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 challenges facing the NHS and the need for the health service to get the funding it needs to tackle them.
Chris Hopson and Vincent Sai discuss how primary and secondary care partnerships can work effectively together to address the care backlog.
Chris Hopson discusses the pressures facing the NHS as COVID-19 cases rise and lockdown restrictions ease, and the impact this will have on addressing the care backlog.
Chris Hopson and NHS Clinical Commissioners' Louise Pattern discuss how provider collaboratives are developing, what factors enable collaboration, and the lessons they have learned so far.
Martin Marshall, chair of the Royal College of GPs and Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers discuss challenges in the next phase of the vaccination programme.
Chris Hopson discusses the COVID-19 pandemic, the rising pressures on NHS hospitals in England and the need for a better debate on the easing of lockdown restrictions in June.
As first published in the Daily Express, Chris Hopson welcomes the news that the UK has recorded zero daily COVID-related deaths for the first time since the pandemic began.
Chris Hopson discusses the key requirements for trusts to tackle the backlog of care.
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.