Prof Naomi Chambers

Professor of Health Management

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Research interests

Naomi has a background of 30 years operational experience in health services management and research, with a focus on primary care, corporate governance and organisational development. Her PhD thesis examined the potential for nurse practitioners in primary care and the impact of the model on patients and on professionals. Other teaching and research interests include:

  • Healthcare leadership and board governance
  • Primary care
  • The practice of healthcare commissioning
  • The role of middle managers in the public sector
  • European, other international and comparative health systems
  • Doctors in management
  • Policy issues and management challenges in the care home care sector
  • Action learning for personal development and organisational change


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