Sir Stephen Moss

Stephen is a nurse by background and has spent his entire career in the NHS.
Following a number of years in clinical practice he moved into a variety of nursing and general management roles, and has over thirty years experience in posts at Board level including Chief Nurse, Chief Executive, Non- Executive Director and Chairman.
. In 1999 Stephen was appointed by the Secretary of State as a Commissioner on the first NHS Quality regulator, the Commission for Health Improvement (CHI) and was Vice Chair of the team which developed the first reviews of clinical governance to be undertaken in England and Wales.
He took early retirement from the post of Chief Executive at Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham in 2005, and in 2009 was asked to undertake the role of Chairman at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust following the highly critical report from the Healthcare Commission.
Stephen was Chairman ( until 2014 ) of the Department of Health Human Factors Reference Group which is seeking a more systematic, sustained improvement in the way that the NHS supports front line clinical teams to provide safer, more effective and compassionate care for patients.
He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from the University of Nottingham in 2011.
Stephen is currently a Non Executive Director at Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, and has been appointed by the Secretary of State as a Non Executive Director on the board of Health Education England ( HEE ) from September 2014