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Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Sultan Mahmud – Director of Integration
Sultan heads up the Integration team and has shown himself to be a pioneer in the field, delivering a unique model of vertical integration between primary and secondary care, breaking down some of the traditional barriers between commissioners and providers, and embracing the Trust’s ambition to take responsibility for the health of the whole population. 

He has also been instrumental in instigating opportunities for the Trust to work in more efficient ways by using technological solutions and establishing partnerships with academic and technical associates.

Jonathan Odum
Jonathan is the Trust Medical Director  and Chair of the ICA Clinical Programmes Oversight Group
Professor Baldev Singh
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Professor Baldev Singh is a Consultant Physician in Diabetes and Endocrinology and Clinical Director of IT at the Trust. 

He plays a key role in driving forward the use of information and technology to improve patient care and to make systems more efficient. With his academic links to the University and a wealth of research publications in his portfolio, he also ensures that a degree of academic rigour is brought to the work of the team and that findings are shared with others.

Dr Kate Warren, Consultant in Public Health

Kate is a doctor who specialises in population health, and will head up the newly created Prevention and Population Health Unit hosted by Royal Wolverhampton Trust and jointly funded by Public Health at City of Wolverhampton Council, and will be working across both organisations to make recommendations for improving population health, help clinicians and managers to use data about population health to improve their decisions, and to influence and lead the development of policy and strategy.

She is currently leading the RWT smoke free programme, supporting the Integrated Care Alliance to understand population health intelligence, and supporting RWT executives to understand the role the Trust can play in tackling the wider determinants of health and embedding prevention into everyday care.

Stephanie Poulter, Head of Integrated Care Programmes

Steph is a manager with extensive experience in large scale transformation and change programmes and a degree in project management. She will be supporting the Director of Integration to deliver a programme of work that will cement RWT’s place in the new landscape of Integrated Care Systems and Providers.

Steph manages a complex array of transformation projects, including digital innovations and partnership services redesign. She works closely with colleagues from other organisations including the CCG, Council and GPs to coordinate the delivery of outcomes across an integrated care system in Wolverhampton and beyond.

Jason Gwinnett, Principal Population Health Intelligence Specialist
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Jason leads the Population Health intelligence function within the Prevention and Population Health unit. He has a Masters in Health Economics and a wealth of experience of working with data to assess patterns of health and disease in Wolverhampton.

Jason will be leading on data science and epidemiology projects providing information and analysis that will enable a full understanding of health needs in the area, which will help managers and clinicians to address health inequalities, determine priorities for action, and develop a wider understanding of the characteristics of the local population both now and in the future.

Karla Bailey, Senior Population Health Intelligence Specialist

Karla contributes to the Population Health intelligence function within the Prevention and Population Health unit. Karla has a Masters in Statistics and has a track record of delivering some innovative work that uses her specialist skills to provide a more nuanced picture of health and behaviour in the Wolverhampton population.

Karla will be supporting the development of data science projects and leading on statistical analysis that will shed light on the use of data to drive different models of care across integrated care services.

Vijay Klaire - Integrated Care Business Intelligence Lead

Vijay is the lead for using integrated data to drive clinical systems. He has been at the helm of ground-breaking work at the Trust to deliver flows of data visualisations between the hospital and our integrated GP surgeries, which allow GPs to target high risk patients and ensure continuity of care.

Vijay will continue to lead on technical solutions that allow data driven care, as well as helping to oversee some further digital innovation projects and partnerships that will transform the way the Trust uses clinical data.

Raz Edwards - Associate Team Member

A Data Protection Officer is a statutory requirement under GDPR and is required to be a senior person within the Trust  who can operate independently on data protection matters putting patient rights at the heart of their decision making process.

The Data Protection Officer will be the first point of call for individuals, such as patients, whose data is being processed, but will also be the person for staff to turn to relating to any data protection queries. Matters can be dealt with confidentially. 

The Data Protection Officer links across all levels of the organisation and will have direct access to the Trust Board to ensure that data protection remains high on the Trust’s agenda.

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