Tim Straughan

Tim is a qualified dentist and worked in general practice and community services before training with KPMG as a Chartered Accountant.  He has subsequently worked mainly in the NHS in a number of local and national finance and general management roles.

Previous roles include leading NHS Estates and being Chief Executive and Accounting Officer of the Health and Social Care Information Centre (now NHS Digital).

In recent years, he has developed a particular interest in Citizen Driven Health which includes supporting people to take more control of their health and wellbeing using information and the latest technologies.

Tim joined the trustees in 2017 and wants to use all of his experience to help the hospice provide the best possible personalised care and support to the children, young adults and families they serve.