NHS chief people officer role is recognition of the workforce challenge ahead

01 April 2019

Commenting as the chief people officer for the NHS starts their new role, the chief executive of NHS Providers, Chris Hopson said:

“The chief people officer will be an important role within the new leadership structure of the NHS.

The creation of this role is a welcome recognition of the challenge ahead of us to ensure we have the sustainable and skilled workforce to meet the needs of patients and deliver the ambitions of the NHS long term plan.

Chris Hopson    Chief Executive

“The creation of this role is a welcome recognition of the challenge ahead of us to ensure we have the sustainable and skilled workforce to meet the needs of patients and deliver the ambitions of the NHS long term plan.

“We look forward to working with Prerana Issar to ensure that the voice of trusts are represented through the workforce implementation plan, and supporting her to deliver it.”

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