Andrew Griffiths is to step down as Director of the NHS Wales Informatics Service and Chief Information Officer for Wales at the end of December.
Andrew has been instrumental in driving forward digitial development for NHS Wales. He was a member of the working group that oversaw the delivery of the original 'Informing Healthcare' strategy. He joined the Informing Healthcare Programme in 2004 and then in latter years as the lead director for the NHS Wales Informatics Service.
Helen Thomas, currently NWIS Information Services Director, will be taking on the role of Interim Director of the NHS Wales Informatics Service, pending the recruitment and appointment of Andrew's permanent replacement.