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Ms Wendy Becker and Ms Michelle Mitchell have been appointed by the Secretary of State for Health as Non-Executive Directors of NHS England for four years from 1 March 2016. Wendy Becker is currently Deputy Chairman of Cancer Research UK, a non-executive director of Whitbread plc and a trustee of the Prince’s Trust. She was […]
NHS England is today announcing three senior appointments to lead key aspects of its work implementing the NHS Five Year Forward View. All three posts were publicly advertised and filled following open competition. Pauline Philip has been appointed as National Urgent and Emergency Care Director. Pauline will provide national leadership to ensure the delivery of […]
He has been appointed commercial director at Telstra Health, a division of Australia’s leading telecommunications provider where he will lead development of new digital and mobile solutions for patients, professionals and citizens around the world. Tim started at NHS England in 2012 when it was established. He has led its work on data and technology […]
Matthew Jolly announced as National Clinical Director: maternity review and women’s health for NHS England
NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Matthew Jolly (MBBS MD MRCOG) as the National Clinical Director for Maternity Review and Women’s Health. Matthew is an experienced clinician who is committed to providing excellent individual care and to the strategic improvement of maternity services and women’s health. He qualified at St. Mary’s […]
Professor Sir Malcolm Grant has been re-appointed as Chair of NHS England. Sir Malcolm, who originally took up the post in 2011 as founding chairman of the NHS Commissioning Board which subsequently changed its name to NHS England in 2013, will continue in his role from the end of October for another three years. He […]
Simon Stevens welcomes appointment of NHS England Vice Chair Ed Smith as the new combined chair of Monitor/TDA
Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, today welcomed changes heralding an era of much greater alignment across the national bodies as set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View. He said: “The appointment of NHS England’s Vice Chairman Ed Smith as the new Chair of Monitor/TDA, alongside a globally respected clinician of Ara […]
NHS England is pleased to announce two senior appointments to ensure employees from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in all NHS workplaces. Following a competitive selection process, Yvonne Coghill OBE has been appointed as Director, Workforce Race Equality Standard Implementation, and Roger Kline has […]
After 41 years working in the NHS, Dame Barbara Hakin has decided to retire. During her long career she has worked both as a hospital doctor and a GP for 20 years before taking up her first role helping manage the NHS, first as a Primary Care Trust Chief Executive in Bradford and then as […]
NHS England produces a series of bulletins to help staff to communicate in an accessible and engaging manner. To keep them valuable and well read, we want your feedback. Let us know what you like and don’t like in this short survey and help us improve our communications with you. The survey closes at the […]
NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Hurley BDS(UBrist) MFGDP(UK) MSc(UCL) MA(KCL) as Chief Dental Officer. Sara will serve as principal dental adviser and the professional head of dental staff in England. As a senior member of the Medical Directorate, Sara will work in partnership with other directorates, domain leads and other […]