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Ann Wagner

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development

Ann is currently Executive Director of Strategy and Business Development at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust with responsibility for R&D and for developing the Trust’s future strategy including care closer to home. A key element of the role includes growth and diversification including developing the Trust’s innovative telemedicine service offer, which having started in the prison market sector, has now successfully been brought to a range of other markets including supporting patients with long term conditions in nursing and residential care homes, patients own homes, GP practices and hospices for people approaching end of life. Ann joined the Trust in 2006 originally as Director of Corporate Development taking on responsibility for securing Foundation Trust status – this was achieved in 2010. Since then she has taken the lead for strategy and business development.


Prior to joining Airedale, Ann held a number of senior strategic roles including Executive Director of Service Improvement at West Yorkshire SHA, National Programme Director for the Department of Health Integrated Service Improvement Programme, Programme Director  for the West Yorkshire Choice Pilot and Director of Performance Management at Bradford Health Authority. Prior to joining the NHS, Ann worked in the private sector as a PR consultant for a range of business to business accounts and before that worked in Local Authorities in Yorkshire and the North of England in a number of marketing related posts.

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