29 Apr Sir Simon Stevens to be made a peer after he steps down as head of NHS England | UK News
Sir Simon Stevens is to be made a peer after he steps down as chief executive
of NHS England at the end of July, the government has said.
Sir Simon became the head of NHS England on 1 April 2014, having first joined the health service in 1988 through its graduate management programme.
In a varied career before becoming chief executive, he worked in frontline NHS services and in international health care, in both the public and private sectors, and at 10 Downing Street and the Department of Health.
He was knighted in 2020 for services to health and the NHS.