Jo Andrews

Expert Partner

Dr. Jo Andrews is passionate about improving value in healthcare and enabling staff to deliver the best possible care for their patients. Prior to joining CF, he combined a clinical career as a consultant anaesthetist with a range of leadership and management positions including Chief operating officer, director of strategy and deputy chief executive in a large acute hospital trust.

Jo has led clinical services at a regional level, necessitating broad stakeholder engagement, and major service reconfigurations across sites to achieve service sustainability and clinical standards. He works with clinicians and clinical leaders, to build alignment on their challenges, co-design solutions and understand what it takes for them to deliver on them.

Key areas of expertise

  • * Engaging and inspiring clinicians to explore and embrace innovation
  • * System-wide pathway and service review
  • * Organisational design
  • * Service redesign and change implementation
  • * Development of clinical strategy addressing both financial and clinical sustainability
  • * Operational performance analysis and management
  • * Board and executive assurance including the development of metrics and reporting structures



  • * MBBS, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School FRCA


Example client projects

Helping a health system recognise the value of their investments into community services, by creating a shared understanding of the impact of investments amongst commissioners and providers. Helped galvanise a system-view about the way forward, which utilised scarce human resources to deliver reductions of non-elective activity.

Helping a Clinical Commissioning Group assess the opportunity to extract better value from community resources in a complex multi-stakeholder environment.

Identifying year and longer-term opportunities to improve clinical and financial sustainability in a small acute Trust.

Leading a programme of non-clinical and clinical productivity schemes focussed on providers working together at the system level.

Leading the review of current specialist service provision within an acute and community care setting, going on to support the development of a shortlist of options for future service delivery.

Taking the position of the first clinical lead of a newly established operational delivery network. Brought leaders from across the system together and supported two organisations through national peer reviews. The clinical leadership of both organisations were highly commended by the review team.


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