A Healthy Perspective Podcast – Helen Buckingham, Nuffield Trust

We are delighted to share with you the next episode in our podcast series: A Healthy Perspective, offering insights and perspectives from senior healthcare leaders from across the sector.

In this episode, we sat down with Helen Buckingham, Director of Strategy at Nuffield Trust. Helen’s career has taken her across many different areas of the health and care sector in the UK. We hear Helen’s insights, encouragement and advice for future leaders and draws on what she believes is essential in leadership in the sector.

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About Helen

Helen joined the Nuffield Trust in 2017 as Senior Fellow, working on a range of health policy issues. She has 25 years’ experience in NHS roles, including senior roles in national bodies, as well as in both commissioner and provider organisations. In June 2018 Helen took on the role of Director of Strategy and Operations for the Trust. SHe is also a Senior Adviser at Saxton Bampfylde.

Helen has particular interests in the development and implementation of strategies leading to clear delivery of outcomes. She also focuses on the development of effective partnerships within organisations and across systems, and also between public sector bodies and the populations they serve.

Helen was appointed as the Chair of National Voices in December 2020, a role which will enable her to continue her work supporting organisations to look at policies and practice through a truly person centred lens, ensuring that people who use services are never seen as less important than those who deliver them.

 


Championing leadership in Healthcare

Saxton Bampfylde has built a strong reputation over 35 years for finding and nurturing leadership talent in the UK’s health and care sector, having advised on over 200 successful appointments of Chief Executives, Executive Directors, Chairs and Non-Executives in the sector over the last few years. As trusted leadership advisers, we have championed bringing the most talented, innovative and strategic leaders to the public and private organisations and groups that provide health and care in the UK and internationally.

Find out more about our work, or speak with our team to hear how we can help support your organisation’s leadership appointments.

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