Our Expert Advisory Panels are made up of nursing, midwifery and subject matter experts from across the system, both in England and internationally.

Select the tabs below to see who is on each panel.

Panel members

Co-Chair - Professor Ruth Endacott (England)

  • Director of Nursing and Midwifery at the National Institute for Health Research
  • Honorary Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Plymouth
  • Clinical Nursing at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia

Co-Chair - Professor Kaija Saranto (International - Finland)

  • Programme Lead of Health and Human Science and Principal Investigator in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies at the University of Eastern Finland
  • President for the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnosis, Interventions and Outcome

Dr Wai Keong Wong (England)

  • Consultant Haematologist and Chief Research Information Officer at University College London Hospital

Professor Alison Richardson (England)

  • Clinical Professor of Cancer Nursing and End of Life Care at the University of Southampton and University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
  • Senior Investigator at National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
  • Director of NIHR ARC Wessex

Dr Roxanne Crosby-Nwaobi (England)

  • Lead Nurse for Research at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London
  • A participant in the Health Education England and National Institute for Health Research Integrated Clinical Academic Programme Clinical Lectureship (2020 – 2025).

Dr Hatim Abdulhussein (England)

  • National Clinical Lead for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Medical Workforce at Health Education England
  • General Practitioner and Senior Lecturer at Brunel University London.

Loretta Grogan (International)

  • National Clinical Information Officer in the Health Service Executive

Sam Neville (England)

  • Chief Nursing Informatics Officer for Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Louise Cave (England)

  • Florence Nightingale Leadership Fellow at NHS England Transformation Directorate

Dr Jacqui Williams MA, BSc (Hons), RM ADM, Dip AppSS (England)

  • Senior Midwifery Advisor (Education) on the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Senior Fellow at the Higher Education Academy

Tracie Miles (England)

  • Registered Nurse, Associate Director of Nursing at South West Genomics Medicine Alliance
  • Member of British Gynaecology Society Council

Ed Miller (England)

  • Education Specialist for the Genomics Education Programme at Health Education England

Professor Jane Sandall CBE PhD MSc BSc RM (England)

  • Head of Midwifery and Maternity Research at NHS England
  • Professor of Social Science and Women’s Health at Kings College London
  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Technology Sydney and La Trobe University in Melbourne
  • Senior Investigator at the National Institute for Health Research

Dr Emma Tonkin (Wales)

  • Associate Professor of Genomics Healthcare and Leader of the Genomics Policy Unit at the University of South Wales
  • Academic Lead for the Nursing and Midwifery Genomics Transformation Programme at NHS England
  • Subject Matter Expert the Genomics Education Programme at Health Education England
  • Founding member and co-lead for the Global Genomics Nursing Alliance

Donna Kirwan (England)

  • National Midwifery Lead for Genomics at NHS England.

Joanne Hargrave (England)

  • Midwifery Lead role for the South East Genomic Medicine Service Alliance (GMSA)
  • Midwife specialist for non-invasive prenatal screening at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Page last reviewed: 5 April 2023
Next review due: 5 April 2024