Edward Baker


Edward was Medical Director and Deputy Chief Executive of Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust before joining CQC in 2014.

As medical director he led significant operational change and quality improvement at both Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and subsequently Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, where he focused on building partnerships between clinical services and the universities in Oxford. In addition, he chaired the team of inspectors for one of CQC’s first inspections under its new acute inspection model, at Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.