Project Governance

A Steering Group has been established to help drive the project forward and is chaired by Professor Dame Carol Black (National Director for Health and Work, Department of Work and Pensions).

Steering Group Members

  • Dr Steve Barnett (Chief Executive, NHS Confederation)
  • Prof David Black (Postgraduate Dean, Kent, Surrey and Sussex Deanery / Conference of Postgraduate Medical Education Deans)
  • Dr Peter Cavenagh (Consultant, Taunton & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust)
  • John Clark (Project Sponsor, NHS Institute)
  • Prof Jane Dacre (General Medical Council)
  • Prof Neil Douglas (President, Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh / Academy of Medical Royal Colleges)
  • Prof Steve Field (Chairman, Royal College of General Practitioners)
  • Dr Ashley Fraser (Medical Director, NHS Employers)
  • Prof Derek Gallen (Treasurer, Academy of Medical Educators)
  • Dr Charles Gutteridge (Chair of Medical Directors subgroup, Association of UK University Hospitals) 
  • Dr Andrew Jeffrey (Chair, National Association of Clinical Tutors)
  • Dr Mike Jones (Chair of Specialist Training Committee, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges)
  • Prof Sir Bruce Keogh (Medical Director, NHS) 
  • Kate Lobley (Interim Director of Leadership Development, NHS Institute) 
  • Dr Julia Moore (National Director, e -Learning  for Healthcare) 
  • Dr David Scott (Chairman, Medical Managers Subcommittee, British Medical Association)
  • Prof Stephen Smith (Principal and Chief Executive, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust / Medical Schools Council)
  • Prof Peter Spurgeon (Project Director, NHS Institute)
  • Mr William Thomas (Vice President, The Royal College of Surgeons of England)
  • Dr Robert Winter (Medical Director, East of England Strategic Health Authority)
  • Barbara Wood (Chair of Patient Lay Group, Academy of Medical Royal Colleges)
  • Dr Diana Wood (Clinical Dean, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine) 

Project Team Members

  • Prof Peter Spurgeon – Project Director and Academic Advisor
  • John Clark – Project Sponsor
  • Isobel Down – Project Lead, Undergraduate Workstream
  • Penny Lewis – Project Lead, Postgraduate and e-Learning Workstream
  • Sue Balderson – Project Lead, MLCF Workstream 
  • Dr Stephen Atkinson - Clinical Advisor, Undergraduate Workstream 
  • Dr Chris Clough – Medical Advisor, Postgraduate Workstream
  • Dr Robert Klaber – Medical Advisor, Postgraduate Workstream
  • Dr Manjit Obhrai – Medical Advisor, Continuing Practice Workstream
  • Dr Veronica Wilkie – Medical Advisor, Postgraduate and Continuing Practice Workstream 
  • Dr Jean Ker – Medical Advisor, Scotland
  • Julie Dent – Consultant
  • Kirsten Armit – Senior Project Manager
  • Tracy Lonetto – Project Manager
  • Marijka Trickett – Project Administrator