The members of the government’s NHS Future Forum, which is reviewing the Health Bill in response to concerns about the policy, have been announced.

UPDATED 20 April

They are generally prominent NHS clinicians, with some patient, charity and third sector representatives, and some senior NHS and local government managers.

The review will report to prime minister David Cameron, deputy prime minister Nick Clegg and health secretary Andrew Lansley.

The NHS manager members are Hull Primary Care Trust chief executive Chris Long; University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust chief executive Malcolm Lowe-Lauri; Mid Essex PCT chief executive Sheila Bremner; NHS Yorkshire and Humber chief executive Bill McCarthy; Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust chief executive Duncan Selbie; and Bexley Care Trust chief executive Anthony McKeever.

Members in full


Lord Victor Adebowale Chief Executive, Turning Point
Dr Charles Alessi, Senior GP Partner, The Churchill Practice
Geoff Alltimes, Chief Executive, Hammersmith and Fulham Borough Council and NHS Future Forum Lead - Patient and Public Involvement

Frank Atherton, President of the Association of Directors of Public Health and Director of Public Health North Lancashire Teaching PCT


Vicky Bailey, Principia, Partners in Health, Nottingham
Sally Brearley, Patient representative
Sheila Bremner, Chief Executive, Mid Essex PCT
Simon Brown, Huntington GP Consortia pathfinder lead
Stephen Bubb, Chief Executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations and NHS Future Forum Lead - Choice and Competition


Hillary Chapman, Chief Nurse, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals


Ratna Dutt, Chief Executive, Race Equality Foundation


Paul Farmer, Chief Executive, Mind
Professor Steve Field, Practising GP Birmingham; Immediate past Chairman of Council, Royal College of GPs; and Chairman of National Inclusion Health Board. NHS Future Forum Chair
Professor David Fish, Medical Director, University College London Hospitals NHS FT


Mark Goldring, Chief Executive, Mencap


Peter Hay, Strategic Director, Adults & Communities, Birmingham City Council; and Vice President, Association of Directors of Adult Social Services
Thomas Hughes-Hallett, Chief Executive, Marie Curie


David Kerr, Professor of Cancer Medicine, Oxford University
Joanna Killian, Chief Executive, Essex County Council


Paul Lelliot, Consultant Psychiatrist, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust
Clare Leon-Villapalos, Intensive Care Nurse, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Chris Long, Chief Executive, Hull PCT
Malcolm Lowe-Lauri, Chief Executive, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust


Claire Marshall, Head of Physiotherapy, Heatherwood and Wexham Park
Bill McCarthy, Chief Executive, Yorkshire and Humber SHA
Kathy McLean, Physician and Medical Director, East Midlands SHA and NHS Future Forum Lead - Clinical Advice and Leadership
Julie Moore, Chief Executive, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS FT and NHS Future Forum Lead - Education and Training


Peter Nightingale, President, Royal College of Anaesthetists


Dermot O’Riordan, Medical Director, West Suffolk Hospital


Niti Pall, Practising GP Smethwick; and Chair & Clinical Lead, West Midlands third wave pathfinder


Tom Riordan, Chief Executive, Leeds City Council
Cllr David Rogers, Chair, Local Government Association Community Health and Wellbeing Board


Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust
Dr Matthew Shaw, Orthopaedic Registrar; and Co-founder, Remedy UK
Dr Jimmy Steele, Head of School & Professor of Oral Health Services Research, Newcastle University
Terence Stephenson, President, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Ash Soni, Pharmacist, Lambeth, and Chair, Lambeth Professional Executive Committe


Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive, National Voices
Sir John Tooke, Vice Provost, University College London


Dr Robert Varnam, Practising GP Manchester; and GP and Interim Lead, Centre for Commissioning, Royal College of GPs and NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement


Gill Walton, Director of Midwifery, Portsmouth NHS Trust
Francis Wells, Cardiothoracic surgeon, Papworth Hospital