Jim Phillips has over twenty years’ experience in the design, development and implementation of approaches that enable empowerment. After training as a psychotherapist he focused on supporting people with long term conditions to manage the impact of a health condition on their daily lives He led on the setting up of the NHS Expert Patient Programme and has worked with health organisations across Europe, the US and Australia. He has been involved in setting up peer support groups, campaigning for better care and advising policy makers on developing person centred care approaches and has carried a patient case load as a Health coach. His portfolio has covered the implementation of a county wide integrated self-management service in England, Director of the Quality institute for self-management education and training. He has also been involved in the Empathie project, is a associate Director for European Health Futures Forum and the European network on Patient Empowerment (ENOPE) and is associate editor for the international journal Self Care. As well as his role of Executive Director with CEmPaC he also works part time for NHS England in personalised care as well as sitting as expert advisor on a number of advisory boards.
in Healthcare between 1999 and 2018. He is one of five Directors of the European Health Futures Forum, started in 2013,
Danni has worked as a business and organisation consultant for social enterprises for over 20 years. She runs her own consultancy with a particular interest in supporting organisations to become more strategic, articulate their messages and put people at the centre of their process and systems.
She specialises in helping organisations find their voice and communicate their messages clearly in order to maximise social impact. With a particular focus on organisational development, she supports social enterprises to transform how they work in a sensitive and highly focussed way.
She is passionate about clear communication and cutting through business jargon to provide practical and effective strategies that enable social change.
Past clients include the Quality Institute for Self-Management Education and Training, Talking Health Taking Action, Drive Green and Improving Quality.