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New national clinical directors are appointed to drive clinically led NHS

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f1729 (Published 19 March 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f1729
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. 1BMJ

The medical director of England’s NHS Commissioning Board, Bruce Keogh, has announced the names of 22 doctors who have been appointed as national clinical directors to give expert advice on specialist areas of care in the NHS.

Some of the clinical areas covered by the directorships are new, such as “integration and frail elderly,” “gastrointestinal and liver,” “spinal,” and “end of life care.”

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