John Wilderspin

John Wilderspin is the National Director for Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation. John has more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare management and has held senior roles in a number of NHS organisations. Prior to joining the DH, he was a PCT Chief Executive and held a number of roles with the NHS Modernisation Agency and DH. During the 1990s John was Chief Executive of an acute hospital trust in Essex.

Appointment of Managing Director to Central Southern CSU

The NHS Commissioning Board has appointed John Wilderspin as Managing Director of Central Southern Commissioning Support Unit. John is currently National Director for Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation at the Department of Health. John was previously a Chief Executive in … Read more → – Appointment of Managing Director to Central Southern CSU

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Healthwatch England launched

Healthwatch England, the new national, statutory consumer champion for health and social care in England,is launched today. A key milestone in achieving the government’s vision set out in the White Paper ‘Equity and excellence: Liberating the NHS’, Healthwatch England exists … Read more → – Healthwatch England launched

Should a health and wellbeing board’s main focus be on its membership or its actions?

Health and wellbeing boards are now well established in shadow form and a good number are already marking their first anniversary. After an initial focus on form, boards have quickly moved on to consider their function. What should they focus … Read more → – Should a health and wellbeing board’s main focus be on its membership or its actions?

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A new development tool for health and wellbeing boards

Shadow health and wellbeing boards are operating in all parts of the country and working to prepare for statutory running from April 2013. Representatives of boards have shown an appetite for products that support boards to assess their progress and … Read more → – A new development tool for health and wellbeing boards

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Sharing resources and ‘holding the faith’

John Wilderspin

In a climate of financial uncertainty, it is tempting to reduce collaboration for fear of losing control over resources but, as John Wilderspin argues, health and wellbeing boards must work creatively and collaboratively to avoid these pitfalls. News is dominated … Read more → – Sharing resources and ‘holding the faith’

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