Chris joined NHS Providers as chief executive in September 2012 after a career in politics, commercial television and the civil service.
Chris leads the organisation, with a particular emphasis on setting strategy, senior stakeholder management, acting as the principal public voice of the organisation and representing the provider sector on a range of NHS system level committees.
Chris Hopson shares honest reflections on his journey to ensuring NHS Providers becomes an effective anti-racist organisation and recognises the importance of leading by example.
Chris Hopson shares his thoughts on what frontline NHS leaders not only want, but need to hear from health and social care secretary Sajid Javid's upcoming speech.
Chris Hopson discusses the 'Messenger Review' on NHS leadership and explores four key areas on where NHS trusts and integrated care boards can improve their leadership capability and capacity.
Chris Hopson discusses the latest COVID-19 data, and what it means for the NHS.
Chris Hopson discusses the impact the pandemic has had on the NHS, exposing the urgent need for transformation of the health service which is currently “stretched perilously thin”.
Chris Hopson discusses the booster rollout and the impact this is having on trusts as the NHS faces huge pressures, with trust leaders warning of big challenges, particularly workforce shortages.
Chris Hopson looks at the impact of ambulance handovers on patients and why everyone in the NHS needs to help rebalance the safety risk.
Chris Hopson discusses mandatory vaccinations for NHS frontline staff and the risks that the government will have to carefully manage in the coming weeks.
Chris Hopson and Matthew Taylor discuss the importance of securing the right funding for the NHS.
Chris Hopson discusses the six different pressures trusts have identified that are currently causing them significant operational problems and could make this winter even more difficult.
Chris Hopson discusses the significant pressures facing the NHS following the figures from yesterday's performance statistics from NHS England and NHS Improvement.
Chris Hopson and Daren Mochrie discuss the key role the ambulance sector has in pulling through the pandemic, bearing down on the care backlog and transforming services for patients.