ENT Consultant, Deputy Medical Director
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Nigel was a student at Guy's Hospital in London, and then trained in Nottingham, Liverpool, Oxford and Toronto, Canada, before returning to Nottingham as a consultant in 2002. Nigel was Clinical Director of ENT from 2004 to 2007 and then worked with the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement as their clinical lead for cancer from 2007 to 2008. He was appointed Deputy Medical Director at Nottingham University Hospital (NUH) in October 2007 and has taken on responsibility for appraisal and revalidation, and clinical effectiveness, including the implementation of NICE guidance.
Nigel aims to investigate the use of clinical indicators and clinical audit, linked to NICE guidance and quality standards, as strategic tools to drive change and sustain improvements in patient outcomes at NUH. Working with local, regional (Quality Observatory) and national (Information Centre) teams he plans to develop a dashboard of clinical indicators for use by patients, the public and staff to monitor the implementation of NICE guidance and quality standards at NUH. Nigel is keen to explore sustainability models around the maintenance of high standards of clinical care and share the assurance framework, dashboard and sustainability models with other secondary care organisations. He is supervising Owen Bennett, NICE Scholar (2011/12), they are looking at the development of new coding systems to monitor the implementation of NICE Interventional Procedure Guidance. Nigel is also a member of the independent Advisory Committee for NICE's Commissioning Outcomes Framework.
Nigel Beasley, Consultant ENT Surgeon and Deputy Medical Director, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
This page was last updated: 21 December 2011