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05.04.16

NHS Improvement board members announced

The names of the first board members of the newly formed NHS Improvement have been announced.

NHS Improvement launched on Friday, bringing together the work previously done by Monitor, the NHS Trust Development Authority, Patient Safety, the National Reporting and Learning System, the Advancing Change Team and the Intensive Support Teams in overseeing and supporting healthcare providers.

The new board will be chaired by Ed Smith, previously director of both Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority.

He said: “NHS Improvement gives us a opportunity to support providers to make real change for patients. I’m delighted to welcome those members who’ve joined our board, adding their expertise and knowledge to that we’ve brought over from the NHS Trust Development Authority and from Monitor.”

The other non-executive directors are:

  • Professor Lord Darzi of Denham
  • Lord Carter of Coles
  • Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell
  • Sigurd Reinton CBE
  • Caroline Thomson
  • Sarah Harkness
  • Laura Carstensen
  • Richard Douglas CB

The first board meeting will be on 28 April.

Tim Heymann, Heather Lawrence and Iain Osborne stepped down as Monitor non-executive directors on 31 March, and Keith Palmer stood down on 31 January. Dame Christine Beasley and Crispin Simon stepped down from the NHS Trust Development Authority board on 31 March, and Sir Peter Carr will step down on 30 April.

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