Executive Regional Managing Director (London), NHS Improvement

Steve Russell

Steve Russell

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Biography

Steve was on the NHS Top Leaders Programme and has most recently been Deputy Chief Executive at Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust.

From 2011 to 2013 he was Chief Operating Officer for South London Healthcare NHS Trust, having come from Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust where he was Executive Director of Medicine and Emergency Care.

Executive Regional Managing Director (London), NHS Improvement

From 1 April 2016, NHS Improvement brings together Monitor, NHS Trust Development Authority, Patient Safety, the National Reporting and Learning System, the Advancing Change Team and the Intensive Support Teams.

NHS Improvement is responsible for overseeing foundation trusts and NHS trusts, as well as independent providers that provide NHS-funded care. It offers the support these providers need to give patients consistently safe, high quality, compassionate care within local health systems that are financially sustainable.

By holding providers to account and, where necessary, intervening, NHS Improvement will help the NHS to meet its short-term challenges and secure its future.