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Bruce Keogh

Bruce E. Keogh, KBE, MD, DSc, FRCS, FRCP

Chairman, Birmingham Women's and Children's Hospitals
Steelhouse Lane
Birmingham  B4 6NH
United Kingdom
+44 (0)121 333 8406
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


Charing Cross Hospital Medical School (MB, BS 1980)
BHF Senior Lecturer/Consultant, Hammersmith Hospital (91-95)
Surgeon and Associate Medical Director, University Hospital Birmingham (97-2003)
Professor of Cardiac Surgery University College London and Director of Surgery the Heart Hospital, London (2004-7)
National Medical Director of the NHS in England (2007-18)
Chair, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust (2018 - present)

President, Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland (2006-8)
Council , Royal College of Surgeons of England (1998 - 2002) & (2006-8)
Secretary General, EACTS (2004-8)
Past-president, Cardiothoracic Section, Royal Society of Medicine
National CHD Taskforce (2000-5)

Commissioner, Commission for Health Improvement (2002-2004)
Commissioner, Healthcare Commission (2004-2007)
NHS Standing Medical Advisory Committee (2002-5)

NHS National Medical Director (England) 2007-18
Chair, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust 2018-present

Other Interests

Professional standards and clinical governance
Healthcare quality and safety
Healthcare policy and implementation
Previously all adult cardiac surgery
Clinical outcomes