Dr Jennifer Kilcoyne has been appointed as the Clinical Director and Deputy Chief Clinical Information Officer at the Centre for Perfect Care.

02 Nov 2017

In her new role, Jennifer is responsible with Perfect care colleagues for developing quality improvement solutions to support teams to develop and implement the organisational key priorities and to ensure we continue to be a leading organisation in the fields of: 1. Zero suicide 2. Reduced Restrictive Practice 3. Improved Physical Health 4. Just and Learning Culture.

As a consequence of the Trust’s expertise in these areas, Jennifer is working with Business Development to develop robust infrastructures to support the sharing and consultancy of the acquired knowledge and skills with other organisations and providers.

In the field of data and informatics, working with colleagues, her role as Deputy Chief Clinical Information Officer is to develop clinical leadership in the field of data and digital innovation through the GDE digital strategy.

This involves establishing and chairing the Clinical Digital Leadership Group to drive forward technological innovation and interface between the organisational digital strategy and that of clinical care. Supporting clinical colleagues to measure outcomes effectively and become clinical informaticians.

Jennifer is also committed to reduce restrictive practice and is working in the secure division to reduce segregation for service users. Previously she was the Reducing Restrictive Practice Lead for the Trust, helping to deliver the award winning ‘No Force First’ initiative through the final stage of its pilot phase to full implementation throughout the organisation. As a clinician she is committed to promoting principles of co-production and recovery-led services and to deliver compassionate care for the people we serve and our staff teams.