Core team & partners
Lead, Improvement Science London
Martin Marshall is Professor of Healthcare Improvement at UCL and leads Improvement Science London. Martin is leading the WELC evaluation.
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Executive Assistant, Improvement Science London
Emily is an experienced Executive Assistant who has worked for several years at UCL in both administrative support and executive assistant roles.
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Mirza Lalani is a Research Assistant at UCL in the department of primary care and population health. He is an experienced public health researcher in the final year of his PhD at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM). He has an MSc in the Control of Infectious Diseases from LSHTM and an MPharm (hons) in Pharmacy from the University of Bradford.
His previous research projects have involved utilising mixed methods approaches to collecting and analysing data for the evaluation of health systems and health services in low and middle income settings. He also has experience of primary care in the UK having previously worked as a community pharmacist for 9 years.
He holds a part-time postgraduate teaching post at the University of London for taught and distance learning courses.
Mirza’s role on the project:
Mirza is a Research Assistant working with Professor Martin Marshall, Lead for Improvement Science London, and is a member of the UK-wide team. He is responsible for conducting the qualitative elements of the evaluation of the appraisal meetings and stakeholder interviews in London and the South East of England, including undertaking a thematic analysis of the data collected, with shared responsibility for the delivery of the whole project.
Laura is a member of the steering group and the evaluation team. Laura also oversees the financial administration of the project.
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Amar Shah - Associate Medical Director & Consultant forensic psychiatrist, East London NHS Foundation Trust
Amar Shah leads the large organisation-wide QI programme in East London, aimed at supporting East London NHS Foundation Trust to provide the highest quality mental health and community care in the country.
Mavis Wenham has a background in social care across children's and adults services as well as community and patient engagement and coproductive approaches.
Her role in the QIC programme is to ensure that local patient involvement and expertise are fully embedded in the programme from planning to design and evaluation.
John is Chief Investigator of the NIHR-funded project "Methods of Mobilising Clinical Leadership in and Around CCGs" . This involves overall project design and engagement with case studies and national surveys.
Tatum joined The Open University in July 2014 as a Research
Fellow on a project exploring Clinical Leadership and Engagement in and around CCG's funded by the National
Institute for Health Research (NIHR). As a case study within this project,
Tatum works with Professor Marshall to research the integration of respiratory
care services alongside other long-term conditions in Tower Hamlets.