The national rehabilitation quality improvement project expert advisory group (EAG) provides independent expert advice to the major trauma rehabilitation project. The group supports the delivery of the national collaborative and represent various parts of the trauma rehabilitation sector and pathway.

The group meets four to five times per year, by Zoom or in person.

Download the terms of reference (279KB, pdf).

Meeting minutes

Meeting date Minutes
29 September 2020 Minutes (694KB, pdf)
18 November 2020 Minutes (670KB, pdf)
17 February 2021 Minutes (691KB, pdf)


Kat Quick is clinical lead for the major trauma rehabilitation project and chair of the EAG.

EAG meetings are supported by the Commission’s trauma programme team.

Name Role Organisation
Kat Quick (chair) Clinical lead, major trauma rehabilitation project Health Quality & Safety Commission
Alice Theadom Professor Auckland University of Technology
Annie Jones Clinical partner ACC
Christine Howard-Brown Rehabilitation provider service Acquired brain injury (ABI) Rehabilitation
Gina Marsden Trauma nurse Waikato District Health Board (DHB)
Ian and Katherine Winson Consumer representative  
Jonathan Armstrong Clinical director for allied health Counties Manukau Health
Lee Taniwha Consumer representative  
Martin Chadwick Chief allied health professions officer Ministry of Health
Roxanne Waru Occupational therapist Ngā Pou Mana
Sarah Hawkins Physician (rehabilitation medicine) Royal Australasian College of Physicians
Sarah Shannon Physiotherapist Bay of Plenty DHB
Sean Gray Rehabilitation provider service NZ Artificial Limb Service
Subramanya Adiga Rehabilitation consultant Northern Region Trauma Network
Te Rina Ruru Consumer representative Camp Unity
Tim Dunn Associate director of allied health MidCentral DHB
Trish Fredericksen Clinical service lead ACC

Last updated 21/06/2021