The foundation trust non-executive role

Meeting the challenges

About this event

The conference aimed to help non-executive directors to develop a broader and more comprehensive understanding of the NHS, and individual areas including quality, finance, board dynamics, and the strategic challenges facing the health sector.

Highlights from this event

Chris Ham, Chief Executive at The King’s Fund, gives an introduction to the Health and Social Care Act with a particular focus on integration.

David Bennett, Chair and Chief Executive at Monitor, explains how the regulator’s role is changing under the NHS reforms.

David Behan, Chief Executive at the Care Quality Commission (CQC), discusses CQC’s proposed purpose and role and looks at what the public want from regulation.

Heather Rabbatts CBE draws on her experience as non-executive director at the English Football Association, and former Deputy Chair at Millwall Football Club, to look at the role of the non-executive director.


Heather Rabbatts CBE
Independent Non-Executive Director, The FA, and former Deputy Chair,
Millwall Football Club

Dr David Bennett
Chair and Interim Chief Executive, Monitor

David Behan
Chief Executive, Care Quality Commission