Dr Claire Bradford
Dr Claire Bradford has worked in the NHS since 1984. Originally from North London she trained at Nottingham University and worked subsequently in Nottingham and Plymouth prior to moving (and staying) in the North East in 1989.
Her proudest clinical achievement when a haematologist was setting up the bone marrow transplant unit in Plymouth which enabled patients to get their treatment within Devon and Cornwall.
Claire has been a Public Health physician since 1994 working in Newcastle (DPH Newcastle PCT, Health Protection Agency, North East Public Health Observatory and NHS England. During her Public Health career her achievements have included leading teams to develop the English health profiles and the National Library for Public Health.
Claire has worked at European level including the development of the European regional health profiles (I2SARE) and as an advisor to the Portuguese School for Public Health. Claire is committed to using her skills and experience to improve outcomes and reduce health inequalities.
Claire lives in Gosforth with her husband and has two teenage children. When not working she can usually be found on her yoga mat or planning the next trip to her home from home in the Costa de la Luz.