Investigation Chairman and Lead Investigator Mr Anthony R Thompson – Tony offers wide experience to the undertaking of sensitive and high profile RCA investigations. His career spans over 40 years working within public services. This includes H.M. Forces and regulatory /statutory body senior positions held at a national level. A mental health nurse background with subsequent Director posts within mental health services, high secure care, higher education, non-profit organisations and the independent health sector. Tony is an experienced and trained independent investigator he has undertaken numerous sensitive and high profile investigations of SIs within the NHS. He is commissioned as an expert by several legal firms. Post retirement from the NHS he currently holds the following roles;
- Senior Associate of Caring Solutions UK Ltd.
- Director Bridge R&D Ltd
- Organisational consultant to Roefield and Debdale specialist care Ltd
- Independent CAMHS services Nominated Person. (NorthWest) R.I (Ofsted and CQC)
Tony is an author, editor and reviewer of standard professional textbooks and journals. He is an international conference speaker within the fields of mental health, learning disabilities and social policy.
Qualifications held include: F. Inst LM.MA.B. Ed (Hons).RMN. RNLD.DN. (Lond). Cert Ed.
His international work includes working alongside his Bridge R&D Co Director Dr P. Mathias, on a European project concerning Mental Health and Substance Misuse (dual diagnosis).This is the Erasmus + programme entitled “InTICgration “.This five country programme is assisting agencies to develop the integration of ICT in the educational processes of persons with dual diagnosis. His particular emphasis is on treatment adherence and socialisation in marginalised groups. Two NHS Trusts are assisting with focus group work alongside researchers from J.M. University Liverpool.
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