Kate is a highly experienced strategic, operational and project manager with in excess of 20 years of experience working within the NHS and a further 18 years operating as an independent consultant to the NHS and Private Sector. Kate has significant experience in the delivery of healthcare transformation including demand and capacity analysis - especially in relation to new emerging care models.
Kate has led developments in Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry and West London. She worked closely with the Executive team NHS England on the delivery of a new Primary and Acute Care System for the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust that centres on the vertical integration of GP practices into the Hospital Trust.
As part of this, Kate has taken responsibility for the development of reporting and evaluation mechanisms, Kate has also worked closely with other organisations to identify, measure and assess the benefits arising from the reorganisation of acute healthcare in Staffordshire following the dissolution of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. This process has been directly linked to a stringent assurance and monitoring process and focused health and equality impact assessment.
Kate has worked in North West London delivering integrated care for older adults and mental health patients. She also led the work in West London delivering the estates solution for the CCG's out of Hospital Estates care strategy. She has also supported the preparation of STP wide Estates Strategies to ensure clinical priorities drive future investment which also appropriately reflects changes in technology.