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In full: The Sunday Times' list of 500 most influential Britons in healthcare

GP leaders have been named in the healthcare section of the Sunday Times’ list of 500 most influential Britons, including GPC chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul and former RCGP chair Dr Clare Gerada.

In the healthcare section, the Sunday Times listed:

Lord Darzi, surgeon – ‘Director of the Institute of Global Health Innovation.’

Julie Bailey, founder, Cure the NHS – ‘Exposed the failings of Mid Staffs NHS Trust.’

Sir Robert Naylor, UCLH – ‘Made UCLH most influential hospital in England.’

Clare Gerada, the Hurley Group – ‘Chair of Royal College of GPs until last October.’

Neil Bacon, medical entrepreneur, academic – ‘Founder of and’.

Sir Bruce Keogh, medical director, NHS England – ‘Reviewed mortality rates and future of A&E.’

Ciarán Devane, Macmillan Cancer Support – ‘Leads or advises various charities.’

Robert Francis, chairman Mid Staffs NHS inquiry – ‘His recommendations resonate across the NHS.’

Sir John Gurdon, biologist – ‘This Nobel prize winner flunked science at school.’

Jeremy Hunt, health secretary – ‘Dedicated to profound transformation of the NHS.’

Roy Lilley, commentator and blogger – ‘Policy analyst; voted top speaker on NHS topics.’

Dame Julie Mellor, ombudsman – ‘Changing how NHS serious complaints are handled.’

Baroness Greenfield, neuroscientist and writer – ‘Leading authority on Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.’

Sir Mike Richards, chief inspector of hospitals – ‘Responsible for assessing quality of care.’

Stephen Collier, BMI Healthcare – ‘Extending contribution of private sector to NHS.’

Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive, ACEVO – ‘Leads the body that represents UK charity leaders.’

Professor David Haslam, chairman, Nice – ‘Former president of both the BMA and RCGP.’

Dr Chaand Nagpaul, chair of BMA GP committee – ‘Leads the only body to represent all NHS GPs.’

Norman Lamb, health minister – ‘Raising the profile of mental health.’

Timothy Kelsey, NHS England - ‘A leader in use of digital technologies in NHS. Founded Dr Foster, a controversial group that pioneered the publication of patient outcomes.’

Source: The Sunday Times


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