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Jo Barosa

Jo is account director based in Manchester. With over 20 years’ experience working in the ADHD arena, Jo is passionate about improving outcomes for children and adults by consulting on ADHD care pathways, supporting services in best practice, and positive change. By forging relationships between diverse stakeholders, Jo is able to support continuous improvement in care pathways with a key focus of patient benefit as a primary goal.

Over many years, Jo has delivered lectures and consultations on ADHD care pathways, service efficiency, and the benefits of integrative working of diverse stakeholders to deliver change in an efficient time frame.

As operational lead for the National Programme (Focus ADHD) and working collaboratively with the Academic Health and Science Network and NHS services, Jo is proud to have played a part in improving the access of QbTest and care pathway efficiency as part of a quality improvement initiative. This has been awarded the Health Service Journal Award for Digital Innovation in Mental Health 2019  alongside the Health Service Journal Award for Best Mental Health Partnership with the NHS in 2022 and the Health Innovation Innovate Award for best adoption and spread of an NHS England sponsored National Programme 2023.

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Blogs written by: Jo Barosa

04 Dec

5 core themes to help the roll out of successful healthcare innovations

The process for an ADHD diagnosis can include many steps because of a surge in patients and subjective reports from...
13 Oct

What impact is the ADHD medication shortage having on patients and clinicians?

There is currently a global shortage of three types of ADHD medication following a combination of manufacturing issues and increased...
05 Apr

The award-winning Focus ADHD national programme

Kent Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network (KSSAHSN), a part of the wider Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) have...
05 Mar

QbTest selected to join the NHS Innovation Accelerator

QbTest has been announced as one of 11 innovations selected to join the award-winning NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA) in 2020....
13 Sep

Small steps to giant leaps: promotion of active change during care pathway re-design

Navigating the development of clinical care pathways for ADHD test and treatment can be a time consuming and frustrating process...