NHS England, Monitor and TDA on behalf of the six national NHS bodies who led the development of the NHS Five Year Forward View have today appointed two experienced national leaders to support implementation of the new care models identified in the Forward View.
Samantha Jones, Chief Executive of Watford, St Albans and Hemel Hempstead Hospitals has been appointed as Director of New Models of Care, and will join NHS England on secondment. She was named the HSJ Chief Executive of the Year 2014.
Sir Sam Everington will help lead national work on primary care-driven care models and service redesign. Dr Everington is a senior GP in Tower Hamlets, a CCG chair, board member of NHS Clinical Commissioners, trustee of the Kings Fund, and member of the BMA Council.
In addition, Dr Don Berwick will provide advice in international models of care integration, beginning with an event on January 23rd.