Ellie Mason

Ellie Mason

Programme Manager

Ellie is passionate about working collaboratively to drive transformation and improve patient outcomes, with an interest in long term conditions.

She manages the Respiratory Programme, running a multidisciplinary network with the aim of collaboratively improving respiratory care across Kent, Surrey and Sussex. A key part of Ellie’s role has been sharing local experience and learning on a national scale, supporting the spread of effective and safe evidence-based interventions and practice for the Patient Safety Collaborative. She has also previously worked on the Atrial Fibrillation ‘Detect-Protect-Perfect’ Project.

Ellie recently returned from a secondment to Sussex Health and Care Partnership as Respiratory Network Manager, establishing a new Respiratory Network and working closely with system partners to deliver the Long Term Plan’s respiratory ambitions for the local population.

She has an events management background, combined with NHS medical secretary and administrative experience.

Hinal Patel

Hinal Patel

Programme Manager

Hinal has a master’s degree in pharmacy from University of London, is an Independent Prescriber and registered pharmacist and recently completed the Mary Seacole Programme from NHS Leadership Academy.

She has previously worked in clinical roles in hospital and community pharmacy setting. Before joining the AHSN Hinal worked for executive structure in Local Pharmaceutical Committee as service development and implementation lead. In this role she was responsible for relationship building and management with various stakeholders within the NHS, Local Authorities, and the private sector.

Hinal is keen in developing services and implementing projects with innovation that maximise patient benefits and outcomes.