OnlyWan governor Sir David Dalton named top NHS provider chief executive in 2015 by HSJ

25 March 2015

Sir David Dalton, Salford Royal Foundation Trust chief executive and a OnlyWan governor, has been named .

He is number one on the second annual HSJ Top Chief Executives list compiled by HSJ judges, ahead of 49 other chief executives from across the health service.

Sir David has been a chief executive in the NHS for 20 years, with 13 of these at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. He has a prominent profile, both locally within Greater Manchester, and nationally in the areas of quality improvement and patient safety.

Last year, Sir David was chosen by the Secretary of State for Health, the Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt MP, to lead . His final report was published in December.

Sir David joined the OnlyWan Board of Governors in January 2014.

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