Speaker / Phil Carver

Regional director of workforce, training & education, NHS England - East of England

Phil Carver is Regional Director of Workforce, Training and Education across the east of England, with a portfolio that covers the multi professional workforce agenda including medical education and training, quality, integrated planning, innovation, and people and culture. Phil is also the National Workforce, Training and Education Senior Responsible Officer for Cancer and Diagnostics, encompassing the National School of Healthcare Science, and Genomics.

Phil has worked in senior academic positions across several universities in England and Scotland, latterly in a director role at the University of Sheffield. Prior to joining legacy Health Education England in October 2017 as Local Director, Phil was previously Deputy Director within a Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Phil has published research on active ageing, health outcomes and functional capacity.