What can Jill do for you?
Jill heads our health & care sector and leads our healthcare and mental health team, who advise providers (public and private sector) commissioners and regulators on complex patient care matters. Jill has an in-depth knowledge of the Mental Health, Mental Capacity and NHS Acts. Jill also supports clients on patient and public engagement, judicial reviews and NHS continuing healthcare.
Supporting your ambitions
Jill led on a significant risk management project for two mental health providers (Mersey Care and Calderstones), which was highlighted by CQC in their report on Driving Improvement in Mental Health.
Jill has helped numerous CCG clients save millions of pounds by correctly applying the various incarnations of the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare. This included advising the commissioner in the case of Gunter (referred to in the National Framework).
In the field of judicial review Jill has supported both commissioners and providers to facilitate temporary closure of A&E departments or reconfiguration of community hospitals, without challenge.
What do others say?
An Executive Director said "The support we have received from you has been incredible. You truly are the L'Oreal of law firms (ie, worth it)".
On an Inquiry, one national client was grateful for Jill's "probing assistance".
On winning a Firm of the Year award, one client said "well deserved - the best legal advisers I have ever worked with!"
What else should you know?
Jill was born and bred in Northern Ireland, her accent therefore stands out!. She enjoys horse riding and finds it a great way to de-stress and exercise on a Saturday.
Jill was elected by partners onto our Audit, Governance and Oversight Panel so understands the checks and balances on a board.
Jill sits on the Zero Suicide Alliance Steering Group.