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The West Midlands Network Executive Board is led by an independent Chair, Tim Cooper

Tim is responsible for, and be accountable to, The Network Executive Board and will provide overall strategic leadership in relation to achieving the aims of the West Midlands Imaging Network.

Deputy Chair of the Network is Diane Wake – Chief Executive Officer of Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust.

The Network Executive Board will:

  • provide overall strategic leadership in relation to delivery of the WMIN plan
  • provide a forum for partnership working and resolve issues requiring national agreement between partners through collaboration.
  • monitor the Network’swork plan to ensure the Network remains focused on delivery
  • endorse recommendations for adoption as advised by the Network Operational Board
  • provide an authorising environment to support the implementation of approved recommendations, including addressing identified barriers to collaborative working.
  • engage with strategic and policy agendas that impact the work of the Network and/or the work of the services.

Executive Board Members

Please see below for the names of the exec board members and the future exec meetings.

Terms Of Reference

Tim Coopers headshot

Tim Cooper

Independent Chair

Dr James Herons headshot

Dr James Heron

Network Clinical Director

Kate Burleys headshot

Kate Burley

Network Director

Steve Halliday s headshot

Steve Halliday

Network Digital Transformation Director

Iszara Blakes headshot

Iszara Blake

Senior Programme Manager

Mia Steeles headshot

Mia Steele

Project Support Officer

Ms Helen Ashleys headshot

Ms Helen Ashley

Director of Strategy and Transformation / Deputy Chief Executive at Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Integrated Care Board

Mr Mike Carrs headshot

Mr Mike Carr

Chief Operating Officer at Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Sheila Fryers headshot

Ms Sheila Fryer

Deputy Chief Operating Officer at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Ms Gloria Onwubikos headshot

Ms Gloria Onwubiko

Director of Elective Recovery, Cancer & Diagnostics at Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care Board

Mr Alan Dawsons headshot

Mr Alan Dawson

Chief Strategy and Planning Officer at Wye Valley NHS Trust

Ms Vikki Lewiss headshot

Ms Vikki Lewis

Chief Digital Information Officer at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Prof Kiran Patels headshot

Prof Kiran Patel

Chief Medical Officer, Deputy CEO & Consultant Cardiologist at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Harkamal Herans headshot

Harkamal Heran

Chief Operating Officer at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Chris Blundreds headshot

Mr Chris Blundred

Clinical Director UEC and Imaging Services at George Elliot Hospital NHS Trust

Mr Steve Sneads headshot

Mr Steve Snead

System Lead for Diagnostics at NHS Coventry & Warwickshire ICB

Mr Ned Hobbss headshot

Mr Ned Hobbs

Chief Operating Officer at Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Dr Mark Andersons headshot

Dr Mark Anderson

Chief Medical Officer, Consultant, and Gastroenterologist at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Jonathan Odums headshot

Dr Jonathan Odum

Chief Medical Officer at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Ms Amandeep Tung-Nahals headshot

Ms Amandeep Tung-Nahal

Director of Operations - Clinical Support Services at The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Ms Diane Wakes headshot

Ms Diane Wake

Chief Executive at Black Country Integrated Care Board and Deputy Network Chair

Ms Marie Peplows headshot

Ms Marie Peplow

Executive Chief Operating Officer at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Steve Cumleys headshot

Mr Steve Cumley

Chief Operating Officer at Birmingham Women’s and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

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Mr Tim jones

Chief Innovation Officer at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Executive Board meeting Dates

  • 14-Feb-23
  • 16-May-23
  • 15-Aug-23
  • 14-Nov-23
  • 13-Feb-24

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