Ann Remmers, Clinical Director
Ann’s professional background is in nursing and midwifery; she has worked in both the UK and Australia. Ann has been involved in maternity and children’s health services for most of her career, most recently as Clinical Director and Director of Midwifery for Women’s and Children’s Health at North Bristol NHS Trust.
Leanne Hayward, Clinical Lead South West Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Network
Leanne is a Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist, appointed in 2016 to set up the new BNSSG Community Perinatal Mental Health Service. She brings her clinical experience and expertise in Perinatal and Infant Mental Health (PIMH), her strengths in Medical Leadership, Strategy and Service development, and experience from her role as SW Region RCPsych Public Engagement Officer 2014-16, to her new appointment as Clinical Lead for the South West PIMH Network.
Dawn Morrall, Clinical Improvement Lead
Dawn’s professional background is in nursing and midwifery; she has worked in a number of Maternity Services across England and Wales. Dawn has a background in managing and developing maternity services, most recently as Assistant Director of Maternity & Fertility Services for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Richard Harris, Network Manager (out on secondment)
Richard joined the NHS in 2005 as an analyst in the NHS Workforce Review Team based in Winchester before taking up post as the Workforce and Education Lead for the Central South Coast Cancer Network in 2009. In 2010 Richard’s role in the cancer network changed to that of programme manager and lead for the analytical team.
Amy Warren, Quality Improvement Lead
Before joining the NHS in 2010 Amy taught English in South Korea and Chile, worked for a private healthcare provider and the charity Refugee and Migrant Justice. Amy has gained invaluable experience of cross-organisational working in networks during the last 7 years.
Claire Bullock, Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Programme Manager
Claire joined the NHS in 2005 as a Senior HR Advisor based in Bristol before taking up post in 2007 as a Patient and Public Engagement (PPE) Lead for the Avon, Somerset and Wiltshire Cancer Network, a career which was prompted by the experience of losing her sister to cancer in 2005. In 2013 Claire’s role in the cancer network changed to a Quality Improvement Lead for NHS England in the South West region and in this role she has gained experience of working on various projects, including PPE for all clinical networks/clinical senate, Neurology and Integrated Personal Commissioning. Claire was appointed as the South West Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Programme Manager in April 2017. Claire is also a co-founder and trustee of a local charity set up in memory of her sister.