Liz Howes


Liz Howes has 20 years’ experience of senior management in the NHS, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities. Liz led on a service improvement project in mental health services as part of a national pilot with the National Institute for Mental Health in England, and was responsible for leading a multi-agency project to provide new homes for people with learning disabilities that promoted social inclusion and personalised care. Her previous posts have included interim director of learning disabilities and specialist services and head of services redesign and information services at Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust; and director of mental health services at Leicestershire and Rutland Healthcare NHS Trust.


Our Services and Solutions

Verita Consultancy Limited is a leading independent serious investigations consultancy for regulated organisations. Based in London and Leeds we specialise in carrying out objective investigations of complex and often sensitive issues in a thorough and progressive manner.

We provide organisations with specialist support and advise them on challenging operational and strategic issues in order to help them evolve and improve. At Verita, we are known for our thoroughness and commitment to producing evidence-based reports and advice that not only withstand rigorous challenge but provide insight and a clear path to resolution or improvement.

Our approach is measured, appropriate and acutely focused on finding solutions. Our approach saves our clients time and money by getting it right the first time.


Areas that we cover include:

Serious incidents

Compliance concerns

Complaint handling

Governance issues

Reviews and inquiries



Quality assessment

Consultancy services

Diagnostic tools

Independent review service

Root cause analysis training