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HS&DR Commissioning Board (researcher-led workstream)

The HS&DR Commissioning Board assesses full proposals received through the researcher-led workstream. The Board assesses importance to the NHS, scientific quality and value for money of the research proposed. The Board is composed of experts from across a range of disciplines relevant to health services research, senior NHS managers and public contributors.

Programme Director & Chair

Professor Ray Fitzpatrick,
Professor of Public Health & Primary Care, University of Oxford


Professor Marion Campbell (Deputy Chair)
Director, Health Services Research Unit, University of Aberdeen
Professor Matt Sutton                           Professor of Health Economics, University of Manchester
Professor James Barbour
Dr Timothy Riley
Chief Executive, Wellstate Group
Professor Mike Campbell
Professor of Medical Statistics, University of Sheffield (ScHARR)
Professor Paul Roderick
Head of Primary Care and Population Sciences, University of Southampton
Mr Martin Cox
Public contributor
Mr Hugh Ross
Chair of HS&DR Researcher-led Panel
Professor Mary Dixon-Woods
Professor of Medical Sociology, University of Leicester
Professor Catherine Sackley  
Professor of Rehabilitation, University of East Anglia
Dr Frances Griffiths
Professor of Medicine in Society, University of Warwick
Professor Kate Seers
Director, Royal College of Nursing Research Institute, University of Warwick
Dr Richard Laugharne
Adult psychiatry – Cornwall Partnership NHS Trust
Professor Chris Salisbury 
Professor of Primary Health Care, University of Bristol
Mrs Carole Langrick
Chief Operating Officer/Deputy Chief Executive, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Andrew Street
Director of Health Policy team, Centre for Health Economics, University of York
Mrs Alison Ledward
Public contributor
Professor Christopher Todd
Professor of Primary Care and Community Health, University of Manchester
Professor Ronan O'Carroll
Professor of Psychology
University of Stirling
Professor John Williams
Professor Health Services Research and Consultant Gastroenterologist,
University of Swansea
Mr Michael Pinkerton
Director of Transformation
Doncaster Royal Infirmary
Mrs Jayne Wood
Associate Director of Operations, University Hospital South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust


*Associate Board Members

Dr Sally Atkinson
Research Project Manager
Associate to Mr Mike Pinkerton
Professor Frances Rapport
University of Swansea
Associate to Professor John Williams
Dr Diane Dixon
University of Strathclyde
Associate to Professor Ronan O'Carroll
Dr Rohit Shankar
Peninsula Medical & Dental School
Associate to Dr Richard Laugharne
Dr Graham Martin
University of Leicester
Associate to Professor Mary Dixon-Woods
Dr Toby Smith
University of East Anglia
Associate to Professor Cath Sackley
Ms Anne Mason
University of York
Associate to Professor Andrew Street
Dr Sophie Staniszewska
University of Warwick
Associate to Professor Kate Seers
Dr Gretl McHugh
The University of Manchester
Associate to Professor Christopher Todd

*Associate support Board members with their paperwork but do not attend meetings.

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