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Teams named to create 10-year plan

Who are in the workstreams proposed by NHS England and NHS Improvement to create 10-year plan?


NHS England and NHS Improvement are putting together workstream teams to begin developing the NHS’s 10-year plan.


Members of the teams have been drafted in from arm’s-length bodies, commissioning and third sector organisations. Proposals are expected by the end of September.


According to the Health Service Journal (HSJ), a consultation period will follow with a plan published in November.


HSJ says the following workstreams and leaders have been confirmed:


Efficiency and productivity:
Jeremy Marlow, executive director of operational productivity
Mike Deegan, chief executive of Manchester University Foundation Trust


Workforce, training and leadership:
Ian Cumming, CEO of Health Education England
Ruth May, executive director of nursing at NHSI
Jim Mackey, chief executive of Northumbria Healthcare FT


Prevention, personal responsibility and health inequalities:
Duncan Selbie, chief executive of Public Health England
Vin Diwaker, NHS England’s regional medical director for London
Neil Churchill, director for experience, participation and equalities at NHS England Amanda Doyle, chief clinical officer at Blackpool CCG


Healthy childhood and maternal health: 
Sarah-Jane Marsh, CEO of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s FT


Integrated and personalised care (long-term conditions/frail elderly/dementia)
Caroline Abrahams, charity director for Age UK
Julian Hartley, CEO of Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust


Digital and technology: 
Simon Eccles, chief clinical information officer at NHS England
Sarah Wilkinson, CEO of NHS Digital


Primary care: 
Dominic Hardy, NHS England’s national director for primary care
Amanda Doyle, chief clinical officer of Blackpool CCG


Research and innovation: 
Sam Roberts, director for innovation and life sciences at NHS England
Professor Tony Young, national clinical director for innovation


Clinical standards and performance targets: 
Stephen Powis, medical director of NHS England
Carrie MacEwan, chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges


Engagement and processes (including NHS Assembly): 
Simon Enright, director of communications at NHS England
Sian Jarvis, executive director of external affairs at NHS Improvement


Cally Palmer, cancer director for NHS England
Lynda Thomas, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer


Cardiovascular and respiratory:
Stephen Powis, medical director of NHS England


Mental health:
Claire Murdoch, mental health director for NHS England
Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind


Learning disabilities and autism:
Ray James, learning disability director for NHS England


Up to six more workstreams may be confirmed later.


Further information

HSJ: Mackey, Deegan and Marsh among chiefs selected to develop 10 year-plan

NHS Improvement: Developing the long-term plan for the NHS

Website: NHS England

Website: NHS Improvement

Wilmington: NHS chief executive’s top five goals for 10-year plan

Wilmington: 10-year plan to progress without NHS Assembly input