Dr John Hughes

Medical Director

As a former Medical Director and Director of Clinical Strategy for Hampshire Community Health Care, John brings a wealth of experience to Sue Ryder. He's been a respected GP in South East Hampshire for over 30 years, worked at senior executive level with a number of NHS organisations and has first-hand knowledge of practice-based commissioning.

John's main responsibilities at Sue Ryder are to ensure doctors working within the charity have the support they need to provide first class care for service users, and to contribute to the strategic development of all clinical aspects of the charity.

John's key ambitions for Sue Ryder are for the charity to maintain its position as a major provider of palliative care in the country and to develop its complex neurological care offering in line with the expectations of service users and the charity's Trustees.