Dr Fiona Jenkins is Executive Director for Therapies Health Science and Information Technology in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board. Fiona is a physiotherapist with significant clinical, managerial and leadership experience. She joined Cardiff and Vale UHB in 2010. Fiona has a PhD in Social Sciences related to NHS Management and completed the INSEAD NHS / Leadership Centre Clinical Strategists’ Programme, she also holds an MA (Distinction) in Management (Exeter University). Fiona is also a Companion of the Institute of Healthcare Management. She is also a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.
Her Executive portfolio includes: National lead roles: Chair of Wales Eye Care steering group, Wales Respiratory Health group and Wales Stroke Improvement group.
Cardiff and Vale UHB lead roles: Executive lead Information Technology, Stroke, Eye Care, End of Life, Falls, Learning Disabilities, Armed forces and Veterans, Medical Equipment, Decontamination, Nutrition and Musculoskeletal services. In addition Fiona is accountable for leading the 1800 Therapists and Healthcare Scientists in the organisation.Fiona lectures both nationally and internationally, and is also co-editor of a series of “The Allied Health Professions Essential Guides". Fiona is an Executive member of the International History Physiotherapy Association www.history.physio.