Andrew Griffiths named new Chief Executive of FedIP

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Andrew Griffiths, the former Director of the NHS Wales Informatics Service, has been appointed as the new chief executive of FedIP (Federation of Informatics Professionals) - the body leading professionalism for the healthcare IT community.

“FedIP has a pivotal role in strengthening our profession and our impact and influence over healthcare delivery, so we are delighted Andrew is joining as chief executive," FedIP board member, Wendy Dearing said. "He has long been a champion of skills and professionalism within the IT sector, and his knowledge and expertise will be invaluable.”

“I am very pleased to be given this opportunity," Griffiths said. "I feel strongly healthcare should be an attractive work place for informatics professionals, with a clear career path and professional development opportunities. I would like everyone working in healthcare IT to have professional registration.”

Andrew stepped down from his role as Director of the NHS Wales Informatics Service and Chief Information Officer in December 2019. FedIP is a collaboration between leading professional bodies in health and care informatics including:

BCS The Chartered Institute for IT (BCS)

Socitm - The Society for Innovation, Technology and Modernisation

CILIP – The Library and Information Association

AphA The Association of Professional Healthcare Analysts

IHRIM – Institute of Health Records and Information Management

More information about FedIP is available from fedip.org