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Mark Smith

Mark SmithMark Smith - Deputy Chief Executive

Mark practiced as a GP until he became the Deputy Medical Director for the North East Strategic Health Authority. Whilst in the role he worked with organisations in the North East to develop commissioning, clinical engagement and the NETs programme which utilised quality improvement methodology to improve patient care. He has worked on several national committees and the High Quality Care for All Strategy whilst on secondment to the Department of Health. He has a wide experience in Heath Informatics including working with the National Programme for IT and developing one on the first national  e-referral systems for cancer patients.

Mark has held several Chief Operating Officer roles including City Hospitals Foundation Trust, Leeds University Teaching Hospital and Brighton and Sussex University Teaching Hospital.