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Philippa Shirtcliffe

QCS Clinical Policy Lead

Philippa started her nursing career 30 years ago in Leeds. After 10 years working predominantly in ITU and Vascular Surgical Units she moved into social care working for Anchor Trust. Since then she has been a branch manager and area manager with responsibility for multiple branches and housing with care. Following a two-year Department of Health funded project exploring the development intermediate care services with a homecare setting within Anchor, Philippa became the Business Development Manager. After developing extensive experience of commissioning practices, policy writing and contract mobilisation, she joined Nestor Healthcare (now Allied Healthcare) as the Head of Policy. Read more

Posts by Philippa Shirtcliffe:

12th February 2019

No Deal Brexit Guidance

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

As we move towards March 29th the date agreed for the UK to leave the EU, there are uncertainties about...

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13th February 2017

Random Acts of Kindness

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

A few years ago, I was asked by my boss, who was new to homecare, to write about what he...

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25th January 2017

How simple handwashing can prevent the spread of infection

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

Flicking through the morning news on my phone, amongst all the political doom, was a video - ‘Do you know...

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28th November 2016

Adverse Weather – Keeping Warm and Well this Winter

Philippa Shirtcliffe QCS Clinical Policy Lead

As I was driving home last night at 8pm after doing the ‘mum’s taxi’ bit, the motorway overhead signs were...

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