Professor Aidan Halligan

Professor Halligan is currently Director of Well North, a Public Health England initiative to improve the health of the underprivileged across the North of England. He is Principal of the NHS Staff College for leadership development and Chairman of Pathway, a charity that has developed health services for the homeless within the NHS.

He became a professor in fetal and maternal medicine in Leicester before taking on a national role as the first NHS Director of Clinical Governance. He went on to become Deputy Chief Medical Office for England, with responsibility for issues of clinical governance, patient safety and quality of care across the NHS in England.