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Top team announced for NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough

The names of the people who will be leading forward a new partnership approach to improving the health and wellbeing of local people across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough have been revealed today.
Top team announced
Front Row L-R: Dorothy Gregson, John O'Brien, Jan Thomas. Back row L-R: Carol Anderson, Saqhib Ali, Louis Kamfer, Nicci Briggs, Kit Connick, Claudia Iton, Dr Fiona Head, Dr Sarah Hughes, Ged Curran, Dr Gary Howsam

Our Non-Executive Members and Chief Officer Designates for the new NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care Board (ICB), part of Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care System (ICS), will take on their new roles from 1 July this year to oversee the commissioning, performance, financial management and transformation of the local NHS.

Our Non-Executive Designate Members will work alongside our Chief Executive and the wider team to provide oversight, scrutiny, governance and leadership to NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough in the pursuit of our core aims of addressing health inequalities, creating new opportunities to access support, shaping services across the area and delivering world-class services to our communities.

Non-Executive Member Designates:

  • Saqhib Ali: Chair-Designate of the Audit and Risk Committee
  • Dr Sarah Hughes: Chair-Designate of People Board and Remuneration Committee
  • Ged Curran: Chair-Designate of Improvement and Reform Committee and Commissioning and Investment Committee
  • Dr Sarah Hughes: Chair-Designate of People Board and Remuneration Committee
  • Ged Curran: Chair-Designate of Improvement and Reform Committee and Commissioning and Investment Committee
  • Dorothy Gregson: Chair-Designate of Quality, Performance and Finance Committee

Chair Designate of the new NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Integrated Care Board (ICB), John O’Brien, said: “Each of our new members bring important individual skills and experience to the Board, with their diverse backgrounds covering a range of organisations and sectors.

“Our Non-Executive Members will have significant committee responsibilities and will, as part of the wider Board, collectively hold the executive director team to account for its planning, delivery and performance.

“As a Board we will look to engage with local people and promote transparent decision-making on behalf of our communities.”

Chief Officer Designates:

  • Louis Kamfer: Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Strategic Commissioning Designate
  • Carol Anderson: Chief Nursing Officer Designate
  • Dr Fiona Head: Chief Medical Officer Designate
  • Dr Gary Howsam: interim Chief Clinical Improvement Officer Designate
  • Claudia Iton: Chief People Officer Designate
  • Kit Connick: Chief Officer Strategy and Partnerships Designate
  • Nicci Briggs: Chief Finance Officer Designate

Commenting on these appointments, Chief Executive Officer Designate of NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, Jan Thomas, said: “I am pleased to announce the successful recruitment of these key members of our team and Board who will be working together to improve the health and wellbeing of local people throughout their lives.

These roles clearly place excellent clinical leadership and outstanding planning, strategic delivery and partnership working at the forefront of NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough, to meet our ambitious plans.

“Each person brings a diverse set of skills and experiences that will allow us to tackle health inequalities and give people more control over their own health and wellbeing, whilst we improve and deliver world-class services that are powered by research and innovation.”

The recruitment of these key roles was undertaken via an open and competitive recruitment process, designed to attract the best possible candidates who will work together to improve the health and wellbeing of our local people throughout their lives.

You can find out more about the work of the Integrated Care System (ICS) and NHS Cambridgeshire & Peterborough by visiting www.cpics.org.uk.

20/05/2022