Meet the team

Steven Mason
Accountable officer
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 Vanessa Bainbridge
Chief operating officer
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Alistair BlairDr Alistair Blair
Clinical chair
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Hilary Brown
Joint North locality director and director for end of life care and carers
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Graham SyersDr Graham Syers
Joint North locality director
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Frances NaylorDr Frances Naylor
Blyth Valley locality director and director for long term conditions
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David ShovlinDr David Shovlin
West locality director and director for unplanned care
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John Warrington lo-resDr John Warrington
Business director for finance and performance and director for planned care
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Mike Robson
Interim chief finance officer
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Siobhan BrownSiobhan Brown
Transformation director
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Annie ToppingAnnie Topping
Director of nursing, quality and patient safety
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 Stephen YoungStephen Young
Strategic head of corporate affairs
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Janet GuyJanet Guy
Lay chair
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Stephen BrazierStephen Brazier
Lay governor for audit and conflicts of interests
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Karen BowerKaren Bower
Lay governor for resources and performance and patient and public involvement (PPI)
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Dr Paul CrookDr Paul Crook
Governing body secondary care doctor
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HCES H&SDr John Unsworth
Governing body nurse
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