Professor DANIEL J M KEENAN
Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon
BSc(Hons), MB, BCh, FRCS, FEACTS.
 
  General Medical Council (Specialist Register) 1382637  
 

           

 

 

 
 

Danny Keenan is a Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery to the University of Manchester and works as Associate Medical Director at the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, is the Medical Director to the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership in London and consults at the Beeches Consulting Centre, Cheadle, Cheshire.

He has worked in various roles in the health service during his career. He led several important innovations in cardiac surgery, both within his hospital and nationally. Professor Keenan has the distinction of chairing the first Clinical Reference Group in Cardiac Surgery for NHS England.

 
 

He has been a highly successful Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon at the Manchester Heart Centre, based at the Manchester Royal Infirmary for over 30 years and was Clinical Director of this large and successful unit in Central Manchester from 1998 until 2002. He practised the full range of adult cardiac surgery and has been heavily involved in thoracic trauma, managing closed and open injuries. He is honorary Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery to the University of Manchester. Professor Keenan also operated at The Alexandra Hospital Cheshire and consults in The Beeches Consulting Centre.

 
 

His experience encompasses a wide variety of professional activities. He was seconded from the Trust, taking on an executive role with the Healthcare Commission and the Care Quality Commission, serving as the National Advisor on Hospital Services. He was a member of the Data Management Group of the Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland and sat on the National Advisory Group on Clinical Audit and Enquiries (NAGCAE). He currently Chairs, for NICE, the Indicator Advisory Committee.

He is Associate Medical Director to the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, dealing with appraisal and revalidation and has experience in dealing with doctors in difficulty.

 
 

He conceived a strategy, for the Healthcare Commission, to enrol the clinical community in the measurement of clinical quality with the aim of improving it. He has experience in developing, leading and modernising services, with extensive clinical and management experience in the NHS. He has brought to fruition important business cases both in the Trust and Greater Manchester. He has a unique record in the use of information to support the provision of a high quality service, the development of clinical governance, standards and patient involvement and the development of new services, harnessing the multidisciplinary team and streamlining the patient pathway. He has contributed and improved services using data and audits, which lead to important research projects. In addition, he has collaborated with the cardiovascular research group in the University of Manchester. He has contributed to the teaching and training of students, trainee surgeons and junior consultants. He has drive and enthusiasm and the ability to motivate and empower the entire multidisciplinary team.

 
  His experience in dealing with medico-legal works spans his surgical career. He has been involved in this area of practice, working both in the areas of personal injury but, also, in the areas of malpractice and negligence. He represents both appellants and litigants and has worked for individual practitioners and Trusts and has appeared as an Expert Witness.  
 

Memberships:

General Medical Council (Specialist Register 1382637)
Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons
Society of Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland
Fellow, European Association for Cardiothoracic Surgery
Clinical Forensic and Legal Medicine Section: The Royal Society of Medicine

 
 

Danny Keenan enjoys sailing and holds day and costal skipper certificates from the RYA. He enjoys spending time, with his family, in Italy, particularly in the Tuscan hill top towns where he may be found, on occasion, with a cappuccino and a good book.

Professor Keenan practices as Associate Medical Director at the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (https://mft.nhs.uk/);
Is Medical Director at the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (https://www.hqip.org.uk/) in London and consults at the Beeches Consulting Centre (http://www.the-beeches.com/).

Contact details as follows:

 
 

Organisation

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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

PA

Tracy Hudd

Medical Directors Office

Telephone

0161 701 0205

Trust Headquarters

e-mail

Tracy.Hudd@mft.nhs.uk

Oxford Road

Trust e-mail

Daniel.Keenan@mft.nhs.uk

Manchester

 

 

M13 9WL

 

 

England

 

 

 

 
 

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Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

PA

Anna Kisielewska

Tender House

Telephone

020 7997 7370

45, Moorfields

e-mail

Anna.Kisielewska@hqip.org.uk

London

e-mail

Danny.Keenan@hqip.org.uk

EC2Y 9AE

 

 

 

 
 

Organisation

Contact Details

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The Beeches Consulting Centre

PA

FrancesMary Hobbs

Mill Lane

Telephone

0161 4284185

Cheadle

Mobile

07989582668

Cheshire

Facsimile

0161 4281692

SK8 2PY

e-mail

Francesmary.hobbs@icloud.com

England

e-mail

danny.keenan@the-beeches.com

 

URL

http://www.dannykeenan.com/