Welcome to RPD - Research and Professional Development
This on-line course is available to a single organisation or linked organisations who wish to have a number of staff trained in audit at the same time.
Certificate in Clinical Audit for Health and Social Care
Founded in 1993, RPD provides education and training in the areas of clinical audit and governance in the domain of health and social care.
Our audit course A Certificate in Clinical Audit for Health and Social Care is available on-line.
We offer short, in-house, clinical audit workshops to meet the needs of the host organisation.
RPD staff offer support to health, social care and voluntary sector organisations which wish to develop their own clinical audit programme or governance framework.
Who we are:
Dr. Patricia Maitland is course leader and tutor for the Certificate in Clinical Audit for Health and Social Care. She has many years experience working in audit, research, evaluation, and teaching within health and social care. Patricia is a Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster and programme leader for the Professional Doctorate in Health and Social Science in the School Of Life Sciences.
Joy Tweed MA. is a tutor on the Certificate in Clinical Audit for Health and Social Care. She is also a Senior Lecturer at the University of Westminster and course leader of the MSc Integrated Governance in Healthcare Communities. She is a non-executive director of a London Primary Care Trust, and currently chairs the Provider Services Board within the PCT. Joy also works as a consultant, including acting as an advisor for the health scrutiny support programme of the Centre for Public Scrutiny.
Sue Hepper, MA. Sue is a management psychologist, her work focus on management development, gaining commitment to change. Sue’s work has the primary objective of positively influencing performance and motivation at an individual, group or organizational level.
Dr. Anna Keegan is a consultant clinical psychologist specializing in stress in the workplace, audit and practice development.