One of the UK’s leading medics, Sir Bruce joined our Trust in 2017 after leaving his 10-year position as NHS England’s National Medical Director where he was responsible for clinical leadership, quality and innovation.

Before this he enjoyed a distinguished career in surgery, working as a consultant cardiac surgeon at University Hospitals Birmingham before becoming Director of Surgery at the Heart Hospital and Professor of Cardiac Surgery at University College London. 

Sir Bruce took up the role of charity chairman in April 2019.