NHS Chief Sir Simon Stevens to stand down

Friday, 30 April 2021

Sir Simon Stevens has formally notified the NHS England Board of his decision to stand down as planned at the end of July, after more than seven years as NHS chief executive.

Sir Simon took up post on 1 April 2014, having first joined the NHS in 1988 through its graduate management programme. In a varied career before becoming NHS England Chief Executive he worked in frontline NHS services and in international health care, in both the public and private sectors, and at 10 Downing Street and the Department of Health. Moreā€¦..