About the authors

Charles Drury Shaw, PhD, MBBS, FFPH

Independent adviser to international community on quality in healthcare.


Previous posts held by Dr Shaw include: Medical director Bermuda; Hospital accreditation Canada; Consultant in community medicine, Gloucestershire; Hospital general manager, Cheltenham; Project director, King's Fund London; Project leader/partner, EU research.


Since retiring from the NHS in 2002, most of Dr Shaw's work has been freelance for WHO and aid agencies in Central and Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.


Email: cdshaw@btinternet.com 


Declaration of interests: None.



Adrian Worrall, PhD

Independent adviser, London.

Former Head of RCPsych Centre for Quality Improvement (CCQI); President of RSM's Quality in Healthcare Section.


Email: adrian.worrall@gmail.com


Declaration of interests: None.



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