Spokespeople

Niall Dickson
The NHS Confederation has a number of key spokespeople available to discuss key issues. Read more about them and view images and videos.
David Hare

David Hare, Chief Executive, NHS Partners Network

David leads the independent sector NHSPN, concentrating on NHS reform and promoting the contribution that independent sector healthcare providers can make in the modern, pluralist NHS, and the benefits their involvement brings to patients and commissioners.

Niall Dickson

Niall Dickson, Chief Executive, NHS Confederation

Niall took up his role as chief executive of the NHS Confederation on 1 February 2017 and has been a senior figure in health and social care for many years. He was chief executive of the General Medical Council for seven years and before that was chief executive of The King’s Fund. He was also for many years the BBC’s Social Affairs Editor.

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Having the freedom to speak up | Dr Judith Graham QN

17 / 7 / 2018 9.36am

Two years on from the introduction of freedom to speak up (FTSU) guardians, what has been their impact on the NHS and what challenges do they face? Mental Health Network board member Dr Judith Graham, a regional FTSU guardian lead, considers the issues.

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