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19 – Nigel Edwards



The NHS Confederation’s director of policy and until recently its acting chief executive, Nigel Edwards wields considerable influence on health policy in the UK.

A regular media mouthpiece for NHS organisations, he is a charismatic and respected figure among NHS managers and beyond. As you’d expect, his in-tray is currently mostly dominated by the health bill.

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This article appeared as part of Pulse’s list of the top 20 most influential non-GPs of 2011. The full list can be found here.

The top 50 most influential GPs of 2011 can also be viewed here.