Professor Dame Sue Hill

4 June 2019
BMA House, London


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Professor  Dame  Sue Hill

Professor Dame Sue Hill

, , NHS England , Chief Scientific Officer

Professor Dame Sue Hill Professor Sue Hill DBE PhD DSc CBiol FRSB Hon FRCP Hon FRCPath is the Chief Scientific Officer for England and the head of profession for the healthcare science workforce in the NHS and associated bodies, providing professional leadership and expert clinical advice across the health and care system.  She is a respiratory scientist by background with an international academic and clinical research reputation.

Professor Hill has a broad portfolio of policy responsibilities and has led a variety of major system and workforce transformation initiatives for the Government to improve patient outcomes and service effectiveness in the NHS and beyond.

Sue is the Senior Responsible Officer for Genomics in NHS England, driving the programme to introduce a nationwide Genomic Medicine Service transforming care pathways across a wide range of clinical conditions. This builds on her work in leading the NHS contribution to the 100,000 Genomes Project.  She also provides strategic leadership for the Health Education England Genomics Education Programme. 

Sue was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in the 2018 Queen’s Birthday Honours in recognition of the scale of her contribution to British genomics.


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