Award Judges 2017

We are really grateful to our Positive Practice in MH Awards Judges who give up their time for us every year.

Our judges come from a variety of backgrounds connected with the mental health field,and in 2017 include:-

Dr Lia Ali – Consultant Psychiatrist, SLAM NHS Foundation Trust;  Sam Allen – Chief Executive, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust;   Claire Andre – Clinical Police Liaison Lead, NTW NHS Foundation Trust;  Laura- Louise Arundell – National Collaborating Centre for MH (NCCMH); Polly Ashmore – NHS England;  Tom Ayers – Senior Associate Director, National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH);

Tom Banks; Simon Barber- Chief Executive, NWBoroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; Judith Barnes – Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust;  Jess Barrett – National Collaborating Centre for MH (NCCMH);   Luciana Berger MP;  Dr Gita Bhutani – Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust; David Bradley – Chief Executive, South West London and St Georges NHS Foundation Trust; Mark Bradshaw;  Ali Brabban – NHS England; Dr Andy Brittlebank – Medical Director, Cumbria Partnership NHS Trust; Rachel Bryant-Waugh;  Robert Buckland MP;  Richard Bulmer – Service Director, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust; Anna Burhouse;

Tom Cahill – Chief Executive, Herts. Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust;  Kate Carney – You in Mind;   Richard Caulfield; Kathy Chapman; Dr Phil Cooper MBE – Nurse Consultant Dual Diagnosis, NW Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; Dr Nathan Cope – Otsuka Healthcare Solutions; Michael Crilly – Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust; Sheena Cumiskey – Chief Executive, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust;

Elaine Darbyshire – Director of Communications, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust; Phillip Davies MP;  Ruth Davies – NHS England; Barry Day – Director of Operations, Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust;  Rachel Dewar – Head of Community Services Clinical Network and East Locality, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust; Paul Draycott – Director, North Staffs Combined Healthcare NHS Trust; Sean Duggan – Chief Executive, The Mental Health Network;  Sarah Dunsdon – NHS England; Liz Durrant – Director, Certitude;

Dr Navina Evans – Chief Executive, East London NHS Foundation Trust;

Norah Flood – NW Boroughs NHS Foundation Trust;

Caroline Gadd – Otsuka Healthcare Solutions; Vanessa Garrity – Director, Sociable Angels Health Consultancy;   Julie Gaze – Deputy Chief Executive, Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; Stewart Gee – NHS Programme Director, NTW NHS Foundation Trust;  Simon Gilby – Chief Executive, Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust; Debra Gilderdale –  Assistant Director, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust;   Jackie Gough – Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust; Helen Greatorex – Chief Executive, Kent and Medway NHS Partnership Trust;

Xanthe Hannah – NHS England; James Harper – Head of Older People’s MH, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust; Nick Hebden – Otsuka Healthcare Solutions;  Becki Hemming – NHS England;  John Heritage – NW Boroughs NHS Foundation Trust; Dr Christopher Hilton – Director, West London Mental Health NHS Trust;  Sarah Holloway – Deputy Head – MH, NHS England; Anne Humphreys – PACT;

Kevin James – ImROC Project Partner & Peer Lead NSFT  Recovery Project; Ursula James – National Programme Manager for IAPT, NHS England; Bec Jasper – PACT; Paul Jebb – University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust; Lisa Johnson – Sheffield Heath & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust; Steve Jones – NHS England;

Dr Sri Kalidindi – South London and Maudsley NHS Trust; Viral Kantaria –  MH Clinical Policy and Strategy Team, NHS England; Paul Keedwell – Director of Nursing, Devon Partnership NHS Trust;  Brent Kilmurray – Chief Operating Office, TEWV NHS Foundation Trust;

Dr Alex Langford; John Lawlor – Chief Executive, NTW NHS Foundation Trust; Sheila Laws – Expert by Experience; Anna Lewis;

Rebecca Mace – Mental Health Nurse, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust;  Helen Mackay – Chief Executive, Mental Health Matters;  Dr Andy Mayers; Marsha McAdam;  Cath McClellan – Halton CCG;  Sonia McGough – Mental Health Matters;   Angela McNab – Chief Executive, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust;  Dr Pete Miller – Chief Executive Leicestershire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; Wendy Minhinnett – Success North East;  James Morris MP; Dr Angela Moulson – Bradford and Airedale CCG;  Dr Sara Munro – Chief Executive, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust;

Emma Naturally – Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust; Maria Nelligan – Director, North Staffs Combined NHS Trust; Dr Dorothy Newton;

Vanessa Odlin – Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust; Anne O’Herlihy – NHS England;  Adele Owen – Force Tactical MH Lead, Greater Manchester Police;

Michelle Place – NHS England; Tom Pollard;  Sergeant Richie Poole – Devon and Cornwall Police; Bobby Pratap – NHS England; Kathryn Pugh – NHS England;

Stefanie Radford – NHS England; Joe Rafferty – Chief Executive, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust;   Maureen Raine – TEWV NHS Foundation Trust; Tracey Robinson – NHS England; Tony Russell; Angie Russell;

Dr Trudi Seneviratne – South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust; Amy Shaw – Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust; Dr David Shiers; Dr Amar Shah – East London NHS Foundation Trust;  Julie Sheen – Chester PLUS;  Paula Sherriff MP;   Kim Shutler-Jones – The Cellar Trust, Bradford; Dr Mima Simic – Joint Head of  Specialist CAMHS Eating Disorders Unit, SLAM NHS Foundation Trust;  Jen Smith; Nick Smith;  David Somerfield – Deputy Chief Executive/Medical Director – Devon Partnership NHS Foundation Trust;  Dr Geraldine Strathdee OBE; Jane Street – Associate Director for Psychology and Psychotherapies, South West London  and St Georges Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust; Dave Sweeney – Director of Transformation, NHS Halton CCG; Sally Sykes – Director of Communications, West London MH Health NHS Trust;  Sue Sylvester – NHS England;  Jim Symington, Director Symington-Tinto Health and Social Care Consultancy;

Kevan Taylor – Chief Executive, Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Trust;  Anna Marie Thompson – Student MH Nurse;  Amanda Thornton – Lancashire Care HS Foundation Trust; Professor Heather Tierney-Moore OBE – Chief Executive, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust;  Dr Emma Tiffin; Dr Bill Tiplady – Consultant Psychologist, CNWL NHS Foundation Trust; Michelle Trainer – TEWV NHS Foundation Trust;  Anne Marie Trevelyan MP;  Mark Trewin – Bradford Council; Derek Twigg MP; Professor Andre Tylee;

Andrew Van Doorn;

Charles Walker MP; Leanne Walker – Expert by Experience;  Melanie Walker – Chief Executive, Devon Partnership NHS Foundation Trust; Ellie Walsh – Navigo; Jenny Walsh – Southern Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust; Rob Walton – Managing Director, Wispa Public Affairs;  Helen Whateley MP;   John Woodcock MP;  Dr James Woollard – NHS England; Professor Til Wykes;