NELSON: Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have
Thursday, 14 March 2019 at 5:30pm
NMIT G Block

SPEAKER: Professor Sir Malcolm Grant - Subject "Healthy citizens are the greatest asset any country can have"  Winston Churchill - "Rethinking healthcare to make it more financially sustainable and fit for purpose for the 21st century”.   Sir Malcolm was born and educated in Oamaru, and studied Law at the University of Otago.  He became a law professor at Southampton and then University College London.  After being elected as Chair of Land Economy at Cambridge he was elected Pro Vice Chancellor.  In 2003 he was invited back to University College London as its President and Provost.  He was knighted in 2013 for swervices to higher education.  In 2011 he was appointed by the PM David Cameron to be the founding non-executive Chairman of NHS England.  He served a seven year term to November 2018.  The NHS (budget 115 bn pounds per annum) provides free healthcare at the point of clinical need to the whole population.  Sir Malcolm is married with three children and five grandchildren.