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Appointment of Professor Guy Daly to Non-Executive Director for University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Guy Daly to the Trust as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of Directors from Sunday 1 October 2019 through to September 2023.

Professor Daly is a member of West Midlands NHS Clinical Senate, working collaboratively across the region to improve healthcare. As Chair of the Coventry and Warwickshire Integrated Care System Clinical Design Authority, he has been helping shape the future model for healthcare delivery. 

At Coventry University, he provides strategic leadership across the Health and Life Sciences for the University Group.  Guy represents the University on the Coventry Health and Wellbeing Board and West Midlands universities on the West Midlands Combined Authority’s Wellbeing Board.  Over the last four years he has served as a Non-Executive Director of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust.

Professor Daly said:

“I am really looking forward to taking up this role at UHCW.  The Trust has established an enviable reputation for the quality of its care and I was delighted to see its ambitious plans for patients. The relationship between UHCW and Coventry University is hugely successful, as exemplified by our nursing, midwifery and allied health education provision being rightly recognised as being amongst the best in the UK.  I will look to ensure that the partnership between the Trust and the University continues to develop and expand, building on our excellent foundations.”

Andy Meehan, Chair for UHCW, said:

"I am delighted to welcome Professor Daly as our new Non-Executive Director. Guy has both breadth and depth in health knowledge and life sciences that will be invaluable to our organisation and strategic leadership, particularly as we move towards Integrated Care Systems. Guy will support the Trust in its ambition to build an international reputation and further develop education and research programmes that bring real benefits to patients."

Professor Daly is a trustee of both Research in Specialist and Elderly Care (RESEC) and Extra Care charitable trusts.  He is also a member of the Executive of the Council of Deans of Health where he is responsible for its global portfolio. His research interests include social care, housing policy, local government and the governance of public services. He is an active member of the Social Policy Association and the Social Services Research Group. He is joint editor of the journal Research Policy and Planning.

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