The NHIP Strategy Board, chaired by AHSC Director Professor David Burn, will set direction, prioritise objectives and ensure delivery of AHSC outputs.

Board membership

  • Professor David Burn (Chair)
  • NHS partner CEOs
  • Council Director of People Services
  • CEO of Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (AHSN NENC)
  • NHIP Group chairs (Research, Education, and People and Culture)
  • NIHR Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) Director
  • NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC) North East and North Cumbria Director
  • NIHR Clinical Research Network for North East and North Cumbria (NIHR CRN) Director

Find out more about the Strategy Board members

The NHIP Strategy Board will meet quarterly and future meetings will be held on the following dates and times:

7 September 2021
7 December 2021
8 March 2022
7 June 2022

The NHIP Strategy Board will establish an International Advisory Group acting in the capacity as a critical friend for the Board

Underpinning the NHIP Strategy Board are three Committees:

  • Research, Innovation and Enterprise Group
  • Education & Training Group
  • People & Planning Group

The Research, Innovation and Enterprise Group will also be informed by an external Industry Advisory Panel.  Partnership Education and People and Culture Groups will oversee the strategic coordination and development of education and workforce planning, respectively.

Strong patient, public and carer involvement is coordinated through VOICE (Valuing Our Intellectual Capital and Experience), a leading citizen network which brings together the research, health and social care partners with community and patient organisations to facilitate and drive patients, carers and public engagement.

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