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Gym managers, dance teachers and a chef are among thousands of people who signed up to be volunteer vaccinators during the pandemic and have chosen to start a new career in the NHS. NHS chief executive, Amanda Pritchard, has today welcomed news that well over 11,000 (11,483) people who joined the NHS COVID-19 vaccination programme […]
Black and minority ethnic (BME) representation in senior positions in the NHS are at their highest ever level according to an annual report into race equality across the NHS. The NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard published today shows the number of BME staff at very senior manager level has almost doubled between 2020 to 2021 […]
A leading GP and one of England’s foremost health experts have been chosen to co-chair a new forum which will help oversee the delivery of the NHS Long Term Plan. Following a nationally-advertised recruitment process, Dr Clare Gerada has been appointed as clinical chair, and Professor Sir Chris Ham as non-clinical chair, of the NHS […]
Julian Hartley, a highly experienced leader, who is currently Chief Executive of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, has been asked to lead the new workforce implementation plan for the NHS. Julian has been asked to lead this important piece of work by our Chair Baroness Dido Harding, following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan last […]
NHS Improvement and NHS England have today announced who will lead on driving improvements in care and efficiency across the NHS. Hugh McCaughey will take on the new role as National Director of Improvement in the new NHS Executive group. Hugh is currently Chief Executive of South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust in Northern […]
Senior leaders at NHS Improvement and NHS England have reaffirmed their commitment to race equality across the NHS’s workforce in a new strategy, that has been approved today, as a key driver for improving patient care and experience. In our public board meeting, our chair Baroness Dido Harding stated the NHS must ‘turbo-charge’ its efforts […]
We have today announced a new joint senior leadership team – the NHS Executive Group – with NHS England. As part of closer working arrangements between the two organisations, we will share a new combined management group with NHS England, chaired by our two chief executives. Under the new structure, the seven integrated regional teams […]
Two members of our board have announced their departure from NHS Improvement. Our Executive Director of Regulation and Deputy Chief Executive, Stephen Hay, and our Executive Medical Director and Chief Operating Officer, Dr Kathy McLean, will be stepping down from their roles and leaving the organisation at the end of April next year. Both are […]
Three of our executive directors have announced they will be stepping down from their roles. Steve Russell, Executive Regional Managing Director for London, Lyn Simpson, Executive Regional Managing Director for the North, and Adam Sewell-Jones, Executive Director of Improvement, will be leaving NHS Improvement. The departures of Steve, Lyn and Adam come as we continue […]
We are delighted that Dr Kathy McLean, Executive Medical Director and Chief Operating Officer for NHS Improvement has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her services to leadership across the NHS. ‘I feel very proud and privileged to have been awarded an OBE in the Birthday Honours. ‘I have worked with […]