Key Appointments for RMCH Staff
Two members of staff at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
have been elected to key roles for the Royal College of Paediatrics
and Child Health:
Dr Carol Ewing - Vice President for Health Policy
The primary focus of this role is to lead on the College's
strategy and policy development to support the design and delivery
of safe and sustainable child health services. The Vice President
(VP) will also support (jointly with the VP for Research) the
programme of work under the College's Quality Improvement Framework
and will have responsibility for leading the RCPCH's work on
service reconfiguration, developing and auditing service standards
as well as supporting the programme of work on invited reviews.
The post is responsible for overseeing the work of officers
within the Research and Policy Division who have specific
responsibility for workforce planning, quality improvement, health
promotion and child protection. Honorary Officers and Committee
Chairs responsible for these areas will report directly to the Vice
Dr Lisa Kauffmann - Treasurer
The Honorary Treasurer is a Senior Officer and Trustee,
responsible for overseeing the College's finances. While ultimate
responsibility for the finances lies with Council, the Honorary
Treasurer consults and advises the full Board. The Honorary
Treasurer also chairs the Finance and Corporate Services Committee,
which undertakes detailed scrutiny of the College's finances.
The Royal College of
Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) was founded in 1996 and is
responsible for training and examining paediatricians in the UK.
The College has over 14,000 members in the UK and abroad, and sets
standards for professional and postgraduate medical education.