Dr Helen Smith
Helen is a highly experienced psychiatrist who has extensive leadership experience both within and across organisations. She has developed advanced expertise in Quality Improvement and works with teams and boards to help organisations build a culture of safety and continuous improvement. Her work in the design and delivery of Quality Improvement Programmes in Patient Safety in mental health and cross community suicide prevention has been recognised through a number of national awards.
Helen has been a Medical Director within the NHS for many years and now works with the South West Academic Health Science Network as a specialist advisor and sits on the Royal College of Psychiatrists Quality Improvement Committee.