Clive is the Clinical Lead for the New Zealand Health Quality Safety Commission’s (HQSC) Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement programme.
Clive trained first as a General Practitioner, before specialising as a Psychiatrist. He practices both General Adult and Older Age psychiatry, and as a Medical Administrator. He is currently leading a complex integration initiative in South Auckland.
He has been involved in Clinical leadership roles for much of his career and for 12 years led large secondary and tertiary DHB Mental Health services in Waikato and Auckland; work which included commissioning, establishment of new services and management of substantial service change. He is also involved in governance of NGO services.
His interest in Quality Improvement, measurement and use of improvement science began during his 7 years as a sponsor of the New Zealand MH&A KPI programme.