Head of Quality, Safety and Improvement Analysis

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust


Email address: andrew.barraclough@nuh.nhs.uk
Twitter: @AndrewBarraclo1

Mr Andrew Barraclough

Community Member


Following a Management Sciences degree, Andrew began his NHS career as a Financial Management Trainee qualifying as a CIPFA accountant. This gave him an early appreciation of the part that developing competencies and professionalisation can play in setting standards and helping build communities of practice. He has undertaken a variety of NHS planning, analytical and performance roles across both planning and provider organisations, where he has been both a source of and customer for reporting and analytics.

He now leads a central team of analysts within Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust providing a range of support across quality, safety and improvement domains. The team supports regular reporting, develops dashboards and undertakes deeper dives into these domains to support a range of clinical and corporate teams.

Building capacity and capability is something he is very keen on, both his own and supporting colleagues. He has undertaken further studies in public health and systems thinking in practice. He is a QSIR associate (https://aqua.nhs.uk/qsir/) and contributes to an ICS wide programme delivering this training to a range of staff. He also co-developed and co-delivers a MSc module in the Measurement and Analysis of Improvement (https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/pgstudy/course/taught/quality-and-patient-safety-improvement-msc) within the School of Health Sciences at the University of Nottingham.  He shares a weekly message on all things data, analysis, improvement and beyond and can be found on Twitter at @AndrewBarraclo1.

He also has a voluntary role as Executive Director of Skills Development at AphA, the Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts, About AphA – AphA – Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts (aphanalysts.org). AphA’s purpose is to raise the profile of and represent the voices of health and care analysts and provide a professional framework and an established support network. Through this he has been linked in with the development of the National Competency Framework for Data Professionals in Health and Care.

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Dr Ahmed Salih

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Mr Sheikh Momin

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Mrs Victoria Cooper

Quality and Governance Lead
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust