The Redhill team is comprised of a Director, Crispin Atkinson, and a wide group of associates. Each is an established freelancer or director of their own specialist consultancy, whose expertise can be called on to form a core of skilled professionals. Combined, they can give your organisation invaluable advise and services to help move your projects along, access higher level funding or assess opportunities you may have overlooked.
Director, Redhill Consultants
Crispin is the Director of Redhill Consultants, a network of consultants with expertise in health and social care who provide business support to social enterprises and charities. Thirty years with the public sector, with thirteen years at Director and Chief Executive level has given him an extensive specialist skill set and experience. His experience includes business support to social enterprises and charities, programme and project direction and management, health and social care integration, primary care management as well as first hand experience of healthcare commissioning, social care commissioning and community Healthcare Provider Management.
In his previous role as Director of Primary Care, he lead teams responsible for commissioning a range of community based services. He was responsible for all Family Health Services (GPs, Dentists, Opticians, Pharmacists). Managing budgets of £370M and staff of over 900, he has consistently delivered service development, efficiency gains and effective financial management across the full range of community services. He was rated as demonstrating excellent competency on all dimensions in Assessment Centre Programme for NHS Directors.
He has undertaken management consultancy and interim management for Local Authorities and NHS organisations in senior posts across the country, Crispin has led assignments ranging over strategy development, bid management, creating new organisations, turnaround and system transformation, managing GP contracts, commissioning services and developing business cases. He is a specialist in health and social care integration.
Dr Jan Smith