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Dr Jane Povey


Jane has worked as a GP in Shropshire for 20 years, combining clinical work with medical leadership and management locally and nationally. Her medical management experience includes roles as Primary Care Trust and Strategic Health Authority Medical Director.

She then worked as Clinical Engagement and Leadership Development Director at the Department of Health supporting the design and implementation of the current commissioning system in England.

She is currently Deputy Medical Director for the UK Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management with a lead for the primary care and diversity agendas.

As Founding Director of Creative Inspiration Shropshire Community Interest Company  (“growing individual and collective wellbeing and resilience in Shropshire through the creative arts”)  Jane is developing expertise in 3rd sector leadership and management.

Jane firmly believes that collaborative, distributed, sustainable and  shared leadership is key to realising opportunities and tackling challenges.