Sir Andrew Cash

CEO, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation

Biography

Sir Andrew is Chief Executive of the Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, one of the largest integrated foundation trusts in England with an annual budget in excess of £950million and 16,000 staff.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the independently assessed “Hospital of the Year” three times in the last six years.

Andrew was the founding Chair of the Foundation Trust Network (FTN) and has undertaken three spells in the Department of Health, England – the most recent a secondment for a year as a Director General. Until recently he was co-chair of the Department of Health/Ministry of Defence Partnership Board, with lead responsibility for military health matters and improving health service provision to service personnel, their dependents and veterans. He is a visiting Professor in Leadership and Development at the Universities of Sheffield and York. He chairs the NHS Employers Policy Board, is Vice Chair of the NHS Confederation, is a member of the Innovation, Health and Wealth Implementation Board and is a leading proponent of NHS global.

He was appointed an OBE in 2001 and knighted in 2009 for services to the National Health Service.

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