THE DH MANAGEMENT TEAM
Minister for Health
|Hon. David Anderson, MHK||Contact Details|
Minister for Health
Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QATelephone +44 (0)1624 685002.
Member for the Department of Health
|Dudley Butt, MLC||Contact Details|
Member for the Department of Health
Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QA.
Telephone +44 (0)1624 642621.
Department of Health Senior Management Team
|David Killip||Chief Executive|
David Killip who is a Manxman, is a career Civil Servant who joined the Isle of Man Civil Service in 1976. His first appointment was with the Health Services Board, a forerunner organisation to the Department of Health, of which he is now Chief Executive.
Following various appointments throughout government, in the Departments of Education, Environment, Personnel Office and Chief Secretary's (Cabinet) Office, David was appointed to his first CEO post at the Department of Home Affairs, in July 2001. He became Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Health and Social Security in June 2003 and of the Department of Health from its inception on 1st April 2010.
His academic qualifications in Public Administration majored in Economics, together with Administrative and Constitutional Law. He is an alumnus of the UK Civil Service "Top Management Programme" and the Executive Education faculty at the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
David is married with a son and a daughter and has two step-sons. In his leisure time his interests include motorcycling, (he rides a Triumph Street Triple), history and the music of the 1970s. He is an avid lifelong supporter of Everton F.C.
Contact Details: Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QA. Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 685004. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 685130. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Lesley Keenan||Deputy Chief Executive|
Lesley Keenan came to the Isle of Man in 2003 as the Director of Human Resource Management in the DHSS, from a national position in London. She became Chief Operating Officer / Deputy Chief Executive on 1st January 2008. Lesley has accountability for driving the performance of the Department of Health, with particular focus on effective corporate service delivery and value for money.
Lesley is Chair of the Advisory Council for the Misuse of Drugs.
Lesley’s background is in HR and Training Management, most recently in the public sector at both regional and national level in the UK. She has also worked in the private sector in the manufacturing and service sectors.
Lesley has a Master’s degree in HR Management, is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development a member of the Institute of Directors and an alumnus of the UK Civil Service "Top Management Programme".
Contact Details: Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QA. Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 687031. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 685012. Email: email@example.com
|Simon Jackson||Director of Finance|
|Simon joined the Isle of Man Government in April 2001 and worked in Treasury as a financial management adviser at the Department of Home Affairs as Finance Director before moving to the DHSS in May 2007 to take up the challenging post of Finance Director. |
Following the restructuring of the Department, Simon has the added responsibility for Corporate Services and the progression of Health Legislation within the recently created Department of Health.
Simon has been involved in a number of Government projects and initiatives such as financial recovery packages developed in response to the Foot & Mouth crisis in the United Kingdom, the New Prison project, Isle of Man Government annual Budget/Business planning cycle and Sale and Leaseback arrangement for the Incinerator and more recently, Finance Shared Services.
Simon is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants, and qualified Prince 2 Practitioner.
Prior to moving to Government, Simon has worked in the fields of Merchant Banking, Life Assurance and Corporate Finance.
Contact Details:: Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QA. Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 685013. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 685012. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Mike Harrington||Director of Estates|
Mike has a degree in Civil Engineering and previously worked in the private sector and was involved in the construction of large civil engineering and building projects. Mike came to the Island for the construction of the Sulby Reservoir and after leaving at the end of the contract, he returned in 1986.
In 1996 Mike was appointed Deputy Director of ESD and in 2003 was appointed as Director following significant involvement in bringing the new Noble’s Hospital on line. Mike is responsible for directing and managing maintenance of the properties which makes up the DHSS Estate. In addition, he oversees DHSS capital projects and renovation/refurbishment of new and existing projects.
Contact Details: Ballamona Farmhouse, The Strang, Braddan IM4 4TE. Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 642904. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 642901. Email: email@example.com
|Norman McGregor Edwards||Director of Health Care Delivery|
After completing a degree in English from the University of Sheffield, Norman spent 19 years in the RAF before working in industry, and then as a practice/fund manager in 2 large GP practices in England. During this period he completed an MBA with the Open University.
In 1994, he became a general manager in the NHS in Glasgow, focusing mostly on primary care and community services. His last post was General Manager (North) for services North of the Clyde.
In 2001, he became Director of Health and Social Services in the Falkland Islands, an Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic, before taking up his current post, Director of Health, Strategy and Performance in the Isle of Man, in 2005.
Contact Details: Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QA. Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 642622. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 642682. Email: HealthServices.firstname.lastname@example.org
|Dr Parameswaran Kishore||Director of Public Health|
Dr Parameswaran Kishore (Kish) moved to Isle of Man in November 2001 to take up the post of Consultant in Public Health Medicine in the DHSS. Prior to his arrival in the Isle of Man, Kish was the Director of Public Health in Redbridge and Waltham Forest Health Authority in North East London; previously he has held Consultant posts in Sheffield, Barking and Havering and Lambeth Southwark and Lewisham Health Authorities.
Kish trained as a doctor in Thiruanthapuram, Karala in India and worked in hospital posts in the UK since 1981. He entered Public Health medicine in 1988 and trained in the former South East Thames Regional Health Authority obtaining MSc, MBA and MFPHM during his training.
In addition to being the Director of Public Health, Kish is also the lead for Health Protection, which is his sub speciality. Kish also leads the Island’s preparations for dealing with Pandemic Flu working with several others. Kish has a special interest in Immunisation and Vaccination and would “like to see Public Health working more closely with the public to address their concerns and enable them to make healthy choices”.
Contact Details: Cronk Coar, Noble’s Hospital, Strang, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM4 4RJ Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 642641. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 642733. Email: email@example.com
|Dr Carole Astbury||Director of Occupational Health|
Carole undertook specialist training in Occupational Medicine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and was appointed to her first NHS consultant post at The Ipswich Hospital where she worked for 7 years. Over her 23 year career in Occupational Health she has provided occupational health services to local authorities, retail and banking, fire and rescue services, utilities, the private sector and the agrochemical industry.
She moved to the Isle of Man in 2006 to take up her current post as Director of Occupational Health and Safety, Consultant Occupational Physician with the Department of Health. She is responsible for leading the Department’s Occupational Health and Safety Service which promotes and protects the health and wellbeing of health and social care staff. The service also holds contracts to provide occupational health advice to other government departments and private companies on the island.
Contact Details: Garaghyn Glass, Strang, Braddan, Isle of Man, IM4 4RJ Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 642150. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 642730. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other Senior Managers
Paul Harper, Director, Management Information and Technology (MI&T) Directorate
After winning a national sponsorship from the UK DHSS, Paul initially studied building services engineering in London and returned to his sponsors, Mersey Regional Health Authority, where he worked for several years. He then worked at District and Unit levels of the UK NHS and was on the formation Board of a second wave NHS Trust where he held engineering, technology and general management posts.
He joined the former IOM DHSS in 1995 as Director of Estates and was then seconded in 1999 to deal with Y2K issues across the Department. He then spent several years as the Department’s Acting Director of Corporate Affairs before moving to IT in 2004.
Between 2002 and 2008, and on behalf of the Chief Minister, Paul chaired one of the Working Groups arising from the "Good Friday Agreement" on telemedicine and telecare and has remained the Department’s lead on these areas. He has been the Department’s representative on various UK NHS IT and other ehealth fora since 2004.
Paul holds two Honours degrees in engineering and psychology, a M.Sc. in Healthcare Ethics, a MBA in International Business and two post-graduate qualifications in teaching and practitioner research. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Chartered IT Professional, an alumnus of the UK Civil Service "Top Management Programme", holds Fellowship with various professional engineering, IT and management bodies and is a member of the British Psychological Society.
The MI&T Directorate report to the Deputy CEO, Lesley Keenan.Click here for to find out out more about the Management Information and Technology Direcorate
Contact Details:: Yn Alban, 44 Westmoreland Road, Douglas, IM1 4AN. Telephone: +44(0) 1624 685050. Email: Paul.Harper@gov.im
Tony Jones, General Manager Primary Healthcare
Apart from two years in the private sector, Tony has been in the IOM Civil Service all his working life. His first appointment in 1970 was as an Administrative Officer in the then Assessment Board which dealt with the collection of Government rates and the compilation of all-Island voters’ lists. In 1978 he was promoted to an Executive Officer position in the Income Tax Office and a subsequent further promotion saw him join the Health Services Board in 1983. Tony has held a number of positions within what became the Health Services Division of the DHSS, including Family Practitioner Services Manager, Primary Care Development Manager and Deputy Head of Division. He was appointed to his current post of General Manager, Primary Healthcare in email@example.com
Barbara Scott, Noble's Hospital Manager
Barbara moved to the Isle of Man in 1996 after completing 17 years in the UK NHS. Barbara had held various Nursing posts and General Manager posts and had worked at many North West Hospitals during this time.
In 1997 took up a part-time post as a Nurse in Occupational Health and following this was appointed to the Deputy Hospital Manager post in 1998. This involved the day to day management of the Hospital and the management of the clinical and non-clinical support services.
Barbara held this post until 2008 and has now been appointed as Hospital Manager.Barbara.Scott@gov.im
|Bev Critchlow, Director of Nursing/Midwifery|
Bev is based at Noble’s Hospital and has 29 years of nursing and midwifery experience after qualifying as a nurse and midwife in the early 1980s. She spent much of her career working in acute hospital settings in the North West of England and held numerous senior nurse and general management positions.
Bev came to the Island to take up her present post in 2000. She is responsible for the strategic and professional leadership of nurses and midwives on the Island, and along with the Medical Director, has co-leadership responsibility for patient safety and clinical governance at the hospital. She has management responsibility for the Clinical Governance Directorate, which includes Practice and Professional Development, Risk Management and Patient Safety, Complaints, Claims and Litigation and Clinical Audit. Bev chairs the Island’s Nursing and Midwifery Advisory Council where all matters related to nursing are debated, decided and planned. From this Council the Department is advised about all matters relating to the profession’s strategic direction. Bev’s keen interests are ensuring the fundamental aspects of nursing care are at the heart of all that our nurses do and involving patients and the public in healthcare decision making at every possible opportunity.
Bev’s keen interests are ensuring the fundamental aspects of nursing care are at the heart of all that our nurses do and involving patients and the public in healthcare decision making at every possible opportunity.
Contact Details:: Noble's Hospital, Strang Road, Braddan IM4 4RJ Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 650601. Fax: +44 (0) 1624 651404. Email: Beverley.Critchlow@gov.im
Head of Strategic Performance Improvement and Communication
Jan Mellows is Head of Business Support for the Department of Health and has 33 years of public sector experience.
She joined the Department in 1978 and trained as a registered mental health nurse (RMN) and then a registered general nurse (RGN), working for a time as a Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN) before moving into a senior management role in the mental health service. In 1990, Jan was recruited as Service Manager - Quality by Isle of Man Hospitals, which included a period as Service Manager for the Medical Unit. During her time with Isle of Man Hospitals, Jan created the Welcomers Volunteer Service, service wide staff induction programme day and led the development of a standard setting/audit programme within nursing services.
In 1998, she was seconded to the Chief Executive's Office as the Department’s strategic lead for public relations/media, customer service and communication, a position made permanent in 2005. Part of this role has been to develop the Department’s quality and customer service and communication strategies and public relations/media function.
Jan is Editor of the Department’s InTouch staff newsletter, an important communication tool, with an online function and a circulation of 1,500, including employees and local/UK media organisations. Jan was a founding member of a joint private/public sector Isle of Man Quality Forum which ran for 2 years, with over 50 members and aimed to share best practice among the Isle of Man business community.
Jan has a Master’s degree in Total Quality Management and Organisational Excellence and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (MCIPR).Contact Details:: Crookall House, Demesne Road, Douglas IM1 3QA. Telephone: +44 (0) 1624 685110 Email: Jan.Mellows@gov.im