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Muir Gray

CBE, FRCPSGlas, FCLIP

Honorary Clinical Researcher

Sir Muir has worked for the National Health Service in England since 1972, occupying a variety of senior positions during that time, including serving as the Director of Research and Development for Anglia and Oxford Regional Health Authority, and first establishing and  then being the  Director of the UK National Screening Committee. He founded the National Library for Health, and was the Director of Clinical Knowledge, Process, and Safety for the NHS (England) National Programme for IT, serving as the Director of the National Knowledge Service.  He was the first person to hold the post of Chief Knowledge Officer of the NHS (England), also serving as the co-Director of the Department of Health’s Quality Innovation Productivity and Prevention  (QIPP) Right Care Programme.  Together with Sir Iain Chalmers, Muir was instrumental in establishing the Cochrane Collaboration.

Sir Muir is an internationally renowned authority on healthcare systems and has advised governments of several countries outside the UK including Australia, New Zealand, Italy, Spain and Germany.

Sir Muir is also a Visiting Professor in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences at the University of Oxford.  He received the CBE in 2000 and was knighted in 2005 for services to the National Health Service.

Sir Muir is working on the Value Based Healthcare theme within the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences and is interested in understanding and implementing value based healthcare, particularly focusing on the Triple Value framework:

  • Allocative value, determined by how the assets are distributed to different sub groups in the population
  • Technical value, determined by how well resources are used for all the people in need in each sub group
  • Personal value, determined by how well the decision relates to the values of each individual

See publications here: https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/muir-gray/20/14/618

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