The HSJ100 seeks to measure power and influence in the English NHS and health policy until September 2017.
The judges are asked to assess the ”quantity” of power and influence an individual has – rather than whether or not it will be used for good or ill. The aim is also to hold up a mirror to healthcare influence as it actually is, however ugly or pretty that image may be. The aim is not to be “balanced”’ or “representative” – just as accurate as possible.
The prime minister and chancellor are excluded from consideration.
This year’s HSJ100 judges were:
- Dr Mike Bewick, former deputy medical director, NHS England
- Alistair Birt MP, former Conservative health minister
- Peter Carter, former chief executive, Royal College of Nursing
- Richard Douglas, former finance director, Department of Health
- Helen Buckingham, executive director of corporate affairs, Monitor
- Dame Barbara Hakin, former deputy chief executive, NHS England
- Professor Neena Modi, president, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
- Dame Gill Morgan, chair, NHS providers
- Sir Keith Person, chair, Health Education England
- Simon Potts, head of health, Veredus
- Don Redding, director of policy, National Voices
- Jon Restell, chief executive, Managers in Partnership
- Annette Sergeant, director, Veredus
- Dr Geraldine Strathdee, former national director for mental health, NHS England
The judging was chaired by HSJ editor Alastair McLellan.
Supported by Veredus
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