My work as VIP

VIP is a management consultancy with expertise in policy, strategy and organisation and service development in the public and third sectors.

Work has included:

Policy reviews for the College of Paramedics

A three month interim role with Healthwatch England, establishing the private office for the Chair and Chief Executive

Preparing Heritage Lottery Fund bids for two ambulance services

Policy work for the Association of Ambulance Chief Executives

Mentoring for academic writing and copy-editing support for a botanist whose first language is not English

Producing Health Select Committee submissions for two ambulance services

A national review of the Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Teams (HART) programme for the Department of Health

Review of progress on treatment summaries and cancer care reviews for Macmillan Cancer Support

Support to Swansea University in coordinating ambulance services contributing to a research project

Facilitating a learning set for Band 7 and 8 managers in the education commissioning team at the former London Strategic Health Authority

Writing an academic article on issues in archiving oral history materials http://www.amed.

Undertakin a speedy edit of the Integrated Business Plan of an ambulance service aiming for Foundation Trust status

Preparing a successful funding bid to the Burdett Trust for Nursing

Producing proposals for the reduction of unnecessary GP referrals in North Central London (QIPP project)

Preparing proposals on commissioning guidance for Action on Smoking and Health

Editing Taking Healthcare to the Patient 2, the national review of ambulance service policy and developments since 2005