NHS Equality and Diversity Council membership

Below are the members of the NHS Equality and Diversity Council, as of June 2020:

  • Sir Simon Stevens (co-Chair), NHS England
  • Joan Saddler OBE (co-Chair), NHS Confederation
  • Sonia Bewley, NHS Digital
  • Sir Sam Everington, Tower Hamlets CCG
  • Sarah Gorton, Unison
  • Neil Churchill, NHS England
  • Dominic Dodd, Royal Free Hospital
  • Kevin Holton, NHS England
  • Wendy Irwin, Royal College of Nursing
  • Prerana Issar, NHS England
  • Tracie Jolliff, NHS Leadership Academy
  • Helena McKowen, British Medical Association
  • Danny Mortimer, NHS Employers
  • Habib Naqvi, NHS England
  • Emma Rigby, Health and Wellbeing Alliance
  • Laura Roberts, Health Education England
  • Kathy Roberts, Health and Wellbeing Alliance
  • Adam Sewell-Jones, NHS England
  • Alice Sorby, Royal College of Nursing
  • Melanie Walker, Devon Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lucy Watson, Patients Association
  • Rob Webster, South Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Lucy Wilkinson, Care Quality Commission
  • David King, Midlands regional representative NHS England
  • Lynne Carter, North regional representative NHS England
  • Sally Parker, South regional representative NHS England
  • Soomitra Kawal, East of England regional representative NHS England
  • Valerie Richards, London regional representative NHS England

To support the delivery of health inequalities work as part of Covid Recovery, the NHS EDC has set up a working group.

Working Group members:

  • Samantha Allen, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Carole Cooper, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Adam Doyle, Sussex Health and Care Partnership
  • Ifti Majid, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Prof Laura Serrant OBE, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Jenni Douglas-Todd, NHS England
  • Mike Franklin, NHS England