Research and analysis
Supporting chief operating officers working in the NHS
Report on the role of chief operating officers (COOs) working within the NHS, including characteristics of the role, available support and next steps.
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Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority (TDA) surveyed COOs in the NHS to find out more about what the role entails. This report provides a summary of the survey findings.
The main aim of the survey was to gain insight into:
- characteristics of today’s COOs, including their motivations for taking on the role
- challenges they face
- support they have and additional support they would find helpful
In direct response to the feedback we received, we are holding 2 development events to enable COOs to network, engage with speakers on some key topics and also feed back to Monitor and the NHS TDA on their priorities for NHS Improvement. Find out more and sign up here.