Jan Yates Associates

Services

Public Health and Wellbeing Services.

Areas of Practice


Jan leading a Swine Flu strategic response in Essex in 2010

Jan leading a Swine Flu strategic response in Essex in 2010

The changing nature of the health and wellbeing  sector brings an ever present need for strong leadership and management skills. We bring highly flexible Executive and Director level experience gained since 2006 working with NHS, Local Authority, private organisations and the Civil Service. Some examples of shorter term pieces of work:

  • Workforce analysis and recruiting to new teams
  • Organisation wide Public Health Strategy development including health improvement, inequalities, screening, health intelligence, health protection, public health commissioning, research and information governance
  • Data and intelligence strategy
  • Acute trust clinical strategy
  • Board and Executive responsibilities
  • Annual reports

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

PRINCE2 and Agile trained we can provide a bespoke project management solution to large and small projects. Our experience of successful projects ranges from educational or selection events and processes to large scale IT projects. Examples of our successful projects include:

  • Specialist recruitment and selection centre
  • Website transition
  • IT system development and implementation
Jan was the executive lead and Richard a project manager on the successful project to develop an IT system to provide operational support for quality assurance processes.

Jan was the executive lead and Richard a project manager on the successful project to develop an IT system to provide operational support for quality assurance processes.



DATA AND INTELLIGENCE

Numbers make the world go round. Epidemiology and statistical skills drive public health improvements and turning numbers into intelligence to support good decisions is our specialty. We bring a range of analytical tools presentation methods to suit your requirements. Examples of data and intelligence work we have done includes:

  • Demographic analysis for health and care strategy
  • Options appraisal and scenario modelling
  • Data flow mapping
  • Health surveillance and performance measurement
  • Meta-analysis
  • Development of decision tools
  • Data and intelligence strategy and governance
This tool, developed by Jan, enables performance metrics to be prioritised and safe systems to manage statistical and clinical outliers developed, consulted on and implemented.

This tool, developed by Jan, enables performance metrics to be prioritised and safe systems to manage statistical and clinical outliers developed, consulted on and implemented.

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

To complement our skills in coaching and staff development we offer more traditional education and training. A trained educator, Jan brings strong skills in curriculum development and student-centred learning whilst Richard utilities facilitation and practical skills as well as, separately, teaching English as a foreign language. How can we help?

  • Training needs analysis
  • Specilaist public health teaching and training
  • Critical appraisal (CASP)
  • Root cause analysis and risk assessment training
  • Faculty and curriculum development
  • Learning sets


QUALITY ASSURANCE

Jan delivering QA education

Jan delivering QA education

That services provide value is a given. Having developed and lead screening quality assurance systems for NHS Screening Programmes, we bring significant experience in quality control, assurance and improvement which can be tailored to help you demonstrate valuable outcomes. Skills which can be transferred to your projects:

  • Chairing clinical teams
  • Performance and quality metric analysis
  • Quality Management Systems (QMS)
  • Incident and serious incident investigation
  • Health surveillance
  • QA research

ORGANISATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

As the sector cycles continues to develop, leaders need compassion as well as drive to support staff through recurrent periods of change. Staying healthy and well in work has never been harder. Sedentary jobs and the stress of modern living leave us all wrung out and frazzled. We offer strong OD skills alongside strategic planning including facilitation, coaching and occupational assessment.  We also believe bringing mindfullness and movement into receptive enviroments can positively support change and improve staff morale and productivity. We bring:

  • Accredited coaching skills
  • 360 degree appraisal
  • Psychometric testing
  • Training needs analysis and education and training planning
  • Survey skills
  • Group facilitation, awaydays and bespoke development sessions
  • Creativity, fun!
Collaboratively developed team health and wellbeing plan

Collaboratively developed team health and wellbeing plan


Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit.
— Aristotle