Amanda Pritchard appointed as NHS England chief executive

Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the next NHS England chief executive. She took up her role on 1 August, replacing Lord (Simon) Stevens. Ms Pritchard was the organisation’s chief operating officer, a post she has held for two years.

Ms Pritchard said in a statement this afternoon: “I am honoured to lead the NHS, particularly as the first woman chief executive of an organisation whose staff are more than three quarters female.

Full story in the HSJ, 28 July 2021