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 discusses the five key areas of scrutiny in the forthcoming Health and Social Care Bill to place system working on a statutory footing.
Chris Hopson discusses the latest developments with the UK's vaccination programme and on the easing of lockdown restrictions in England.
Chris Hopson discusses the chancellor Rishi Sunak's announcement of the Budget 2021 and what this means for the health and care service.
Chris Hopson and Saffron Cordery discuss four key tests trust leaders say must be passed before lockdown restrictions should be eased.
Chris Hopson calls for a pragmatic approach to NHS funding so it can carry on delivering the care the country needs.
Chris Hopson celebrates the success of the UK's vaccination programme as we approach the mid February target.
In a short piece first published in the Guardian, Chris Hopson discusses NHS reforms announced by the government.
Chris Hopson looks at five areas that need to be considered when thinking about how the NHS will be reconfigured to cope with COVID-19 in the long term.
Chris Hopson discusses NHS England and NHS Improvement's Integrating care exercise on the future of system working, and what further work needs to be done.
Chris Hopson discusses the need for caution on the easing of lockdown measures to avoid the triggering of a further full blown wave of infections.
Chris Hopson shares 10 reflections on the last 52 weeks that have most struck him.
Chris Hopson comments on the change to the Christmas coronavirus restrictions.