Alison Griffiths

Associate Director - Strategic Themes (Mental Health and Medicines Optimisation)

Alison has worked in healthcare for over 20 years in both the NHS and private arenas, beginning her career as a nurse. She has held senior project/programme manager roles for the last 10 years within both primary and secondary care and most recently with Strategic Clinical Networks. Over recent years she has been involved in transformational service developments in cardiac care; using data to support clinicians to improve practice, implement best practice models and reduce inequalities across North London. Other projects Alison has most recently been involved with include improving maternity pathways for people with diabetes, increasing awareness and detection of people with Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and improving cardiac surgery pathways across Wessex, resulting in better communications and reduced waiting times. Her particular commitment is to the improvement of patient outcomes through best practice evidence. She is also passionate about creating an empowered workforce who are able to identify sustainable service improvements and make them happen.

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Medicines Optimisation

Wessex Academic Health Science Network (WAHSN) is the national lead for the AHSNs’ Medicines Optimisation (MO) Programme a... Find out more >

Mental Health

Experiencing poor mental health can cause distress and major disruption to an individual, their family, and friends.  Es... Find out more >

National Programmes

The National Priorities are seven programmes which have been developed regionally and have been selected for national adop... Find out more >