Julie-Clare Becher is a Consultant Neonatologist and a Senior Lecturer in Child Life and Health at the University of Edinburgh. Within the Neonatal Service locally she has established the Newborn Care Collaborative, which provides a strategic and unified vision for improvement and patient safety within clinical services across Lothian. Her national Quality roles include Neonatal Advisor to the Maternity and Children’s Quality Improvement Collaborative of the Scottish Patient Safety Programme, Neonatal Representative on the Scottish Child Death Review Steering Group, Chair of the Scottish Cooling Group, member of the NNAP Project Board and Data&Methodology Group, and within the British Association of Perinatal Medicine, she is the Scottish Representative and Lead of the Quality Collaborative.