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Dr Mando Watson

Clinical Lead for the Children and Young People Programme

Mando Watson is a General Paediatric Consultant, working clinically at St Mary’s Hospital, Paddington (Imperial College Healthcare)

Through the Connecting Care for Children programme in North West London she has developed holistic care and increased emphasis on prevention and the patient perspective.

She is clinical lead for the Children and Young People Programme of NW London’s Integrated Care Board (ICB) and was Training Programme Director for the London School of Paediatrics for 10 years, ‘teaching’ integrated care.  Mando co-founded the Programme for Integrated Child Health (PICH) the first such programme in the UK; the impact of which has been transformational for participating trainees.

As past president of the Child Health section of the Royal Society of Medicine, Mando organised conferences that put patients and parents on the podium, recognising that clinicians need to become better at collaborative decision-making with patients