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Governance

The NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC is overseen by an Executive Management Board, which meets three or four times per year and holds the leadership to account for the management and performance of the centre. There is also a Strategic Advisory Group which meets annually and acts in an advisory capacity.

The Executive Management Board's membership is currently:

  • Chair: Chris Brookes (Medical Director, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Frances Healey (Deputy Director of Patient Safety (Insight), NHS England)
  • Kay Marshall (Head of the School of Health Sciences, The University of Manchester)
  • Diane Morrison (Director of Finance, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust)
  • Stephen Campbell (Director, NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC)
  • Darren Ashcroft (Deputy Director, NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC)
  • Karen Considine (Centre Manager, NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC)
  • Angela Ruddock (Non-Executive Lay Member)
  • Vacant (Non-Executive Lay Member)

The Strategic Advisory Group's membership is:

  • Chair: Frances Healey (Deputy Director of Patient Safety (Insight), NHS England)
  • Karina Aase (Centre Director for SHARE, Centre for Resilience in Healthcare, University of Stavanger, Norway)
  • Paul Bowie (Programme Director (Safety & Improvement), NHS Education for Scotland)
  • Ian Bruce (Director, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre)
  • Simon Denegri (Director for Patients, Carers and the Public, NIHR)
  • Amanda Risino (Managing Director and Deputy CEO, Health Innovation Manchester)
  • Peter Walsh (Chief Executive Officer, AvMA)
  • Stephen Campbell (Director, NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC)
  • Darren Ashcroft (Deputy Director, NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC)
  • Karen Considine (Centre Manager, NIHR Greater Manchester PSTRC)