Professor Adrian Brooke

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21 January 2020

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Professor  Adrian  Brooke

Professor Adrian Brooke

Deputy Medical Director, Workforce Alignment, Health Education England

Previously Honorary Consultant Paediatrician Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust MB ChB, BSc (Hons), MRCP(UK), FRCPCH, MD

Adrian graduated from Leicester University and undertook training in child health in Manchester, Birmingham and Leicester. During training he undertook epidemiological research into the natural history of pre-school respiratory illness and was clinical lecturer in community child health at the University of Leicester. He worked as a consultant in Community Paediatrics at Leicestershire Partnership Trust from 1997 to 2016.

He has been involved in healthcare education throughout his career and has taught medical students and postgraduate medical trainees as well as other healthcare professionals.  He is an Honorary Professor at University of Leicester.

He was appointed as Head of the Paediatric Specialty School by East Midlands Healthcare Workforce Deanery in 2011 and led the programme to merge postgraduate specialty schools across the newly formed Health Education East Midlands in 2013. He was appointed as Secondary Care Dean and Deputy Postgraduate Dean in October 2013, before being seconded as Acting Postgraduate Dean for Health Education England working across East Midlands in October 2017. During this period, he was lead postgraduate dean for various medical specialties, including allergy, immunology, stroke, core medical training and the newly established internal medicine training programme. 

He was appointed to the newly established role at HEE as Deputy Medical Director of Workforce Alignment, commencing the role in June 2019. He chairs the workforce group on the cardiovascular, respiratory and stroke strand of the NHS Long Term Plan and is overseeing Health Education England’s role in the introduction of internal medicine training.

He has undertaken various roles within clinical leadership and management during his career. He was Associate Director for Paediatrics at Leicester City PCT from 2003 to 2009 and led the Children’s workstream across East Midlands SHA from 2009 to 2012. He was clinical director of the children’s strategic clinical network across NHS East Midlands until December 2013.

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