BBH Awards 2018 – Judging Panel

The judges carry out a thorough assessment of all entries with each Head Judge guiding in their specialist area. The winners and commended entries will be announced at the awards lunch and published in Building Better Healthcare publications online and in print. To stay in touch with the latest updates, register with the BBH Awards 2018.

Roy Lilley

Chairman of the judges

A founder member of the NHS Trust Federation, independent health policy analyst, Roy has twice been voted the UK’s top speaker on NHS topics and was named among the Sunday Times’ Debrett’s list of the top 500 most- influential people in the UK.


Patricia Wilkie

Patient’s Choice Head Judge

Patricia is a social scientist who has spent most of her working life as a researcher in academic departments of medicine, often focusing on the patient perspective. She has also worked as a volunteer for different patient organisations, first joining the National Association for Patient Participation as president in 2006 and becoming chairman in 2011.


Sarah Waller

Head Judge – Patient Environment Class

Sarah led The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment programme from 2000 to 2014. She developed the dementia-friendly environmental assessment tools which are now in use nationally and internationally and is an associate specialist at the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester.


Steve Martin

Head Judge – Building Design Class

Steve Martin is an associate partner at Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, with considerable experience in the coordination of large complex projects from concept design to construction detailing.

He has been with the practice for 28 years, initially working on Heathrow Terminal 5 and has been chosen to lead the judging for the Building Design Class after his work on the new Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital in London won the top trophies at last year’s Building Better Healthcare Awards. As project architect for the Cancer Centre, Steve led the project from the initial competition briefing through to completion on site.

Steve is currently working as a project lead on the International Quarter London; a joint venture between Lend Lease and London Continental Railways to create a thriving business quarter at the heart of London’s newest metropolitan area, Stratford City.


Jeff Bartle’

Head Judge – Estates and Facilities Class

Jeff manages estates on behalf of Estate Strategy Group (ESG) clients in order to ensure they
are compliant and efficient.
With an estates background covering over 30 years, Jeff has a wealth of experience, both in traditional estates maintenance and, more specifically, in mental health environments. He is also a director on the board of the Design in Mental Health Network.


Dr James P Kingsland OBE

Head Judge – Clinicians’ Choice Awards

James is the senior partner at a nationally-award-winning GP practice in the North West of
England and has a wealth of experience in general practice, medical education, and medical politics.He is also the president of the National Association of Primary Care (UK) and co-author of the new care model, the Primary Care Home.

He served as senior GP advisor at the Department of Health to both ministers and senior civil service between 1999-2013 and was National Clinical Lead for the English Department
of Health’s implementation programmes for Clinical Commissioning Community and Practice Based Commissioning.
He has also held advisory positions with NICE, CQC and Monitor.
A non-executive director of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, he is also a founding director of Waring Health, an international specialist
medical consultancy firm.


Dr Peter Carter OBE

Head Judge – Clinicians’ Choice Awards

Peter Carter was chief executive of the Royal College of Nursing from 2007-2015. Prior to that he was chief executive of the Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust for 12 years.

A registered mental health and general nurse; Peter is a graduate of the Institute of Personnel and Development. He is a visiting professor at four universities and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners and an Ad Eundem Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland.
He is now an independent healthcare consultant.
Since leaving the RCN he has worked across the UK and internationally he has worked in 10 countries. He has twice been asked by NHS Improvement to be the interim chairman of two NHS
trusts.


Jon Wilks

Head Judge – Product Class

Jon is the co-founder and managing director of UK HealthGateway,a specialist UK health market access consultancy that works on behalf of medical device companies from all over the world who want to access the UK NHS with their innovations.