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Dr Adrian Bull appointed as Managing Director of Imperial College Health Partners

19 December 2012

Dr Adrian Bull has been appointed as the Managing Director of Imperial College Health Partners.

Dr Adrian Bull has been appointed as the Managing Director of Imperial College Health Partners.

Dr Bull, who will take up his post on 1 April 2013, has a wealth of experience both in the NHS and private sector healthcare.

He started his medical career by serving for 6 years in the Royal Navy before continuing as an epidemiologist and Public Health consultant in the NHS.

He has been the Medical Director of an NHS trust and held senior executive positions at PPP Healthcare, Carillion and Humana.

Since 2008 he has been Chief Executive of Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Adrian Bull says: “I am delighted to be joining Imperial College Health Partners.

“I look forward to working with colleagues in academia, local government, healthcare and industry to create new solutions to the complex challenges of delivering optimum health and care for the population of North West London.”

Professor the Lord Darzi of Denham, Chairman of Imperial College Health Partners, says: “I am pleased to confirm Imperial College Health Partners’ decision to appoint Dr Adrian Bull as our first Managing Director.

“Adrian has an outstanding reputation as a clinician, a senior manager in the commercial healthcare sector and most recently as the successful Chief Executive of Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead.

“I very much look forward to working with him and I know the partnership will benefit from Adrian’s experience and expertise.”

Sir Keith O’Nions, President and Rector of Imperial College London, says: “Imperial College London is excited by the ambition and potential of Imperial College Health Partners to foster and deliver healthcare innovation throughout North West London and we are very pleased that Dr Adrian Bull has accepted appointment as its first Managing Director.”

About Imperial College Health Partners

  • Imperial College Health Partners, a company that aims to improve the health and care of the population of 1.9 million people living in North West London, was formed on 19 June 2012
  • It brings together healthcare providers in North West London, including acute and specialist hospitals, mental health and community care services, in partnership with Imperial College London to drive practical improvements to the quality of healthcare delivery and to foster the creation of wealth in health-related industries
  • By co-ordinating the adoption of innovation, the partnership aims to bring benefits to the health of the local population and, through the dissemination of best practice, extend these more widely within the UK and beyond
  • With access to a population of 1.9 million people, the partnership presents opportunities to operate at a large and meaningful scale, including for clinical trials, and become involved in commercial ventures to broaden the reach of its activities
  • Imperial College Health Partners is working towards designation as an Academic Health Science Network by the Department of Health and is seeking to build strong relationships with primary care providers, commissioners, local Health and Wellbeing Boards as well as other research organisations

Members of the Board of Imperial College Health Partners

  • Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ealing Hospital NHS Trust
  • Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Imperial College London
  • North West London Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust
  • West London Mental Health NHS Trust
  • West Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust