NHS Digital (HSCIC) (External organisation)

Activity: MembershipBoard


Non-Executive Director to the Board of NHS Digital (formerly Health and Social Care Information Centre):
This was a competitively recruited 3 year national level appointment (I was one of 5 Non-Executive Director (NED) positions appointed at that time, including 3 knights of the realm) to NHS Digital which is an executive non-departmental public body providing national information, data and IT systems for the entire health and social care system. The organisation is accountable to the Secretary of State for Health for discharging its function, duties and powers effectively, efficiently and economically.
I was lead on a major national review of health data provision to external bodies (due to be published post-election), chairing a review panel on this topic for more than 2 years. I was the NED member (for 3 years) of the NHSD Remuneration Committee that dealt with pay and performance of all the senior Executive Directors, including the Chief Executive, as well as overseeing major changes in workforce policy. I was also was the lead Non-Executive Director on issues relating to equality and diversity.
Period1 Mar 201431 Mar 2017
Held atNHS Digital (HSCIC), United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational