Dame Ruth Carnall
Dame Ruth Carnall joined HC-One as Chair in September 2022, bringing with her over 40 years’ experience in healthcare at some of the highest levels of executive and strategic leadership.
A well-known leader in independent consultancy, with extensive Board experience, Dame Ruth has provided strategic advice to leaders in health and care at national, regional and local levels both in the UK and overseas. Her career includes seven years as Chief Executive of NHS London, where she oversaw a significant transformation programme, Non-Executive Director of the Cabinet Office Board and her current position as Vice Chair of healthcare think tank, The King’s Fund. She was made a Dame Commander of the British Empire in 2011 for her achievements in healthcare.
In her role as Chair at HC-One, Dame Ruth will, with her fellow board members, guide and support the leadership team to ensure that HC-One delivers on its purpose as the kind care company and its mission to be the first choice to those it cares for, along with their families, Colleagues and commissioners.