INQUIRIES AND LEGAL, INSPECTORIAL AND INQUIRIES
May 2006 ongoing: Appointed Mental Health Act Tribunal Lay Member by the Department of Constitutional Affairs.
Ongoing for the Richmond Fellowship, review the service user experience in registered care homes ,supported housing and day centres; produced reports with recommendations.
2005: Chaired a serious untoward incident panel of inquiry into death of a patient for East London and the City Mental Health NHS Trust. Provided training/ feedback to the clinical team.
2001: Chaired an independent panel of enquiry into the death of a patient for the South-West London Strategic Health Authority.
2002 to 2005 Service user reviewer for the Healthcare Commission
1999 to 2004 Service user reviewer for the Health and Social Care Advisory Service
1997 to 2005: As Mental Health Act Manager for the East London and the City Mental Health Trust acute and forensic units, initiated and audited Mental Health Act activity including ethnicity and emergency sections; trained the group and inducted new members; chaired the group