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Tony Kelly

Tony Kelly

National Clinical Lead for National Maternal and Neonatal Health Safety Collaborative.
Previous Director of the Patient Safety Collaborative in the KSS Academic Health Science Network.

Tony is the National Clinical Lead for the Maternity and Neonatal Safety Improvement Programme, whose aim is to improve the safety and outcomes of maternal and neonatal care by reducing unwarranted variation and provide a high quality healthcare experience for all women, babies and families across maternity care settings in England. I am also the national clinical lead for the Each Baby Counts Learn and Support programme which is being jointly led by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Royal College of Midwives.

Previously Tony was the Director of the Patient Safety Collaborative in the KSS Academic Health Science Network for two years. Prior to this he has worked in a regional capacity on quality improvement for a number of years. From 2010 to 2014 Tony was the Associate Medical Director for Quality and Innovation at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. He has been working in the field of clinical effectiveness and quality improvement for over 15 years, and specifically within safety and quality for the last 10 years. Tony is a clinician at heart and has been a Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist in Brighton since 2003.