The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Dr Phil Wood


Dr Phil Wood

Chief Medical Officer

From 1 May 2020

As the Chief Medical Officer, Phil has accountability for the outcomes and effectiveness of clinical services across the Trust. 

He is also responsible for the medical workforce, including appraisal and revalidation, and the delivery of medical education and training.

He oversees the research and innovation activity in the Trust, working alongside academic partners, and is the nominated Caldicott Guardian for the Trust.

Phil joined the Trust in 2002 as a Consultant Immunologist and has worked in several operational and strategic roles over the last 15 years, most recently as Medical Director for Strategy and Planning, where he led the development of the Trust’s clinical strategy.

He is committed to the development of clinical leadership across systems and has a track record of leading patient-centred change management across services.