Dr Chris Grant - Medical Director

Our new Medical Director is Dr Chris Grant. 

Chris lives in West Lancashire with his wife, two young children a new rescue dog. 

Originally from the North West, he undertook his medical training at Kings College, London. After a decade training in Critical Care Medicine, he moved back to his native North West. 

Over the past few years he has worked in both Australia and America. This developed his understanding of different heath care systems with his time in Boston, Massachusetts undertaken with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and focused on high performing, quality focused healthcare.             

Chris has undertaken numerous senior roles in both Acute and NHS Commissioning sectors. Latterly he has been leading system changes in Liverpool that looked to redesign the way services are shaped to match the population needs. In addition, he has been part of the digital leadership teams that aided clinical transformation.  

He joined NWAS six months ago to help drive improvements to both the Medical and Quality Directorates before being appointed as Medical Director on 1st April 2019. Chris will continue to work at the Major Trauma Centre in Liverpool as a Consultant in Critical Care Medicine.