Eileen Fairhurst

Chairman of NHS Greater Manchester and Professor in Public Health at University of Salford.  She has an Honorary D.Sc from the University of Salford and is a Founder Fellow of the British Society of Gerontology. Currently she is Vice Chair of Partners in Salford, the Local Strategic Partnership.  Prior to her current appointment, she Chaired Salford Primary Care Trust (Salford PCT) which is the only PCT in the country to have achieved double excellent rating from the Health Commission.  She regularly contributes to Director Development Programmes and to national conferences on partnership working and governance.