Meet the team

The NWNODN team is made up of highly knowledgeable and enthusiastic individuals from a variety of backgrounds, who work together  and in collaboration with clinicians and families across the north west, to continually improve and develop neonatal care locally and nationally.

Louise Weaver-Lowe

As the Director of the NWNODN Louise provides leadership and strategic direction for the North West Neonatal Operational Delivery Network the aim of which is to develop equitable, high standard…Read more...

Karen Mainwaring

Karen is a neonatal nurse with 20 plus years clinical experience across the range of neonatal care settings and joined the NWNODN team in 2014. Karen supports the work of…Read more...

Kelly Harvey

Kelly Harvey is Quality Improvemnet Lead Nurse for the NWNODN & Lead for Governance.Read more...

Catherine Nash

Catherine is the Quality Improvement Lead Nurse for the Lancashire and Cumbria NetworkRead more...

Susan Snowdon

Sue is the Neonatal Induction Programme Manager for the NWNODN.Read more...

Laura Kearns

Laura is the Team Coordinator for the NWNODN. Laura provides a comprehensive administrative service for the NWNODN which involves the planning, organising and coordinating the administration work of the network.…Read more...

Liz Collins

Liz joined the NWNODN in May 2019, Liz provides a comprehensive administrative service for the NWNODN Education Team.Read more...

Dave Williams

Dave who joined the team January 1st 2018 is our dedicated analyst. Dave has worked in the NHS for nearly 10 years, working with commissioning data based at an acute Trust, where a large…Read more...

Cheshire & Merseyside including North Wales & IOM

Nim Subhedar

Dr Nim Subhedar is the Clinical Lead for the Cheshire and Merseyside Neonatal Network.  Nim is a Consultant Neonatologist at Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust. Special clinical interests:Cardiorespiratory disorders, neonatal…Read more...

Lancashire & South Cumbria

Richa Gupta

Dr Gupta is the Clinical Lead for the Lancashire and South Cumbria Neonatal Network and is a Consultant Paediatric Neonatologist at the Royal Preston Hospital Career History: Qualified from the University of…Read more...

Greater Manchester

Ajit Mahaveer

Dr Ajit Mahaveer has been appointed as the Clinical lead for the Greater Manchester Neonatal network. Ajit is a consultant neonatologist working at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester and also…Read more...

Neonatal Transport Lead (Connect North-West)

Ian Dady

Consultant Neonatologist, NICU, St Marys Hospital, Manchester & Clinical Director for Neonatal Transport, Connect NW I have worked as a Consultant Neonatologist at St Marys Hospital since 1997, and have…Read more...