Dr Jonathan Fielden


Dr Jonathan Fielden

Medical Director

University College London Hospital

Dr Jonathan Fielden, FRCP, FRCA, FICM, MFMLM, was a member of the Adivsory Board of the Nuffield Trust until December 2016. He was appointed Medical Director Medicine Board at University College London Hospital in July 2012. He is one of 4 medical directors at the trust; known for its strong clinical leadership model, excellent outcomes for patients and strong research across many aspects of medicine. He is also continuing his work as an Intensive Care physician at the 35 bedded ICU based in the main hospital.

He trained through Bristol University (BSc (hons) MB ChB 1988), Sydney, Southampton and Portsmouth. He was appointed in 1998 as a consultant in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine and held posts as Clinical Director Emergency Care, Emergency Care Lead and Director of Medical Education and Development prior to appointment as Chief Medical Officer in July 2009. From 2010 he deputised for the CEO, full time from December 2011-Feb 2012. From October 2011 he was also the (interim) Care Group Director of Urgent Care having led the major internal organisational redevelopment to a patient pathway based, clinically led structure.

In addition to his clinical roles Jonathan held the post of Deputy (2004) then Chairman (2006-9) of the Central Consultants and Specialists Committee (CCSC) BMA representing all consultants across the UK in negotiations and policy making with UK government. He has worked on numerous national bodies on behalf of the Department of Health and advisory bodies to ministers and the Secretary of State for Health and Special policy Advisors to No 10. Currently he is an employer member of the national Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards. He is Secondary Care Specialist on the Governing Body of Aylesbury Vale Clinical Commissioning Group covering a population of 200,000 in north Buckinghamshire. He was formerly a Board Trustee for The Nuffield Trust, having resigned in December 2016. He has had advisory board roles for The Learning Clinic,  CHKS and is a mentor to health innovation companies via Healthbox Europe.

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