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Gareth Thomas

Chief Clinical Information Officer
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust ,
Senior Responsible Officer, Integrating Care Locally Programme
NHS Digital

Gareth is Group Chief Clinical Information Officer at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Gareth brings clinical leadership to the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) programme at Salford Royal and is also the clinical co-chair of the national GDE Blueprinting programme.

Gareth is the Senior Responsible Officer for the Integrating Care Locally programme within the national Digital Transformation Portfolio. This programme defines core capabilities and foundational information standards, to enable record sharing across health and social care in support of service transformation.

Gareth has an active interest in clinical leadership and quality improvement for patient benefit and gained an MSc Medical Leadership from the University of London. Gareth is a passionate advocate for the role of leadership development in Informatics, to build multi-professional engagement with the digital transformation agenda.