Dr Sonia Swart

Statutory Inquiry Panel Member

Independent Advisor – Former Consultant in Clinical Haematology and then Medical Director and Chief Executive of Northampton General Hospital. Sonia practiced as Consultant haematologist in acute hospitals for 25 years and was gradually drawn into medical leadership and management through a desire to improve the quality and efficiency of services.

Following a range of medical management roles she became Medical Director and then CEO of Northampton General Hospital where she was passionate about improving the quality of care, improving the governance of clinical services and focussing on the link between quality of training and research and quality of care for patients. Having always retained a close link with front line staff and patients and felt the privilege of a career in healthcare, Sonia now works as an independent coach, mentor and advisor aiming to support medical leaders and managers.