John D. DeanMD, FRCP, MBChB
John is deputy was a medical director (Transformation) at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust, where he works across the health economy leading service improvement. He is the clinical lead for the trust as a Future Hospital development site and has extensive experience in service redesign and quality improvement. John has been a divisional director and chief of medicine at the trust where he has worked since 2012, initially sharing the role of associate medical director with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust.
Starting in 1994 John was appointed as a consultant physician in Bolton where he led the development and delivery of integrated diabetes care, and from 1997-2000 he was named clinical director for medicine at Bolton Hospitals. In 2005/6 he spent 12 months at Institute for Healthcare Improvement and Harvard University, Boston, the USA studying Quality Improvement and Integrated Care. As medical director of NHS Bolton from 2006-2011 he led clinical quality and service redesign resulting in more integrated care delivery in a number of specialties, and a program of continuous improvement based on IHI’s Triple Aim.