RDF19 Speaker Details
The NHS R&D Forum are delighted to announce the following speakers for RDF19, The 2019 Annual NHS R&D Forum. RDF19 will be held at the Hilton Metropole in Brighton from the 12th-14th May 2019. The Annual NHS R&D Forum is one of the largest gatherings of R&D Directors, Managers, Administrators and related functions in the UK. RDF18 saw over 600 people attend the 2 day conference with 60 speakers, over 60 posters and more than 20 exhibitors.
Job Title: Research Development and Innovation Manager
Organisation: Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Katie is a senior NHS Manager with 16 years’ NHS experience. Her current portfolio includes developing new research areas and associated organisational support structures, oversight of service evaluation approvals and implementing, evaluating and spreading innovative products and services. Within recent years Katie has secured £4.2m of innovation funding for BSMHFT projects. Previously she has delivered research in the areas of liver and bowel disease in children, cleft lip and palate, supported employment and learning disabilities and has conducted numerous service evaluation projects including large scale evaluations in Rehabilitation and Recovery services, Assertive Outreach, mental health inpatient services and Community Mental Health Teams.
Her roles within the NHS have included Clinical Governance Manager, Medical Directorate Manager, Head of Service Improvement and Innovation, Partnership and Innovation Lead and Mental Health Programme Manager for the WestMidlands Academic Health Science Network. She has additional experience in the private, voluntary and other public sector organisations. Katie’s Masters education included policy development training at the national school of government and MBA training in strategy development and managing complexity. She has reached Practitioner level in PRINCE2 (project management), Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) and Building Better Business Cases (BBC). Katie has completed Kings Fund leadership training.