RAIDR just wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated team members. The RAIDR team shown below are also supported by other highly skilled NECS staff including our infrastructure team, technical support helpdesk and primary care data quality colleagues.
Val has worked in the NHS since leaving University in 1988, spending all 30 years working in Information Services. Her first role was as an Analyst/Statistician at the Regional Health Authority, followed by roles in an Acute Trust and PCG/Ts and is now Head of Information Services at NECS. She is responsible for Information Analysis, reporting and solutions including the development and maintenance of RAIDR.
Kim has over 14 years’ experience of working in the NHS specialising in IT, informatics and commissioning. In her current role as Deputy Head of Information Services at NECS, she is responsible for the continued development of RAIDR as a market leading BI tool . Kim has worked across primary and secondary care NHS organisations and in her previous role as Commissioning Manager with South Tyneside CCG, she developed, lead and implemented the Informatics strategy for both corporate and GPIT across the locality.
Marie has worked in the NHS for over 22 years and also has experience in the Private Sector. She has worked in IT analysis, systems development and managerial roles. Previous roles have included the reimbursement and remuneration of medical devices and medicines dispensed to patients from NHS prescription forms and more recently IT systems implementation in Secondary Care. Marie manages the RAIDR development team and the operational delivery of the system.
As a business graduate, Lorna brings with her lots of commercial QlikView experience from her previous roles to the team. Her current Information Solutions lead role within the team is to support the current customer base with the continued promotion and usage of the system. She also provides pivotal support in the sales and marketing of RAIDR, including the social media aspects, as well as supporting the team in translating the customer requirements into actionable insights and visualisation within the dashboards.
Brian has spent over 25 years in a variety of roles in the NHS, and has also worked in the education sector. He is passionate about user interface and user experience design, and has a background in data management and software development. His focus is on improvements and future concepts for RAIDR.
Paul has worked as an Information Analyst in the NHS for the past 17 years and utilises this informatics experience in his role in the RAIDR team. He has worked on the Quality and Performance, and Primary Care Dashboards, and more recently, has been undertaking development work on the Secondary Care dashboard.
James has worked for the NHS since the 2009 and moved to the RAIDR team from an Acute Trust. He leads on the development of dashboards for 111 and Continuing Health Care as well as supporting the wider team around the continual improvement of RAIDR for its users. James was key to the development of the first national RAIDR dashboard, R111, which is now live across all CCGs.
Chris joined the NHS 8 years ago, having spent three years in the North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) as an analyst in the Informatics Department. Bringing this experience into the RAIDR team he has supported the maintenance and development of several dashboards including Urgent Care as well his work on the Prescribing Dashboard which included the production of a standardised automated report which is used across whole of the NE&C area.
Deborah has worked for the NHS for a number of years. Her current role as Information Solutions officer involves: supporting user account management including the setting up of accounts, organising and administering user training, carrying out user audits and taking responsibility for customer queries to ensure these are dealt with promptly and professionally. Deborah also supports the customer account management structure within the team keeping everyone up to date with key actions and progress against a number of development workstreams.
Doris has worked in the NHS for 26 years and is an Information Solutions Officer supporting the RAIDR team. Her role provides core administrative support to the team and the customers of RAIDR and she brings a wealth of organisational experience to the team.
David has worked within the NHS for 22 years with 16 of those in an Information & Data role in secondary care. David joined the RAIDR team in 2013 as an Information Solution Analyst and is responsible for developing, maintaining and updating a range of dashboards. David’s main focus is on the secondary care and prescribing dashboards.
Gary is an IT graduate who has worked as a Business Intelligence developer and Information Analyst for the past 8 years. Bringing a commercial technical focus to the team as Information Solutions Lead, he is responsible for providing technical support across the platform as well as the ongoing development of the current and newly evolving suite of RAIDR dashboards.
Adrian is a Mathematics and Statistics graduate with several years’ experience in data analytics roles, ranging from working in the Insurance Industry to the Department for Education. Adrian brings his previous QlikView experience to his current role as an Information Solutions Analyst in the team and he has supported the maintenance and development of a number of dashboards including the newly developed Urgent and Emergency Care (UEC) network dashboard.
Beth has number of years commercial business intelligence experience which she now uses in her role working across the Business Intelligence and RAIDR teams. Her role as Senior information Analyst, using RAIDR as her primary analytical tool, provides a link between RAIDR and our external and internal customers to ensure that their requirements are met through the system. Beth also support system developments and ideas raised through the BI teams as well as customers.
Lesley has worked for the NHS for the past 16 years working in a number of roles across IT and Information Services. After working for a PCT in Systems Development she moved to an Acute Trust and has worked in Informatics as an Application Developer for the last 11 years. She has significant experience of systems analysis, design and implementation through to working with 3rd party providers as a project lead. In her current role Lesley has been pivotal in the development of the Primary care dashboard adding significant new screens such as the Diabetes screens in the last 12m.