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Dame Julie Moore

Dame Julie Moore is Chief Executive of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB). She is a graduate nurse who worked in clinical practice before moving into management. After a variety of clinical, management and director posts, she was appointed to her present role in 2006.

UHB has performed consistently highly in national rating systems. It has 1250 beds, £620m turnover, 7200 staff, treats 730,000 patients annually and has a £545m Private Finance Initiative (PFI) new hospital building which opened on time and on budget in 2010.

Julie was a member of the National Organ Donation Taskforces in 2007 and 2008 and in 2009 was a member of the Nuffield Trust Steering Group on New Frontiers in Efficiency. She is a member of the International Advisory Board of the University of Birmingham Business School, an Independent Member of the Board of the Office for Strategic Co-ordination of Health Research (OSCHR), a member of the MoD/DH Partnership Board overseeing health care of military personnel and a Board Member of Marketing Birmingham, a strategic partnership to drive the inward investment strategy for the city. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

In April 2011 she was asked by the Government to be a member of the NHS Future Forum to lead on the proposals for Education and Training reform and in August was asked to lead the follow up report.

Julie was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in the New Year’s Honours 2011.