Saffron is our director of policy and strategy, is a member of the senior management team, and sits on our board.
She has extensive experience in policy development, influencing and communications and has worked in the healthcare sector since 2007. Before moving into healthcare, Saffron was head of public affairs at the Local Government Association, the voice of local councils in England. Her early career focused on influencing EU legislation and policy development, and she started working life in adult and community education.
She has a degree in Modern Languages from the University in Manchester and is the chair of the corporation of a 16–19 college in Hampshire.
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Saffron Cordery speaks with Melanie Walker, chief executive of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, about the key opportunities and challenges for the mental health sector this year and beyond.
A new report from NHS Providers sets out the scale of the task required to rebuild and equip the NHS to make it fit for the 21st century.
Saffron Cordery responds to the announcement of new annual support payments for key staff shortage groups
Saffron Cordery says while today's Queen's Speech is all about politics, it needs to be about the politics of reality and delivery for the NHS.
Saffron Cordery outlines the key areas set out in our manifesto on building the NHS of the future ahead of the General Election.
Saffron Cordery responds to the publication of the prevention green paper by the Cabinet Office and Department of Health and Social Care.
The Department of Health and Social Care launches a consultation on a 50:50 option for NHS pensions amid growing numbers of senior staff choosing to reduce or decline additional work.
Saffron Cordery responds to an analysis by the Local Government Association on social services and the rise in child mental health cases.
Saffron Cordery outlines key areas she thinks the Nursing and Midwifery Council should focus its future strategy.
Saffron Cordery comments on the interim NHS people plan, welcoming its ambitions to address the workforce challenge.
Saffron Cordery responds to new government guidelines which will allow trusts to apply to transfer the ownership of properties on their estates.
Saffron Cordery responds to the CQC's interim report of its review into restrictive practices and segregation for people with a mental health problem.