Simon Stevens

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Person.png Sir Simon Stevens  Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Radically ‘reconfiguring’ the NHS
Born4 August 1966
NationalityBritish

Employment.png Chief Executive of NHS England

In office
1 April 2014 - Present

Simon Stevens is a British health manager and public policy analyst. His appointment[1] as the eighth Chief Executive of the National Health Service in England with effect from 1 April 2014 was announced in October 2013, succeeding David Nicholson.

Stevens was knighted in the 2020 New Year Honours for services to Health and the NHS. He will step down from his role on 31 July 2021, and be appointed a Life Peer for his services during the coronavirus pandemic.[2]

Simon Stevens was said by the Health Service Journal in December 2013 to be the second most powerful person in the English NHS, even before he took up his appointment.[3] He has stayed top of their list of the most influential people in health ever since.[4]

 

Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:American Pie: The Real Story Behind ‘The NHS Crisis’Article2018John FurseThe Tory Government and NHS England continue their drive to complete the major steps of converting our tax-based model to a US-modelled public/private enterprise as speedily as possible, with Brexit providing a blanket diversion from what they are doing.


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