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The Centre for Public Services Organisations

2010 CPSO Annual Lecture

"The search for global health in the 21st Century: turning the world upside down"

Lord Nigel CrispThis lecture is to be delivered by Lord Nigel Crisp, KCB. A Cambridge philosophy graduate, he worked in community development and industry before joining the NHS in 1986. He was from 1993 to 1997 the Chief Executive of the Oxford Radcliffe Hospital NHS Trust. From 2000 to 2006, he was Chief Executive of the NHS and Permanent Secretary at the Department of Health. He is now an independent crossbench member of the House of Lords and works mainly on international development and global health. His recent book 'Turning the World Upside Down', is published by Hodder Education » Book reviews and further details (PDF)


Lord Crisp will explore ideas about mutual learning between rich and poor countries that he developed in his 2007 report for the Prime Minister – Global Health Partnerships: the UK contribution to health in developing countries – and shows how this will shape health care in the future.

Time and Location

Date: 4th November 2010

Time: 6pm

Venue: Windsor Auditorium, RHUL

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