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 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.
Chris Hopson discusses the vital need for the government to ensure the NHS gets the right funding in its upcoming spending review, in order for the health service to tackle the challenges it faces.
Chris Hopson and Matthew Taylor discuss the need for the government to continue funding discharge to assess to prevent the risk of leaving patients in hospital longer than they need to be.
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.