Board and Executives

Christine Fearns

Non Executive Director and Chair of the Quality & Safety Committee

Chris joined the Board in 2022 as an experienced NHS Non-Executive Director. She is a Registered Nurse with a career spanning circa 40 years in NHS.  She has held a number of senior provider roles gaining extensive experience in Quality Governance, Strategic Development and Partnerships. 

She is a former Director of Primary Care and Director of Commissioning for South Birmingham where she also held joint posts with the Local Authority.

In addition, she has gained significant experience and expertise having led delivery of a number of major transformation programmes including complex reconfiguration of acute and community services across trusts and across health economies, to achieve clinical sustainability including clinical standards. 

Chris has a particular interest in improving patients experience and voice and in reducing health inequalities.


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