Tony is well known to many in Staffordshire and to those he has worked with across the region and nationally. He previously worked with Staffordshire CCGs in his role as Finance Director for North Staffs and Stoke CCGs. More recently he has supported NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning turnaround programme, leading on QIPP, so brings a wealth of commissioning and contracting experience to the CSU.
The Operations Director role is pivotal for customer relations and management of contracts with the CSU and with CCG suppliers/providers. He will be responsible for Contract Management, Business Intelligence, ICT, Referral Management, Procurement and Service Redesign. He will manage all the non-clinical contracts for the CSU and keep us all focused on delivery. As a former customer of the CSU he will bring experience and insight that we're keen to draw on to improve our services.