Jim McLeish, director of quality improvement

Jim is a registered nurse with a specialist background in emergency care. He joined the NHS in 1990 where he has held a number of senior clinical and operational roles including director of transformation and director of business delivery before taking up his current post as director of quality improvement.

He has a wide range of operational management, change management, and project management experience.  

Jim’s role supports the trust to develop and enhance care pathways working alongside our clinical leadership teams to support them in delivering quality and service improvements.

Jim has a diverse portfolio, which includes modernisation and transformation of our clinical support services as well as supporting the delivery of our new system wide transformation programme with colleagues across West Essex.   

Inpatient comment:

Everyone offered words of such reassurance and kindness. I felt so cared for and the communication with me at all times was fantastic.