Grace Bishop

Grace Bishop is an experienced finance professional, with considerable experience across the health and charity sectors. We have been lucky to work with Grace on a number of projects, where we needed her additional input, analysis and advice.


    Irdis Ltd, a firm of specialist informatics consultants, with whom we have worked successfully in previous engagements. IRDIS has a wide range of experience in informatics support within the NHS. They provide services to a number of provider Trusts, Social Enterprises and CSU clients in areas including National Tariff/SLAM, SUS and commissioning information support, analytical services, data warehouse and systems development, data migration and system implementation, data quality and information flow and process reviews and training.

        AIM Consultancy

        AIM Consultancy Ltd is led by Catherine McLaughlin, with whom we have worked on previous reviews of emergency services. Cath works in England and Ireland at National and Board level, supporting the turnaround of the emergency pathway. She has previously worked nationally as part of the National Emergency Care Team and the Performance Support Team. She has considerable experience in remodelling the paediatric Emergency Department and more broadly in avoiding breaches of the 4 hour standard. She has worked at Board level in various posts, including Director of Nursing and Community Services and Director of Clinical Operations for a large London Trust.

          Richard Bailey

          Richard Bailey has worked in NHS finance since 1988, in roles at Regional Health Authority, Trust, Commissioner and Strategic Health Authority. At South West London SHA (2002-06) he was the SHA lead for the National Tariff and Reference Costs. He has led on major financial modelling projects in recent years for a number of clients. He also has substantial experience of information systems, coding and HRG grouping, having also been Head of Information within a Deputy Director of Finance role at a commissioner. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy and holds a MSc in Computer Science.

          Fiona Moore

          Fiona Moore has worked at senior level in NHS finance since 1991 in a variety of roles at Commissioner, Trust, Strategic Health Authority and nationally at the Department of Health National Performance Support Team. Prior to that, she worked as an accountant in private practice. She specialises in dispute resolution and the application of the NHS Standard Contract, as well as transformation programmes and project management.

          She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is also a qualified practitioner of the OGC’s Managing Successful Programmes framework. She recently undertook the intensive Mediator Skills training course offered by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) and is now a fully CEDR-accredited mediator.