West Midlands Quality Review Service

The Team

Tim Cooper - Director 

Tim Cooper joined the West Midlands Quality Review Service in January 2018.

Previously Tim was Head of Hospital Inspection for the Care Quality Commission leading CQC inspection programmes in acute care mainly in the West Midlands. Tim also led the CQC Independent dialysis service inspection programme.

Before this, Tim was Programme Director for NHS Improving Quality’s Delivery Team in Acute Care; leading a team of National Improvement Experts supporting the NHS in improving delivery and service provision.

Tim was Director with the National Cancer Action Team and National Lead for Radiotherapy; advising the Department of Health and the NHS on implementation of the National Radiotherapy strategy. Tim also provided the expert leadership to Specialised Commissioning in the delivery of the Prime Ministers Pledge on access to Advanced Radiotherapy

Tim trained as a Therapeutic Radiographer, and was Head of radiotherapy services in Shropshire.

Tim is a Fellow of the College of Radiographers and an Honorary Member of the Royal College of Radiologists.

Tim graduated from the University of York with a Masters Degree in Leading Innovation and Change.

Tim is a Trustee of the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund; a Shropshire based charity that has invested the equivalent of over £18m in local cancer care.

timcooper@nhs.net  07940 090128

Sarah Broomhead - Assistant Director

Sarah was Quality Manager for the cancer peer review programme before joining WMQRS and, before that, Lead Cancer Nurse for Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust. Sarah ensures that all WMQRS review programmes are developed in a consistent way. Sarah takes the lead on some review programmes and is the WMQRS lead for user involvement.

sarahbroomhead@nhs.net  (please note: no full stop between first and surname) 07976 499580 

Rachael Blackburn - Assistant Director

Rachael joined the NHS as a graduate trainee. She has since held various roles in acute Trusts, the Department of Health, NHS Connecting for Health and most recently at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust where she was Head of Risk and Compliance. Her specific experience is in Risk Management, clinical governance, compliance and regulation in the NHS.

rachael.blackburn1@nhs.net   07976 499582 

Charlotte Henderson - Lead Administrator

Charlotte joined the Team in 2014, having previously worked in the Charity and Education Sector.  Charlotte plays a key role in ensuring the smooth running of the annual review programme, providing comprehensive administrative and secretarial support at each stage of the process. 

charlotte.henderson2@nhs.net  0121 612 2146

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