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Neurology: Public Appointments

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN HL5879, tabled on 2 February 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to appoint a National Clinical Director for Neurology.

Answered on

16 February 2022

Whilst there is currently no specific National Clinical Director or Specialty Adviser for neurology services, NHS England and NHS Improvement keep this under review and new National Clinical Directors or Specialty Advisers are appointed as necessary. The recent review of the clinical advisory infrastructure is concluding and the outcome will be announced in due course. The proposed changes will enable clinical leaders to continue to play an important role alongside NHS England delivering shared goals for service transformation and clinical improvement