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Governance


The ECTAS process is governed by several staff and committees:

 

 

Advisory Group


The ECTAS Advisory Group comprises of staff from the participating services and representatives from service commissioning, professional bodies, and other national organisations and those who represent the service use perspectives. This group meets on an annual basis to discuss and revise the ECTAS standards to reflect updated changes to ECT practice and legislation.

The members and the organisations they represent are:

 

  • Dr Chris Freeman (chair) - Royal College of Psychiatrists 
  • Dr Maria Atkins - Royal College of Psychiatrists (Wales)
  • Peter Bestley - Service User Advisor
  • Nicky Buley - ECTAS Project Worker
  • Dr Godfrey Bwalya - Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Vanessa Cameron - Chief Executive, Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Alison Cobb - MIND
  • Janie Cornish - Royal College of Nursing
  • Derek Cragg - Service User Advisor
  • Dr Adoni Gopalaswamy - Royal College of Psychiatrists (England)
  • Dr Katherine Hayden - Royal College of Psychiatrists (England)
  • Sophie Hodge - ECTAS Deputy Programme Manager
  • Ian Hulatt - Royal College of Nursing
  • Dr Usman Khalid - Royal College of Psychiatrists (England)
  • Dr Declan McLoughlin - Royal College of Psychiatrists (Ireland)
  • Dr Rupert McShane - Royal College of Psychiatrists (England)
  • Dr Ray O'Toole - Royal College of Psychiatrists (Ireland)
  • Lucy Palmer - ECTAS Senior Programme Manager
  • Dr Ian Pennell - Royal College of Psychiatrists (England)
  • Dr Roshan Perera - Royal College of Psychiatrists (England)
  • Dr Noel Sheppard - Royal College of Psychiatrists (Ireland)
  • Dr Amanda Spencer - Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Dr Simon Walker - Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Dr Adrian Worrall - Head of Centre of Quality Improvement, Royal College of Psychiatrists

Accreditation Committee


The ECTAS Accreditation Committee makes recommendations about the accreditation status of each service that is reviewed under the programme.  The members and the organisations they represent are:

 

  • Dr Jill Emerson (Chair) - Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Dr Elaine Allsop - Royal College of Anaesthetists
  • Nicky Buley - ECTAS Project Worker
  • Joseph Campling  - ECT Lead Nurse
  • Dr John Clifford - Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Dr Richard Cree - Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Dr Andrew Easton -  Royal College of Psychiatrists
  • Dr Jag Haldar - Consultant Anaesthetist
  • Kara Hannigan - ECT Lead Nurse
  • Sophie Hodge - ECTAS Deputy Programme Manager
  • Maureen Longstaff - ECT Lead Nurse
  • Dr Tim Oakley - Consultant Psychiatrist
  • Lucy Palmer - ECTAS Senior Programme Manager
  • Lois Sykes - ECT Lead Nurse 
  • Dr Maree Wright - Royal College of Anaesthetists

 

 

Royal College of Psychiatrists Special Committee for Professional Practice and Ethics (SCPPE)


The SCPPE is the awarding body of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and all accreditation decisions must be ratified by them before they can be awarded to member services.

 

 

The ECTAS Team


ECTAS is co-ordinated daily by Nicky Buley, the ECTAS Project Worker and the programme is managed by Sophie Hodge, ECTAS Deputy Programme Manager.

For contact details, visit our Contact Us page.

 

Where next...


 

ECTAS, 21 Prescot Street, London, E1 8BB
Tel: 020 3701 2653  Fax: 020 3701 2761 Email: ectas@rcpsych.ac.uk

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