Andrew Craig was raised in the USA and educated in Scotland. He has been a consultant for over 25 years specialising in areas such as food and health, physical activity, long term health conditions and user and public involvement particularly in the NHS.
Serving on Boards/Exec Committees in statutory and third-sector bodies, he has gained experience in: audit; equality and diversity; staff engagement and appraisal; complaints adjudication; service specification, tendering and procurement; public relations and corporate and clinical governance.
Andrew has led innovative projects for the Partnership, including the First Wave Foundation Trust project developing the “beliefs and values prioritisation tool” for FT Governors; the Motor Neurone Disease Year of Care Commissioning Tool; and the Lambeth Patient Participation Group Network project.
With Christine Hogg he co-wrote the NHS Wales guidance on complaint handling and prepared much of the training material for that project.
He drafted the MAC submission to the recent Clwyd/Hart complaints review and the Keogh review of urgent and emergency care in England.
Andrew is MAC’s principal tweeter and maintains @publicinvolve as the partnership’s main health issues platform.