Meet the Utilisation Management Unit

A team of experienced NHS clinicians and analysts, combining expertise in data analytics alongside extensive front-line clinical insight.

The Utilisation Management Unit helps commissioners and providers to unlock the power of health data and insight to drive sustainable and cost-effective change that benefits patients, staff and the wider health and care system.

The team is a blend of experienced NHS clinicians, analysts and skilled project support professionals, making for a high performing group with expertise in data analytics, extensive front-line clinical insight, and health and social care process.

Executive Team

Tracey Vell MBE, Clinical Director at HInM

Dr Tracey Vell MBE

Clinical Director at Health Innovation Mancheser

Paula Bennett, Chief Nurse/CNIO and Associate Director

Dr Paula Bennett

Chief Nurse / CNIO and Associate Director at Health Innovation Manchester

Analytical Team

Andy Mullarkey, Head of Analytics

Andy Mullarkey

Head of Analytics

Sarah Fretwell, Analytical Manager

Sarah Fretwell

Analytical Manager

Katie Wesolowski, Analytical Team Lead

Katie Wesolowski

Analytical Team Lead

Alex Livesey, Analyst

Alex Livesey


Rob Scott, Analyst

Rob Scott


Emily Croasdale, Analyst

Emily Croasdale


Clinical Nursing Team

Debbie Atkinson, Clinical Programme Development Lead

Dr Debbie Atkinson

Clinical Programme Development Lead

Caroline Dykeman, Clinical Development Lead

Caroline Dykeman

Clinical Development Lead

Darren Biega, Clinical Development Manager

Darren Biega

Clinical Development Manager

Dee Waterhouse, Clinical Team Manager

Dee Waterhouse

Clinical Team Manager

Steph Bateman, Senior Clinical Nurse Reviewer

Steph Bateman

Senior Clinical Nurse Reviewer

Helen Tomlinson, Senior Clinical Nurse Reviewer

Helen Tomlinson

Senior Clinical Nurse Reviewer

Andrea Riley, Senior Clinical Nurse Reviewer

Andrea Riley

Senior Clinical Nurse Reviewer

Project Support Team

Rebecca marland, Project Support Officer

Rebecca Marland

Project Support Officer

Alpa Patel, Executive Assistant and PA

Alpa Patel

Executive Assistant and PA

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