National Director for Health and Work

Dame Carol M Black who is the first National Director for Health and Work, is also Chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Chair of the Nuffield Trust.Carol Black

The National Director for Health and Work:

  • provides: leadership in promoting workforce health and wellbeing
  • ensures: best practice in industrial health practices
  • contributes: a considerable body of work and experience
  • is responsible for: promoting a healthy workforce

About Dame Carol M Black: Dame Carol was elected to the Council of the Royal College of Physicians in 1996 and became Clinical Vice President in 1999. In 2002 she was President of the Royal College of Physicians; a post she stepped down from in July 2006. She is Chair of the UK Health Honours Committee, a member of the Council of the GMC and a member of the Board of the British Cardiovascular Society.

In addition, she is non-executive director of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement and a member of the Board of Governors of the Health Foundation.

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