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Governance & Assurance
Job title: Partner
Kate joined Niche having worked for several years as a Quality Governance Practice Director for Deloitte LLP. Kate specialises in undertaking independent investigations, quality assurance reviews and governance and due diligence reviews in line with core regulatory frameworks. Kate previously worked in a large acute NHS Foundation Trust managing all aspects of patient experience (including complaints, litigation and public involvement) and has undertaken many investigations and complaint reviews into serious quality failures including G.P conduct, Never Events, catastrophic incidents and culture reviews. She has significant experience in analysing the effectiveness of the escalation systems, processes and information from which the Board derives assurance on quality and particularly on the culture and structures required to deliver excellent healthcare. Kate is a strongly values driven consultant who enjoys building teams, relationships and supporting the development of others.
Extensive experience in healthcare governance:
Kate is a healthcare governance specialist and investigator and has worked with well over 180 healthcare organisations nationally. Kate has experience working in all healthcare sectors, community, ambulance, acute, specialist and mental health as well as working with numerous commissioners, private providers, third-sector organisations and healthcare regulators; she has vast experience on working on multi-agency governance and investigation cases. Kate’s key skills and experience include: