Dr Ted Baker has been formally appointed as the new chair of the Health Services Safety Investigations Body (HSSIB).
The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Rt Hon Steve Barclay MP, made the announcement today (1 December 2022).
Dr Baker is a retired consultant paediatric cardiologist, and most recently was Chief Inspector of Hospitals at the Care Quality Commission (CQC) between 2017 and 2022.
Dr Baker says: “I am delighted to be joining such a ground-breaking organisation. I have been impressed by the quality of the work coming from the HSIB and I am excited to be joining the organisation at such an important time in its history."
Source: HSIB, 1 December 2022