This site is intended for health professionals only

At the heart of general practice since 1960

Read the latest issue online

Gold, incentives and meh

17. Professor Chris Ham

Chief executive, King’s Fund

The head of the influential think-tank continues to shape the healthcare debate, recently hosting health secretary Jeremy Hunt’s announcement of changes to the GP contract.

Professor Ham continues to urge GPs to leave the ‘cottage industry’ era and practices to work together to make the most of available funds.

And his arguments regarding NHS integration have, if anything, become more persuasive as economic realities have begun to bite.

According the GPs who nominated him, his ‘vision of the future changes are spot on and Kings Fund now a powerful voice’.

Click here for more influential non-GPs

Click here for the Pulse Power 50

Have your say