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2017 Speakers & Chairs

The NHS R&D Forum are pleased to announce that the following speakers will be presenting sessions at the 2017 Annual NHS R&D Forum Conference in Manchester on the 15th & 16th May 2017.

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Professor Martin Severs

Job Title: Medical Director and Caldicott Guardian
Organisation: NHS Digital


Professor Severs is Medical Director and Caldicott Guardian. Martin was a consultant geriatrician for 30 years, a professor of health care for older people for 25 years at the University of Portsmouth and has extensive experience in general management at service, medical director, and non-executive Board roles in health and research. In Health Informatics, Martin has had a number of national and international roles, including, but not limited to Chairman of the Management Board of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organisation, Chairman of the Information Standards Board and clinical lead for the Caldicott Information Governance Review: ‘To share or not to share’.

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