The National Audit of Intermediate Care is overseen by a Steering Group. The Steering Group will be meeting regularly over the course of the audit to discuss the elements of the Audit; covering the organisational level and service user audit. The Steering Group meeting schedule can be found here.

The NAIC Steering Group have the authority to sign off the elements of the audit and the National Report.

You can read more about the NAIC governance via the Steering Group Terms of Reference.


  Duncan Forsyth  NAIC Steering Group / Consultant Geriatrician, Addenbrookes Hospital

Duncan Forsyth
NAIC Steering Group / Consultant Geriatrician, Addenbrookes Hospital

  Dawne Garrett  Professional Lead - Older People & Dementia, Royal College of Nursing

Dawne Garrett
Professional Lead - Older People & Dementia, Royal College of Nursing

  Martin Vernon  National Clinical Director for Older people, NHS England

Martin Vernon
National Clinical Director for Older people, NHS England

  Bie Grobet  ‎Commissioner representative, NHS Corby and Nene CCG’s

Bie Grobet
‎Commissioner representative, NHS Corby and Nene CCG’s

  Joanne Crewe  Director of Quality and Governance/Executive Nurse, Harrogate and Rural District CCG

Joanne Crewe
Director of Quality and Governance/Executive Nurse, Harrogate and Rural District CCG

  Rachel Power  Chief Executive, Patients Association

Rachel Power
Chief Executive, Patients Association

  Shane Breen  AHP Consultant, Public Health Agency

Shane Breen
AHP Consultant, Public Health Agency

  Vicky Paynter  Physiotherapist, Bristol Community Health  / AGILE National Executive Committee

Vicky Paynter
Physiotherapist, Bristol Community Health  / AGILE National Executive Committee

  Kath Evans  Community Nurse Lead, NHS England

Kath Evans
Community Nurse Lead, NHS England

  Adrian Crook  Associate Director, ADASS

Adrian Crook
Associate Director, ADASS

  Cynthia Murphy  Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Cynthia Murphy
Royal College of Occupational Therapists

  Lizanne Harland  Head of Contracts, NHS Gloucestershire CCG

Lizanne Harland
Head of Contracts, NHS Gloucestershire CCG

  Fiona Kearney  Consultant Geriatrician, British Geriatrics Society

Fiona Kearney
Consultant Geriatrician, British Geriatrics Society

  Claire Holditch  ‎Direcftor, NHS Benchmarking Network

Claire Holditch
‎Direcftor, NHS Benchmarking Network

  Debbie Hibbert  Programme Manager, NHS Benchmarking Network

Debbie Hibbert
Programme Manager, NHS Benchmarking Network

  Jessica Grantham  Project Manager, NHS Benchmarking Network

Jessica Grantham
Project Manager, NHS Benchmarking Network

  Lucy Trubacik  Assistant Project Manager, NHS Benchmarking Network

Lucy Trubacik
Assistant Project Manager, NHS Benchmarking Network

  Josh Davies  Project Co-ordinator, NHS Benchmarking Network

Josh Davies
Project Co-ordinator, NHS Benchmarking Network