Dr Tony Newman-Sanders

National Clinical Director for Diagnostics, NHS England


Dr Newman-Sanders was appointed National Clinical Director for Diagnostics at NHS England in December 2016. He has been a Consultant Radiologist for nearly 20 years with special interests in musculoskeletal imaging and clinical informatics.

He has held a variety of leadership roles including Clinical Director for Emergency Care and subsequently Medical Director at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. He has served as secretary of the Magnetic Resonance Radiologists Association, and Informatic advisor to the Royal College of Radiologists and as member of the Professional Support and Standards Board. He was Clinical Lead for the National PACS Programme from 2006-2016 and from 2014-2017 Medical Director at the Health Innovation Network, the Academic Health Science Network for South London where he continues to be Emeritus Medical Advisor.

Since April 2016 he has been Clinical Director for Diagnostic Imaging and Chief Clinical Information Officer at Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust.