Mary Webb

Mary Webb

Mary is a practitioner academic, combining a Principal Lecturer post as course leader of the University of Westminster’s MSc Leading and Managing in Health and Social Care, with a consultancy, research and training business (The Change Agency) focussed on improving outcomes and service delivery in the public and third sector.

Mary Webb

Mary is a practitioner academic, combining a Principal Lecturer post as course leader of the University of Westminster’s MSc Leading and Managing in Health and Social Care, a course designed for staff employed in senior and management positions, with a consultancy, research and training business (The Change Agency) focussed on improving outcomes and service delivery in the public and third sector through an evidence-based best practice approach.

She has extensive experience in health and social care, especially in children’s services, with expertise in children’s development, children’s developmental disorders and children’s mental health as well as in leadership and management in this sector.

Her skills include: consultancy, developing and running courses both within and outside of the academic arena, negotiation and problem-solving in complex working environments, working with service users and patients, relationship building, coaching and mentoring.

Mary works for YoungMinds as a freelance trainer delivering training on children and young people’s mental health throughout the UK.  

She has a specialism in autism spectrum disorders and works for the National Autistic Society training health professionals to diagnose autism in children and adults and she is also part of their clinical diagnostic team.

Mary chairs the short break care panel for disabled children for a London local authority.

She has carried out reviews of child mental health services in Hampshire, Norfolk and West Cheshire and conducted research into children and young people’s views and experiences of using health service and GP complaint systems, for the Office of the Children’s Commissioner.

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