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Meet the Team

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Dr Mike Burrows, Managing Director

Mike Burrows is the Managing Director of the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (AHSN). Previously he was the Director of the NHS England (Greater Manchester) Area Team.

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Professor Donal O'Donoghue, Medical Director

Professor Donal O'Donoghue was appointed Medical Director for GM AHSN in December 2013. He is a renal physician at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and honorary Professor of Renal Medicine...

Jane Macdonald, Director of Improvement and Nursing, and Patient Safety Lead

Jane was appointed to the role of Associate Director of Nursing and Improvement on 1st April 2014, and in April 2015 became Director of Nursing and Improvement. She brings to the role her...

Cara Afzal, Programme Development Lead

Cara joined GM AHSN in January 2015 as the first Programme Development Lead for Health and Implementation. She is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of large-scale improvement...

Dai Roberts, Programme Development Lead

Dai has recently joined Greater Manchester AHSN as one of three Programme Development Leads within the Health & Implementation team, supporting the design and implementation of large scale...

Ruth Eatough, Project Manager

Ruth is is currently seconded to the GM AHSN as Project Manager for work to improve the identification and management of individuals with familial hypercholesterolaemia in Greater Manchester.

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Dr Linda Magee, Executive Director of Industry and Wealth

Linda is jointly appointed to the role of Executive Director of Industry and Wealth. She served as Chief Operating Officer at Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) from its initiation...