Our board consists of elected board members from the North West region. They represent all NHS North West organisations, oversee and hold to account the delivery of activity, financial probity and quality of service.

Board members work closely with NHS North West Leadership Academy staff to ensure all our offers are fit for the current context and simultaneously future focussed; enabling the North West leadership community to continually innovate with and for patients, service users and communities, acting with agility, tenacity and resilience to create and sustain compassionate, caring services that are effective, sustainable and inclusive.

Sheena Cumiskey

Chief Executive - Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Alison Balson

Director of Workforce - Wrightington, Wigan & Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Andrew Bennett

Executive Director of Commissioning - Lancashire & South Cumbria ICS

Gillian Bishop

Chief Executive - North West Employers

Michael Brown

Chair - Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust

David Curtis

NED - Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Tim Dalton

Clinical Chair - NHS Wigan Borough CCG

Eileen Fairhurst

Chair - East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Damien Gallagher

Workforce Specialist - Health Education England, working across the North West

Jonathan Griffiths

GP and Chair - NHS Vale Royal CCG

Kevin McGee

Chief Executive - East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Brendan Ryan

Medical Director – Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Colin Scales

Chief Executive - Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Tom Tasker

Clinical Chair - NHS Salford CCG

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