Paul Stroner, President Elect for AphA
Paul has worked in the NHS since 1995 and has held a variety of national and regional roles during his career. Initially working in Scotland he was the Head of the Scottish Cancer Therapy Network, conducting phase 3 clinical trials in oncology on a national and international basis, before moving on to lead the Drugs Misuse Information Strategy Team.
After heading south Paul has worked extensively at a strategic level within Strategic Health Authorities and latterly the NHS Trust Development Authority and now NHS Improvement. Paul is currently leading the national programme for Demand and Capacity Planning Training, chairs Fed-IP and is an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Exeter.
Paul has long been an advocate for improving the career prospects for information analysts and retains the ambition to see NHS information analysts recognised as a professional group in their own right.