Our policy board

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The policy board sets the direction of travel for NHS Employers' policy work and how we deliver our programmes. Members champion specific workforce areas and bring an expert perspective from their organisation and networks. 

The board advises on NHS Employers' submissions to the pay review bodies and our formal responses to consultations. In addition, members consider the workforce and employment implications of existing and emerging national policy and engages with NHS organisations to influence policy development and its implementation, where it impacts on the health workforce. 

The members support high-level discussions as appropriate with key stakeholders including ministers, Department of Health officials and representatives from the arm's length bodies.

You can access key communications from the meetings at the side of this page. 


Chair of the Policy Board
Vice Chair of the Policy Board
Vice Chair of the Policy Board
Andrew - Cash









Sir Andrew Cash

Chief Executive, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Debbie - Herring









Debbie Herring

Director of Workforce, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
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Ros Tolcher
Chief Executive, Harrogate and District NHS
Mental Health Trust, HR Director
Mental Health Trust, Nurse 
Director
Community Services Forum, HR Director
Tracy Hill









Tracy Hill
Director of Strategy and organisational 
Effectiveness, North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Dee Roach









Dee Roach

Director of Nursing, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
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Paul Cracknell

HR Director, Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust
Association of UK University Hospitals (AUKUH), Nurse Director
Community Services Forum, Non-Executive Hospitals Forum, HR Director
Mandy Bailey









Mandy Bailey

Chief Nurse, University Hospital 
of South Manchester
Prem Singh









Prem Singh

Chair, Derbyshire Community Health Services Foundation Trust
Kath - Griffin









Kath Griffin

Director of Human Resources, City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Hospitals Forum, Medical Director
NHS Clinical Commissioners, Chief/Accountable Officer
NHS Clinical Commissioners, Clinical Lead










Stephen Powis

Medical Director, Royal Free
London, NHS Foundation Trust
Maddy Ruff
Maddy Ruff
Accountable Officer, Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group
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Russell Hills
Clinical Chair, Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group
NHS Partners HR Director
Ambulance sector HR Director
Healthcare Financial Management Association, Finance Director
Robin-Copeland 
Robin Copeland 
National Director of People, Performance and Quality, BMI Healthcare
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Michael Forrest
Director of Organisational Development, North West
Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Steve Warburton









Steve 
Warburton
Director of Finance and Business
Services, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
NHS England AHP NHS England, Scientific Officer
NHS England, Nurse Director
Suzanne Rastrick









Suzanne Rastrick

Chief Allied Health Professions 
Officer, NHS England
Prof Sue Hill OBE









Sue Hill 

Chief Scientific Officer, NHS England
Position currently vacant
Academy of Medical Royal
Colleges

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Consultant contract
Alastair









Alastai
r Henderson
Chief Officer, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
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Susan Acott 
Chief Executive, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust 
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Nick Hulme
Chief Executive, the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust
Staff experience TBC Speciality and associate specialist (SAS) doctors
Sheena Cumiskey









Sheena Cumiskey

Chief Executive, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP)
Matthew Hopkins









Matthew Hopkins

Chief Executive, Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Pete Miller









Dr Peter Miller         

Chief Executive, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Staff Retention Social Partnership Agenda for Change

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Samantha Allen
Chief Executive, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Matthew Winn
Matthew Winn

Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire Community Services

Clare Panniker

Clare Panniker
Chief Executive, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chief Executive member Tackling bullying and harassment Women in leadership
 Julian Hartley
Julian Hartley

Chief Executive, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Tracy Taylor
Tracy Taylor
Chief Executive, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 

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