New Chair of Shelford Group Medical Directors Sub-Group
Dr Gill Gaskin, Medical Director at University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation (UCLH), has been elected Chair of the Shelford Group Medical Directors Sub-Group. Gill has had a prestigious career in range of posts in medical education and renal medicine and has been in her current role as a Medical Director at UCLH since 2010. The Group has formed to share expertise, best practice and work collectively for the benefit of individual institutions and the NHS system as a whole.
Dr Gaskin said of the news:
“ I am very pleased to be leading the Medical Director’s Sub-Group and look forward to working with my Deputy Chair, David, and our esteemed colleagues over the coming year. Our priorities will be to work together to identify areas where we can best support the system, and provide peer review and support. As a group, we are excited about the prospect of how, together, we can shape health policy, whilst also developing new strategies and share proven ideas and thinking”
Dr David Throssell, Medical Director at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been elected as Deputy Chair of the Sub-Group. David has worked in numerous roles at the Trust since 1996, including Deputy Medical Director, Clinical Director, and as a Consultant Renal Physician.