Head of SEND Health Partnerships and Senior Designated Clinical Officer,
London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham/Hammersmith and Fulham CCG
Alison has worked in children’s health services for over 30 years as a paediatric occupational therapist, therapy manager and Assistant Director of Children’s Health Services. In 2014 she was appointed as the Designated Clinical Officer for SEND for Central London, West London and Hammersmith and Fulham NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups. Alison is the strategic lead for health in the implementation and embedding of the SEND reforms ensuring that the CCGs meet their statutory responsibilities. Key priorities include oversight of health professionals’ contribution to EHC needs assessments, workforce development and membership of the SEND Inclusion Board.