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Regional Medical Director & CCIO for NHS England and NHS Improvement in London

Vin Diwakar

NHS England & Improvement

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Vin is the Regional Medical Director and CCIO for the London Region for NHS England and NHS Improvement and is a practising Consultant General Paediatrician. He provides clinical leadership to London’s health and care system. He has a particular focus on delivering the NHS Long Term Plan and the Vision for London to be the healthiest global city and best global city to receive health and care through a strategy developed with the NHS, the Mayor of London, 32 London Boroughs and Public Health England.

He leads London's Clinical Networks which bring together clinicians of all professions with patients in order to enable continuous improvement in outcomes through the application of improvement science and large scale change.

He is London's CCIO and has a particular interest in digitally enabled clinical transformation and he oversees efforts to identify, evaluation and scale innovation through London's Academic Health Science Networks.

He has many years of experience working as medical director, at Great Ormond Street Hospital, and before that at Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital.

He is a member of the Sciana Network and a council member of the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management.

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