Ruth Jordan - Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Head of Improvement and Implementation
I lead the Improvement & Implementation team in Cardiff and Vale University Health Board; a large integrated Health Board with responsibility for planning and providing primary, community, mental health and hospital services in South Wales. Having initially qualified and worked as a physiotherapist, I have managed major service improvement and transformation projects across a wide range of service areas, both within health and across the wider partnerships. In 2019 I jointly developed and led the 'Spread and Scale Academy', bringing expertise from the Billions Institute to Wales to support teams from across the country to spread their healthcare improvements and innovations. I have an MSc in Leadership for Health Service Improvement from the University of Birmingham and have graduated as an IHI Improvement Advisor as well as being trained in a wide range of other service improvement methodologies.