezel - public and patient involvement lead

Kim is responsible for HQIP’s patient and public involvement (PPI) strategy and coordinates HQIP’s Service User Network (SUN). Kim also helps formulate HQIP’s operational and development activity.

Contact Kim

National Joint Registry
 

Elaine Young - director of operations for the national joint registry

Responsibility for the overall management and strategic direction of the National Joint Registry, ensuring that NJR programmes are aligned to broader policy direction and national projects; as well as supporting the NJR Chairman, the steering committee and committee members.

Contact Elaine 020 3857 5043

 

Nikky Ehinlanwo - executive support officer

Responsible for providing executive support to the director of operations as well as the secretariat and support function to the NJR Steering Committee and its sub-committees.

Contact Nikky 020 3857 5043

 

Deirdra Taylor - associate director of communications and stakeholder engagement

Responsible for overseeing all aspects of stakeholder communications. This includes managing the production and key messaging of the NJR annual report and other publications; overseeing NJR’s national events programme; protecting and managing the NJR brand through press and media management, as well as other internal and external communication channels.

Contact Deirdra 020 3857 5044

 

Chris Boulton - associate director of research and governance

Responsible for the management and development of the research function. This includes supporting the NJR Research Sub-committee, NJR PROMs work programme and for overseeing the governance and management of NJR data requests and data sharing arrangements.

Contact Chris

 

Yemi Garuba - operations manager

Responsible for supporting the NJR’s associate director of operations and contracts on all aspects of NJR business, contracts and finance to ensure the NJR achieves its strategic objectives.

Contact Yemi 020 3857 5042

 

Becky Swinson - operations manager (performance)

Becky is responsible for managing the NJR’s Surgeon, Unit and Implant Performance work programmes and supporting the NJR Surgeon Performance and Implant Performance Committees and Implant Scrutiny Group.

Contact Becky 020 3857 5045

 

Veronica Haag - NJR team administrator

Responsible for providing administrative support across the NJR Management Team.

Contact Veronica  020 3857 5041

Clinical Outcomes Publication/National Clinical Audit Benchmarking (NCAB)
 

Kieran Mullan - clinical lead for outcomes publication

Kieran provides clinical oversight to the outcomes publication programme, over six days in each month. He is a doctor (currently working part-time as an emergency medicine senior house officer), who has been the project lead for mortality reviews at NCEPOD and has worked as head of engagement and strategy at The Patients Association.

Contact Kieran